Architectural House Design Blends Mirage Residence Sea

Kois associated architects blends ‘mirage’ residence with aegean sea by rooftop swimming pool. The Architectural House Design Blends Mirage Residence with Aegean sea is located on a steep and rocky hillside on the greek island of tinos, and overlooks the aegean sea with expansive views.

Designed by kois associated architects. The house was intended to closely integrate with its surroundings,  Described as ‘an invisible oasis hidden from the unsuspected eyes.’  The single level living space is covered by a boundary-less pool. creating a visual effect of water extending to the horizon and merging with the seascape.  Additional materials are taken directly from the local landscape, so as to match the existing context.

So, let’s get some glimpse of architectural House design of Mirage.

Architectural House Design Blends Mirage Residence with Aegean sea

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea

  • Project info about architectural house design of Mirage Residence :

Location: tinos island, greece
Year: 2013
Area: 198 sqm
Type: residential
Status: commission
Principle architect: stelios kois
Project leader: nikos patsiaouras
Design team: filipos manolas, gaby barbas, giannakis konstantinos

Upon approach, the only visible feature of the structure is the pool’s surface, which merges with the sea. Below, the 198 sqm dwelling is enclosed by stones constructed of local stone, as well as retained earth at the rear.

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea

These walls: Along with a layer of water on the roof, create thermal insulation to keep interior spaces cool. The building was carefully locate to stay protect from prevailing winds. As well as reduce excavation impact on the landscape. Described as a ‘doric’ approach, the program was strip down to essential features.

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea

The rectangular pool covers a single story residence embedded into the hillside.

Floating above a treasured entrance, a unique  rooftop infinity pool embellishes beautiful Tinos Island in Greece’s Cyclades archipelago. The largest of its kind, Tinos Island has recently become a focal point for architectural inspiration.

Among the island’s derelict windmills and over 1000 artistic dovecotes, sculptors and painters have found inspiration and so did Athens-based studio Kois Associated Architects when creating the fascinating Mirage House.

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea

An open air living room sits below the infinity pool, tying the Aegean Sea to daily life and seamlessly connecting it to the excavated interiors. Facing south over the Aegean Sea, this home was imagined as part of its surroundings, so locally sourced materials and the characteristic dry wall construction methods were used to achieve this.

Thanks to the team’s creativity, the island’s unforgettable landscape will bear this unique rooftop infinity pool as proof of dreams coming true.

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea

Imagine yourself lounging in the pool with your favorite drink in one hand, captured in-between stars shining from above and mirroring in the pool … is that how heaven must feel like?

  • Site topography

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea

  • Mirage concept diagram

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea

  • Roof plan

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea,

  • Floor plan

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  • Sections

Architectural House Design, Blends Mirage Residence, with Aegean sea

Hope you enjoy it. Ref : all images courtesy of kois associated architects, designboom,  Kois Associated Architects.

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