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Nested in the village of St. Anna Naxos, surrounded by the traditional architecture of Cyclades, twelve holiday houses compose the complex. Using a modern architectural language of cubist geometries and clean lines, the design simulates the Cycladic architectural style, giving a fully integrated result.

The density of the buildings offers the maximum space for the maximum number of users, without compromising the factors of comfort, privacy and serendipity. Two main walkways cross the plot, providing access to each house. Each house takes a distinct character. Opposite to the walkways lay the private outdoor spaces. Each house has its own courtyard with swimming pool, thus offering a place of relaxation, isolation and tranquility.

The mixture of ground-floor and two-storey volumes creates an interesting skyline that embellishes the upper floor views with many visual escapes, despite the density of the complex.

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“the design simulates the Cycladic architectural styles, using a modern architectural language of cubist geometries and clean lines”
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“The mixture of ground-floor and two-storey volumes creates an interesting skyline…”
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lower level

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upper level

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sky line

credits

location
Naxos island, Greece

client
Innovative Design & Constructions

design
2020, under construction

design team
Tasos Gousis
Joost Frijda
Eddie Roberts
Fotini Anagnostou
Markos Mazarakis-Ainian
Orestis Kalonaris
Fotini Iliopoulou

structural & mechanical design
Vasilis Degaitas

embassy of ireland

1/10/2020
A subtle sense of Ireland in the recently completed refurbishment of the Embassy of Ireland in Athens.

hidden hill published

6/4/2020
Hidden Hill project in Naxos has been covered and published in KTIRIO magazine!

happy new year!

1/1/2020
GFRA wishes you a happy and creative 2020!

we are live!

1/12/2019

Redesigned and fully responsive new GFRA website is now online!
Wonderfully designed by two de. and skilfully developed by dual.design

linear flow

25/11/2019

Fresh from the drawing board. Check out this new project for a creative family in Naxos!

hidden hill

hidden hill

2/11/2019

The Hidden Hill project in Naxos is completed and beautifully photographed by Panagiotis Voumvakis

symposium

2/11/2019

GFRA is proud to support the Socially Engaged Design for Disaster Relief symposium at the Benaki Museum

cards

18/9/2019

Play Scrabble with the new GFRA cards designed by two de.

danish embassy

10/7/2019

A small project for the Danish Embassy in Athens has been completed. Light and minimal "Danish design" not to interfere with the existing embassy building.

open house

5/4/2019

Open House Athens is on its way! Featuring both the Norwegian and the Australian embassy!

Check out the spot on Youtube!

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