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ACRO Suites is a 5 star luxury boutique resort set on the rocky cliffside of Mononaftis Bay, in Crete, Greece. ‘ACRO’ originates from the ancient Greek word ‘Akros/Akron’ which means ‘on the edge’ – where the wellbeing retreat is built.
Project name
Acro Suites A Wellbeing Resort
Architecture firm
Study of the 1st Phase - Stavros Peppas & Afoi Orfanaki S.A • Second Phase : Afoi Orfanaki S.A
Location
Mononaftis Bay, Agia Pelagia, Heraklion, Greece
Photography
Georgos Sfakianakis
Photography became a passion from my early years at the university. Gradually, passing through the music, theater and documentary film production industry, my interests guided me to architectural photography being fascinated by the light, symmetry and geometrical structures.
Photographer
Maria Eirini Moschona
Tools used
Canon 6D, 16-35 mm, 24-105 mm, tripod
Project name
Villa Lavante
Architecture firm
Zarnaris, Oliaros Holdings Ltd
Conceived as an ark-like haven, Kivotos Santorini reinvents luxury hospitality by tapping into Santorini’s volcanic soul. Built high atop the cliffside in Imerovigli, the most exclusive spot on the caldera, Kivotos combines panoramic views with serenity and tranquility.
Written by
Caroline Holmberg
Photography
Hotel & Villas Santorini
The project is situated on a slope in the southern part of the island of Serifos. Striking rock formations, low vegetation and unobstructed views to the sea characterise this amphitheatrical plot.
Project name
Cliff House in Serifos Island, Greece
Architecture firm
Fotis Zapantiotis Associated Architects
Location
Serifos Island, Greece
Tools used
AutoCAD, Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray
Casa Zante is a house designed in the Greek island Zante, Greece. The concept idea is a beautiful return to antiquity and incorporating all the natural elements into the interior that gives spaces a curated look as well as calming appeal.
Project name
Casa Zante
Architecture firm
Salvador Martz
Location
Zante, Zakynthos, Greece
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, Adobe Photoshop
KHI is located in a gently sloping olive grove in the southern Peloponnese. The project is formed by a single continuous rippling wall that frames a series of protected courtyards at the extremity of each wing.
Project name
KHI House & Art Space
Architecture firm
LASSA - Theo Sarantoglou Lalis and Dora Sweijd, with Jonathan Cheng (project Architect) , Nikolas Klimentidis, Jocelyn Arnold, Raz Keltsh
Location
Methoni, Greece
Photography
NAARO
Located in an olive grove in southern Peloponnese, this summer residence is characterized by an Ypsilon shaped green roof that acts as both an accessible extension of the terrain, while framing the most significant views from the inside out. The project was designed by London and Brussels based architects Theo Sarantoglou Lalis and Dora Sweijd from...
Project name
Villa Ypsilon
Architecture firm
LASSA Architects
Location
Foinikounta, Greece
Photography
NAARO (Naaro.com)
On the slope of Kapsalos, on the south side of Crete, the new architectural study of Tzagkarakis Tzagkarakis + Associates technical office is located. The study is about luxurious residences, which are separated in different levels on either side of a polygonal part. This part-stone wall is the reference point and comes out of the circular ground...
Project name
Pezoula Project
Architecture firm
Tzagkarakis + Associates
Location
Kalamaki, South Crete, Greece
Tools used
AutoCAD, SketchUp