Achladies House, Greece

Mediterranean modern: the first house from architect Lydia Xynogala

Responding to the sloping coastline of the Greek island of Skiathos via form and elevation, Achladies House is a modern evolution of Mediterranean architecture and Greek craftsmanship. Conceived as a summer holiday home, architect Lydia Xynogala created three volumes – a master suite, communal area and guest house – built using solid retaining walls, used typically across the region.  (Photos © Yiorgis Yerolymbos)

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