Chalkidos Street Residence in Larnaca, Cyprus

July 19, 2010 Category: House, Residential

Chalkidos Street Residence designed by Armon choros architektonikis is located in Larnaca, Cyprus. It was requested of Armon choros architektonikis by the client that the design be that of an introverted residence, centred around an internal yard where water would constitute the sovereign element of the space but also of the whole design.

The natural parameters of the south-east sun and the western air were exploited to the best possible means, spaces were given height and light and also kept plain and hospitable to the art collection of the householder.

The reference to the westwards neighbouring thicket was considered to be a direct factor, it had to intervene decisively in the format of the work. This being the case a compact skin was developed, encompassing the residence and framing the open space revealed on the west. The natural elements enter the residence changing gradually in colours. As for the water, its freedom and erosive properties pierce the skin to a point at the south.

The access is tangent to the curve and the spaces with reference to the interior, while the “public space” of the living room, being transparent, sees outside with a view to the thicket. The internal circulation in the ground floor both separates and unifies the inside with the outside, while in the first floor it recedes leaving the spaces in free view to the yard. The planting outdoors is allocated freely up to the limit of the plot.

Chalkidos Street Residence Design Architechture Plan 1Chalkidos Street Residence Design Architechture Plan 1

Chalkidos Street Residence Design Architechture Plan 2Chalkidos Street Residence Design Architechture Plan 2

Chalkidos Street Residence Design by Armon choros architektonikisChalkidos Street Residence Design by Armon choros architektonikis

Chalkidos Street Residence Design Exterior 1Chalkidos Street Residence Design Exterior 1

Chalkidos Street Residence Design Interior 1Chalkidos Street Residence Design Interior 1

Chalkidos Street Residence Design Interior 2Chalkidos Street Residence Design Interior 2

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