This corner flat is located on Nikis Avenue, the seafront of Thessaloniki, with view not only to the sea but also the street and the promenade. The housing needs were a master bedroom with a walk-in closet, an ensuite bathroom, a guest room, a living room, a kitchen, a dining room and a small storage […]


Hhh architects designed and constructed three vacation houses in the area of Stoupa, in Mani, with a shared pool for an exclusively touristic operation. The complex consists of stone blocks placed in between the existing olive trees, highlighting the elements of the local traditional architecture but in a constant dialog with contemporary architectural design. The building materials, […]


Built around 1850, this residence in Nisyros was completely restored and turned into a villa of two independent luxury apartments by ADarchitects, with respect to the local architectural tradition and using only eco-friendly primary materials, in particular the local black volcanic stone of the island, that gives the house its special character. The high-quality restoration preserves and […]

Mirage house by Kois Associated Architects to feature rooftop infinity pool / 08-07-2015

An infinity pool will form the roof of this cavernous house designed by Athens studio Kois Associated Architects for the Greek island of Tinos. Designed for the rocky terrain that makes up the island’s south-west coastline, the Mirage house is conceived by Kois Associated Architects as “an invisible oasis” where residents can enjoy panoramic views […]

Five Greek Villas You’d Love to Live In / 01-06-2015

599 When Greek architects have inspiration, unique houses to cities, islands and villages, even in the middle of nowhere turn into a haven of serenity and luxury. This is what happens when aesthetics align with imagination and the unique Greek landscape… Small architectural wonders. Which is your favorite? Antiparos The design of the house is a dual […]

Tainaron Blue Retreat is a guest house in a converted tower on the Greek coast / 19-04-2015

This early 19th-century fortified tower overlooking the coastline of Cape Tainaron in Greece has been converted into a guest house with three suites arranged inside its thick stone walls (+ slideshow). Architects Kostas Zouvelos and Kassiani Theodorakakou were responsible for transforming the building into the Tainaron Blue Retreat, which contains three bedrooms with a shared kitchen and […]

A mini guide for purchasing Greek Properties / 20-11-2014

Greece is a magical country, having the qualities, with its astonishing natural environment, its endless historical and cultural sites and its cuisine to make you re-discover the value of originality in your life. This realization becomes even stronger if you have the possibility to live in Greece for longer periods, especially if you have your […]

Travel tips: autumn in Greece / 13-10-2014

Peaceful Milina, on Greece’s Pelion peninsula. Photograph: Walter Bibikow/Getty Images Take me there: Pelion, Greece Why go? Unlike the Greek islands, which shut up shop in September, the beautiful Pelion peninsula on the mainland has year-round appeal. Autumn is the perfect time to explore the stone-built villages on the slopes of Mount Pelion, linked by […]

Ikaria: The Mindful Mediterranean Diet on the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die / 07-10-2014

I knew I was in Paradise the first time I set foot on Ikaria, the Greek island where my father was born that was catapulted a few years ago to unexpected fame as a Blue Zone, one of the world’s pockets of longevity. It was 1972. After a 14-hour ride, the ferry let us off […]

House in Kea is a concrete residence built around oak trees on a Greek isle / 29-09-2014

Architects Marina Stassinopoulos and Konstantios Daskalakis have slotted a house with three courtyards around existing oak trees on the Greek island of Kea.   Athens-based Stassinopoulos and Daskalakis collaborated on the design of House in Kea, which nestles against the hillside to create a minimal imprint on the landscape but also offers residents views out to […]