There seems to be a never-ending stream of beautiful homes from the Greek Islands just like this Syros summer house.
Just to keep us jealous when we think we’ve seen the last of them.
The days get longer, the nights get hotter… Memories of last year’s vacaions surfaces in our minds. Summer is finally pushing away the gray clouds and we dream about sand, sun and sea all day long. We explore destinations while sitting at our desk and eventually stumble upon places like this.
Between the idyllic blue skies and the Aegean ocean, this summer house gracefully blends in with its surrounding landscape on the Cycladic island of Syros. As a holiday home the design provides ample opportunities to unwind – whether in a hammock, stretched out across the bed or in front of the fireplace at night. Relaxation is a non-negotiable. Classic white walls are contrasted with natural stone and rough brick walls, finding a graceful balance with traditional Greek style and the rocky island landscape.
Block 722 Architects were responsible for designing both this residence and its neighbour, ‘Syros I’, though in contrast to its sister property, the design for this building had to tackle the steep and intense topography of the site. In doing so, the design is cleanly integrated to the natural landscape with a clean, square floor plan.