Residence in Koukaki

"The House Box". Private residence and cultural space in Koukaki. 2007-2011

"The House Box". Private residence and cultural space in Koukaki. 2007-2011
Architect:
    Sofia Tsiraki
Consulting Architect:
    Tassos Biris
Collaborating Architect:
    Giota Dalageli



Located under the hill of Filopappos, this house is an adaptation of the modernist concept of the “primary habitable box”, or the minimum “life container”. Instead of a design made by plates and free surfaces, hereby, the treatment of a solid “box” shape is prominent and adds to the building’s integration to the neighborhood. Despite the outer boundary that shelters the delicate intimacy of “private life”, the house retains a social façade, through a balanced visual and spatial intercourse between public and private.