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Four Apartment House in Ekali

The building, on a site of 1.055m² (11.356ft²), consists of four independent apartments, two measuring 150m² (1.615ft²), U-shaped on plan, on the ground floor and two measuring 100m² (1.076ft²), L-shaped on plan, on the upper floor.

The symmetry axis divides a two-storeyed patio, which constitutes the core of the building.

The ground floor apartments include a sitting-room, a dining room, a kitchen, bathrooms and three bedrooms, which are linked by an internal staircase with the storage spaces and the garage in the basement.

The upper floor apartments, with independent entrances from the side gardens and internal staircases, comprise a unified space serving as sitting room/dining room/kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.



Publications:
"Design + Art in Greece" (issue 21, 1990),
"KTIRIO" (cover story - 10/1993),
"Reflections on Greek Postwar Architecture"
by Panos Tsakopoulos (published 2014).



Architectural design and supervision of construction:
Τakis Exarchopoulos
Fotis Papastamatis

Structural Engineering:
Ch. Kostikas
G. Iakovdis
P. Kremezis


Building site's area: 1.055m² (11.356ft²)
Building's area: 485 m² (5.220ft²) (building in total, excluding basements)

Completion of construction: 1988

Street view - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
General view from opposite building - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Garden with terrace - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
The patio constitutes the core of the building - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Way to entrance door past patio and kitchen on the right - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Transition of inner and open-air space - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Way to entrance and kitchen on the right - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Living room of a ground-floor apartment - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Apartment on upper floor - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Upper floor apartment: bathroom on the right - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
In the patio looking upwards - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Detail of eastern corner of building - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Detailing of northeastern façade - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Eastern view - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Southeastern view - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Ground floor plan
Upper floor plan
Southwestern elevation and cross-section
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