Photo credit: Yiorgis Yerolymbos, Panagiotis Voumvakis for Mold Architects
Villains in the James Bond movies are known for their lavish homes, and the NCAVED House by Mold Architects falls in that category, or at least for its uniqueness. Nestled in a secluded rocky cove on Greece’s Serifos Island, this modern living space appears to be floating just above sea level. A rectangular grid was applied to the slope to create a three-dimensional “chessboard” that isolate the residence quarters. In other words, if you view it from above, the home resembles a 3D chessboard. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The interior is separated into three levels, housing the living areas, bedrooms, and even a guesthouse. The first two levels are connected internally, while the guest house is independent. An external caved staircase connects all three levels from the outside and leads to the main entrance, located at the living room loft.
- The Architecture display model of The White House beautifully captures the neoclassical design and splendor of this world-famous residence
- Features details like the Executive Residence, West Wing, East Wing and connecting colonnades, the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden and Rose Garden
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Longitudinal walls of dry stone outline and protect the interior and exterior spaces. They consist the vertical borders, which lead the visitor’s gaze to the horizon line. In contrast to the sturdy stone walls, the transverse facades are light, made of glass and can open along their entire length. The front is fully open to the east view, while the rear windows frame indoor gardens, enhancing the air flow and letting light into the residence,” said the architects.