The plot is located in Agakou Metochi , Heraklion, Crete. It covers an area of 1300 m2 and it is within settlement, surrounded by beautiful olive trees, with views to the sea on the upper level, features that makes the plot ideal for residency.
The austerity of the contemporary geometric volumes stands against the warmth of the natural earth colors of stone and timber, achieving a perfect balance between traditional and contemporary. A materiality choice that also aimed to the integration of the project into the existing olive grove of the site, offering a peaceful environment so close to the Heraklion city center.
Agakou Metochi is located 15 minutes from the city center of Heraklion.
It took its name from Nurandin Agakaki who owned the area during the Ottoman period.