The ‘three olive trees’ project design borrows architectural elements from Venetian architecture combined with contemporary volumes and traditional materiality. The final result is fully integrated in the site, a characteristic that is enhanced both by the residence’s configuration around the existing olive trees, as well as by the chosen colors palette, matching the silver green olive trees leaves, making the latter integral part of the design.
In particular it is a two storey residence covering an area of 161.4 m2, consisting of one guest room, one en suite master room and one office room. The living areas includes an open plan kitchen – dining room and a living room. Furthermore, according to the owners’ needs there is a garden storage room and a laundry room. Close enough to the residence building, on the south it has been also designed a workshop area of 25.8 m2.
The external areas design, includes a swimming pool of 25.5 m2, a BBQ area, a dining area and a lounge area while on the upper floor there is another BBQ area with unobstructed views towards the sea.
The house is designed in order to be the permanent residence of the owners, with functional spaces but still taking full advantage of the perfect views towards the sea.
Kokkino Chorio (or “Red Village”) is a small village situated in Apokoronas in Chania regional unit of Crete, Greece.
The village, sits on the Drapano Cape overlooking the magnificent Souda Bay.
It got the name Red Village after the Ottoman Army massacred 150 women and children here in 1821. It is a very traditional Cretan village with three churches, the main church being St Haralambos that is always in use and the churches of St George and St Catherine which are used on the Saints Days.
Kokkino chorio is well known for its glass blown factory, as well.