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alos is a practice for architecture and design.
Founded by Lydia Xynogala in New York alos produces buildings, interiors, environments, objects and research.


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• 253 West 76 Street, #7
  New York, NY 10023 
• inquiries: info@alos.nyc


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Three Guesthouses


Three existing and partially completed buildings were left unfinished in their concrete frame for years. No volume alteration is allowed by local regulations.  Surface, depth and texture are the architectural tools.



 





A subtle/playful differentiation is made between the three buildings through the use of materials and colors. Ground floors are clad in local field stone similar to the dry stack stone walls in the surrounding landscape.









































Each upper façade has a slightly different hue responding to its orientation with new window openings.
Wooden shutters shield the rooms from the sun. In closed state they form a geometric paintings on the walls. Low cost and durable finishes were selected to withstand heavy use, paired with custom details and furniture.

Scope
Exterior Conversion, Interior Design, Landscape
Completion 
2016
Location
Sporades, Greece
Photography
Yiorgis Yerolymbos


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