Entertainment Incredible House Has Been Built Into The Interior Of A Coastal Cliff

15:31  27 january  2021
15:31  27 january  2021 Source:   covermg.com

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An incredible house has been built into the interior of a coastal cliff.

a rocky island in the middle of a body of water © Provided by Cover Media

Called NCaved, the property is situated on a 6,000m2 site at a small secluded rocky cove on the Greek island of Serifos.

NCaved was designed by Athens-based Mold Architects, who say their creation is "seemingly hovering just above sea level" and have likened it to a "three-dimensional 'chessboard' of solids and voids."

Iliana Kerestetzi, Mold Architects founder, says: "The house was created for a private client. We sold the land and then designed and built the house for him. The clients prefer to keep price information private. What I could probably say is that the price is not significantly different than a 'non in -caved' construction. Now, to specify a range of prices it is very important to know to which island we refer. Among the different islands in Greece, the prices differ a lot. For example, a piece of land on Serifos or Amorgos costs maybe 10 times less than a similar piece on Paros Island, or on Santorini and Mykonos."

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Mold Architects describe the design: The need to create a protected shelter, at a location of disarming view, but openly exposed to strong north winds, led us to the decision to drill the slope, instead of arranging a set of spaces in line at ground level. We applied a rectangular grid to the slope to produce a three-dimensional "chessboard" of solids and voids.

Longitudinal walls of dry stone create 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.

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