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Neiheiser Argyros

Grid House. Evoia

Neiheiser Argyros . photos: © Lorenzo Zandri

The grid house is about repetition and difference. A simple and regular concrete structural grid creates a variety of interior and exterior spaces with views across the Evoian Sea. The project is a full gut renovation of an existing modernist house that creates a 6-bedroom house tucked into the landscape, appearing modest from the entry but opening up its full width and height to the sea. Continue reading Neiheiser Argyros

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Neiheiser Argyros

ART 1 OFFICE . Athens

Designed by Neiheiser Argyros . Developed by Hellenic Properties

An existing 40 year old office building is stripped back to its structure and completely reimagined for the present. The original massing logics are recovered and emphasized. What used to be a confusing and run-down muddle of geometric clashes is now untangled and rearticulated as if the building is composed of twelve separate buildings, each with its own cladding logic and interior atmosphere. At the front, the building adopts a more subdued material expression, with subtle colour variations of white, grey, black, and gold. A new curtain wall that covers the tallest front volume is coupled with generous cast-in-place terrazzo steps, clearly marking the front entrance. At the rear, the colour palette become more playful. The elevator volume is clad in pale turquoise tiles, the main staircase volume is painted in stripes of black and white and complemented with yellow windows, the service core volume is rendered in pink while the open office spaces are clad in blue metal panels. Splashes of colour are distributed throughout the building, both indoors and outdoors. Continue reading Neiheiser Argyros