Retail and Apartment Building in Metamorphoseos St, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Greece

State: 
built
Place: 
Thessaloniki, Greece
Date: 
October, 2011 to October, 2014
Project: 
Metamorphoseos St.
Owner: 
Private
Location: 

This is a mixed use (retail / apartments) 4-storey building in Metamorphoseos St,­­ the most bustling street of Kalamaria, which has been recently renovated. There are two 2-storey apartments, belonging to two brothers, who own the building, designed to fulfill their needs. The roof garden is also divided in two by using a pergola. The ground floor accommodates stores of 6 meters’ height.
Each apartment occupies two levels. On the first level one can find the living room the kitchen a WC and a storage room. The second floor accomodates a master bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom and two more bedrooms with their own bathrooms as well. The two levels communicate with each other via an interior balcony while the transition between levels is succeded with the use of an interior stairway. 
Wooden surfaces, glass and aluminum shaders are used on the outside of the building. There are also large glass doors and windows which offer a view to the green areas of the neighborhood. The coatings used for the interior design were selected to make the resident feel cozy and to create a serene environment.