Mirage House by Kois Associated Architects

July 13, 2016

Disappearing Act

Mirage House by Kois Associated Architects

If the greatest trick the architect ever pulled is to make a building disappear, then Kois Associated Architects must be master magicians of the trade.

Designed by Kois Stelios of Kois Associated Architects, the Mirage House is carved into the steep rocky cliffs overlooking the Aegean sea on the island of Tinos.  The architect's brief is to build a stealthy residence which respects the traditional vernacular and merges with the surrounding landscape.  The single storey structure, built largely using local materials and traditional techniques, has a spectacular infinity pool which covers the entire roof of the building.  As a result, when viewed from above the building effectively merges into the sea, the only visible feature being the pool and the reflections it casts.  A perfect, meditative spot to enjoy the spectacular ocean views.

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