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.

Mirage House by Kois Associated ArchitectsMirage House by Kois Associated ArchitectsMirage House by Kois Associated ArchitectsMirage House by Kois Associated ArchitectsMirage House by Kois Associated Architects


Kois Associated Architects

Shop the Style

Natural Style

Product Inspiration

Create a serene and contemplative design scheme with a natural minimalist furniture selection.  The Fan table from Desalto, which combines a solid oak top with industrial style steel legs, would look great with the Wendela bar stool from Functionals.  For something more rustic, try the Kimua bench from Alki.


The Super Gea suspension light and the Hi-Collar wall light from LZF are both made of natural wood veneers and would look great in a natural minimalist space.  For a sleek and minimalist table light try the JWDA concrete lamp from Menu.


For minimalist and natural accessories that are out of the ordinary check out the Treasure Table container / occasional table with a giant cork top from Frederik Roije, the Marble Tiles wallpaper from NLXL and the Baltazar candle from Andrej Urem.


Also in Natural

Coastal Pavilions at Freycinet Lodge by Liminal Architecture

July 26, 2018

 The Freycinet national park in Tasmania is full of natural wonders to explore, but the Coastal pavilions at Freycinet Lodge may just succeed in tempting visitors to stay in all day.

View full article →

Seaside Abode by Norm Architects

June 01, 2018

 Norm Architects recently redesigned the interiors of a coastal home, bringing nature indoors in a style that oozes cool Scandi-charm. 

View full article →

Sarreyer Mountain Barn Conversion by Rapin Saiz Architectes

February 26, 2018

  This petite mountain abode designed by Rapin Saiz is a good example of how great design can turn even the smallest spaces into the most charming homes.

View full article →

Customers outside the UK (including EU customers):

All our product prices include UK VAT of 20%, which you don't have to pay! The VAT will be deducted from our product prices at the Checkout. Please see our Terms & Conditions for more details.