bebbington
    renovation of an old traditional cretan home introducing new elements for modern living standards
    renovation

    project details

    client

    the bebbingtons

    architects

    emmanuil peponis

    timeframe

    started | sep 2015
    completed | may 2016

    costs involved

    property purchase | € 40.000
    renovation | € 45.000
    licences | € 5.000
    solar power | € 7.000

    A short description of project details, difficulties or other characteristics that make a difference, from the architect’s point of view.

    land size | 2.000 m²
    house | 120 m² total
    2 floors | ground floor 80 m² | 1st floor 40 m²

    2 bedrooms | 1 kitchen | 2 bathrooms | living room | small in house storage | 20 m² garden shed | driveway

    behind the scenes

    how it all started

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    before

    the making of

    blending in

    local morphology

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    environmental factors

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    energy requirements

    Measures that were taken according to the energy demands of the house. Solar panels or solar roof-tiles that were introduced in case that the location was off grid,

    local architecture

    If an effort was made to preserve the local architecture ...or if the approach was different, with modern elements blending with nature of other factors.

    local architecture

    If an effort was made to preserve the local architecture ...or if the approach was different, with modern elements blending

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