Photo credit: Panagiotis Voymvakish | Aristides Dallas Architects
Nestled in the rugged landscape of Tinos, a small island off of Greece, is The Lap Pool House by Aristides Dallas Architects. This minimalist living space is built directly into the hillside in a seamless hidden way, or in the words of the designer, an interpretation of the “impact between stone and air.” The planted roof continues the extension of nature and provides a more natural look while still keeping a modern aesthetic below.
As the name of the home implies, the standout feature is its lap pool, which extends outwards towards the sea and cantilevered over the shore below. This pool also separates the living space into two halves, with the bedroom suite in one, while a semi-outdoor terrace connects them. Plenty of windows as well as skylights ensure that the living space itself is bathed in sunlight during the day and greeted with sweeping views of the water at all times.
- You can tell everyone how to get to Sesame Street and spark nostalgic memories when you build and display this LEGO Ideas (21324) set, featuring the iconic 123 Sesame Street building and Hooper’s Store
- The set features Elmo, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie minifigures, plus Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird figures; Also includes Slimey the Worm, Dorothy the Goldfish, Radar the Teddy Bear and Rubber Ducky figures
- The 123 Sesame Street model features Elmo's bedroom and Bert and Ernie's apartment, including the iconic portrait of the pair and Ernie’s bath, plus lots more authentic details and accessory elements to delight fans
- The Sesame Street corner also includes Hooper’s Store, Big Bird’s nest, Oscar the Grouch’s trash can and more, making this 1,367-piece building kit a fun way to spend quality time on your own or with the family
- The model measures over 9.4” (24cm) high, 14.2” (36.2cm) wide and 8.2” (21cm) deep; An eye-catching display piece for your home, it also makes the best LEGO gift for Sesame Street fans and hobbyists in your life
When these two elements are found in conflict with each other – depending on which one prevails – either guarding stone risers or cavities of stone envelope carved by the wind, as if from the skilled craftsman’s hand, are created,” said the architects.