logo
Architecture

Timber as a building material

I am particularly interested and fond of timber as s building material. It is an excellent, renewable raw material with many advantages. This matelials' great value lies in that it is a natural product with limitless potential applications, insulation properties, is very aesthetic and durable if it has high mechanical ...

Chania – a city with a long history

My next stop this summer was in Crete. I first traveled together with my boyfriend to a town called Ierapetra that is situated on the south coast of Crete. We stayed there a few days and then we went to Chania. Although Chania is a very popular destination for both Greeks and foreigners, I had never been there before. It ...

spetses - dører

Spetses – The entrance of the houses

Most of the houses on Spetses are surrounded by stone or brick walls up to a certain height, with large traditional wooden doors leading into the garden. I thought these doors or gates, were really fascinating. The entrance to the garden seems to have a great impact, and is formed differently from house to ...

Spetses - arkitektur

A glance at the architecture of Spetses

During my summer holidays this year I traveled to Spetses, a beautiful island in the Argosaronic sea, with very interesting architecture. On the island there is a mixture of architectural styles from the past centuries. One can see that the buildings are characterized by traditional local architecture, but also neoclassical ...