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Olivier Dwek’s Silver House – Zakynthos, Greece

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Architect Spotlight : Silver House by Olivier Dwek

Brussels-based architect Olivier Dwek is responsible for the stark white walls that frame wide open views of the Ionian Sea in Zakynthos (Zante), Greece.

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Called “Silver House”, Dwek drew inspiration from the surrounding countryside, creating a dwelling with bright white walls that beautifully contrast against the vivid blue waters and views of the sea.

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In His Own Words:

 

“Seen from the mainland, it Zante surges out of the blue depths in an intense light, often coiffed with a veil of clouds. So when the opportunity arose to build a house facing this spectacle, the choice was obvious.”

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“In Greece, people live in the sunshine. Here we also have to accommodate the wind off the sea, from which the house had to be sheltered, as it clings to the hillside.” – Olivier Dwek

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Sources: Dezeen, Yahtzer

Photography by Serge Anton

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