Zeus Hostel Thermaikos Gulf - ancient Greek gods

Zeus Hostel over the view of the Thermaikos Gulf

Zeus is Loose by Urban Soul Project –

Zeus is Loose by Urban Soul Project – The design object of Zeus Hostel of Thermaikos Gulf, (on Olympus, Thessanolikh, Greece) is the result of three parameters: (a) the management of an existing office building of the 70’s on Aristotelous Square, in front of the historical monument of Panagia Chalkeon, (b) the typical facilities of a youth hostel, and (c) the concept of the place, the references to the top of Olympus, dominant over the view of the Thermaikos Gulf and the residence of the ancient Greek gods. WATCH INSTAGRAM

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Zeus Hostel of Thermaikos Gulf

The presence of the monument of Panagia Chalkeon and the timeless presence of copper processors in the area led to the use of copper color in the facade of the building. The openings in the facade were opened up to the structural elements of the floor slab, beams, and columns. The interior layout follows the needs of the rooms, with beds in height, as well as wet areas in all rooms. READ MORE ABOUT PARADISE COLORS

Zeus Urban Soul Project - Aristotelous Square

The common areas of Zeus Hostel Thermaikos Gulf are developed on the 6th and 7th floors. In the 6th, the common room and open kitchen, dining areas, playroom, and living rooms with sofas and steps on different levels for a better view of the space. READ MORE ABOUT CHINA AND MUSEUMS

Zeus Urban Soul Project - Aristotelous Square

The special carving of the vinyl floor in shades of gray refers to the representation of the elevation lines of the top of Olympus. The references to figures, myths of Greek mythology are applied both two-dimensionally through graphic representations, and three-dimensionally through sculptural constructions.

Zeus Urban Soul Project - Aristotelous Square

The building’s Zeus Hostel of Thermaikos Gulf’s existing floors was the traditional terrazzo in various colors of brick, ocher, and green, which were preserved, and formed the basis of the palette of materials and colors for the interiors, which also has references to the colors of Byzantine art. READ MORE ABOUT UNIQUE PRODUCTS

Zeus Urban Soul Project- Aristotelous Square
ancient Greek gods – Zeus Hostel over the view of the Thermaikos Gulf

On the 7th and top floor of the building is placed the open bar in the city ‘Nectar Distillery’, which by design works in addition to the rest of the building. Elements that directly reference the mythology and location of the building are applied in the bar area. READ MORE ABOUT EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Zeus Urban Soul Project - Aristotelous Square

Zeus Hostel Thermaikos Gulf

The visual identity of the Design object of Zeus is Loose was designed by the graphic designer to Follow the Phantom and the sculptures by the sculptor Theo Franstanlis. READ MORE ABOUT FURRINA PROJECT

Project Zeus Urban Soul Project, Aristotelous Square by – Urban Soul Project

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