In the center of Kavala, a city located in the northern Greece, you can have an alternative coffee break. The black drop is a coffee shop where coffee is treated more like an experience, an urban act. A stand built of mosaic becomes an interactive space for informing and exchanging views on the art of coffee.
Ark4Lab of Architecture
Ark4lab is an open Architecture laboratory based in Thessaloniki , Greece, devoted to contemporary architectural design and research. It was founded by George Tyrothoulakis and Evdokia Voudouri, both graduated in Architecture at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Since 2010 Ark4lab explores and develops its practice through all scales and media. Their projects include buildings, residential projects, hotel design, landscape, urban design, exhibitions and interior design, academic and educational projects covering all stages of the project, from the design phase to project management. Ark4lab are obsessed with authenticity in each project working closely with clients for a unique experience for the user of their living space.
The single house “olion” is situated in an olive grove with olive trees planted in the beginning of the 16th century, in Thassos island. The L-shaped villa, with its functional volumes distinctly separated, unfolds in two levels.