atelier couture

Gut reconstruction with aim to create a dual working and living space for a fashion designer, in Athens.

    • Principle use: Showroom / Workshop /Guest house
    • Design/Supervision: Werner Maritsas
    • Building site: Monastiraki sq. Athens – Greece
    • Total floor area: 150 m2
    • Design / Construction period: 2006-7
    • Photo:W. Maritsas, E. Nikolopoulou


Building’s exterior view with a mural from Greek street artist Alexandros Vasmoulakis.

The 5th floor plan, showing the 2 areas, at right the boutique and residence /workshop left.


ext. view, abstract iron entrance   (find the construction storyboard here)

main entrance / corridor,  the glass corridor/ catwalk  leading to the boutique (w/still some plastic on:)


the show room area during the construction ( tumbs), completly stipped off from old walls and flooring, with the new wide window facing Acropolis, an important aspect of the property.

following the renovated space, bright and open to provide complete flexibility to adapt  at will.

The fashion items placed in transparent showcases,  on oak carpet like floorimg. 

flooring diagram

atelier + guest room


view from guest room to atelier w/the two sided fireplace.


view from working area to kitchen and guestroom

unfolding the double bed, part of storage furniture,  in the guestroom

residence and workshop completly stripped,  during renovation



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