Point Supreme uses raw concrete to enhance “magical cave-like” feel of Athens apartment

Greek architecture firm Point Supreme has transformed a semi-basement storage space in Athens into a small one-bedroom home.

The apartment is located at the base of a typical Athenian polykatoikia – a concrete residential block with tiered balconies – in the suburban neighbourhood of Ilioupoli.

The apartment is located in the semi-basement of a residential block

Daylight only penetrates into the sunken, 56-square-metre space from above on one side, giving it a “magical cave-like” feeling that Point Supreme wanted to retain.

“It’s very appropriate and pleasant given the warm weather and strong sun in Athens during most of the year,” said

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