Ftelia Bay Hotel

 

SITE ANALYSIS

Τhe architectural character of Mykonos, the overall landscape of the island, the life depiction and the scenery of the Mykonos town itself, were the tools that initially inspired the HRLA landscape studio to fully design the landscape of the 4 * Ftelia Bay hotel. Additionally, the local architectural elements as well as the rocky landscape appearance of the island influence the total landscape design: rocks and white washed plaster, colored doors, dovecote, pergolas, handrails, outdoor recreation and chat places (sitting features), and low bushes. The very strong prevailing North winds affected the perimetrical design of the swimming pool.
The dominating feature of the hotel’s outside areas was the swimming pool with the attached pool bar. Walls and glass frames were proposed for the pool’s perimeter, in order the swimmers to be protected from the North winds. Additionally, the pergolas for the pool bar, and the breakfast lounge adapted to the existing ground modelling, having as main objective the smallest possible optical distortion and landscape disorder.

LOCATION: Ftelia, Mykonos Island, Greece
CLIENT: Ftelia Bay S.A
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: LANDSCAPE ROIDIS – Haris Roidis Landscape Architect
SCOPE: Master Planning, Detailed Design, Construction Administration, Construction Observation
AREA: 2.000 m2
YEAR OF DESIGN: 2012
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION: 2013
PHOTOGRAPHS: Haris Roidis URL Ftelia Bay