architecture Tag

Hyperthyron (υπέρθυρον) is a traditional vernacular characteristic of the Tinian stone house with three basic purposes: 1. Due to it's openings it sheds light and allows air into the interior of the house. Worth mentioning fact is that in the past the Tinians were into sericulture...

Photographer Peter Koumplis reveals the unseen power of Tinos island through his collection of photographs "Anama". ανάμα [ana:ma] greek ~ nn ~ spring water ~ streams of tears / wisdom ~ communion wine The landscape of Tinos retains its simplicity, its timeless memory of an early consciousness....

Côté sud magazine (June-July summer edition) visited Tinos island and was "surprised" by it's multi talents in it's 25th anniversary issue! And of course, Loutra rental house was there! Following are the relative pages from this issue, enjoy this photographic journey in Tinos...

The Rental House in Tinos, Greece, in the village Loutra, is a self-catering house restored with a meticulous attention to the details so as to preserve its authenticity. Architecturally it blends the Cycladic tradition with modern simplicity and practicality. The renovated summer house offers you...

Among the first characteristics one notices when first visiting Tinos and the Cyclades in general are the white washed houses and churches with their smooth-edged corners that exhale a sense of openess and freedom...

Their tradition dates back to the Venetian period when the systematic breeding of pigeons, for their meat and droppings (used as fertilizers), was first introduced. Most dovecotes were built in cultivated areas with access to water, close to ravines, and in hill slopes. They are...

Various views of the old stone built Livada lighthouse which is out of service nowadays, and the Aegean sea to the north of Tinos island. The lighthouse is only a few kilometers away from the villages of Myrsini, Steni and Falatados and is worthwhile visiting for...

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