Locally known as ‘δώμα’, small rooftop flats are characteristic of the Athenian landscape. It is also the case for this 23sqm studio on the coast of Alimos, remodelled to create a micro-apartment focusing on optimising all the available space.

The new custom kitchen, integrated into the living room, comes with a shelving system, to create a multifunctional wall that conceals the new built-in bedroom; here, the platform bed is complete with hidden storage and drawers.

In the living area, the space is defined by a custom pine furniture that allows extra storage and works as a dining bench as well as a chaise lounge. Original materials as the wooden floor and concrete beams are brought back on surface and integrated with the new additions.

Federica Scalise is an Italian architect & illustrator based in Athens. After her master in Architecture in Venice, she now works between the fields of interior design, renovation projects and illustrations.

Images © Yannis Drakoulidis