The Cairo-based architect Laithy Mekawy designed a Mediterranean Villa, with Egyptian style along the north coast of Alexandria.
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With modern luxury style and rustic, elemental charm, this serene home nestled in the idyllic seaside enclave of Caesar Bay, Egypt is home to an investment banker and his wife. Upon entering this Mediterranean villa, you are greeted with a beautifully curated and nature-connected palette with contemporary punches.
Designed and thought out in detail, this Egyptian villa stands out for its small details. “Something as simple as a doorknob, or even a light switch, can be a source of great pleasure. No detail is too small.”– Laithy Mekawy to Architectural Digest
There is always a sensory connection that runs through Mekawy’s work. In this villa, sharp lines and smooth curves accentuate the architectural gestures throughout the two-story villa, brilliantly enhancing the rustic charm of the exposed wooden ceilings and neo-cement floors. The result is an elegantly cohesive space that is not only pleasing to the eye but also celebrates its beautiful beachfront setting.
Shades of eggshell, cream and pale smoke are accented by interesting ceramic, natural materials including wicker, linen, terrazzo and canvas, with furniture, artwork and bathroom accessories adding a nuanced splash of colour. Abstract art and Rana Ajam’s exquisite sculptures provides contrast in both colour and geometry in a way they lend thrill and drama without taking away from the overall sense of peace and calm.
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Outside is a beautifully marbled courtyard with a timeless Mediterranean vibe, white rough stone, aged terracotta pots and lush plantings that look even more dramatic as the sun casts ethereal shadows throughout the day and leaves the house bathed in the amber glow of afternoon light.