Vardastudio is located in Paphos and was established
by Andreas Vardas in1997. Andreas Vardas graduated
from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL,
in 1993 and gained his working experience in
London. He is a member of the RIBA, as well
as ETEK. The studio’s work includes a
number of individual houses, housing development
as well as public buildings and a healthy number
of competitions. The practice has earned many
awards in competitions as well as the Republic
of Cyprus President’s award. It has also
represented Cyprus in the European Mies Van
Der Rohe award.
The studio’s design agenda is focused
on two points: a clear architectural response
to the site and the client’s brief, and
simplicity in form.
Each project is tackled in
a unique way, and becomes a direct response
to its environmental conditions, an integral
part of the landscape. Built and natural environment
must interact as closely as possible to provide
the best spatial experience to the end user.
The built form is simple and
functional, with different functional elements
expressed and accentuated. Detailing is kept
simple and beautiful. Ornamentation has no place
in the design process. Instead, materials are
used in imaginative ways to provide texture
The entire design and building
process is as much about providing an exciting
and pleasing spatial experience, as it is about
providing quality functional spaces and accommodation.