PRIVATE Villas 29 - Kaz Mountains
AN ANCIENT Greek Haven in Kaz Dağları
Kaz Daglari, or known as Mount Ida, has a history dating back to 2000 BC. Legend has it that this mountain witnessed the world's first beauty contest, where Paris awarded the Golden Apple to Aphrodite, ultimately sparking the fabled Trojan War.
Homer, in his renowned epic, "The Iliad," also describes Kaz Daglari as a land of "abundant springs and a haven for wild creatures."
The beauty of Kaz Daglari extends far beyond the boundaries of Ancient Greece. Kaz Daglari continues to enchant with its remarkably high oxygen levels, leaving visitors breathless in wonder even today.
The 16 villas located in the Güre region of Balıkesir form a harmonious union with the healing ambiance, pure air, and lush vegetation of Kaz Daglari. Stonewrap Landmark Coffee Grey decorative stones are the distinguish character of these villas with its rich, earthy hues that resonates profoundly with the surrounding natural beauty of Kaz Dağları.
Landmark stone combines slate stones and irregular stones; the resulting texture is both rugged and refined, offering a visual experience that is simultaneously rustic and contemporary. The stones' natural textures and imperfections add to their charm, making each villa unique.
The use of decorative stone in wall cladding isn't solely an aesthetic choice; it's a tribute to the region's heritage. This area was famous for Greek stone masons in the past. The dry stack installation technique used in these villas harkens back to the traditions of ancient Greek masonry.
Location: Gure, Balıkesir, Turkey
Project: 16 residential villas
Product: LANDMARK artificial stone veneer
Color: Coffee Grey
Installation technique: Dry stack