Hotel Complex BLEVERDE in Gavalochori, Chania Crete

Hotel Complex “BLEVERDE” in Gavalochori, Chania Crete

Landscape architecture project

Date: April 2011

Landscape contractor: Nikos Mitrodimas

This hotel sits on an olive grove, of 5.600m2.

The design has implemented the characteristics of the rural area integrating the configuration of the landform of the region and the functional role of plants for the users of the property.

The existing production trees, such as olive trees, citrus and a vineyard, are restored and enhanced.

The choice of plant species was based on the climatic conditions of the area that enhance and empower the endemic, xerophytic character of the landscape. Their aromatic and aesthetic characteristics evoke memories of the Cretan tradition.