‘Palaio Psychiko Residence’ is a 300m2 private house upgrading an old building into a contemporary design environment. One of the oldest residents in the area is transformed to a modern living environment in two levels. Wooden surfaces hug the exterior volume generating new patio areas in a warm final outcome. Wide openings allow for a visual connection of the front and back yard. Thin slot openings allow for physical lighting to penetrated in a rhythmical way around the main staircase.