Hélène Binet Captures a Hidden Architectural Gem in Cyprus

The Swiss photographer explores the untouched family home of modernist designer Neoptolemos Michaelides

The modernist work of the late Cypriot architect Neoptolemos Michaelides fuses Brutalism, ancient architecture and the leisure of Mediterranean living. Michaelides studied under great architects like Gio Ponti and Bruno Zevi in the 1940s, but his distinctive style remained relatively unknown to the international public. An exhibition at Nicosia’s Point Centre for Contemporary Art is changing that. “We wanted to focus upon the outstanding work …