ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS

Melissia social centre

09-09-2014 - Melissia social centre - (PUBLIC) Bioclimatic approach. Day health care.    

Traditional cobblestone streets

27-08-2014 - Traditional cobblestone streets - (LANDSCAPE) The materials are hard and rigid with stone dominating the natural landscape all the while concrete gradually taking over. The edges are sharp and construction is monolithic and compact.    

Red Town Office

13-08-2014 - Red Town Office - (INTERIOR) Shanghai based practice Taranta Creations has designed their own studio located in Shanghai, China.The design is a reflection of the ongoing creative process within the studio.    

Α house in Melbourne

09-08-2014 - Α house in Melbourne - (RESIDENTIAL) Australian architects Jolson have completed a house in Melbourne where cantilevering concrete slabs appear to balance on top of a bronze garden wall.    

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW

The pavilion of Bahrain at 14th Biennale di Venezia

25-08-2014 - The pavilion of Bahrain at 14th Biennale di Venezia - (ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW) Conversation between the co-curator of the Bahrain pavilion at the 14th architecture biennale 2014, George Arbid, and A. Giacumacatos Cry ( By Andreas Giakoumakatos )    

An overview of the abandoned Nicosia Airport

21-07-2014 - An overview of the abandoned Nicosia Airport - (ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW) The International Nicosia Airport stands to the west of the capital city, just ten kilometers from the city center, remaining out of order since 1974, as it is part of the United Nations controlled Buffer Zone.Cry    

COLUMNS

ArchiTeam interviews the architect Sir Terry Farrell

15-08-2014 - ArchiTeam interviews the architect Sir Terry Farrell - (ArchiTRAVELING) ArchiTeam interviews the architect SIR TERRY FARRELL, founder and principal of Terry Farrell and Partners based in London, Hong Kong and Shanghai, on "Architecture and Sustainability".Cry    

Architectural Cleansing in Athens  from the Persian invasion till the demolition of Modernist buildings

09-07-2014 - Architectural Cleansing in Athens from the Persian invasion till the demolition of Modernist buildings - (Architect's Eye View) Architectural cleansing is a term similar to ethnic cleansing. Athens is subject to architectural cleansing since the Persian invasion, in 479 BC. ( By Christos Floros )    

 

News

15-08-2014 - Folded Force : Projections - In 2014, the School will initiate its design agenda with an architectural approach that is focused on the aspect of connection.    

12-08-2014 - Armenian Architects of Istanbul: Online Exhibition - The Turkish Museum of Architecture has recently opened an online exhibition of structures in modern Turkey created by Armenian architects during the Ottoman era.    

20-07-2014 - UTOPIA AND/OR HAPINESS IN YOUR OWN OTHERWHERE - Utopia is not sustainable' by Georgios Arvanitakis, Despoina Thomaidou and Olga Tsagkalidou in UIA's international competition. (Special Mention)    

06-07-2014 - A utopia for all - This conceptual shift functions as a mirror on which these iconic architectural Utopias are reflected in order to revive in another, alternative context.    

25-06-2014 - TRC - The composition of the building attempts to give an answer to three main issues, the relation with the pedestrian passage "My Way 2" and the significance of commercial activity on it , the factor of the neighbouring plot and the use of three basic units for the construction of the private media rooms.    

General

23-06-2014 - UMBRELLAS - The "UMBRELLAS" by George Zongolopoulos travel... in the Far East!    

24-10-2013 - Counterbalancing energy efficiency, thermal insulation, acoustic comfort, air quality and fire protection in buildings - Christos Floros' and Stella Kyvelou's paper at the Ecopolis conference.    

03-10-2013 - Light forest, AA DLAB 2013 - Light Forest is the final working prototype of the Architectural Association (AA) DLAB Visiting School, which took place in AA London and AA Hooke Park during 22 July - 04 August 2013.    

02-10-2013 - Innovative Bioclimatic European School complex - Office25architects is successfully included in the festival shortlist, participating with their project "Innovative Bioclimatic European School complex".
   

28-09-2013 - Anamorphosis-Architects at the 7th International Festival of Architecture and Urbanism in Prague 2013. - Anamoprhosis-Architects in the 7th international festival of Architecture and Urbanism in Prague, as selected exponent of the contemporary architecture of Greece.    

Events

15-08-2014 - Folded Force : Projections - In 2014, the School will initiate its design agenda with an architectural approach that is focused on the aspect of connection.    

12-08-2014 - Armenian Architects of Istanbul: Online Exhibition - The Turkish Museum of Architecture has recently opened an online exhibition of structures in modern Turkey created by Armenian architects during the Ottoman era.    

02-04-2014 - An Urban Film Map at back to Athens 2014 - Focused on analyzing the urban landscape as depicted on film, whether full-length, short, documentary or video-art, AN URBAN FILM MAP project can be described as an attempt for exploring and charting the modern city space localized in film, regardless of genre. (Duration: Thursday 3.4, Tuesday 8.4, Thursday 10.4, Friday 11.4)    

01-04-2014 - FRANK GEHRY: Fish Lamps - Gagosian Athens is pleased to present "Frank Gehry: Fish Lamps," an exhibition of Gehry's new animated and dynamic light sculptures. (until Friday, 25 April 2014)    

30-03-2014 - p_public - p_public space and the behaviour of "us". (during the period of 6-8 June 2O14)Embarassed    

Book's review

04-03-2014 - Making Architecture: The Getty Center - Download free the book. (176 pages) Preface by Harold M. Williams; Essays by Richard Meier, Stephen D. Rountree, and Ada Louise Huxtable.    

23-02-2014 - American Rococo, 1750–1775: Elegance in Ornament - Heckscher, Morrison H., and Leslie Greene Bowman. Download free the book (306 pages)    

25-07-2011 - D. Areopagitou 2008: reformation competition of the rear views of historic buildings towards the new Acropolis Museum - The greekarchitects present (free) the publication who contains the complete list of participations of the International Architectural Competition, the aim and the object of research, (172 projects) as well as texts written by critics of the competition and members of the Steering Committee as a final assessment.     

06-05-2011 - On the Edge. New architectures in Cyprys - This book introduces us to contemporary architecture in Cyprus, presenting a variety of Vacation Houses, Apartment and Office Buildings    

28-03-2011 - Oscar Niemeyer: Curves of Irreverence - Gold medal winner of the 2009 Independent Publisher Book Award in the category of Architecture.    

Competitions

20-07-2014 - UTOPIA AND/OR HAPINESS IN YOUR OWN OTHERWHERE - Utopia is not sustainable' by Georgios Arvanitakis, Despoina Thomaidou and Olga Tsagkalidou in UIA's international competition. (Special Mention)    

06-07-2014 - A utopia for all - This conceptual shift functions as a mirror on which these iconic architectural Utopias are reflected in order to revive in another, alternative context.    

25-06-2014 - TRC - The composition of the building attempts to give an answer to three main issues, the relation with the pedestrian passage "My Way 2" and the significance of commercial activity on it , the factor of the neighbouring plot and the use of three basic units for the construction of the private media rooms.    

12-06-2014 - International Student Competition. Landscape architecture - Re-designing the cityscape from the forest to the seafront: Tritis Septemvriou Street.    

04-06-2014 - Space of Culture Granarolo, Bologna, Italië - FInalist at Young Architects Competitions. (I. Xanthopoulou, I. Romanopoulos)    

Actions GRA

13-10-2013 - ArchitectsPlanet.Tv - A new website which daily monitors and records the changes in the field of architecture through TV productions.Cry    

10-07-2013 - Architecture in times of crisis - In the dialogue that we have started on architecture in times of crisis, we would like to invite you to answer seven questions posed by Greek architects to the international architectural community.Embarassed    

16-12-2010 - An architectural television channel broadcasts lively throughout the world - An important technical development in online television GRATV.gr constitutes the creation of a completed web tv control room, an important technical operation of control of the station that is transmitted all the 24 hour live streaming and on demand.    

01-01-2010 - GRATV.gr - The web television of greekarchitects.gr    

01-01-2010 - ARTSignal.net (Architectural Radio Television Signal) - The live web radio of greekarchitects.gr    

 

STUDENTS PROJECTS

ALKYON. Sailing club of Rafina, Athens

20-08-2014 - ALKYON. Sailing club of Rafina, Athens - This diploma project is about the design of the "ALKYON" Sailing Club of Rafina.

Aegena’s livadi

02-08-2014 - Aegena’s livadi - Landscape + memory fragments.Cry

 

INTERNATIONAL POSTS

UNStudio reveals latest designs for the new Doha Metro Network in Qatar 2014-09-21 -

UNStudio reveals latest designs for the new Doha Metro Network in Qatar

After Qatar Rail appointed UNStudio as principal architect, the Dutch firm revealed their designs for the new Doha Metro Network, a major component of the Qatar Integrated Railway Project (QIRP). In an effort to motivate more Doha locals to use public transit, UNStudio's design of the Metro Network consists of traditional Qatari-inspired elements and four transportation lines -- with an estimate of 35 stations for Phase 1, followed by around 60 stations for Phase 2.

2014-09-18 -

THE PINCH

THE PINCH is a library and community center in Shuanghe Village, Yunnan Province, China. The project is part of a government led reconstruction effort after an earthquake in Sept 2012. The majority of village houses were destroyed, leaving the residents living in tents for up to one year. After the earthquake the government has sponsored new concrete and brick houses and a large central plaza.

2014-09-17 -

Time Stacking House / JOHO Architecture

Space is projected by time, and time presents itself by constructing. Time leaves a trace with space, but the real space changes by the flow of time. If time is what really exists inside our consciousness, it is certain that we can reproduce it as a substantial figure. Architecture is the work of imagery of time we sense as an uncertain being.

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