ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS

Redevelopment of the New Waterfront in Thessaloniki

21-10-2014 - Redevelopment of the New Waterfront in Thessaloniki - (LANDSCAPE) In 2000, the Municipality of Thessaloniki launched an International Architectural Competition for the redevelopment of the New Waterfront and in 2006 the construction of the 1st prize begun.    

The Ravelijn Bridge

17-10-2014 - The Ravelijn Bridge - (LANDSCAPE) The bridge is made completely to the principles of the Cradle to Cradle philosophy.    

Alma hotel

15-10-2014 - Alma hotel - (PUBLIC) Architectural densities in hollow landscape. (LAN Architecture)      

Summer house in Naxos, Cyclades Greece

13-10-2014 - Summer house in Naxos, Cyclades Greece - (RESIDENTIAL) The design of the building tends for a conceptual purity in its contextual frame.    

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

Kerameikos of Athens

16-10-2014 - Kerameikos of Athens - (CHALLENGES) How the faces of all the mournful grave reliefs resemble each other! The figures are well carved in the middle of a flat Attic Stele or on the rounded surface of a marble Amphora. Here in Kerameikos' cemetery the mortals leave among their loved ones. ( By Anastasia Pepe )    

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    

 

News

20-10-2014 - COLLECTIV’EAU - Second Prize on the architecture competition "The Future Of Conservatory".    

27-09-2014 - Argo - Participation in the competition for the Museum for the Argo.    

12-09-2014 - Lantern - Shelter for war refugees.    

12-09-2014 - AA Athens Visiting School 2014 - The Architectural Association Visiting School in Athens is part of the AI research agenda, investigating design possibilities of architectural modelling via scripting and digital fabricating techniques at large scale models.    

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.    

General

12-09-2014 - AA Athens Visiting School 2014 - The Architectural Association Visiting School in Athens is part of the AI research agenda, investigating design possibilities of architectural modelling via scripting and digital fabricating techniques at large scale models.    

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".
   

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

20-10-2014 - COLLECTIV’EAU - Second Prize on the architecture competition "The Future Of Conservatory".    

27-09-2014 - Argo - Participation in the competition for the Museum for the Argo.    

12-09-2014 - Lantern - Shelter for war refugees.    

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.    

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

Par’ athin alos

26-10-2014 - Par’ athin alos - Water escape on rock islands in the Saronic gulf.

Prepesinthos

20-10-2014 - Prepesinthos - Giving Prominence to the Archeological Site of Despotiko.

 

INTERNATIONAL POSTS

Recycled Tijuana 2014-10-29 -

Recycled Tijuana

Inspired by Teddy Cruz’s work, that addressed the phenomena of moving old housing stock from San Diego to Tijuana, in this series Laura Migliorino highlights the people who live in recycled homes....\"My work has a long history of capturing the relationship between people and the environments they live in. The intimate nature of housing, shelter and living environment is so essential to how one is defined that it cannot be separated. The emotions that our homes provoke is powerful, and influences so much of our life.\"

2014-10-26 -

Álvaro Siza and Herzog & de Meuron win first Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize in Chicago

In a large evening benefit dinner at IIT College of Architecture's S. R. Crown Hall in Chicago last night, Álvaro Siza and Herzog & de Meuron were announced as the winners of the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP).

2014-10-24 -

Abu Dhabi Central Market / Foster + Partners

Abu Dhabi’s Central Market is one of the oldest sites in the city. Inspired by the traditional architecture of the Gulf this scheme aims to reinvent the market place, giving the city a new civic heart. By offering an alternative to the globalised one-size-fits-all shopping mall it offers a distinctive modern interpretation of the regional vernacular.

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