ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS

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.    

House in Alimos, Athens

03-08-2014 - House in Alimos, Athens - (RESIDENTIAL) A house that can be transformed depending on the needs of its tenants. (Pantelis Cherouvim architect)    

Floatheca Rh of the Choetheque Series

01-08-2014 - Floatheca Rh of the Choetheque Series - (RESIDENTIAL) This Choe_ project reworks notions evident in previous projects of the same series, moving from ortho-canonical shapes to polygonal planar forms, a common geometrical reference for the following three works to be eventually published here periodically. ( By Aristotelis Dimitrakopoulos )    

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW

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    

The Romanian pavilion at 14th biennale

14-07-2014 - The Romanian pavilion at 14th biennale - (ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW) Raluca SABĂUStejara TIMIȘ talked at GreekArchitects.gr about the Romanian proposal at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition 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.Embarassed    

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

Aegena’s livadi

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

Piraeus tower, a vertical city

21-07-2014 - Piraeus tower, a vertical city - The project is dealt in the urban terms of a masterplan, at a vertical axis, and organizes an ideal route that could pass through the city's most important spots. A museum - observatory is thus created, directing the visitor's eye to each site and providing an experience similar to the referred place.

 

INTERNATIONAL POSTS

Carpenter Eiichiro Amakasu 2014-08-31 -

Carpenter Eiichiro Amakasu

Eiichiro Amakasu, 70, is a carpenter who designs and builds traditional Japanese homes and their surrounding gardens. He is an expert of sukiya, a residential architectural style that is typically associated with Japanese tea houses.

2014-08-29 -

Mecanoo’s Cultural Complex in Shenzhen to begin construction

Construction is finally set to start for Mecanoo's Cultural Complex in Shenzhen, the Dutch firm's first project to be built in China. Back in 2011, Mecanoo won the international competition to design the new 95,000 m2 development in Shenzhen's growing Longgang district.

2014-08-27 -

Τower house Kalamata, Greece

Tower house I interprets the type of dwelling widely found throughout the Outer Mani, Messenia Greece; a combination of defense tower and farmhouse, articulated into a monolithic, stone structure with few apertures, so as to protect residents from excessive heat as well as the threat of piracy. (by Chrysostomos Theodoropoulos & Eleni Livani)

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