ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS

The house among the trees

10-11-2014 - The house among the trees - (RESIDENTIAL) The project is aimed at restructuring a low building formerly used as a workshop and converting it to residential use.    

The message of the Greek Contemporary Architecture

10-11-2014 - The message of the Greek Contemporary Architecture - (HOMMAGES)

Below are presented the five buildings that will represent Greece to "European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015", according to the independent expert Mistriotis Vasilis. ( By Vassilis Mistriotis )    

House in Keratea

05-11-2014 - House in Keratea - (RESIDENTIAL) The house in Keratea is a two storey single family house on a rectangular plot, located outside the city plan. The area is characterized by low building-density and still holds the characteristics of the Attic landscape.    

BeachComber

30-10-2014 - BeachComber - (PUBLIC) Restaurant-Cocktail Bar in Crete.    

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

Journey (Short 2)

11-11-2014 - Journey (Short 2) - (Arch.Comic Series) Archibald takes his son Archie on an architecture journey...Under the TV series of GRA Cry ( By Mike Hermans )    

03-11-2014 - "Shell Game" (Short 1) - (Arch.Comic Series) Archibald is playing a street game with his client...Under the TV series of GRA ( By Mike Hermans )    

 

News

03-11-2014 - “arch.” a short animation series about architecture - New architectural comic  tv series at GreekArchitects.gr    

30-10-2014 - Reformation of Koum-Kapi port zone in Chania - The Etymology of the words "Koum Kapi' (Kum-Kapisi, Arab: the Sand Gate) reveals the identity of the project area, (i.e. the region which is) situated outside the city walls of Chanea. Honorable mention - Architecture competition    

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.    

General

03-11-2014 - “arch.” a short animation series about architecture - New architectural comic  tv series at GreekArchitects.gr    

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.    

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

30-10-2014 - Reformation of Koum-Kapi port zone in Chania - The Etymology of the words "Koum Kapi' (Kum-Kapisi, Arab: the Sand Gate) reveals the identity of the project area, (i.e. the region which is) situated outside the city walls of Chanea. Honorable mention - Architecture competition    

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)    

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

Towards a social school

11-11-2014 - Towards a social school - Redevelopment of public spaces in Zaxariou Building.

Archaeological museum in Astypalaia

03-11-2014 - Archaeological museum in Astypalaia - The goal of the intervention is to create a landmark, worthy of findings, where, with respect to the natural and built environment, will coexist antiquities with modern activities of the island.

 

INTERNATIONAL POSTS

Governance by double-take 2014-11-25 -

Governance by double-take

At the 13th annual Urban Age conference organised by LSE Cities and the Alfred Herrhausen Society of Deutsche Bank, urbanists, academics, economists, development practitioners and politicians faced on the question of urban governance of contemporary cities. (By Philippa Nicole Barr)

2014-11-23 -

Phoenix International Media Center

Phoenix International Media Center is a multipurpose and comprehensive architecture with functions of television programming, offices and business. As usual, media building has large space such as broadcasting hall, as well as typical office floors vertically.

2014-11-21 -

Vals Thermal Baths

Praised as one of the best completed works by 2009 Pritzker Laureate Peter Zumthor, the Vals Thermal Baths might be one of the most iconic buildings in Swiss contemporary architecture. Already in 1998, just two years after its opening, it became a national monument. The building definitely rewards its visitors with the rare pleasure of experiencing a genuine example of timeless architecture.

MORE POSTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

membership

Forgot password? New registration
 

GreekArchitects Athens

Copyright © 2002 - 2014. Terms of use. Privacy Policy.

Powered by GREED PROMO