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Table / Athenes Public Housing in Athens, Greece by Kotaro horiuchi architecture

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Article source: Kotaro horiuchi architecture

Eating’ is one of the most crucial and basic activities of human existence. Relocation of ‘Eating’ space from interior space to exterior space will result in expanding the activity of ‘communication’ into open communal spaces.  Traditional eating space will be removed from buildings and relocated to shared space called table.

Rendering 01

  • Architect: Kotaro horiuchi architecture
  • Name of Project: Table / Athenes Public Housing
  • Location: Athens, Greece
  • Program: Public housing
  • Plot area: 200 m2
  • Built area: 420 m2

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ORL Clinic in Thessaloniki, Greece by Mal-Vi Architects

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Article source: Mal-Vi Architects

Given the fact that the client was a newly arrived surgeon in Thessaloniki (Greece), we were handed the task of creating a memorable office space, providing an experience as distant as possible from the usual image one associates with a visit to a doctor’s studio.

Images Courtesy 6x6 Photography - Giorgio Papadopoulos

  • Architect: Mal-Vi Architects
  • Name of Project: ORL Clinic
  • Location: Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Type: Healthcare
  • Photography: 6×6 Photography – Giorgio Papadopoulos

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Meeting the Sea Through Memory in Heraklion, Greece by Oiio Architecture studio

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Article source: Oiio Architecture studio

Arsenali of Heraklio
2nd Place in National architectural competition for the ‘Regeneration and Reuse of the Western Historical Docks and their surroundings’, Municipality of the City of Heraklion, 2011.

Facing all the demands that emerge from the restoration of the Western Arsenali the compositional process tackles to organize the articulation of a visually legible cultural hub at the point where the old city meets the sea.

Meeting the sea through memory

  • Architects: Oiio Architecture studio
  • Project: Meeting the Sea Through Memory
  • Location: Heraklion, Greece
  • Competition Team: Ioannis Oikonomou, Grigorios Vegliris, Stiv Dimitriou.

 

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Placebo pharmacy in Glyfada, Greece by Konstantinos Labrinopoulos

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Article source: klab

The design process for this large (600m2) supralocal pharmacy forced us to shift our viewpoint and come up with a virtual building—a placebo pharmacy. The octagonal shape of the existing structure was re-formed into a cylinder in order to create a spiral which seeks to converse with the rapid motion on Vouliagmenis Avenue, the urban artery on which the building stands. The panels of the façade are perforated using Braille, which both alludes to the system’s use on pharmaceutical packaging and boosts visibility by allowing the light to find its way into the interior. The new facade also protects the interior while acting as a lure for passers-by. Inside, the product display mirrors the circular frontage, while a ramp up to the upper level extends the dynamism of the exterior spiral into the interior space.

Placebo Pharmacy

  • Architects: Konstantinos Labrinopoulos
  • Project: Placebo pharmacy
  • Location: Glyfada, Athens, Greece
  • Façade artistic implementation: Xara Marantidou
  • Design team: Enrique Ramirez, Mark Chapman, Kostis Anagnostakis
  • Images credit: P. Kokkinias

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Piraeus Tower in Athens, Greece by Marco Acerbis Studio

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

2010 International Competition the ‘New Face of Pireus Tower’, The second highest tower in Athens

Simple ideas have often been the driving force for the evolution of human kind, like the idea of the sails that allowed Greek ships to cruise all over the Mediterranean sea. Today, in an era of complex energy problems we also need simple solutions to difficult problems. To provide a  new look to the tower we have to think more about the environment and the energy consumption that we would  spend to climatize a building.

Evening View

  • Architect: marco acerbis studio
  • Name of Project: Piraeus Tower
  • Location: Athens, Greece
  • Client: Greek Architects, DuPont
  • Software used: Rhino and Artlantis

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Solar Panel Factory in Kilkis, Thessaloniki, Greece by Henning Larsen Architects

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Article source: Henning Larsen Architects
More projects by Henning Larsen Architects

The Solar Panel Factory is located in Kilkis – an industrial area north of Thessaloniki in Greece. The building comprises two production lines, input and output warehouses, technical support areas as well as administration and staff areas.

Solar Panel

  • Architects: Henning Larsen Architects
  • Location: Kilkis, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Client: Exel Solar
  • Gross Floor Area: 100,000 m2
  • Year of construction: 2008 – 2009
  • Type of assignment: Commission
  • Collaborators: RAcell Solar A/S

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Elektra Bakery, Edessa by Studioprototype Architects

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

This shop is part of a chain of family-run bakeries called ‘Elektra’ located in Edessa, Greece. Studioprototype had the opportunity to redefine the look of its shops with this pilot project. The shop is small, covering only thirty-five square metres and occupies a strategic corner on the main pedestrian high street.

Elektra Bakery 1

Elektra Bakery 1

  • Architect: Studioprototype Architects (Neal Shah & Sofia Limpari)
  • Location: Edessa, Greece
  • Client: Elektra Bakeries, Edessa
  • Area: 35 sqm
  • Photography: Spyros Paloukis www.spyrospaloukis.com
  • Materials: Western red-cedar cladding, Carrara Arabescato marble counters, bar and tables, brass signs and logos, Royal Mosa ceramic floor and wall tiles, European oak bread racks, black powder coated steel window box.
  • Furniture and fittings: General lighting by Bright.gr, Automated doors by GU Hellas, Folding sliding doors by Texpan, Tom Dixon ‘Beat’ pendant lights, Bolich outdoor wall lights, Xavier Pauchard chairs & stools, bespoke counter and trolley, all sanitary ware by Villeroy and Boch.
  • Date completed: November 2009

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