TALK YOUR WALK

                            The cause behind STANDFOR INITIATIVE ‘S One Gender campaign is subtle yet strong.     The cause behind STANDFOR INITIATIVE ‘S One Gender campaign is subtle yet strong. Having passed the 2018 threshold it’s only fair and logical not to discuss …

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Renzo Piano completes Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center on a huge artificial hill

Italian architect Renzo Piano has finished a major new park, library and theatre complex in Athens, following one of the largest donations for a cultural building project in history (+ slideshow). Located in the Kallithea district in the south of the Greek capital, the huge Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre creates new homes for the National Library of Greece and More

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Parthenon could be moved to London, says RCA graduate Kit Stiby Harris

Graduate shows 2016: architecture graduate Kit Stiby Harris has proposed relocating the “fake” Parthenon from Athens to the British Museum in London. This would allow the 2,500-year-old structure to be reunited with the Elgin Marbles – decorative stone sculptures from the Parthenon’s facade that are controversially kept at the London museum – while raising money to fund More

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A Sustainable Villa In Greece By 314 Architecture Studio

Athens-based 314 Architecture Studio created a sleek villa with a contemporary design that was built with sustainability in mind. Using only eco-friendly materials, the ergonomic structure consists of a tank that collects water as well as solar and photovoltaic panels to provide the building with energy and electric power. On the concept behind the design, architect […]

Hiboux Architects elevates slatted timber garage above the pool of an Athens house

This slatted timber garage is propped above the swimming pool of a house on a hillside overlooking Athens (+ slideshow). The Suspended Garage provides parking for two cars as well as a space for the family to spend time working on their bikes and motorcycle. It was designed by Athens-based studio Hiboux Architects, which was founded in 2011 by Marianna […]

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City rooftop cabin offers an alternative to the primitive forest hut

Architects Panos Dragonas and Varvara Christopoulou believe there is no longer anywhere remote enough to build a wilderness hideaway, so have instead proposed a cabin raised above the Athens rooftops. As the world becomes increasingly urbanised, and digital mapping extends across deserts and jungles, there can be no more unexplored corners of the globe for a […]
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