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    The Return of Place: a square grounded in Nordic sensibility by AAIKO ARKITEKTER

    A project envisaged by Sam Eyde back in year 1917, a huge mirror installed on the top of the mountain which would reflect the sun and illuminate the light back to the city, is now possible. The city of Rjukan seeks the redesign of its central square in order…

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    A House between the Rocks, Volax, Tinos – by Aristides Dallas

    Volax is perhaps, the most “authentic” location in Tinos; blatantly special and distinct, in a way that makes it, unique in Cyclades – though it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say in the world. So, it goes without saying that the design of a residence in Volax, is a...

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    THE NETHERLANDS EMBASSY IN ATHENS by GFRA ARCHITECTS

    Starting point of the renovation of the Dutch Embassy in Athens was the introduction of the most current philosophy of public office collaborative work environment in the Netherlands, called ‘Het Nieuwe Werken’. This HNW is based upon three pillars, named behaviour, bricks and bytes. Within behaviour there is a shift...

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    Annenheim Kuben, AT – buerger Katsota architects

    The apartment development is situated in Annenheim, on the foothills of the Gerlitzen mountain in Carinthia – Austria. The steep south-facing elongated site offers spectacular views towards the Lake Ossiach and the Landskron Castle beyond.     The scheme is broken down into three cubical volumes, set slightly at...

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    SGT ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING REFURBISHMENT by SPACELAB ARCHITECTS

    The Onassis Foundation, in order to expand the administrative offices of its cultural center, acquired a four story building behind the Onassis cultural center and commissioned four architectural offices to conduct a preliminary design on the refurbishment of the building. SCHEDULE The program of the new building called for...

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    TWO RESIDENCES IN SYROS BY BLOCK722 ARCHITECTS

    Situated in the island of Syros, SYROS I house hosts a couple and their guests. The design process was defined by the clients’ desire to maximize the view of the Plagia bay. The main intention was to unify the various spaces of the house under one roof facing the…

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    AIRTH BY KIRKI IOULIA MARIOLOPOULOU

    This study was conducted to facilitate the needs of a three member family for a house in a suburb of Athens, which would include garden, a swimming- pool and parking facilities, as well as the collocation of an architectural office space with a five to ten-people capacity.    ...

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    House H, Eptanissa GR – buerger katsota architects

    The holiday house is located on a sea front plot with private access to a protected beach on the western coast of the island. The site is shaped by rock formations, a mature wild olive trees’ grove and spectacular views towards the Ionian Sea. The starting point for the...

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    H34 apartments by 314 architecture studio

    The apartments building h34 is sited on a plot of seven hundred square meters in Attica, in Voula area, just eighty meters from the shoreline. The architecture of the building is inspired by the traditional Asian architecture and specifically from the particular typology of the Japanese pagoda. Thus, through...

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    Concrete Mixtape #06 : Bank Of Piraeus, Korai Building ( E.Vourekas & Sir B.Spence, 1969 – 1975 )

    Greek construction journal ‘Technomodica’, informed its readers on an article published in the 1976 issue that the to be completed building on the junction of Stadiou and Korai square would come to “be rated as one of the most beautiful buildings in Greece”. Designed in the early 1970’s by...

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