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    Eclipse of Rainbow Led Luminaire

    Eclipse of Rainbow, is a luminaire using LED lighting technology designed by Eugenia Antoniou, awarded the first prize at  “IDEAS DESIGN COMPETITION indoor/ outdoor Led Luminaire 2014”.  The designer, a final year student at the Department of Product and System Design Engineering, responded to the competition brief with a clean and...

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    City Talks: Interviewing Philippos Theodorides

    City Talks is a series of short interviews we will be hosting from this week on, showcasing and discussing the work of creatives that draw inspiration from the urban environment. Starting with Athens based Cypriot artist Philippos Theodorides, this new column sets off to explore the ways and means creatives...

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    Paradox House by KLab Architects

    A house of 250m2 for a young family in an almost rural area part of Athens Paiania, was designed in a plot of 500m2. As the first house that was going to be built in this new suburb, but not the last we had to consider future developments but...

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    Concrete Mixtape #04: Public Power Corporation Sub-station and Office building (C. Κrantonellis 1973-77)

    The Public Power Corporation Sub-Station and Office building, built by Architect Cleon Krantonellis between 1973-77, is a unique structure that manages to completely merge with the city’s fabric while being able to accommodate a difficult functional program. At the same time, it manages to achieve a sophisticated sculptural form,...

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    So close to the ground by Sparch Architects

    Sometimes to design something as personal as your office can be a very painstaking process. An old warehouse space, half hidden under the ground in a quiet pedestrian street which is totally covered by trees, was transformed to an architectural office. The area is residential and at the same...

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    REPORTING DESIGN ATHENS

    Under a new name and with a sense of rebirth, last weekend Design Athens took place also in a different venue, Benaki Museum in Peiraios street. Roughly described, a greek conference about graphic design, where most of the recent known greek design names have presented their work throughout its…

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    REANIMATE by KOIS Architects

    The project is the renovation of a single detached family house located in the suburb of Politia in northern Athens. Our clients a couple of young professionals inherited the house built in 1980’s. The building was spacious and well placed within its plot but it had some serious issues….

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  • Greek Modernist Residence Refurbishment in Psihiko by Fotini Margariti 08

    Residence in Psychiko by Fotini Margariti (F/M) Architect

    The existing house on the property, built in the 60s in the modern style of Greek architecture, is preserved instead of being demolished. Both its inside and outside are completely upgraded by focusing on the idea that what is considered as modern is a ‘’world’’ that we can modify…

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    Concrete Mixtape #03: Spiteri Residence (A. Provelegios 1956-58)

    The Spiteri Residence, built between 1956-58 by Architect Aristomenis Provelegios for sculptor Ioanna Spiteri, is a narrow 5m wide building, on Kykladon 8 street in Kypseli, Athens. The building’s transparent glass grid facade, encloses an open plan interior featuring a double height atelier for the artist and a residence...

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    Somebody: A Messaging Service by Miranda July

    Somebody, a messaging service by Miranda July, adds a layer of experience and interaction to your urban environment that you would never imagine.

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