Tuesday, 07 February 2023

10 Listings in Contemporary Architecture

Kallirrois & Frantzi, Koukaki, Athens, Attica, Greece 11743
The post-war modern architect Takis Zenetos designed the industry from scratch. In its schematics, Zenetos was mentioning the horizontal dimension of the building along Syngrou Avenue and Kallirois Avenue with horizontal linearized glazings. ...more
Leof. Kifissias 99, Marousi, Attica, Greece 15124
This famous skyscraper is the OTE Megaron on Kifissias Avenue, a place that is now called “daktilidi” (def. "the ring"). The decision for the construction of the building was taken in the mid 1960's. Here is the headquarters of the largest Greek ...more
Leof. Andrea Siggrou 364, Kalithea, Attica, Greece 17674
In 2018, the National Library of Greece replaced its roof as it moved into its new home on the grounds of the immense Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center (SNFCC). It is a 24,000 m² ultra-modern glass building, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano ...more
Leof. Mesogeion 136, Goudi, Athens, Attica, Greece 11527
The Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava donated several works for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. The Athens Metro Company commissioned Calatrava to build the bridge. It was to make it easier for users of the "Katehaki" metro station to ...more
Leof. Olimpionikou Spirou Loui, Marousi, Attica, Greece 15123
The Olympic Sports Center of Athens was named after the winner of the first Olympic Marathon in 1896 Spyros Louis, a resident of Marousi. The main element of the site is the Olympic Stadium with a capacity of 75,000. ...more
Leof. Syngrou 103-105, Neos Kosmos, Athens, Attica, Greece 11745
The Conference Center of Ethniki Asfalistiki Insurance Company on Syngrou Avenue, operates under the supervision of the Athenaeum Inter Continental Athens. The building was carefully designed by the famous Italian architect Mario Botta. ...more
Leof. Vasilissis Sofias 46, Ilisia, Athens, Attica, Greece 11528
The history of the Hilton Hotel Building began in 1957, when the Greek government accepted a donation from a shipowner called Apostolos Pezas, along with Conrad Hilton, for the construction of a big, luxurious hotel in the heart of Athens. ...more
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Leof. Andrea Siggrou 364, Kalithea, Attica, Greece 17674
The much-anticipated creation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation was delivered in 2017. Designed by the award-winning architect, Renzo Piano “The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center” (SNFCC) was built on the old racecourse plot in the Delta ...more
Leof. Syngrou 107, Neos Kosmos, Athens, Attica, Greece 11745
The Stegi Onassis Foundation is located in Athens, at Syngrou Avenue 107, constructed entirely with money and supervision by the Onassis Foundation and is a real gem building for the city. This significant cultural center hosts many events, concerts ...more
Leof. Kifissias 43, Ampelokipoi, Athens, Attica, Greece 11523
The President Hotel was built in 1977 on the plot of the former national telephone company. It is the tallest hotel in the country and an impressive sample of cubist architecture - with a height of 68 m and a 516 room availability on 21 floors. ...more

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