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Athens gets a new acropolis

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Eric Owen Moss is honoured in Austria

Eric Owen Moss was awarded an Austrian Decoration of Honor for Science and Art d...

Nerin Kadribegovic named partner at Lehrer Architects

Michael B. Lehrer, FAIA, President and Founding Partner of Lehrer Architects, ha...

Science Island International Design Contest in Lithuania to be organised by Malcolm Reading Consultants

Kaunas City Municipality has appointed Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) to deve...
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EVENTS

26.05.2016 

The Polish Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia  

Polish Pavilion Commissioner: Hanna Wróblewska Deputy Commissioner: Joanna Wasko Curato  ...read more

17.06.2016 

Riccardo De Cal presents his exhibition, Into the Labyrinth from June 17- August 21, 2016 

Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy The exhibit will include 20 photographs, prim  ...read more

22.07.2016 

BIM 2016: Effective, Productive, Profitable Workflows 

Friday, July 22, 2016, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm USC, School of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US  ...read more

18.08.2016 

Design + Build Workshop, Sierra Leone 2016 

What will workshop participants learn? Building Trust are happy to announce that we will   ...read more

With its ultra-thin roof the recently completed Stavros Niarchos Foundation Culture Centre in Athens is an impressive structure but its future is unclear
Designed by Renzo Piano, the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre is located in Kallithea, 4 km south of central Athens in Greece. The new cultural acropolis, which has been inspired by the architect’s love of sailing, has taken a decade to build at a time when Greece has been struggling with huge amounts of national debt. An important cultural and educational project, the site includes the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera in a 170,000 sq m landscaped park.  The Centre was officially launched last weekend against a spectacular backdrop of concerts and fireworks, but it hasn’t actually opened to the public for everyday use and no fixed date has been confirmed. Both the national library and opera house have been gifted a further €5m to relocate here, but the library’s shelves stand empty and future funding remains unclear.  Commenting o

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