Victoria Square Project (VSP)

How do design practices and the scientific field of architecture respond in relation to the challenges of an era marked by environmental, political and social crises? How are lifestyles being reflected in the cities, infrastructure and the built environment and, in turn, how are spatial planning, buildings and cities shaping  prevalent societal behaviors? How does…

El espejismo en crísis

The Seminar “El Espejismo en Crísis / Explorando Futuros Alternativos para un Puerto en Transición” on August 24, was organized by Alejandro Meitin at FAU, Universidad de La Plata, Argentina. Alejandro Meitin and Nicholas Anastasopoulos form part of the Ports in Transition international young network of researchers which became public on October 17, during Habitat…

Imagining alternative futures for ports in transition: Habitat III

 “Imagining alternative futures for ports in transition” was an official Side Event of Habitat III, Quito, 17-20 October 2016. Former ports of air and water, in various parts of the world, experience uncertain states of gradual or abrupt transition. Some are being imagined as metropolitan parks, while in times of economic recession, others are facing…

An NTUA|PUCE Erasmus+ workshop

The  workshop was held in collaboration between the School of Architecture of NTUA and the university of PUCE, in Quito, capital of Ecuador. Our workshop examined alternative planning procedures and strategies around the urban fabric in theory and in practice. A strategic goal was the interaction with the city itself and the collaboration with various local…

A U T O N O M A

Abstract of Keynote presentation to the Autonoma Conference Developing a South-to-South dialogue and parallel study, through addressing in parallel two post-colonial histories, the traditions of community, top-down and bottom-up approaches and the role of the state in two seemingly different countries such as Greece and Ecuador, is a provocative concept and it produces interesting results….

Ephemeral social use of Św. Jana. Gdańsk

The historic church of Św. Jana in the city of Gdańsk is a gothic church which has been converted into a multi-cultural space where various activities from concerts to speeches take place. In the context of Jamm’Art two architects, Nicholas Anastasopoulos and Christopher Guest, collaborated in converting the typical congregation seating of the nave of…

Oncologist doctor’s office, Rigilis street, Athens

Doctor’s office includes secretary, nurse, doctor’s room, waiting and examination rooms. The ugrading of an oncologist doctor’s office includes secretary, nurse, doctor’s office, waiting and patients examination rooms. The goal of this interior design project was to create a tranquil space which induces inner peace, a sense of order, harmony and introspection. Towards this a…

Museum for agriculture and the environment. Loggos, Achaia

The Lambropoulos Olive Press building in Loggos began to function as such in the beginning of the 20th century applying the traditional cold press olive oil production method. It was renovated and transformed into the Achaean Land Center, which operates as a museum for regional agricultural history. The Center is active in the following domains:…

MET@transmediale!

The MET workshop was invited in transmediale.2016 to participate in the Re-examining Global.Ports panel,  moderated by Ben Vickers and Oliver Lerone Schultz.

Unplanned Interdependencies | Guapamacataro

An unplanned but orchestrated encounter between two groups of people: a group of artists in Residency and a group of invited visitors from the community meet up and are invited to participate in a circle of friendship. The human circle is a formation which allows for a better and more equitable understanding between members of an encounter….

Mediterranean Garden project

An experimental, sensory and productive garden of coexisting species, local and imported, provide visual, tactile and olfactory stimuli year-round. The selection of the plants has been made with the following criteria: – The elimination of watering needs. For this, species that adapt to the Mediterranean climate of plants with an already developed root system that…