The Architect’s Athens

May 13, 2015

Presentation of two new publications about the Athens of Kostas Biris and Constantinos Doxiadis…

Photos from the publication on Constantinos Doxiadis to be presented at the Hellenic American Union

The Hellenic American Union and the Hellenic American College, in cooperation with Melissa Publishing House, are proud to present two new publications about two of the most influential Greek architects, who envisioned a better Athens.

The work of a "prophet" as to the current situation in Athens is presented in the book "Kostas E. Biris: Reports on Athens", through an account of his long track record as an architect and urban planner at the Athens Municipality (1925-1965), his groundbreaking suggestions and, above all, his spirited articles in the Press. The book "The Story of Constantinos Doxiadis, 1913-1975: Report to Hippodamus" aims to recreate that era while focusing on the man and his work, one of the very few modern Greek designers enjoying immense worldwide recognition.

The publications will be presented by:
1st Panel: Konstantinos Dekavalas (Architect, Honorary Professor at NTUA), Dionysios Zivas (Architect, Honorary Professor at NTUA), Alexandros Papageorgiou-Venetas (Architect-Urban Planner, Professor at the University of Louvain), Georgios Sarigiannis (Architect, Honorary Professor at NTUA) and Eleftherios Skiadas (President of the Society of Athenians)
2nd Panel: Tilemachos Andrianopoulos (Architect), Apostolos Doxiadis (Author), Mantha Zarmakoupi (Architect-Archaeologist), Savvas Kontaratos (Architect, Honorary Professor at NTUA) and Panagiota Pavlidou (Librarian).
The panel discussions will be moderated by: Nikos Vatopoulos (Journalist).

Read a press report about the event (in Greek)

Information

Artist Kostas Biris, Constantinos Doxiadis
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Hellenic American College, Melissa Publishing House
Venue Hellenic American Union Theater
Start Date 13/05/2015
End Date 13/05/2015
Starting Time 19:00
Type Talk - Presentation
Participants Tilemachos Andrianopoulos, Konstantinos Dekavalas, Apostolos Doxiadis, Savvas Kontaratos, Alexandros Papageorgiou-Venetas, Panagiota Pavlidou, Georgios Sarigiannis, Eleftherios Skiadas, Nikos Vatopoulos, Mantha Zarmakoupi, Dionysios Zivas
Languages: EL
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2015/05/18 - 14:49:12

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