The EcoFans walked along Pikionis’ paths and on Philopappou Hill

Jan 31, 2015

The EcoFans learned and eco-inspected as they walked along the stone-paved paths created by Pikionis and on Philopappou Hill.

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The EcoFans, equipped with drawing boards, stationery, and compasses, walked along the stone-paved paths designed by architect Dimitris Pikionis in the 1950s, when he transformed the surroundings of the Acropolis, inspired by tradition and modernism. Elaborate stone-paving, the use of plants indigenous to the Attica region, and visual integration of the surrounding landmarks into the landscape are some of the characteristics of Pikionis’ masterpiece. "Walking along Pikionis’ paths and on Philopappou Hill" was an experiential activity aimed at learning the relationship between nature and history and at raising the environmental awareness of children through the use of English. The EcoFans explored secret corners, experienced the harmonious coexistence of ancient and modern art, landscape and history, eco-inspected the area, and recorded its current status. 

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Start Date 31/01/2015
End Date 31/01/2015
Type Field Trip
Languages: EL, EN
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Last Update At: 2015/02/02 - 12:25:58

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