The Greek participation at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale titled Tourism Landscapes: Remaking Greece, curated by the Greek Commissioner Yannis Aesopos, architect and professor of architecture, and organized by the Greek Ministry of the Environment, will open at the Acropolis Museum in Athens on Friday, March 27, 2015. Until Saturday, April 11, 2015. You can find more information regarding the opening hours here.the architecture of Greek tourism of the last 100 years will be presented to the Greek public.
The exhibition is made up of two parts. The first part, titled “Archive 1914-2014”, showcases, among others, the work of architects: Dimitris and Suzana Antonakakis, Constantin Decavalla, Divercity, Konstantinos Doxiadis/Doxiadis Associates, Dimitris Fatouros, Foster + Partners, Walter Gropius/TAC, Patroklos Karandinos, Rem Koolhaas/OMA, Kleon Krantonellis, Aris Konstantinidis, Mplusm, Pavlos Mylonas, Nikiforidis/Cuomo, Yorgos Nikoletopoulos, Thymio Papayannis and Associates, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Dimitris Pikionis, Eero Saarinen & Partners, Periklis Sakellarios, Alexandros C. Samaras, 3SK Stylianidis Architects, Alexandros N. Tombazis, Ioannis Triantafyllidis, Bernard Tschumi, Ed Tuttle, Nikos Valsamakis, Prokopis Vassiliadis, Philippos Vokos, Emmanouil Vourekas, Elias Zenghelis/OMA, Takis Ch. Zenetos.
The second part, titled “New Projects / Post-Crisis Tourism Inhabitation”, presents 15 proposals by Greek and foreign architects on the future directions of the architecture of tourism in the post-crisis era. It showcases the work of architects: Amid.Cero9, Madrid; Studio Angelidakis, Athens; Antonas Office, Athens; Alejandro Zaera Polo Maider Laguno Architecture, Princeton; Christina Loukopoulou, Iro Bertaki, Costis Paniyiris, Athens; Buerger Katsota Architects, Athens; Flux Office, Athens; ΗHF Architects, Basel; Zissis Kotionis, Volos; ksestudio, New York; Manuel Aires Mateus, Francisco Aires Mateus, Lisbon; Neri & Hu Design and Research Office, Shanghai; Ilias Papageorgiou, SO-IL, New York; Tense Architecture Network, Athens; Alexandra Vougia, Theodossis Issaias, Platon Issaias, London.
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