A migration crisis in Greece offers a global resilience lesson

September 16, 2016 by  
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Plush green-roofed cultural center replaces 2004 Olympic Games facilities in Athens

July 1, 2016 by  
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The Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center looks like an artificial hill that rises towards the south part of the site to a maximum height of 32 meters (104 feet), offering great views of the sea and the bay of Kallithea. A sloping park, planted with indigenous species and conceived by New York landscape designer Deborah Nevins , tops the opera house and the library. Related: London to get another Renzo Piano-designed tower at Paddington Station A large solar array was installed on the roof of the complex, which Piano calls the “flying carpet.” Inside, various functions and programs are organized around a central gathering space inspired by the agora, a typology dating back to ancient times. Over 5,000 manuscripts and documents are housed inside a large library. Various other spaces like a business incubator for entrepreneurs, a music recording studio and play areas for kids and teenagers are distributed across the first two floors, while the adjacent opera house features two auditoriums for traditional and experimental performances. + Renzo Piano Building Workshop Via Dezeen

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Tiny two-legged shelter puppy gifted lifetime supply of 3D-printed wheelchairs

November 19, 2015 by  
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Net-zero Unity home is a solar-powered prefab that pops up in just 3 days

November 19, 2015 by  
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This rooftop cabin rises above the city, allowing urban residents a brief escape

January 29, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of This rooftop cabin rises above the city, allowing urban residents a brief escape Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Athens , Athens cabin , city cabin , city camping , design cabin , Greece cabin , Greek cabin , Greek rooftop cabin , Greek urban cabin , panos dragonas , rooftop cabin , rooftop retreat , Urban Cabin , Urban design , urban retreat , urban rooftop cabin , urban room , varvara christopoulou

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Cantilevering Bioclimatic House Breathes Through its Roof in Greece

January 31, 2013 by  
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Athens’ Placebo Pharmacy Is Wrapped with Light Infusing Braille Perforations

May 31, 2011 by  
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