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Architectural Masterpieces of Athens that Postwar Development Ruined Forever

Many claim that the modern ''Golden Age'' of Athens lasted from the second half of the nineteenth century all the way up to WWII. If we...

Iconic ”Ghost Tower” of Piraeus Finds New Owner

The Consortium of Cante Holdings Ltd. was approved on Monday as the provisional winner in the bidding for ownership of the Piraeus Tower building. The economic...

131 Years Since Athens’ Zappeion Megaron Opened for the First Time

131 years ago, on October 20, 1888 one of Athens' architectural landmarks, the Zappeion Megaron opened its doors for the first time. Located in the...

The Story Behind the Historic Tositseo Building Evacuated by Athens Police

A large police operation took place in downtown Athens on Thursday morning in order to clear out a historic building in which illegal immigrants have...

Aristotelous Square, The Jewel of Thessaloniki

Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki, which is Greece’s second largest city and the capital of Macedonia. Located along Nikis avenue, near...

Benaki Museum Hosts Exhibit on Greek Architect Who Built Skopje in 1960’s

Constantinos Doxiadis was a Greek architect who played a crucial role in the rebuilding of the city of Skopje in 1963 following a devastating...

The Impressive Multi-Level Santorini Winery Built According to the Law of Gravity

The Venetsanos winery, above the port of Athinios, overlooks the magnificent caldera of Santorini. One of the oldest wineries on the island, it has...
Cultural Heritage Week, Crete.

Sustainable Cultural Heritage Events Taking Place in Chania, Crete

Several events are currently taking place in Crete on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. For the week of June 2...

Images of Unique Orthodox Chapel on Cyprus Go Viral! (Photos)

The Orthodox Chapel of Saint Peter and Saint Helena in Paphos, Cyprus is making its way through social media outlets and architecture websites due to its unique modern...

Home in the Arms of an Olive Tree in Greece Wins International Architectural Award

The summer home designed by architect Eva Sopeoglou won the prize in the "Best first new architect" category in the annual awards of the...

Greek Architecture Student Wins Prize for Chair Design

Greece's higher education institutions are getting recognition for their studies and research abroad. Dimitris Sergentakis, a 5th-year student from the Architectural School of the Polytechnic of Crete, competed...

Cyprus’ The White Walls by Jean Nouvel Scoops Best Highrise Award [pics]

French studio ateliers Jean Nouvel's The White Walls, in Nicosia, Cyprus -- created to function as office buildings, shops and apartments for Nice Day...

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