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heroandleandro: Relational Spacing in Ancient Greece: Athens, Acropolis I (ca. 530 BC), Acropolis II (ca. 480 BC), & Acropolis III (after 450 BC) Greece Architecture, Paper Architecture, Architecture Drawings, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Roman Architecture, Architecture Diagrams, Architecture Portfolio, Athens Acropolis

relational spacing in Ancient Greece

The Acropolis, from "Constantinos Doxiadis [...] on the system of polar coordinates used to place buildings in space. Prior to the rational Hippodamian grid (5th century BC), this conception was based on the human viewpoint, taking the entrance to a site as the reference from which all the optical perspectives would start from. [...] Gaps between buildings are meticulously choreographed and limited to a minimum, the elevation of one building immediately following its neighboring one."

photographs of the performance, axonometric diagram, composer’s diagrams showing distribution of flashbulbs and laser trajectories, light sketches Graphic Score, Experimental Music, Arch Architecture, Sound Art, Detailed Drawings, Sound Design, Patterns In Nature, Cartography, Pattern Art

Yannis Xenakis’ Polytopes: Cosmogonies in Sound and Architecture

Fusing the ancient greek terms "poly" (“many”) and "topos" (“place”), Greek-French composer Iannis Xenakis coined a neologism for his set of spatial creations that mixed together sound, light, color and architecture during live performances. The Polytopes may be considered a summa of Xenakis...

Risultati immagini per aris konstantinidis Midcentury Modern, Modern Rustic, Contemporary Architecture, Architecture Design, Xenia Hotel, Greece History, Greek Design, Mans World, Brutalist

1960 Xenia Motel, Kalambaka | Aris Konstantinidis

1960 Xenia Motel, Kalambaka | Aris Konstantinidis Source: Aris Konstantinidis Archive - Courtesy of Dimitri Konstantinidis

To be traditional is to be contemporary part infrastructure in post-war Greece Xenia Hotel, Old Time Photos, Mykonos, Athens, Paris Skyline, Greece, Dolores Park, War, Traditional

To be traditional is to be contemporary part #02: infrastructure in post-war Greece

Xenia Hotel, Poros, 1964. Interior View. During the post-war period in Greece, there is an attempt to improve the country’s infrastructure, with regard to provide affordable housing for a growing population that is flowing into big cities to seek for work and at the same time for the development of several sites as touristic destinations. Aris Konstantinidis’ work as …

Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis often quoted as C. Doxiadis) May 1914 – 28 June was a Greek architect and town planner. He became known as the lead architect of Islamabad, the new capital of Pakistan, and later as the father of Ekistics. Reconstruction Plans, Athens City, Athens Acropolis, Architectural Engineering, Human Settlement, Study Architecture, Famous Architects, Urban Planning, Greeks

The Man and his Work

Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis often quoted as C.A. Doxiadis) (14 May 1914 – 28 June 1975), was a Greek architect and town planner. He became known as the lead architect of Islamabad, the new capital of Pakistan, and later as the father of Ekistics.

Archive of Affinities Xenia Hotel, Norman Foster, Worlds Of Fun, Athens, Architecture Art, Your Design, Greece, The Past, Bee

Archive of Affinities

Eleni Gigantes, Hotel Xenia, Cephalonia, Greece

Image 3 of 22 from gallery of Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre / Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Photograph by RPBW Renzo Piano, Architecture Portfolio, Contemporary Architecture, Architecture Diagrams, Stavros Niarchos, Architecture Classique, Urban Analysis, Site Plans, Cultural Center

Niarchos Cultural Center

Designed by RPBW in Athens, the Niarchos Cultural Centre is an important cultural and educational project, comprising the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera.

1960 Xenia Hotel, Nafplio | Ioannis Triantafyllidis | Tourism Landscapes Xenia Hotel, Modernism, Motel, Athens, Greece, Tourism, Arch, Landscapes, Louvre

1960 Xenia Hotel, Nafplio | Ioannis Triantafyllidis

1960 Xenia Hotel, Nafplio | Ioannis Triantafyllidis | Tourism Landscapes

Article: Gossip on the Doxiadis ‘Gossip Square’: Unpacking the Histories of an Unglamorous Public Space Baghdad, Master Plan, Archetypes, Old Pictures, Athens, City Photo, Public, Urban, How To Plan

Architectural Histories

Article: Gossip on the Doxiadis ‘Gossip Square’: Unpacking the Histories of an Unglamorous Public Space

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