BLUMENHÄUSER – Public Housing in Bern, Switzerland

European Architectural competition entry

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architects: Roula Bakopannou, Petros Fokaidis, Loukas Triantis
Consultants: Karolos Hanikian, Alexandros Bofilias, landscape architects

Location: Schönbergpark, Bern
Site: 6.136 sqm
Program: Housing of 2.000 sqm in new and existing buildings with apartments …

INSIDE-OUT – Arch Lab in Athens

Transformation of a light industry interior into an architectural office, Athens, Greece

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Photos: Nikos Baxevanoglou; Studio Phobia: Stefanos Samios, Vagelis Somarakis

‘Inside-Out’ questions the notion of interiority and comfort by intertwining controversial textures and materials linked to …

Lina Stergiou, ed., Revelation (Athens: Cultural Olympiad 2001-2004, 2003).

Revelation is the third volume in the series of four books about the Athens D.O.E.S. competition ‘Ephemeral Structures in the City of Athens’ organized by the Hellenic Culture Heritage S.A. in the context of the Cultural Olympiad 2001-2004 – indicating

‘Ecosmosis’ Exhibition

Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center Athens
29 May – 30 June 2012

Curator: Lina Stergiou. Interactive environment Osmotic World: Maurice Benayoun

Ecosmosis explores the transdisciplinary field of experimental eco-spatial practices through works immersing as videos in an interactive art environment. …

Lina Stergiou, “Αθηνα, μια Πολη των Πολιτων τηΣ. Μπορούμε; Athens, a City for its Citizens. Can We?,” Architektones – the Association of Greek Architects Journal 3 (June 2013): 7-8.

 

Exhibition Design of ‘AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics’

Benaki Museum Athens, Pireos Street Annex
8 June – 31 July 2011

Architects: Lina Stergiou, Aris Zambikos
Project architect: Evelina Rempi
Collaborating architects: Chrysi Gousiou, Antonis Chazapis

The AAO project within its aim to promote the current social dimension of …

Urban pilot actions

Athens City Center
9 -11 May 2011

Research-curator: Lina Stergiou

Athens Here and Now pilot actions rewrite the city center historic traces, explore the potentialities of participation and appropriation of public space by diverse social groups and empower minority ones. …

Lina Stergiou, “Οταν τα Ολυμπιακα φωτα σβυνουν. When the Olympic Lights Go Out,” Opinion, Kathimerini newspaper, August 26, 2005, 15

 

Lina Stergiou, “Αθηνα: Νεα στοιχηματα συμβολικηΣ διαστασηΣ. Athens: New Bets of a Symbolic Dimension,” Sunday edition of Kathimerini newspaper, June 30, 2013, 10.

 

AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics International Conference 01

Athens School of Fine Arts
19 – 20 January 2011

The first International Conference of AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics will take place on 19 & 20 January 2011 at the amphitheater of the Athens School of Fine Arts, 256 Pireos St., Athens.…

Lina Stergiou, “Αθηνα Εδω και Τωρα. Athens Here and Now,” in “’Architects’ here and now – n+1 stories of creative creation / madness / employment / survival,” special issue, Architektones – the Association of Greek Architects Journal 16 (October 2015): 8-9.

 

Lina Stergiou, “ΤΟ ΠΡΑΓΜΑΤΙΚΟ ΚΑΙ ΤΟ ΙΔΕΑΤΟ,” ΣΤΟ ΚΡΙΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΝΟΗΣΗ (ΑΘΗΝΑ: ΜΟΡΦΩΤΙΚΟ ΙΔΡΥΜΑ ΕΣΗΕΑ, 2011), ΣΣ.103-20. “The Real and the Ideal,” in Crisis and Intellectuals (Athens: Cultural Foundation of the Journalists’ Union of Daily Newspapers of Athens Editions, 2011), pp.103-20.

This paper develops the notions of the Real and the Ideal and their spatial manifestations, especially in the urban space of Athens during the 19th century and during the post-war period until today, by exploring, first, the urban, architectural and

Unit-by-Unit – Archive design & management for Architecture school in China

XLarch Department of Architecture, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, Suzhou, China, 2017

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architect: Evelina Rempi

The architectural profession requires a convoluted blend of analytical and creative capacities, a combination of various knowledge, methods, skills and techniques. Archiving …

Exhibition Design of ‘Slow Down Rooms’

Benaki Museum Athens, Pireos Street Annex
8 June – 31 July 2011

Architects: Lina Stergiou, Aris Zambikos
Project architect: Evelina Rempi
Collaborating architects: Chrysi Gousiou, Antonis Chazapis

The exhibition design follows four main principles:
1. To organize the gallery into

WRAPPING MARBLE – Offices for a music company

Transformation of two apartments into offices for a music company, Athens, Greece

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architects: Orestis Argiropoulos, Yannis Arvanitis, Nikos Koukoumis, Yannikos Vasiloulis

‘Wrapping Marble’ houses a small music company. Forming an ambiguous environment, a marble zone serves …

Exhibition Design of ‘Ecosmosis’

Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center Athens
29 May – 30 June 2012

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architect: Stathoula Palivou

Ecosmosis is an interactive art environment that explores  experimental ecospatial practices. Twelve video-projections on floor interact with visitors on an audio and …

Lina Stergiou, “1960s, Institution Architecture: Avant-Garde Roots and Function,” in “Cultural Production in the 20th and 21st Centuries: Art Collectives, Institutions and Culture Industry” special issue, Re·bus – a journal of art history and theory 2, no.8 (Spring 2017): 1-34.

While not underestimating the ambivalence that the question ‘what is the avant-garde’ still has in the arts and the literary field today, if it is a historic category or an ongoing project, and if so, what defines this project, a …

Lina Stergiou, ed., Against All Odds: Ethics/Aesthetics (Athens: Benaki Museum and Papasotiriou, 2011), English/Greek, 433 pages

With the mission to expand architectural profession’s role within society through reshaping its social and ecological contributions to the cityscape and its social fabric, AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics included a number of experimental actions, conferences, academic workshops and exhibitions. The book documents …

INSIDE-OUT AND VICE VERSA – Arch Lab in Athens

Transformation of an engineering office into architectural lab, Athens, Greece

Architect: Lina Stergiou

The interior envelope (walls, floor and ceiling) of this former civil engineers’ office space is painted white, and accommodates ‘Inside-Out’ arch lab’s furniture. Its conference table and …

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used
when we created them.” (A. Einstein)

AAO is a mechanism that produces thoughts, ideas and actions. An interdisciplinary research and creative platform in architecture, design and art …

BLUE VELVET BOOK PILLOW

Bookcase design

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Photos: Nikos Baxevanoglou

This project subverts the expected materials a bookcase is usually made of. The blue velvet, which coats foam-rubber, creates a pillow for the books. The ‘blue velvet book-pillow’ expands the meaning of …

AAO: ETHICS / AESTHETICS International Conference 02

Benaki Museum Athens
6 – 7 June 2011

Following on the first International Conference of the ΑΑΟ : Ethics / Aesthetics, held at the Athens School of Fine Arts, the six Academic Workshops currently under way, and Athens Here …

TV DANCING BOXES – furniture for image and sound

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Photos: Nikos Baxevanoglou

‘TV dancing boxes’ is a multiple use device designed for TV, Video, Stereo and storing of CDs, videotapes and a variety of storage devices. All of its parts turn around a vertical axis, open …

Lina Stergiou, “Fabricating the Future,” in International Art Architecture Symposium “What’s Architecture? What Architects Can Do?” Proceedings (Synopsis), School of Architecture & Applied Arts, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China, May 18, 2015: A14-5.

Main auditorium, city campus, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China.
May 18, 14:00 ‘Fabricating the Future,’ Lina Stergiou.
May 19, 10:00-12:30  round up discussion, Lina Stergiou (moderator), Shen Kang, Liu Xiaohu, K.T. Ravindran, Zhao Chen, Alexander Brodsky, Ji Yuanzhen,  …

TOPOS CORALIA – Redefining the urban waterfront of Busan, Korea

‘Redefining the Busan Urban waterfront’ Korea
International Urban/Architectural competition entry

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architect: Dido Tsigaridi

The proposal extends under existing Gwangan Bridge and suggests the bridge’s transformation into a new urban site made out of natural materials. A …

Arcadian Land – Museum for the Arcadian Legacy

Museum for the Promotion of Arcadian World Legacy and surrounding landscape formulation. Archeological site of Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Project architects: Stathoula Palivou, Dimitris Kardaras
Energy collaborating architect: Kostantia Misyri
Energy engineering consultant: Ion Kontiadis
3d visualization: Oionei…

Lina Stergiou, “Fabricating the Future” (Talk Abstract and Program of the International Art Architecture Symposium “What’s Architecture? What Architects Can Do?”, School of Architecture & Applied Arts, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China, May 18-19, 2015).

 

Lina Stergiou, “Bottom-up, left and right: Ecological models. Social practices,” talk at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Lina Stergiou, “Bottom-up, left and right: Vocational Ethics, Creative Activism. ΣΥΜΜΕΤΟΧΙΚΟΣ ΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΜΟΣ ΠΡΟΣ ΟΛΕΣ ΤΙΣ ΚΑΤΕΥΘΥΝΣΕΙΣ. ΕΠΑΓΓΕΛΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΗΘΙΚΗ, ΔΗΜΙΟΥΡΓΙΚΟΣ ΑΚΤΙΒΙΣΜΟΣ,,” in AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics, ed. Lina Stergiou (Athens: Benaki Museum and Papasotiriou, 2011), pp.33-45.

This conference paper discusses activism and collaborative spatial practices within the framework of professional ethics and the notion of autonomy.

Exhibition Design of ‘Athens Here And Now’

Benaki Museum Athens, Pireos Street Annex
8 June – 31 July 2011

Architects: Lina Stergiou, Aris Zambikos
Project architect: Evelina Rempi
Collaborating architects: Chrysi Gousiou, Antonis Chazapis

The exhibition design follows four main principles:
1. To organize the gallery into …

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