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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.…


“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 …



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 …

BLUMENHÄUSER – Public Housing in Bern, Switzerland

view from Herrschaftsgarten

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 …

TOPOS CORALIA – Redefining the urban waterfront of Busan, Korea

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‘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 …

WRAPPING MARBLE – Offices for a music company

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

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

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

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 …

INSIDE-OUT – Arch Lab in Athens

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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 …