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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.…

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“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

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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

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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

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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 …