Representative works from the architect’s long career, which have set their seal on contemporary Athens. Through its pages the reader can appreciate the effect of time and the changes it brings to architectural creation.
This volume presents architectural syntheses distinctive of the oeuvre of architect Ioannis Vikelas. The selection is based on chronological rather than thematic criteria, so giving a diachronic picture of Vikelas’ work and enabling the reader to follow the changes occurring in the design and the construction of architectural projects over time. In the course of his fifty-year career (1959-2009) Vikelas has prepared studies for a large number of buildings of various architectural types and supervised their construction.
The book presents urban ensembles, residential complexes, villas, office blocks, high-rise buildings, government ministries, town halls, libraries, museums, educational foundations, hospitals, industrial buildings, churches, exhibition pavilions, shops and department stores, banks, malls, cinemas, sports facilities, hotels, marinas, airports, churches, monumental tombs, public parks and squares. The concise description of each building, accompanied by plans and certain details regarding its function, is complemented by abundant photographs.
Weight 2000 g Dimensions 28 × 28 cm Binding Language
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