ARCHITECTURE

Modiano Market gets its sparkle back
SOCIETY

The lights go back on briefly at the Modiano Market, and photographs from the testing of the listed monument’s new lighting system quickly start making the rounds on social media.


Buildings pose future challenge
SOCIETY

The upkeep and renovation of Athens’ buildings will be one of the biggest challenges that will confront the capital in the years to come.


‘Architecture activists’ study Santorini
IMAGES

An interdisciplinary research team, Boulouki, has been studying Santorini’s vernacular architecture and presents “Under the Landscape,” a two-part exhibition held on the southeastern Aegean island and the islet of Thirasia through July 24.


A spotlight on Athenian architecture
IMAGES

Designed by modernist architect Kleon Krantoellis in 1977, the imposing Public Power Corporation Distribution Center on Tritis Septemvriou Street is one of the landmarks on the itinerary at this year’s Open House Athens.



Ioannis Despotopoulos | Athens | Year-Round
WHAT'S ON

The Goethe Institute of Athens, in cooperation with the Benaki Museum’s Modern Greek Architectural Archives, presents “From Building to Community: Ioannis Despotopoulos and the Bauhaus.”


Future global center of Pontian Hellenism unveiled
DIASPORA

A global center for Pontian Hellenism, to be built on the site of the former airport at Elliniko, southern Athens, was unveiled this week at an event in the Greek capital held at the Mikis Theodorakis Cultural and Conference Center.

Faces of Athens over 200 years
CULTURE

The bicentennial of the start of the Greek War of Independence has yielded a rich harvest of books in English that shed new light on this seminal event in Greek and European history.