Ziyuan (Oliver) Zhu

High City, New Acropolis | Athens, Greece | Unit 21 | 2019 Click to see Design Realisation Literal transparency and adjacency in the architecture of government building often equated with figurative transparency, openness, accessibility and greater democracy. This is evident in buildings, such as The Casa del Fascio (Como, Italy) and The Reichstag. The project took inspiration from the public and political building in ancient Athens, such as Acropolis and

Chengbin Shou

New Rovertou Galli Park | Athens, Greece| Unit 21 | 2019 Click to see Design Realisation The Project is a renovation project of Rovertou Galli Park in Athens which allows visitors to interactively determine the building’s appearance and makes the Acropolis more connected to the city context. The main function of the park has a strong connection to today’s information technology, which encourages visitors to leave their own information and existence

Emilio Sullivan

(En) Powering the Polykatoikia | Athens, Greece | Unit 21 | 2019 Awarded Distinction for Design and Distinction for Thesis Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th year work As Greece and Athens seek to pull themselves from one crisis of a financial nature, they have begun to propel themselves into another far more permanant problem. The problem of waste.With greater issues at the forefront, the management and attitudes to waste have been

Christobal Riffo Giampaoli

Inhabiting the Shoreline | Athens, Greece | Unit 21 | 2019 Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th year work Click image to zoom–> The Greek government-debt crisis in 2008 forced the government to introduce many austerity measures to reduce the public spending and by doing this helping to cut the deficit. This process has affected fundamental aspects of Greek society such as Housing, Education, Healthcare, Employment, Culture and

Calum MacDonald

EXCEPTIVE LAWS | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Awarded Distinction for Thesis & Merit for Design Click to see Thesis     Exceptive Laws   This project seeks to reconceptualise architectural legacy in Finland by {re}contextualising Finnish architectural development from 1917-2015 within its legislative, cultural, historical, corporeal, linguistic, and corporate conditions of the time. It has constantly been asking and re-thinking what the role of the architect and