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LOCATION:

Piraeus Port, Athens, Greece

PROMOTOR:

Greek Architects Association and Du Pont Hellas

PROPOSAL:

Mediterraean Tower, energy, natural thermal inertia equalizer

TEAM:

Matej Zahatnansky; Francisco Fezas Vital

YEAR:

2010

DESCRIPTION:

The new projected layer, hugs and regulates the existing reinforced concrete structure, establishing a symbolic presence at the Athens skyline, looking over the city and the sea, providing new social exchange on the balconies and railings.


This armor or breastplate, works as a protection for life and energy source, producing and cooling effect through trees and ventilation, lowering visual impact of the building on the landscape.