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Regeneration of Part of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) Coastal Zone Competition Entry / Kokkinou - Kourkoulas Architects

03:00 - 14 February, 2013
Courtesy of Kokkinou - Kourkoulas Architects
Courtesy of Kokkinou - Kourkoulas Architects

Kokkinou – Kourkoulas Architects shared with us their proposal in the competition for the redesign of the existing cereals stock house building facilities (SILO) and its surrounding open space into a Museum for Underwater Antiquities. This also includes the regeneration of part of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) Coastal Zone – transformation into an open public space for outdoor activities. With their main strategy based on preserving the memory and the effective wealth of the industrial past of the port, their goal is the creation of a cultural center at the western edge of the port amongst the wharfs and other industrial infrastructure. More images and architects’ description after the break.