Plush green-roofed cultural center replaces 2004 Olympic Games facilities in Athens
Average Rating: ( 0 votes)
Architect Renzo Piano just completed a new park, library and theater complex in Athens' Kallithea district- the first public building in Greece to achieve a Platinum LEED certification. The new complex, which was in large part made possible to build thanks to a €596 million ($664 million) donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, replaces a horse-racing track and a parking lot left over from the 2004 Olympic Games. The Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center looks like an artificial hill that...