75 buildings have won International Architecture Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The awards ceremony is scheduled for September 8 in Athens.
For the first time in the history of documenta - the famous contemporary art exhibition first held in 1955 in Kassel, Germany - two cities are hosting the event on an equal footing: Athens (Greece) from 8 April to 16 July and of course Kassel from 10 June to 17 September 2017, lengthening the traditional duration from 100 to a mighty 163 days.
The Cultural Centre operated by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Kallithea (Athens) and inaugurated in the summer of 2016, was presented with the ENR 2016 (Engineering News Record) Global Best Projects Award in an awards ceremony held on October 12 in New York.
One of 6 finalists for the 2011 Mies van der Rohe Prize for European Contemporary Architecture, the new Acropolis Museum in Athens was awarded the 2011 AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture by the prestigious American Institute of Architects.
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