10 MAY 2017 / The SNFCC on Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure has mentioned the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center as part of a story on an artistic revitalization evident in the city of Athens.

The article entitled “In Athens, an unexpected Greek renaissance” notes “Even more ambitious is the $750 million Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, the new home of Greece's national opera and library. Designed by Renzo Piano, this waterfront temple to the arts sits atop an artificial hill in the working-class neighborhood of Kallithea, overlooking a rambling park filled with aromatic herbs. The building at once references and defies Athens's classical architecture: its scale is epic, but the columns and canopy roof are built out of a paper-thin concrete that makes it look like it's about to float out to sea.”

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