MA Thesis Final 2013 – Vangelis Bekiaridis

“In architecture and planning of the concept of habitat – a term derived from biological and ecological studies that came to express the attempts of a generation of town planners to modernize man’s living environment, eventually representing the institutionalization of contemporary metropolitan planning. The narrative is by no means a comprehensive historiographical review of a… Continue reading MA Thesis Final 2013 – Vangelis Bekiaridis

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Emil Kaufmann: Inaugurator of a Disciplinary Discourse

  Perhaps more than for architecture itself, the 20th century proved to be quite an age of innovation for the field of architectural historiography; while the dawning of modernity had shown its undisputable signs during the fin de siècle, it was forty or fifty years later that the attempt to identify these signs would solidify… Continue reading Emil Kaufmann: Inaugurator of a Disciplinary Discourse

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Cloudy with a Chance of Metaballs

  A true Englishman never leaves home without his umbrella, it is said; and that would suffice to assume that Reyner Banham always carried his along, even when crossing the Mojave Desert. Raised in a different climate, he came to venerate arid dryness, eventually letting it widen his own perspective. Having observed technology and architecture… Continue reading Cloudy with a Chance of Metaballs

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Vangelis Bekiaridis

Vangelis Bekiaridis was born in 1987 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He received his Diploma in Architectural Engineering from the Technical University of Crete in 2012. He has exhibited and published work and has participated in several architectural seminars, workshops and competitions, both on a national and an international level.  He is currently interested in combining architectural… Continue reading Vangelis Bekiaridis

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