Argo Cultural Center by Chrysi Vrantsi

Home > Winners > #135538


DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Argo

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Cultural Center

INSPIRATION:
The building is named after the ship Argo. According to the Greek mythology Argo was the first ship to sail the seas. Argo's main characteristic was its extremely light weight, which facilitated its transportation through land by its own crew. The design of the structure captures the exact moment when the Argonauts carry the vessel, ready to launch it into the sea. The Argo Cultural Center looks like a breathtaking ship on land.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The purpose of the building is to make a connection between Man, Art and Nature. Argo makes full use of the resources of the natural environment and uses contemporary techniques to achieve the main aim of the design. The dynamic form of the building and the sharp angles create a futuristic and bold aesthetic. The structure itself pushes the boundaries of spatial configuration. The interior of the building also follows the same design approach. Argo cultural center develops a sophisticated architectural design that evolves and takes its final form and substance as a piece of art developed in the three dimensional space.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
This building is a cultural center, the main entrance can be reached through the underground parking space where there are elevators leading to the foyer on the ground floor. Besides the foyer, the ground floor includes an exhibition area, a concert hall and a bar-restaurant for visitors. The first floor of the Argo Cultural Center includes a library, a reading area, and a workshop area. On the first floor there is also a patio where the visitors can enjoy the view of the lake and the Olympus Mountain. All areas of the Argo Cultural Center are accessible by elevators and escalators.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
Argo cultural center is located by the lake Kati in the heart of the mountain Olympus in Greece.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Architecture, Building and Structure Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
The structure is a combination of steel frame and reinforced concrete. The external cladding material is Glass Fibre Reinforced Concrete which is dirt repellent and self-cleaning. The facade panels of high-performance white cement and glass fibres offer a lightweight construction. The building designed with energy efficient materials, it uses high quality insulation and insulated glass. The structure has a harvest system that collects rainwater from the roof and then channels it through gutters to an underground storage tank. A part of the roof is covered by solar panels that provide the necessary energy for net zero energy consumption.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Dimensions Ground floor area 5,500 square meters First floor area 2,800 square meters Materials Steel, Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete, Insulation, Frames with thermal conductivity U below 0.9 Net zero energy structure Rainwater harvest system, solar panels

TAGS:
Lightweight, sharp, pure, dynamic, flow

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Extensive research was carried out during the design, including historical, technological aspects and simulations. The objectives of the research are to create a building which is energy efficient uses high tech materials in a futuristic design and highlights the cultural identity of the area. The design has developed using parametric design tools. The result of the project combines history with contemporary architectural design.

CHALLENGE:
There were geographical and material constraints that had to be overcome. Argo responds to current demands. it is a contemporaty building enhancing the citizens connect both with culture and nature.The project is influenced by the geographical features, the social features as well as the history of the site.

ADDED DATE:
2022-02-09 17:12:08

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Architect:CHRYSI VRANTSI

IMAGE CREDITS:
Creator (Architect) Chrysi Vrantsi, design and visualization,2022.


Visit the following page to learn more: http://vrantsi.com/ourfirm/
CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
VRANTSI

PROFILE:
Vrantsi is a construction and architecture firm based in Thessaloniki, Greece. Vrantsi undertakes renovation and construction projects developing both their architectural design and construction completion. Inspired by the thin lines between science and art our firm is committed to developing sophisticated architectural designs and high quality outcomes. Every architectural proposal is an artistic intention / challenge that evolves and takes its final form and substance as a new piece of art developing in the three dimensional space. This is the centerpiece of our designs, from the first idea to the completion of our projects.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Argo Cultural Center by Chrysi Vrantsi is a Nominee in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category.

· This project is currently confidential as results have not been announced yet. Images and further details of the project is not available for public yet, please check back later. If you are the owner of this design, please login to view the images.

· Click here to register today inorder to be able to view the profile and other works by Chrysi Vrantsi when results are announced.
AWARD DETAILS

Argo Cultural Center by Chrysi Vrantsi is Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2021 - 2022.



· Press Members: Login or Register to request an exclusive interview with Chrysi Vrantsi.

· Click here to register inorder to view the profile and other works by Chrysi Vrantsi.
SOCIAL
+ Add to Likes / Favorites | Send to My Email | Submit Comment | Comment | Testimonials | View Press-Release | Press Kit

Did you like Chrysi Vrantsi's Architecture Design?
You will most likely enjoy other award winning architecture designs as well.
Click here to view more Award Winning Architecture Designs.


Did you like Argo Cultural Center? Help us create a global awareness for good architecture design worldwide. Show your support for Chrysi Vrantsi, the creator of great architecture design by gifting them a nomination ticket so that we could promote more of their great architecture designs.

See other A' Design Award and Competition WinnersA' Design Award Presentation Submit Your Designs
 
design award logo

BENEFITS
THE DESIGN PRIZE
WINNERS SERVICES
PR CAMPAIGN
PRESS RELEASE
MEDIA CAMPAIGNS
AWARD TROPHY
AWARD CERTIFICATE
AWARD WINNER LOGO
PRIME DESIGN MARK
BUY & SELL DESIGN
DESIGN BUSINESS NETWORK
AWARD SUPPLEMENT

METHODOLOGY
DESIGN AWARD JURY
PRELIMINARY SCORE
VOTING SYSTEM
EVALUATION CRITERIA
METHODOLOGY
BENEFITS FOR WINNERS
PRIVACY POLICY
ELIGIBILITY
FEEDBACK
WINNERS' MANUAL
PROOF OF CREATION
WINNER KIT CONTENTS
FAIR JUDGING
AWARD YEARBOOK
AWARD GALA NIGHT
AWARD EXHIBITION

MAKING AN ENTRY
ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS
REGISTRATION
ALL CATEGORIES

FEES & DATES
FURTHER FEES POLICY
MAKING A PAYMENT
PAYMENT METHODS
DATES & FEES

TRENDS & REPORTS
DESIGN TRENDS
DESIGNER REPORTS
DESIGNER PROFILES
DESIGN INTERVIEWS

ABOUT
THE AWARD
AWARD IN NUMBERS
HOMEPAGE
AWARD WINNING DESIGNS
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
MUSEUM OF DESIGN
PRIME CLUBS
SITEMAP
RESOURCE

RANKINGS
DESIGNER RANKINGS
WORLD DESIGN RANKINGS
DESIGN CLASSIFICATIONS
POPULAR DESIGNERS

CORPORATE
GET INVOLVED
SPONSOR AN AWARD
BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS
IMPRESSUM IMPRINT

PRESS
DOWNLOADS
PRESS-KITS
PRESS PORTAL
LIST OF WINNERS
PUBLICATIONS
RANKINGS
CALL FOR ENTRIES
RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT

CONTACT US
CONTACT US
GET SUPPORT

Good design deserves great recognition.
A' Design Award & Competition.