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Builders, Housewives and the Creation of Modern Athens

13 April 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: The Sky Room, L1201
2 W 13th St., 12th Floor
10011

To mark the publication of Builders, Housewives and the Construction of Modern Athens (Artifice, 2016), author Ioanna Theocharopoulou will present some of the main ideas in her book and consider how these ideas might be relevant beyond the specific example of Athens, for world cities today. How does architecture contribute to identity, construction. and reconstruction? And in light of Greece’s recent financial crisis, what role might architecture play in building an equitable and sustainable 21st century city?

 

Speaker: Ioanna Theocharopoulou, Assistant Professor of Interior Design

Host: Sarah Lichtman, Assistant Professor of Design History

 

Sponsored by Parsons' School of Constructed Environments.