Urban Stripes: An architectural 'oasis' in Athens

The area ‘Koukaki’ has been named as one of the most ‘‘cool’’ areas of Athens. In the same area two major architectural modernistic build examples exist. The first is the Fix building by Takis Zenetos and the new museum of Acropolis by Tchumi. Now has one more reason for its -trendy- tittle.

Urban stripes has been an architectural ‘oasis’ in the grey of Athens.

Klab Architects have used elements of both statements buildings of the area to produce a new facade for an apartment building. The generic typology of a "polykatoikia" facade that exist in linearity of their balconies and the same position of the windows in every floor comes in severe conflict with the seemingly randomness of the linearity of the windows that create the facade.