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The Story of the Austrian Parliament Building’s Greek Character

One of the most beautiful and impressive Parliament buildings anywhere in Europe is in the Austrian capital of Vienna, which has a distinct Greek flavor. Standing in the city's center since the nineteenth century, the Austrian Parliament impresses visitors to...

The Stunning Greek-inspired Architecture of the Ancient City of Petra

The stunningly-beautiful ancient city known as Petra in southern Jordan is a world treasure like none other on the globe. The ancient rock city is built into the dramatic pink-colored stone of Jabal Al-Madbah mountain, facing outward to a...

Aris Konstantinidis: The Architect Who Helped Bring Modernism to Greece

His quote "I believe in dreams, not fantasy," marked the life and work of famed Greek architect Aris Konstantinidis (1913-1993).

Why Greek Island Houses Are Blue and White

World famous destinations like Mykonos and Santorini are immediately recognizable in photos thanks in part to their distinct architecture. Influencers love taking pictures in front of the islands' whitewashed homes and blue accents and doors. But why are Greek...

National Technical University to Honour Le Corbusier in Series of Events

The National Technical University and the school of architecture are organising a series of events on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of Le Corbusier, one of the most emblematic personalities of modernism in architecture. The events...

Professor Louise Hitchcock Gives Lecture in Melbourne

More than 120 people attended a lecture on palaces and villas in Minoan Crete, architecture, interior design and their importance by Professor Louise Hitchcock from the University of Melbourne, last Thursday. The lecture was part of the Greek History and...