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papalampropoulos syriopoulou


Status: International Architectural Competition / Municipality of Eptagonia
Program: Culture, Leisure
Year: 2012
Area: 5.100m2
Location: Eptagonia, Cyprus
Architect: Leonidas Papalampropoulos- ldlp
Team: Leonidas Papalampropoulos, Nikos Lamproulis
Structural Engineer: Marinos Kattis

Award: Honorable mention

The diversity of the program (agriculture museum, gathering place, restaurant) led to the adaption of the market as the main typological reference.

The main typology is subdivided into:

1. a gathering outdoor space (AGORA) 
2. an enclosed market (BAZAAR)

A structural system of sloping roofs (scaffolding-lattice type resting on stone foundations with wooden planking) encloses the program and provides shaded resting areas. Thus a typological hybrid forms the semiotic projection of the complex in order to make it a symbol of public awareness in the area.

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