DIPLOMA PROJECT
9/26/2020
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“Psirri: incorporation of centers of handicraft and civilization” Kapsanaki Eleni, Papamarkou Georgia

The project of diploma, with the title : “Psirri: incorporation of centers of handicraft and civilization” refers to handicraft and cultural uses that are connected, and are placed in the centers of wooden and metallic constructions, of dress and shoemaking, of theatrical arts, and to the creation of a children laboratory, which could be related to the traditional professions of Psirri. The interventions are placed on specific points, in each center of uses, in empty spaces and buildings, and the uses that are suggested (expositions, design, seminars, information of craftsmen), contribute to the strengthening of the poles of Psirri and to the maintenance of the special identity of the region. The detailed urban analysis, the reading of the structure of the urban tissue, the registration of the land uses, the research of architectural types, the contact with the people living there, the way that the region uses its empty spaces, were the important methological tools to approach and realize the target of this project. The purpose of the project, was since the beginning, the evolution of urban research into architectural synthesis, for the best possible functional, morphological and social infilling of our intervention in the micro-scale of the region.