Office Building in Chalandri - Location on map


Office Building in Chalandri

in cooperation with K. Kyriakidis and G. Apostolakos


The headquarters of this pharmaceutical company occupies a plot measuring 3.350m².
It is 90m (295ft) deep, with a 40m (131ft) façade on Kifissias Avenue and a second one on Philhellinon Street.

The basic floorplan, which is L-shaped, organises the office spaces into two wings with the public spaces and the vertical communication placed at the hub of the building.

The building consists of a basement, a ground floor and four storeys.

The basement has a surface of 1.875m² (20.182ft²) - 1.275m² (13.724ft²) for parking space for 48 cars and 600m² (6.458ft²) of auxiliary spaces.

Various units of administrative department offices cover the ground floor and the remaining four floors, with a total surface of 3.200m² (34.444ft²).

In addition, the ground floor includes an 80-seat cafeteria for the personnel and an independent lecture hall building, also seating 80 people, linked directly to the cafeteria and through a corridor with the reception hall.


Publications:
"The World of Buildings" (October 1995),
"A3 Architektoniki" (July 1996),
"Design + Art in Greece" (issue 28/1997),
"KATOKIA" (issue 68 - March 1997),
"Architecture in Greece" (issue 7, July 1997),
"INSIDE OFFICE" (1997),
"Yli & Ktirio" (July 1997),
"20th Century Architecture - Greece" (exhibition catalogue - 1999),
"3rd Exhibition of Architecture in Patras" (exhibition catalogue - 2000),
"ATHINAI" (by Dimitris Filippidis, 2000),
"Architectural Awards 2000" (exhibition catalogue - March 2000),
"Architecture and Critique" (by Andreas Giacoumacatos, January 2001),
"Modern Architecture in Greece" (by Dimitris Filippidis, January 2001),
"INSIDE the best" (January 2001),
"History of Greek Architecture" (by Andreas Giacoumacatos, 2003),
"Contemporary Architecture in Greece" (2005),
"HOMEmag" (October 2008).



Architectural design and supervision of construction:
Kyriakos Kyriakidis
Giorgos Apostolakos
Τakis Exarchopoulos

Structural Engineering:
M. Christofidis

Building services engineering:
Kavoulakos

Building site's area: 3.350m² (36.059ft²)
Building's area: 5.244m² (56.446ft²)

Completion of construction: 1995

Office building as seen from Kifissias Avenue - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
The building shows a prismatic volume with "carved out" areas - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Sculptural detailing of the building - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
A suspended metal structure with textile inserts marks the main entrance - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Sculptural detailing of the building - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Emergency staircase on the tip, on the northeastern side of the building - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Left: Way to main entrance - Right: Ventilation grille of lecture hall building - photos: Dimitris Kalapodas
Lecture hall building with water basin and main entrance - photo: Panos E. Gerakakis
Entrance hall - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Cafeteria in the ground floor - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Interior of the lecture hall building - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
CEO's office - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Terrace on fourth floor - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Typical office - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Conference room - photo: Dimitris Kalapodas
Presentation model of the project
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