Nikos A. Salingaros -- Architectural and Urban Projects


Athens Hub -- project for the Rethink Athens European Architectural Competition, 2012 (not a winner). Sponsored by the Onassis Foundation. Collaboration with people from the IAAC -- Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia. Exhibited at the Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, February 2013; then at the Syntagma Metro Station, March 2013.

Demolition of ecomonsters and reconstruction in the Roman periphery -- VIDEO. Invited by the Mayor of Rome Gianni Alemanno to present projects by the Gruppo Salìngaros, including Ettore Maria Mazzola, Pietro Pagliardini, and Gabriele Tagliaventi, 1 December 2010. Our plans for reconstructing the Corviale were to be presented in a Conference sponsored by the Office of the Administration of the Lazio Region in July 2011, cancelled the day before the opening.

Urban Plazas Project for the City Government of Querétaro, Mexico. A generative pattern for constructing new urban plazas in the city of Querétaro and throughout Mexico, 2008 (not implemented). Collaboration with Ramón Abonce-Meza, the late Carlos Arvizu-García, and Stefania Biondi. The method was published in a joint paper with the italian architect Pietro Pagliardini (in italian and in spanish).

New Commercial Center for Doha, Qatar, Hadi Simaan, José Cornelio-da-Silva & Nikos A. Salingaros, 2007 (not yet built). Exhibited at the New Palladians Exhibition, The Prince's Foundation, London, September 2008; the Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem; and the Technical University of Delft, Holland, 2009, where I gave a talk (VIDEO). Included in the book: The New Palladians, Artmedia, 2010, pages 84-85. Chosen as "Project of the Month" by A Vision of Europe, July 2010.

Social Housing Methodology. Collaboration with the Grupo de Estudos da Habitaçao de Interesse Social, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, Carolina Palermo-Szucs, Roberto Deoliveira, and Alina Santiago, 2006 (not implemented). Published as a paper (in portuguese Part I, Part II, Part III and in spanish), and later incorporated into P2P Urbanism.