Material Matters vol.2

Since 2019, ek architectural magazine introduced a new cycle of talks on the importance of materiality in the architectural and construction output of Greece.

“Each material has its own message”

Frank Lloyd Wright

Featuring theoretical approaches and works by Greek architects, the aim of these events is to showcase how a series of contemporary and traditional materials can convey form, function and, ultimately, meaning to architecture and design. The presentations will focus on the history of each material, its structural and expressive properties, as well as its potential for further development in the light of technological and economic change.

The second conference, will be dedicated to aluminium: This material features prominently in the Greek industrial production and presents many challenges for architecture and construction.

For your entrance to the event you can register here

Speakers from the architecture and design community will elaborate on the role of aluminium in their own work, through live 10-minute presentations.


– Rena Sakellaridou | RS Sparch

– Nikolas Travasaros | Divercity Architects

– Pavlos Chatziangelidis | 314 Architecture Studio

– Natassa Lianou & Ermis Chalvatzis | LC Architects

– Lukas Bobotis | Bobotis+Bobotis Architects

– Nikolas Patsavos | Ctrl_Space Lab

– Thodoris Makridis | Makridis Associates

– Ilias Papageorgiou | Pila Studio

– Angeliki Athanasiadou & Katerina Vassilakou |  AVW Architecture

For your entrance to the event you can register here

We inform you that, for safety reasons, to participate at the event you need to present one of the following at the entrance:
– Full vaccination certificate
– Covid-19 Recovery certificate
– Negative PCR or Rapid test, respectively held within the last 72 or 48 hours



ek magazine


Foyer, Benaki Museum Pireos 138


Monday 20th September 2021

Ariadni Vozani, Stavros Martinos
Under the auspices:
Hellenic Institute of Architecture
Gold Sponsor:
Silver Sponsor:



Read Also...

Submit a Project

    Click Here
    Would you like to have your project published on ek-mag? Let us know about it in the form below!
  • Please upload a .pdf or .doc file with a brief description of your project as well as some photos of your project to a third party file sharing service such as Dropbox or Wetransfer and provide us the link
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.