Lina Stergiou, “1960s, Institution Architecture: Avant-Garde Roots and Function,” in “Cultural Production in the 20th and 21st Centuries: Art Collectives, Institutions and Culture Industry” special issue, Re·bus – a journal of art history and theory 2, no.8 (Spring 2017): 1-34.

 
While not underestimating the ambivalence that the question ‘what is the avant-garde’ still has in the arts and the literary field today, if it is a historic category or an ongoing project, and if so, what defines this project, …

Exhibition of Ceramic Works, Urban Morphology, Spatial Dynamics, Shipai Village, China

E9 Exhibition Hall, Redtory Art & Design Factory
Tianhe district, Guangzhou, China
27 December 2014-14 January 2015

Dr. Lina Stergiou, Associate Professor, workshop leader
Collaborating Professors from GAFA: Kim Saeng Hwa and Jin Tao

Exhibition of student work, outcome of …

Ceramic Works, Urban Morphology, Spatial Dynamics – Shipai Village, China

Research Design Workshop
11-17 December 2014

Dr. Lina Stergiou, Associate Professor, workshop leader
Collaborating Professors from GAFA: Kim Saeng Hwa and Jin Tao

Shipai village, Guangzhou, becomes the focal area of a research and design study, where the vast changes …

‘Ecosmosis’ Exhibition

Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center Athens
29 May – 30 June 2012

Curator: Lina Stergiou. Collaborator: Maurice Benayoun, Osmotic World interactive art environment.

Ecosmosis explores the transdisciplinary field of experimental eco-spatial practices through works immersing as videos in an interactive art …

Lina Stergiou, “ΑΘΗΝΑ, ΜΙΑ ΠΟΛΗ ΤΩΝ ΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΤΗΣ. ΜΠΟΡΟΥΜΕ; Athens, a City for its Citizens. Can We?,” Architektones – the Association of Greek Architects Journal 3 (June 2013): 7-8.

 

DESIGN CURATORIAL

       

Lina Stergiou, “Fabricating the Future” (Talk Abstract and Program of the International Art Architecture Symposium “What’s Architecture? What Architects Can Do?”, School of Architecture & Applied Arts, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China, May 18-19, 2015).

 

Lina Stergiou, ed., Against All Odds: Ethics/Aesthetics (Athens: Benaki Museum and Papasotiriou, 2011), English/Greek, 433 pages

With the mission to expand architectural profession’s role within society through reshaping its social and ecological contributions to the cityscape and its social fabric, the two-year multifaceted project Ethics/Aesthetics includes a significant number of urban and performance actions, conferences, …

Lina Stergiou, “Bottom-up, left and right: Ecological models. Social practices,” talk at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon

WRAPPING MARBLE Offices for Music Company

Transformation of two apartments into offices for a small music company, Athens, Greece

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architects: Orestis Argiropoulos, Yannis Arvanitis, Nikos Koukoumis, Yannikos Vasiloulis

Wrapping Marble houses a small music company. Forming an ambiguous environment, a marble zone …

Lina Stergiou, “ΑΘΗΝΑ: ΝΕΑ ΣΤΟΙΧΗΜΑΤΑ ΣΥΜΒΟΛΙΚΗΣ ΔΙΑΣΤΑΣΗΣ. Athens: New Bets of a Symbolic Dimension,” Sunday edition of Kathimerini newspaper, June 30, 2013, 10.

 

TV DANCING BOXES

Furniture for Image and Sound

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Photos: Nikos Baxevanoglou

TV dancing boxes is a multiple use device designed for TV and for storing a variety of image and sound devices. All of its parts turn around a vertical …

Lina Stergiou, “ΤΟ ΠΡΑΓΜΑΤΙΚΟ ΚΑΙ ΤΟ ΙΔΕΑΤΟ,” ΣΤΟ ΚΡΙΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΝΟΗΣΗ (ΑΘΗΝΑ: ΜΟΡΦΩΤΙΚΟ ΙΔΡΥΜΑ ΕΣΗΕΑ, 2011), ΣΣ.103-20. “The Real and the Ideal,” in Crisis and Intellectuals (Athens: Cultural Foundation of the Journalists’ Union of Daily Newspapers of Athens Editions, 2011), pp.103-20.

 

This paper develops the notions of the Real and the Ideal and their spatial manifestations, especially in the urban space of Athens during the 19th century and during the post-war period until today, by exploring, first, the urban, architectural

Urban pilot actions

Athens City Center
9 -11 May 2011

Research-curator: Lina Stergiou

Athens Here and Now pilot actions rewrite the city center historic traces, explore the potentialities of participation and appropriation of public space by diverse social groups and empower minority ones. …

Lina Stergiou, “ΟΤΑΝ ΤΑ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΑ ΦΩΤΑ ΣΒΥΝΟΥΝ. When the Olympic Lights Go Out,” Opinion, Kathimerini newspaper, August 26, 2005, 15

 

INSIDE-OUT AND VICE VERSA

Transformation of an engineering office into architectural lab, Athens, Greece

Architect: Lina Stergiou

The exterior is intermingling with the interior: row sheet-iron filled and gravels define both inside and out. The interior envelope (walls, floor and ceiling) of this former …

Exhibition Design of ‘Athens Here And Now’

Benaki Museum Athens, Pireos Street Annex
8 June – 31 July 2011

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architect: Aris Zambikos
Project architects team: Evelina Rempi
Chrysi Gousiou, Antonis Chazapis
Lighting: Diathlasis – Architectural Lighting

Athens Here and Now exhibition presents in …

INSIDE-OUT

Transformation of a light industry interior into architectural lab, Athens, Greece

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Photos: Nikos Baxevanoglou; Studio Phobia: Stefanos Samios, Vagelis Somarakis

Inside-Out questions the notion of interiority and comfort by intertwining controversial textures and materials linked to exterior …

Exhibition Design of ‘AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics’

Benaki Museum Athens, Pireos Street Annex
8 June – 31 July 2011

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architect: Aris Zambikos
Project architect team: Evelina Rempi
Chrysi Gousiou, Antonis Chazapis
Lighting: Diathlasis – Architectural Lighting

In the Museum’s groundfloor gallery, of 1200 …

Lina Stergiou, ed., Revelation (Athens: Cultural Olympiad 2001-2004, 2003).

 
Revelation is the third volume in the series of four books about the Athens D.O.E.S. competition ‘Ephemeral Structures in the City of Athens’ organized by the Hellenic Culture Heritage S.A. in the context of the Cultural Olympiad 2001-2004 –

TEACHING

————

Unit-by-Unit Archive Exhibition Design & Management for Architecture School

XLarch Department of Architecture, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, Suzhou, China

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architect: Evelina Rempi

Surface area: 130 sqm and/in 2.250 sqm.

Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University’s Department of Architecture recently moved into a new building. In its ground …

AAO: ETHICS / AESTHETICS International Conference 02

Benaki Museum Athens
6 – 7 June 2011

Following on the first International Conference of the ΑΑΟ : Ethics / Aesthetics, held at the Athens School of Fine Arts, the six Academic Workshops, and the Athens Here and Now

Exhibition Design of ‘Slow Down Rooms’

Benaki Museum Athens, Pireos Street Annex
8 June – 31 July 2011

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architect: Aris Zambikos
Project architect team: Evelina Rempi
Chrysi Gousiou, Antonis Chazapis
Lighting: Diathlasis – Architectural Lighting

Slow Down Rooms exhibition presents 8 site-specific

AAO-Against All Odds project

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used
when we created them.” A. Einstein

AAO is a mechanism that produces thoughts, ideas and actions. An interdisciplinary research and creative platform in architecture, design and art …

Lina Stergiou, “Fabricating the Future,” in International Art Architecture Symposium “What’s Architecture? What Architects Can Do?” Proceedings (Synopsis), School of Architecture & Applied Arts, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China, May 18, 2015: A14-5.

 

Main auditorium, city campus, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China.
May 18, 14:00 ‘Fabricating the Future,’ Lina Stergiou.
May 19, 10:00-12:30  round up discussion, Lina Stergiou (moderator), Shen Kang, Liu Xiaohu, K.T. Ravindran, Zhao Chen, Alexander Brodsky, Ji …

Arcadian Land Museum

Museum for the Promotion of Arcadian World Legacy and surrounding landscape formulation. Archeological site of Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Project architects: Stathoula Palivou, Dimitris Kardaras
Energy collaborating architect: Kostantia Misyri
Energy engineering consultant: Ion Kontiadis
3d visualization: Oionei…

Exhibition Design of ‘Ecosmosis’

Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center Athens
29 May – 30 June 2012

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architect: Stathoula Palivou

Location: Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center groundfloor gallery.
Surface area: 650 sqm.

Ecosmosis at the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center, along with Ethics/Aesthetics, Slow

Lina Stergiou, “Praxis: The Everyday Not as Usual,” in The Idea of the Avant Garde – And What It Means Today Vol.2, ed. Marc Léger (Bristol, UK: Intellect, November 2019)

———–

Given the context of cognitive capitalism and the intensity of its discourse, this paper considers the role that professionals play or could play in the new global division of im/material labor. To these ends, it discusses the question …

BLUMENHÄUSER Public Housing – Bern, Switzerland

European Architectural Competition

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Collaborating architects: Roula Bakopannou, Petros Fokaidis, Loukas Triantis
Consultants: Karolos Hanikian, Alexandros Bofilias, landscape architects

Location: Schönbergpark, Bern
Site: 6.136 sqm
Program: Housing of 2.000 sqm in new and existing buildings with apartments of …

BLUE VELVET BOOK PILLOW

Bookcase design

Architect: Lina Stergiou
Photos: Nikos Baxevanoglou

This project subverts the expected materials a bookcase is usually made of. The blue velvet, which coats foam-rubber, creates a pillow for the books. The ‘blue velvet book-pillow’ expands the meaning of …

Exarchia: Conversations/Actions

Research Design Action Workshop
Athens City Center

Director: Lina Stergiou.
Instructors: Lydia Matthews, Michael Morris, Lina Stergiou, Radhika Subramaniam

This workshop, organized jointly by AAO project and Parsons The New School For Design, New York, builds on the concept of …

Lina Stergiou, “ΑΘΗΝΑ ΕΔΩ ΚΑΙ ΤΩΡΑ. Athens Here and Now,” in “’Architects’ here and now – n+1 stories of creative creation / madness / employment / survival,” special issue, Architektones – the Association of Greek Architects Journal 16 (October 2015): 8-9.

 

AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics International Conference 01

Athens School of Fine Arts
19 – 20 January 2011

The first International Conference of AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics takes place on 19 & 20 January 2011 at the amphitheater of the Athens School of Fine Arts, 256 Pireos St., Athens. A …

Lina Stergiou, “Bottom-up, left and right: Vocational Ethics, Creative Activism. ΣΥΜΜΕΤΟΧΙΚΟΣ ΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΜΟΣ ΠΡΟΣ ΟΛΕΣ ΤΙΣ ΚΑΤΕΥΘΥΝΣΕΙΣ. ΕΠΑΓΓΕΛΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΗΘΙΚΗ, ΔΗΜΙΟΥΡΓΙΚΟΣ ΑΚΤΙΒΙΣΜΟΣ,,” in AAO: Ethics/Aesthetics, ed. Lina Stergiou (Athens: Benaki Museum and Papasotiriou, 2011), pp.33-45.

 
This conference paper discusses activism and collaborative spatial practices within the framework of professional ethics and the notion of autonomy.…
close