Dafni Dimitriadi

Dafni Dimitriadi is a student of Architecture at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her numerous experiences in participating in architectural competitions have helped her understand the importance of research and design. She is interested in building and urban design restoration and aims to continue her studies in order to gain more knowledge related to these fields. She is an active volunteer and has participated in many interesting projects, including Open House Thessaloniki. She currently lives in Thessaloniki and through her blogs aims to explore developments associated with architecture and urban design.

k-studio's Plane House on Skiathos Island, Greece

by Dafni Dimitriadi

When the architectural office k-studio undertook the design of the PlaneHouse, they laid down one headline target, which was the interconnection of the interior and exterior spaces. The primary reason why they had th... Read article

Explore Kavafis' World in Agiou Mina Lodge, Thessaloniki, Greece

by Dafni Dimitriadi

The Parallaxi Magazine is presenting a special installation in Thessaloniki, devoted to the oeuvre of one of the most famous and important Greek poets, Konstantino Kavafi. This project is being conducted with the Onass... Read article

Buses Seek their own Museum in Athens, Greece

by Dafni Dimitriadi

  About 15 buses that date from the 50’s are seeking a new home, as they are currently and temporarily, according to all the signs, hosted at the OSY’s depot (depot of road transport) in the area of Gkazi, Gr... Read article

Historic Building Houses COLORS Hotel in the Heart of Thessaloniki, Greece

by Dafni Dimitriadi

A little hotel in the centre of Thessaloniki opened its doors three years ago. Immediately, our attention was drawn to this exceptional new acquisition of the city. It was definitely something we had never seen before in... Read article

Chinese Tourism Focuses on Greece's Aegean Sea as Tourist Season Begins

by Dafni Dimitriadi

"Endless Sea, Unfailing Love, Forgetting about Time, Left to Aegean’s Romance," are phrases and headings of the Chinese monthly travel magazine, World Traveler (Luxing Zhe). This month’s edition is dedicated to the A... Read article

Thessaloniki, Greece Brings Greeks Together for Bicycle Race & Advocacy

by Dafni Dimitriadi

Thessaloniki, Greece, was one of the cities that participated in the 7th Nationwide Bicycle race, that took place May 11, 2014. Many people in several other cities sent their own message by joining this spectacular event... Read article

Spinalonga: The Greek Island of Lepers Finally Resurrected & Accepting Tourists

by Dafni Dimitriadi

Sixteen buildings on the Greek island of Spinalonga are going to be braced and cleaned in order to be used in a new archaeological site. In addition to these changes, there will be another project that aims to improve th... Read article

The Archaeological Site of Philippi, Greece in UNESCO's Monuments List?

by Dafni Dimitriadi

According to an affirmation by the Ministry of Culture to the Municipality of Kavala, Greece, the archaeological site of Philippi is going to be the next nominee for UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The science working g... Read article

Open House Worldwide Movement Finally Exhibited in Athens, Greece

by Dafni Dimitriadi

Open House has been organized to take place in Athens. However, the issue is why it took so long. It doesn’t seem to be a coincidence. During the crisis, people finally realized the lack of urban awareness and turned to ... Read article

Staying with Tradition, in Tzoumerka, Greece - with a Modern Twist

by Dafni Dimitriadi

The architectural office XT has designed an addition to an old stone building in the area Tzoumerka in Ipiros, Greece. The building is located in a privileged plot with a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains. T... Read article

"Green Spots" Sprout up in Thessaloniki, Greece

by Dafni Dimitriadi

On Palaion Patron Street, in the centre of Thessaloniki, Greece, one can see the first portable garden that has been temporarily installed. This structure, apart from a portable landscape design, is also accompanied by a... Read article

Submerged Bins in Populous Areas of Athens, Greece

by Dafni Dimitriadi

The installation of new submerged bins in populous areas of Athens is expected to be completed by April. This project began as a pilot programme in 2004 by Athens’ Municipality and is now finally going to be implemented ... Read article

Impressive Villa F in Rhodes, Greece

by Dafni Dimitriadi

Any structure at this preferential plot in Rhodes island would undoubtly arouse extreme interest. The area is a few meters away from the coast road and it is bordered by an old natural stone wall, which encloses the whol... Read article