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  • Leontos Sofou 20, Thermi
  • 570 01, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • T +30 2310 402 300
  • F +30 2310 402 322

Prefecture Services

Prefecture Services

Project Details

The building complex that houses the services of the Prefecture of Thessaloniki includes office spaces, extending in four levels, ground floor shops, two basements with 307 parking spaces and auxiliary spaces. The complex includes also three listed buildings with public uses.
The concept idea for the volume organization of the new building complex is the creation of two main axis-walkways, vertical one another.
An additional defining element for the façades’ organization is the requirement for “an accurate and effective sun protection of the building” according to the competition specifications.
The sun protection of the South West elevation is achieved by the construction of a second skin, at small distance from the basic elevation, consisting of movable horizontal and vertical metal louvers.
For the same reason, in the North West and South East elevations, a second skin is also constructed consisting of ceramic elements (solid in front of the solid parts of the elevations and perforated-louvered in front of the openings).
This treatment implements the basic aesthetic principle for a clear distinction between the «old» and the «new», at all levels. The elevations acting as the background for the landmarks, from 26 Oktovriou and Kefallinias streets, are totally neutral and completely different, without any competitive, supplementary or relevant aesthetic elements. Additionally, the ceramic skins for North West and South East elevations were selected in order to mark and implement the functional, integrating and aesthetic axis of the important monuments (FIX, GAS COMPANY, MYLOS) through a unified ceramic texture, which characterizes the three monuments.

Facts & Figures

Location

28 Oktovriou St

Client

Region of Central Makedonia

Study

Architectural Study

Scale

> 20.000 m²

Typologies

Complex Project,Offices • Administration,Renovation,Sustainability

01 katopsi-isogeioy_4-3
02 tomes
03 detail-egkarsia
04 tomi-opsi-diatiriteoy
05 tomi-opsi
06 section-1-20
07 tomi-diatiriteoy-egkarsia

ground floor

sections

detail, cross section

section and elevation of listed building

long section, elevation detail

detailed section

cross section of listed building

Key people behind this project

Faidros Avdis

Architect

Ifigeneia Douka

Architect

Manos Tourpalis

Architect

Yiannis Tsangaris

Architect

Anastasia Avramidou

Architect

Korina Voulgaridou

Architect

Antigoni Mantsiou

Architect

Varvara Karaoglou

Architect

Evi Gialama

Architect

Vaia Gerliotou

Architect

Tania Tsampazi

Architect

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