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lydia sideri

*Cover Photo: Personal Archive | Diploma Thesis, 3D Model

portfolio architecture

Lydia Sideri

A rc hi te c t E ngi ne e r

Lydia Sideri

Architect Engineer

Greece 16 April 1991 Mitilinis St, Kardia 57500, Thessaloniki +30 6947601324 lydiasideri7@gmail.com

Skills Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator AutoCAD Archicad

Artlantis Studio SketchUp Microsoft Office 3D Modelling Hand Drawing

Teamwork Critical Thinking Multitasking Adaptability Detail Oriented

Education 2009-2016

Master of Science in Architectural Engineering Department of Architectural Engineering | Democritus University of Thrace, Greece Graduation April 2016, GPA: 3,7 [8,59/10] Diploma Thesis | Aegean Sea Marine Mammal Center: A research, information and rehabilitation center for Aegean Sea Mammals in Paliouri, Chalkidiki, Greece Research Thesis | Adapting to the Ground: A case study of Underground Structures Supervisors: P. Kokkoris M.ARCH. A.S. MIT, Professor, Head of the Department of Architectural Engineering of DUTh, E. Amerikanou Professor, G. Papagiannopoulos Assistant Professor

Conferences | Seminars Oct. 2016

“Shaping European Cities” Debate, Arsenale Biennale di Venezia, Teatro Piccolo, Venice, Italy

Dec. 2014

2nd Interdisciplinary Conference “The History of Structural Buildings”, Xanthi, Greece

Mar. 2015

“The architecture of Michael P. Johnson-The unshakeable search for Architecture”, Aris Georgiou, Xanthi

Awards | Publications Oct. 2016

Diploma Thesis | Nominated to Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) 2016 Fundacio Mies van der Rohe & Creative Europe Online Publication, Archive of the YTAA, Presented in the YTAA 2016 Exhibition at ETSAB Barcelona http://ytaa.miesbcn.com/work/25

Dec. 2016

Research Thesis | Publication on archstudies.gr http://www.archstudies.gr/2016/12/adapting-to-ground-case-study-of.html


5 Projects | Annual Architecture Students Exhibition of DUTh Featured as Selected Best Projects of Architecture Students

Sep. 2008

Won 3rd Place at National Water Skiing Championship

Travel | Languages Oct. 2016

Venice | Milan, Italy

May 2015

Athens | Milos Island, Greece

Apr. 2014

New York | Pennsylvania, USA | Sofia, BG

Nov. 2011

London | Birmingham, UK | Amsterdam


Barcelona, Spain | Instanbul, Turkey

Greek mother tongue



Zertifikat Proficiency C2 Michigan & Cambridge, Grundstuffe B1 IELTS 8.0


Nivel A2

Work Experience 2009-2016 Summers

Co-Owner, Public Relations and Account Manager at SIDERIS WATER SPORTS Center Logo Design and Business Promotion Waterskiing Instructor

Hobbies Water Skiing | Tennis | Volleyball | Movies | Music | Photography | Travelling | Organizing

“Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.� - C. Brancusi























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“Things are not difficult to make; what is difficult is putting ourselves in the state of mind to make them.� - C. Brancusi

*3D Model | Diploma Thesis

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| Nominated to Young Talent Architecture Award 2016

] Diploma Thesis

AEGEAN SEA MARINE MAMMAL CENTER A research, information and rehabilitation establishment for marine mammals, on a rocky promontory in Paliouri, Chalkidiki, Greece.

Aegean Sea Marine Mammal Center Diploma Thesis Professor: P. Kokkoris M.ARCH. A.S. MIT, Head of the Department of Architectural Engineering of DUTh 5th year design project Student Names: Lydia Sideri, Eleni Mertzidi


This Center is intended to carry out a three-part mission: _Rescuing, nursing, rehabilitating and releasing stranded, sick or injured marine mammals _Fostering relevant scientific research _Promoting multiple informative activities that stimulate ecological awareness focusing on the crucial human-andsea-life relationship

Appointed Site Camping Facilities Xenia Hotel Main Road Local Roads


*General View from the

of the





Alonnisos Marine Park

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A Rescuing Story November 2014. The female pup was found stranded at Skopelos, in the North Sporades. Her critical condition compelled immediate transfer to Athens Zoo. Thanks to an Environmental NGO, intensive treatment was applied. Despite its happy end, that incident exposed the total absence of an officially run body -and respective health care facilities- regarding the protection and conservation of marine mammals in Greece.

Protective Strategy The ongoing decline of marine fauna over the past years as well as the increasing number of endangered species, call for the enforcement of marine environment protection policies by all EU countries; the main objective is to raise public awareness and turn people from an unknowing enemy to a conscious ally. Accordingly, this project aims to raise public awareness combined with the support and development of scientific research as the fundamental tools towards the accomplishment of the above goals.

Protected by “Natura 2000� as a Special Marine Conservation Area and enclosing a leeward bay, it provides an ideal shelter for hospitalizing animals. Combined with the popular beach nearby, it may provide the opportunity for alternative forms of leisure activities. At the same time, architecture is free to mingle with an intact landscape.

The Site

Natura 2000

*Topographic Map Special Marine Conservation Area


of the


from the


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Entrance Plateau Research & Rehabilitation Sector Visitors Parking Area

Informative, Educational & Recreational Activites Sector Path

towards the


Design Concept The main goal is a harmonious integration of the building into the landscape; more specifically, a design process focusing on the crucial relationship between people, architecture and the natural milieu. This epitomizes our intention in creating a “landmark” for the area which stimulates environmental awareness.

The basic idea of our synthesis is consisted of two parts: _organizing the establishment in three distinct functional units _to design a meandering masonry wall which climbs uphill, delineates the establishments and regulates the three units’ relationships. It maintains and organizes the landscape topography, as well as defines a series of outdoor areas of varied character.

Concept Diagram

Concept Sketch

Masonry Wall

Conceptual Models

Basic Routes Volunteers and Staff of the Research & Rehabilitation Sector Volunteers and Staff of the Informative, Educational & Recreational activites Sector Visitors [guided


Randomn Visitors

Randomn Visitors Routes

in the

Research Sector

Vertical Connection Research Sector Visitors Routes in Exhibition Sector Vertical Connection nformative Sector

in the


in the

Outdoor Public Resting Areas Outdoor guided Route to the Research & Rehabilitation Sector

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REhabilitation Sector

*3D Model Interior and Exterioir Rehabilitation Pools

Surgeries *Sketch_Info Point

Outdoor Rehabilitation Pools Indoor Rehabilitation Pools

Info Point

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Plan Level +1.00 [real Scale 1:200]


STAGE 01_REscue

Longitudinal Section and

Rehabiliation Facilities

STAGE 03_RElease

STAGE 02_REhabilitation STAGE 02_Autopsy

Sketch_Cross Section Rehabilitation Facilities




Rehabilitation Facilities

REsearch Sector

*3D Model

Multipurpose Amphitheater

Scientific Laboratories

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Research Library

Plan Level +6.oo [real Scale 1:200]

Longitudinal Section

Scientific Laboratories


Visitors Library

*3D Model [real scale 1:200] Scientific Laboratories and Research Library

*Interior View from Observation Deck

Sketches Plans and Sections Layout

of the labs


Informative, Educational and Recreational Activities Sector

*View from the Courtyard Entrance to the Amphitheater

Plan Level +15.00 [real Scale 1:200]

West Elevation [real



*Educational Programs Reading Room & Library

Multipurpose Amphitheater

Plan Level +9.00 [real Scale 1:200]

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from the

Outdoor Amphitheater

Cross Section Exhibition Ramps real scale


Section [real Scale 1:100] Informative, Educational


Recreational Activities Sector

Section [real Scale 1:100] REhabilitation Sector


Multipurpose Hall



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from the

South_Visitors Library

*Caves INDIA


Ajanta, Maharastra

[ Publication | Research Thesis ] April 2016

ADAPTING TO THE GROUND* A case study of Underground Structures.

*Featured in architecture site [archstudies.gr] Dec. 2016

Abstract How do we define the adaptation of a structure in the ground? In what ways is that possible? What are the criteria that verify this adaptation? These questions seek answers and at the same time stimuli for further discussion. Through research, constant searches and particularly examples, from a wide range of time and space, we try to dig deeper into those questions that exist in our thoughts. Anonymous, underground structures that are lost in time, not designed by an architect but by admirable builders, cause awe and wonder, and will continue to do so. The foundations of our research were those structures that reflect the essence of the adaptation, without blindly seeking it, but by creating it themselves according to wisdom and frugality. We focus on the part where the building and the ground interact in a way that they are ultimately perceived as one. Underground structures. As we try to keep in mind the present situation, we are searching for the appropriate vocabulary that will translate in today’s terms the knowledge of the past, so that fundamental values are incorporated in contemporary architecture. What really concerns us is if the underground buildings of today can automatically be identified as adapted into the ground, not just morphologically but substantially. We discover the needs and the desires that lead architects to this choice. How similar or different are they to those of the anonymous builders? Underground structures could easily be characterized, in many cases, as the epitome of adjustment. Although, a more careful interpretation of the reasons and the ways that are used, is always required. Today, it is perhaps up to the architects to justify their choices. After all is said and done, only time can verify or disprove their success.

*House of Many Windows Mesa Verde National Park Colorado, USA

Adapting to the Ground Research Thesis | Professor Panos Kokkoris, E. Amerikanou, G. Papagiannopoulos 9th semester project Student Names: Lydia Sideri, Eleni Mertzidi


*Danish National Maritime Museum by BIG Architects, Denmark


Caves and Rocks, Santorini, Greece



Underground Structures based on

Section Plans

*Matmata Dwellings, Tynisia Cliff Digging Removing Ground a Central Patio

and creating

Removing Ground and creating a Central Building Mass

Anonymous Underground Architecture *Lalibela Church, Ethiopia

Ajanta Caves, India Settlements in Cappadocia, Turkey Necropolis of Pantalica, Sicily









Monolithic Churches Ethiopia


Santorini, Greece

*Villa Vals, Switzerland

Contemporary Underground Architecture Villa Vals, Switzerland Conference Center of the Olympics Commitee, Olympia, Greece

New University Library, Greece Ecology House, USA Aloni, Antiparos, Greece

National Maritime Museum, Dennmark Temppeliaukio Church, Finland


[ Architectural Design IX | Building Technology-Architectural Engineering-Urban Design ] Ac.Year 2013-14

REGENERATING THE SICILIAN HILL Regeneration of the north gate of the municipality of Kallithea, in the Sicilian Hill region. In the Era of the Memorandum, Athens.

*Commercial District_View

from the

Entrance Plaza

Regenerating the Sicilian Hill Architectural Design IX | Professors: P. Kokkoris M.ARCH. A.S. MIT, G. Patrikios 9th semester design project

The area occupied currently by the Municipality of Kallithea has always been advantageous. Within a short distance from Athens, though not within Athens itself, Kallithea boasted until the beginning of the 20th century, a quite picturesque landscape featuring cultivable fields and gardens. The land was particularly fertile due to the River Ilissos flowing through the region’s northern section. In 1884, the new suburb named ‘Kallithea’ (=beautiful view), after the marvellous sea-view it provided was established by the Euthymios Kehagias’ Building Company S.A. The first house-plans were designed by the famous German architect Ernst Ziller. At the beginning of the 20th century Kallithea included many neoclassic mansions that were mainly used as summer-houses. Kallithea’s organic inclusion in the Athenian architectural plan in combination with an increase in its population associated the new suburb with the revival of the Olympic Games. The arrival of numerous refugees from Asia Minor and Pontos changed drastically Kallithea’s character. Gradually, the town was transformed into an important industrial and trading centre. Contemporary Kallithea was created to a large degree during the first post-war decades; this is when systematic construction of block of flats altered significantly the Greek capital’s architectural face. Kallithea is currently a densely inhabited suburb with an intense cultural and commercial life, unified with the Athenian city-centre. Kallithea is a city with a long history and interesting traditions, a society characterised by solidarity, an urban centre with the ability to overcome its problems, more or less common in all large urban centres, and secure a good future for its future citizens.

*Commercial District_View

from the

Elevated Platform


Conceptual Idea The development of this project started with identifying, analyzing and delving deeper into the characteristics and the unique identity of the appointed site. It is crucial to make the best of the natural elements of the area and its surrounding environment. The most important aim is to convert the area to a centerpiece for its residents. This is implemented by highlighting the Sicilian Hill as a distinct natural feature; by creating open public spaces, parks and an entrance-plaza, as well as combining the two different identities of the area via setting up the building program. The northern part of the site is transformed into a commercial and cultural district, while the part closer to the hill is transformed into a residential and recreation zone. Housing units are allotted to University students, forming an “L” shape attached to the hill’s slope, in order to form a public spacepark that is cradled by the hill and the building.

Concept Sketch_Plan commercial district_office


Concept Sketch_Section student union_housing

Due to the inability to pedestrianise Gr. Lambraki Street, the two city blocks are connected through an elevated platform over the street, thus enabling the connection between the commercial district and the public open spaces.



Urban Identity


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*3D Model [scale 1:500]

Office Building Municipality Services Restaurant_Cafe Cultural Workshops

Student Union Library Reading Room_Cafe Auditorium Hall

Sicilian Hill Outdoor Amphitheater

Commercial District Retail shops

*Commercial District_Upper Level

The Cube Concept Ground Floor 1st Floor 2nd Floor

*Axonometric_Layout Hand Drawing

of the

Retail Shops

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Sections_Elevations [real

Longitudinal Section

Front Elevation

Back Elevation

scale 1:200]

Cross Section


*3D Model_real



of the elevated platforms Inside the Market


*3D Model [scale 1:200] - Commercial District

*Commercial District




[ Architectural Design | Landscape and Construction Studio B] Academic Year 2013-14


Thermal Baths, Accomodation and Ancillary Facilities in the area of Thermes in Xanthi, Greece.

*Aerial View

of the


Thermal Baths Architectural Design Studio B | Professor Dimitris Polychronopoulos 9th semester design project The studio course focuses on a landscape, rich in thermal mineral springs, at a remote mountainous area of the Prefecture of Xanthi, near the borders between Greece and Bulgaria. The study area is on the verge of a small settlement, a place with important geographical and historical particularities. The site becomes a kind of platform to devise structures and also the physical context for analysis, programming, and design of special facilities.

Concept Diagram

The key aim of the design studio is the concept of an holistic integration of architecture into the specific natural environment associated with the existence of thermal mineral springs in the area. Thermal spa facilities, along with accommodation and ancillary facilities are developed so as to operate with relative autonomy, yet at the same time they can be perceived as a unique whole and as a context, creating interactive relationships and opening passages into a direct relationship with the landscape. The design of the building construction develops a gradual “dilution� to the landscape and its transformation into a walk-passage.

Concept Sketch Plan Thermal Spa Facilities

Section [real Scale 1:200]

Reception, Thermal Spa Facilities


Outdoor Swimming Pool

*3D Model [scale 1:200]

Outdoor Swimming Pools

Accommodation Facilities

Thermal Spa Facilities

Reception Restaurant CafĂŠ


The design concept starts with a route that incorporates all the appropriate facilities along the way, giving the opportunity to the visitors to have an overall view of the establishment. The two outdoor swimming pools are centrally located, with wooden decks and concrete pavement that form the passages and outdoor resting areas. As the guests enter the establishment, they encounter the Entrance building where the reception hall, the restaurant and the cafeteria are located. Moving further along the route they find the Thermal Spa Facilities. One storey down is where the individuals pools and private facilities are, offering a magnificent view of the surrounding landscape over the river. The accommodation facilities are situated farther from the public pools, on a parallel axis to the walkway. At the end of the vertical passage to the main axis of the establishment is the observatory, which provides a secluded and peaceful place for meditation and relaxation.

Elevation [real Scale 1:200] Accommodation Facilities


of the

Outdoor Swimming Pools

Section [real Scale 1:200]

Reception, Thermal Spa Facilities

and Indoor

Swimming Pools


[ Architectural Design | Architectural Engineering ΙΙΙ-IV ] Ac. Year 2012-13


A museum for the city of Xanthi, connecting the Old Town traditions and history with the contemporary way of life.

*Exterior View

of the


from the

Pedestrian Street


Imagining a Museum Architectural Design III-IV | Professor P. Exarhopoulos Assoc. Prof. DUTh 7th-8th semester design project The main intention of this museum is to record and preserve the history and the traditions of Xanthi, while at the same time to enhance the city’s contemporary identity and its future development. The museum functions as a centerpiece, encouraging its residents to participate, experience and strengthen their critical thinking. Furthermore, it responds to the current social and cultural events of modern life, through its context and design. It is constantly “open” and “in sync” with the modern way of life, serving its essential role as the keeper of the historic exhibits of the city of Xanthi.

Initial Concept Model

*Sketch Section Multipurpose Hall

*Exterior View

of the


*Concept Sketch

*Reception Desk Entrance Hall

Multipurpose Hall Multipurpose Hall









Educational Programs


Ground Plan [real Scale 1:100]

Temporary Exhibitions



Conceptual Idea The conceptual idea begins with the spiral, as a continuous shape that unwinds and in this case it is translated in the movement inside the museum, and it is also interpreted in the development of its final design. Starting from the reception hall, which is roofed with a glass and metallic squared structure, the visitors follow the path of the exhibition galleries.

Plan Level +8.00 [real Scale 1:100]

*Interior View Exhibitions

of the

Section A-A

Exhibitions, Multipurpose Hall, Foyer, Educational Programs

Exhibitions Ramps The exhibition ramps succeed in visitors moving through space, defining and activating that space. The entrance and the courtyard are the “heart� of the buiding and everything else circles around them. Another important factor are the public passages towards and through the museum. *View of the Exhibitions on Ramps and the Reception

Section B-B

Exhibitions Sector


West Elevation [real Scale 1:100]

South Elevation [real Scale 1:100]


Exhibitions Sector Exhibition Galleries: 1] History of the city and the Surrounding Area 2] Urban Planning and Development 3] Society-Education-Religion 4] Local Economy 5] The Old Town of Xanthi 6] The contemporary architecture of the city 7] The city through Art and Education 8] Culture, Tourism and Traditions 9] Natural and Built Environment

*Section Perspective Interior View

Suspended Exhibition Panels [real Scale 1:20] Suspension Rod [diameter 2cm] Adjustable Lighting Frame

Perforated Aluminium Panel


*3D Model Interior View Exhibition Ramps


Galleries 7,8,9 Industrial Floor

Gallery 6 Suspended Metal Panels

Galleries 3,4 Gallery 5


Galleries 1,2


Multipurpose Hall


Exhibit Storage

Exhibit Storage

Section [real Scale 1:50] Reinforced Concrete

Suspended Exhibition Panels Exhibit Showcase Industrial Floor

Exhibition Panels

Plan [real Scale 1:50]

*Sketch urban design equipment and lighting

[ Architectural Design | Urban Design I-II ] Ac. Year 2013

REFORMING THE URBAN LANDSCAPE* Redesigning the old port facilities of the city of Kavala to a public space for cultural events, recreation and relaxation activites.

*Featured in the Annual Architecture Students Exhibition of DUTh

*Sketch Outdoor Amphitheater & Ramps


of the

*3D Model Establishment

Reforming the Urban Landscape Urban Design Studio | Professor D. Polichronopoulos 4th year design project

Plan [real

scale 1:500]

The study area constitutes part of the south seafront of the city, forming a peculiar junction with the urban fabric. In the area there are particularly auxiliary buildings and warehouses. The proposal includes the demolition of the building fabric inside the site, releasing the area for its redevelopment into a single public place, while at the same time, transforming it into an environment, designed to be used for cultural events, recreation, soft sporting activities, walking and relaxation. One of the main goals is to manipulate the large oblong building envelope and structure, reversing – revealing its key structural components, in order to reshape – transform it into an essentially elevated public space.

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*Exhibition Panels & Shading System


The study area becomes a kind of “platform” for the development of structures and configurations. The key design challenges are: the restoration of the city’s relationship with the sea, the visual and functional connection of the study area with the urban fabric, and ultimately the formation of a new identity for the area.

*3D Model [scale 1:1000]

Park Recreation Activities



Café Exhibition

Plan [real

scale 1:200]

[ Architectural Design | Architectural Spatial Design & MicroEnvironment II ] Ac. Year 2013 AMPHITHEATER || MULTIPURPOSE HALL* Designing a multipurpose hall for a public elementary school in Xanthi, Greece.

*Featured in the Annual Architecture Students Exhibition of DUTh

*3D Model Section [scale 1:100]


Amphitheater Architectural Spatial Design Studio | Professor E. Amerikanou 6th semester design project

*3D Model Section Entrance

This multipurpose hall is situated inside the premises of a public elementary school in the city of Xanthi. Its most distinctive characteristic is the inclined roof with its constant alternations, embedded into the ground. Formed like a pleated paper, it allows the space to transform accordingly to the needs of an amphitheater. There is enough height for the stage area and necessary equipment, while at the same time the slowly ascending concrete roof enables the right acoustics of the hall. The framework of the building is made of reinforced concrete, the stage floor is made of wood, while the auxiliary equipment above the stage is entirely mafe of metal, resulting in being a steady and lightweight structure. auxiliary rooms storage

*3D Model Section [scale 1:100]

sound reflecting panels

control booth


*Interior Perspective View

hand sketch

Longitudinal Section [real scale 1:50]

Ground Plan [real scale 1:50]

Section_ Selected Part Stage and Auxiliary Equipment [real scale 1:20]

*3D Model_Exterioir West View [scale 1:100]

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[ Architectural Design | Morphology-Rhythmology III ] Academic Year 2012-13

OLD TOWN RESIDENTIAL BUILDING Morphological research and integration of a new contemporary establishment in a historical residential complex at the Old Town of Xanthi, Greece.

*3D Model

*Aerial View

of the



Old Town Residential Building Morphology - Rhythmology III | Professor N. Lianos 7th semester design project

*3D Mddel SketchUp Street View

*Topographic Map Layout from Above

The proposal includes two residential buildings and an art gallery, which belongs to one of the residence’s owners. While trying to maintain the historic character of the Old Town of Xanthi, there has been a careful selection of the materials, the position of the windows and other morphological features, so as to ensure the view towards significant buildings and preserve the uniformity of the site.


of an Old personal archive

Town Residence

With this in mind, the volumes of the two residences have been divided into smaller units, and at the same time they have been adapted to the existing slope. The materials used are the local stone for the ground floor walls, glass and metal for the new structures that are integrated in the establishment, traditional roof tiles and a beige coating on the brick walls of the first floor, resulting in the harmonious integration of these new buildings in the historic site.

*3D Mddel SketchUp Aerial View

West Elevation Entrance from the



[ Architectural Design | Architectural Spatial Design & MicroEnvironment I ] Ac. Year 2011


Designing a cafĂŠ and reading room at a multipurpose community center in the city of Xanthi, Greece.

*Featured in the Annual Architecture Students Exhibition of DUTh

*3D Model Section [scale 1:50] View of the first floor

Designing a CafĂŠ Architectural Design Studio | Professor E. Amerikanou 4th semester design project Located in a multipurpose community center in the heart of the city of Xanthi, it provides the ultimate relaxing and reading experience for its residents and especially University students. On the ground floor of the cafeteria, there is a small dining area, the bar and the kitchen. There is also auxiliary and resting rooms in the basement. The first floor is developed with a cantilevered system surrouding the ground floor space, supported by beams and columns of reinforced concrete. The walls, made of concrete and bricks, the metal window frames and the custom interior design bring an industrial element to the cafĂŠ.


*3D Model Section of the First Floor

Ground Plan [real scale 1:50]

First Floor Plan [real scale 1:50] *3D Model Section Interior View

*3D Model Section Exterior View


Section_Elevation Wood and metal are the two predominant materials that are used for the furniture and lighting design. The bar on the first floor, was ergonomically designed by keeping in mind both the comfort and the utility of the structure. With a simple design “gesture� this structure serves as a bar, a reading place and as a bannister, while at the same time the lighting and the footrest are adjusted onto the structure. In this way, the inclined metallic frame incorporates all the necessary bar equipment. Overall, the space is comprised of custom-made furniture and structures that enhance its industrial, yet cozy atmosphere.

North Elevation [real Scale 1:50]

Section [real Scale 1:50]

Bar Design & Construction Details Stairs

*View of the 3D Model leading to the first floor

Section [real Scale 1:20]

Axonometric [real Scale 1:20]

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[ Architectural Design | Architectural Design Studio ] Ac. Year 2010

ART STUDIO & RESIDENCE* An art studio for a sculptor and his residence, in the Old Town of Xanthi, Greece.

*Featured in the Annual Architecture Students Exhibition of DUTh

*3D Model_Exterior View


Art Studio and Residence Architectural Design | Professor E. Amerikanou 2nd semester design project Situated in the picturesque Old Town of Xanthi, the art studio and residence were designed with the artist’s needs in mind. There is a direct connection between the small residence and the sculptor’s studio through an elevated platform, a path that continues around the house and finally to the stairs leading to the courtyard, which can also serve as an exhibition area during spring and summer.

*3D Model_Street View

The art studio has a deck on the first floor that enables the sculptor to overlook its creations from above (in case of tall structures), and the facades have been designed so as to provide the appropriate lighting for the exhibits and the sculpting process. The dynamic of the triangle shape of the studio’s roof follows the form of the lines that define the plot.

Longitudinal Section_Art Studio First Floor Plan

East Elevation

Cross Section_Art Studio



Ground Plan

*Concept Diagram


of the establishment

*3D Model [scale 1:100]


[ Lydia Sideri | Personal Archive ]


New York | Venice | Milos Island | Milan

*Aerial View

Helicopter NEW YORK

shot from a


*Aerial View NEW YORK

of the


shot from a


*Guggenheim Museum NEW YORK


*Aerial View NEW YORK

shot from a



to a

Secluded Beach by Ladder Miilos Island GREECE

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*A Narrow Alley VENICE

somewhere in

*Rock Formations by the Sea Miilos Island GREECE


*Mine Caves Sarakiniko, Milos Island GREECE

*Duomo Cathedral MILAN


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