Evgenia Emmanouil

MA Design and Environment

Futuring Sustainability – Redesigning Public Space

This project deals with the reconstruction of public space in the area of Metaxourgio a neighbourhood in the centre of Athens, Greece. The concept is based on the flow having in mind the constant flow of people from other times or other cultures passing through this particular place like a non-stop wave. The space is designed by implementing bioclimatic principals and eco-friendly energy practices. Main axis to preserve the public space as a lung in the urban fabric and as a place for people to gather and communicate. The goal is to initiate people in the use of renewable energy and persuade them to demand wider utilization. Fostering a shift towards sustainability.