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ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE AT AKROTIRI, THERA
Architect
Nikos Fintikakis
Location
Middle East and Eastern Europe - Greece - Santorini
Climate Zone
mediterranean
Design status
build
Date of completion
2011
Type
Museum
Site area (m²)
300000
Footprint (m²)
13000
GFA (m²)
13000
NFA (m²)
13000
NFA/GFA
1
Density
0.043
Building Costs
41000000 EUR
Building Costs / m² GFA
3153.846
Building Costs / m² NFA
3153.846
Cooling / Heating-System

Under construction. Open air museum, passive cooling.

Solar control, integrated solar design, green roof, shading.

Natural light.  

Use of renewable ressources - low tech
natural cross ventilation, wind towers, use of high thermal mass, others
Renewable, recycled, recyclable and innovative materials

Earth berming, green roof.

Key Sustainability aspects
solar building integration, public spaces, accessability for disabled, renewable building materials, ecological building materials, integrated planning process, participation of users in planning process, low cost design
Sustainability rated
No
Social and ethical responsibility

Historical ruins preservation in Santorini, Greece, under construction. The open air museum, is a cultural building of international importance. It uses passive cooling technology, solar control, integrated solar design, extensive green roof, designed shading, and natural light.  

Ressource efficiency and environmental impact

No artificial light and cooling needed.