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Κορινθιακά Κιονόκρανα - Ναός του Ολυμπίου Διός, Αθήνα

Acantha and Callimachus: The Invention of the Corinthian Order

The article “Acantha and Callimachus: The Invention of the Corinthian Order”, is dedicated to the not so well known Sculptor and Architect of Classical Greece Callimachus and his works, while a second will be dedicated exclusively to the plant Acantha (mainly Acanthus mollis) and its influence on art to this day.

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Μπλε Πολυκατοικία - Άποψη Τμήματος

The Blue Condominium by K. Panagiotakos

The Blue Condominium in Exarchia, the famous building of the pioneer of Modernism in Greece K. Panagiotakou, is the main topic of the article, along of course with the reactions that were expressed, by all those who the intense Blue color of the project, seemed to bother them a little bit more than fiercely.

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Ο Νέος Ναός Παναγίας Τήνου των Παναγιωτάκου & Μητσάκη - Πρόσθια Άποψη

Our Lady of Tinos Study of Panagiotakos – Mitsakis

The study of Kyriakoulis Panagiotakos and Nikolaos Mitsakis for the new Church of Our Lady of Tinos – a study which completed in 1931 – and all the events that followed, are the main themes of the second article of the series, which is dedicated to the first of them, the important Greek Modernist architect of Interwar.

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Το Εσωτερικό του Πορτοκαλί Κήπου του Πάρκου Αντρέ Σιτροέν

The Serial Gardens of Parc Andre Citroen

With the famous Serial Gardens of Parc Andre Citroen, the thrilling tribute of ‘Kalliergeia’ to this green space of the Paris continues, a tribute that – what to say now – has forced viewers, readers and creditors of this site to keep them in suspense for every new article of the site’s also famous columnists.

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Επιμέρους Περιμετρικός Χώρος του Μαύρου Κήπου

The White and Black Garden of Parc Andre Citroen

Belonging to the so-called André Citroen Park Thematic Gardens, and although organically linked to it, the White and Black Gardens are at the same time special occasions of individual gardens with extremely interesting, and in a sense, unique characteristics.

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Σχεδιασμός του Πάρκου Andre Citroen - Πανοραμική Θέα του Πάρκου Andre Citroen

Parc Andre Citroen Design and Characteristics

The design of the Andre Citroën Park, its characteristics & its features, composing the main axes on which most of the second part of the tribute is being developed, in this remarkable postmodern architectural landscape creation of the French capital (… of Rome?).

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Rafflesia arnoldii, The Largest Flower in the World

The largest simple flower of the plant kingdom, Rafflesia arnoldii (Stinking Corpse Lily or Corpse Flower), belongs to a genus of parasitic plants with many peculiarities, which arouse the curiosity of systematic researchers as well as its simple observers, who stand in front of it with awe and admiration.

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Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) Fungus

The Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) is a special disease of the plant (and a big headache for its growers), since this pathogen ascomycete fungus lives exclusively in it, causing great damage, especially in field crops, reaching up to total defoliation, significantly degrading the quality of the growing product.

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Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

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Κορινθιακά Κιονόκρανα - Ναός του Ολυμπίου Διός, Αθήνα

Acantha and Callimachus: The Invention of the Corinthian Order

The article “Acantha and Callimachus: The Invention of the Corinthian Order”, is dedicated to the not so well known Sculptor and Architect of Classical Greece Callimachus and his works, while a second will be dedicated exclusively to the plant Acantha (mainly Acanthus mollis) and its influence on art to this day.

Read More »
Μπλε Πολυκατοικία - Άποψη Τμήματος

The Blue Condominium by K. Panagiotakos

The Blue Condominium in Exarchia, the famous building of the pioneer of Modernism in Greece K. Panagiotakou, is the main topic of the article, along of course with the reactions that were expressed, by all those who the intense Blue color of the project, seemed to bother them a little bit more than fiercely.

Read More »
Ο Νέος Ναός Παναγίας Τήνου των Παναγιωτάκου & Μητσάκη - Πρόσθια Άποψη

Our Lady of Tinos Study of Panagiotakos – Mitsakis

The study of Kyriakoulis Panagiotakos and Nikolaos Mitsakis for the new Church of Our Lady of Tinos – a study which completed in 1931 – and all the events that followed, are the main themes of the second article of the series, which is dedicated to the first of them, the important Greek Modernist architect of Interwar.

Read More »
Το Εσωτερικό του Πορτοκαλί Κήπου του Πάρκου Αντρέ Σιτροέν

The Serial Gardens of Parc Andre Citroen

With the famous Serial Gardens of Parc Andre Citroen, the thrilling tribute of ‘Kalliergeia’ to this green space of the Paris continues, a tribute that – what to say now – has forced viewers, readers and creditors of this site to keep them in suspense for every new article of the site’s also famous columnists.

Read More »
Επιμέρους Περιμετρικός Χώρος του Μαύρου Κήπου

The White and Black Garden of Parc Andre Citroen

Belonging to the so-called André Citroen Park Thematic Gardens, and although organically linked to it, the White and Black Gardens are at the same time special occasions of individual gardens with extremely interesting, and in a sense, unique characteristics.

Read More »
Σχεδιασμός του Πάρκου Andre Citroen - Πανοραμική Θέα του Πάρκου Andre Citroen

Parc Andre Citroen Design and Characteristics

The design of the Andre Citroën Park, its characteristics & its features, composing the main axes on which most of the second part of the tribute is being developed, in this remarkable postmodern architectural landscape creation of the French capital (… of Rome?).

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Rafflesia arnoldii, The Largest Flower in the World

The largest simple flower of the plant kingdom, Rafflesia arnoldii (Stinking Corpse Lily or Corpse Flower), belongs to a genus of parasitic plants with many peculiarities, which arouse the curiosity of systematic researchers as well as its simple observers, who stand in front of it with awe and admiration.

Read More »

Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) Fungus

The Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) is a special disease of the plant (and a big headache for its growers), since this pathogen ascomycete fungus lives exclusively in it, causing great damage, especially in field crops, reaching up to total defoliation, significantly degrading the quality of the growing product.

Read More »

Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

Read More »
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