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Memos Filippidis (1967, Athens) is an architect that co-founded the office MPLUSM together with architect Marita Nikoloutsou in 2001. In 1991 he graduated from the Na-tional Technical University of Athens and in 1993 he received a Master in Architecture from Yale University. Their work distills international influences while investigating the individual character of each project and its anchoring to local sensitivities. Their architectural projects have been published in Wallpaper, Interni, Surface, A10, Archis, Avivre, D+A Magazine, Architectural Digest, Blueprint, Stauba magazines as well as in the book “Greek Architecture Now” (Studio Art Bookshop, 2006) by Karin Skousboll. Memos Filippidis has been contributing articles on architecture and design for the Greek newspaper To Vima, was member of the editorial board of the Vima Ideon an interdisciplinary journal of literature, the humanities, social studies, architecture and cultural theory and has been curating architectural exhibitions. Co-organizer of the architectural lectures of the cultural initiative entitled “Megaron Plus” at the Athens Megaron, a series that has already included lectures by Rem Koolhaas, Zaha Hadid, Mario Botta, Roman Delugan, Massimiliano Fuksas, Wolf Prix, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Kazuyo Sejima & Ryue Nishi-zawa, Alberto Campo Baeza, Kengo Kuma, Bernard Tschumi, Thom Mayne, Mathias Klotz, Steven Holl, Carme Pigem, Neil Denari, Gwenael Nicolas, Rudy Riccioti and David Adjaye. Curator of the international architectural exhibition “Big Brother: Architecture and Surveillance” at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2002). Curator of the architectural exhibition “+-40: Athens Now” (2003) on the work of 22 leading Greek architects, an exhibition held at RIBA, London. Curator of the architectural exhibition “Invisible Hotel” (Athens, Salonica, New York, 2005-2006). Curator for exhibition "The Education of an Architect" (2006, Gallery Kappatos, Athens). In 2006 he was the guest curator, invited by chief curators Rena Sakellaridou and Morfo Papanikolaou, for the first national participation of Cyprus entitled “Porous Borders” (www.porousborders.org) for the 10th Architectural Biennale in Venice. He is the curator of the exhibition “GREAT2013: Their First Buildings” (www.great2013.com) the first event of the biannual architectural initiative GRE A T, organized by the Athens Concert Hall and Heracles GCCo, member of Lafarge Group.

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The 41 models of the undergraduate and post graduate projects distinguished in GREAT 2013 - Their First Building in a different point of view

 

 

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An event dedicated to the 58 architects participated in GREAT 2013 exhibition, by Heracles GCCo.

 

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A deluxe edition hosting the 41 projects of GREAT 2013. It is available in limited edition exclusively from Heracles GCCo.

 

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The Exhibition

Exhibition Opening

 

The 41 architectural models of  the graduate and postgraduate projects distinguished in GREAT 2013 - Their First Buildings exhibited in Athens Concert Hall from May 20th until June 9th 2013.

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41 projects of GREAT - Their First Buildings exhibition

 

With a great pleasure we present you the 41 projects, selected by the jury of Great 2013, and are exhibited in Athens Concert from May 21st to June 9th 2013. The inauguration of the exhibition took place on May 20th 2013.

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Exhibition design

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Architect Memos Filippidis, curator of GREAT 2013, describes the designing concept of the xhibition THEIR FIRST BUILDINGS aiming to a new, substantive evaluation and promotion of Greek architecture.

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