New Athens Cultural Center Remains Shuttered in Wake of Country’s Financial Problems

June 30th, 2016

The Guardian takes a tour of the recently completed but still unopened Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, which has been forced to remain shuttered during Greece’s fiscal woes.  “In difficult moments like this, you need hope,” says Renzo Piano, who designed the space. “Making a good building is an important civic gesture. It makes you believe in a better world.”

Read more at The Guardian