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Flyer 2016

January 30th , 2016 → 11:42 am @

IIRPS Athens summer 2016

Category : Uncategorized

IIRPS Athens 2013 by Professor Julian Suppe

February 25th , 2015 → 5:23 am @

Hi Nikos & Sotiris: The past few months I have been doing things with photos from last summer’s IIRPS program and you are frequently in them. So I decided to look at your IIRPS website regarding this years’s program. I thought I’d give you a follow-up to my evaluation of the program at its end. […]

Category : Blog / Landmarks

The Secret Language of Stones

October 24th , 2012 → 4:23 pm @

By: Nikos Vakalis 10/24/2012 Part of the program “Athens: Heritage and Modernity” is a 12-day visit of the classical sites around the sacral area of the Acropolis. Dr. Manolis Korres, who was the chief architect of the Acropolis Restoration Project for over 20 years, will be our guide again this year. His passion for archaeology […]

Category : Blog

Restoration of the Acropolis

October 21st , 2012 → 4:51 pm @

By: Max Cardillo, 10/21/2012 From 1921 to 1933 Nikolaos Balanos, an engineer, led a large-scale project, the restoration of the Acropolis in Athens. The techniques he used, though commonly employed in the early 20th century, have proved to be very problematic. He used modern Portland cement mortar and unprotected steel reinforcements as stone clamps and in […]

Category : Blog

South Slope: Theater of Dionysus Eleuthereus

October 20th , 2012 → 7:33 pm @

By:  Max Cardillo, 10/20/2012 One of the notable visits in the IIRPS – Athens Program was to the south slope of the Acropolis, led by Manolis Korres. It included the complex of the sanctuary and theater of Dionysus Eleuthereus, the Odeon of Pericles, and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Dr. Korres, besides working on the buildings […]

Category : Blog

Athens, January 2012

October 18th , 2012 → 12:51 am @

By: Nikos Vakalis On Monday, 16th of January, the participants of the program “Athens: Heritage and Modernity” left the capital of Greece, going back to their countries: Australia, USA, UK… having spent a “full immersion” of 11 days following lectures, visiting museums, walking through archaeological findings, and covering almost 3.000 years of history that the […]

Category : Blog

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