Master Plan for Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural CentreAthens, 2006-2008

Client : Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Estimated Construction Cost: € 300,000.000 (excl. VAT)

BETAPLAN collaborated with Cooper Robertson and Partners during the programming and master planning phase of the Project, for the compilation of a full set of existing site documentation and technical requirements for the design of the Project in collaboration with experts, (anti-seismic requirements, archaeological status, climatic conditions survey, environmental assessment and requirements, geological/geotechnical investigations, hydraulic survey, noise conditions survey, topographical survey and traffic study).

The project comprises the following :
• The new Greek National Opera (GNO) (38,000m2) including the 1400-seat Main Auditorium, a Lecture Theatre   and a School of Dance
• The National Library of Greece (NLG) (32,000m2)
• The “Stavros Niarchos” Park covering an area of approx. 190,000m2
• Car Parking Facilities for the above.
The site is approximately 240,000m2.