Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
Designed by architectural firm Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is a sustainable world-class cultural, learning and recreational urban complex that includes the new homes of the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera, located within the Stavros Niarchos Park, one of the largest green spaces in Athens, covering an area of 210.000 square meters.
The SNFCC was constructed through a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. It was completed in 2016, and delivered to the Greek State in February 2017.
A global architectural landmark, a sustainability paradigm as well as a metropolitan cultural destination, hosting three cultural organizations under the same roof, the SNFCC aims to become a common ground, a place for all people, where everyone has access to learning, the arts and events that stimulate, engage and inspire.
The SNFCC is the first public-private partnership of its kind in Greece, and the largest cultural/educational project ever undertaken in the country. Additionally, it is one of the world’s most sustainable building complexes of its size. In November 2016, the SNFCC achieved the highest and most stringent international standard for sustainable design and construction – the Platinum LEED – for its innovative architecture and green technology.
To organize a tour or learn more about SNFCC and its events please visit SNFCC.org
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