Initiative ‘Polis’ → Design & Curation Urban initiative, Athens


Urban initiative of opening closed shops in the center of Athens for young creatives. Twenty shops renovated to host the Athens Municipality initiative called Polis-With the “SHOP IN THE CENTRE” project, the program provides for the exploitation of abandoned shops in the centre of Athens and aims to upgrade areas that have been “wounded” by the crisis. The objective of the intervention is to open up closed-door shopping centres located on specific streets of the Centre to accommodate some activity. The initiative will stimulate existing and new economic activity, contributing to the maintenance and sustainability of interventions of aesthetic upgrading of the image of areas that are important attraction for visitors and residents.