LDK Consultants has designed and supervised the electromechanical installations of the emblematic-landmark buildings and complexes, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) and Onassis Cultural Centre (OCC) in Athens, Greece.
The company has provided elaborated designs of installations for each one of these seminal large sized buildings – the greatest in Greece since the venues of the ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games.
LDK’s Design for SNFCC started off in 2010 and its supervision was concluded within 2016.
The use of large scale photovoltaic (PV) power systems was definitely a challenge that LDK had to face and finally delivered in excellence.
Designs of all kinds of installations such us the Electrical Power, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Natural Gas and Water Supply etc. were implemented.
The Center (total budget €617 millions) was designed by the architectural firm Renzo Piano Building Workshop and includes the National Library of Greece (22,000 sq. m.), the Greek National Opera (28,000 sq. m.) and the Stavros Niarchos Park (170,000 sq. m.).
LDK’s Design for OCC started off in 2004 its supervision was concluded in 2011.
Likewise, designs of the sophisticated Performance Systems & Infrastructure (lighting, power, stage equipment, and audiovisual equipment), Electrical Substation & Emergency Generators installations etc. contributed to the famous today cultural site. The interior of the Center, with a total surface of 18,000 sq. m. with 7 floors and 9 underground levels, was designed by the French architectural firm Architecture Studio.
Engineering for buildings is one of the 6 major disciplines of LDK Consultants along with transport infrastructure, energy, environment, socioeconomic development consultancy and information dissemination.
Due to LDK’s accumulated experience in over 2.000 projects covering a wide spectrum, such as tourism, industry, hospitals, educational buildings, residential complexes, office buildings, shopping malls and mixed use complexes, the company offers the most advanced services in project design, supervision and management.
LDK operates from its companies in Greece, Belgium, Cyprus, Kenya, Romania and Serbia.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
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1. The President of the U.S.A. Mr. Barack Obama has recently addressed the Greek public at the Auditorium of the SNFCC (Nov. 2016).
2. Aspect of the National Library of Greece just before its official opening.
The Onassis Cultural Centre (OCC)
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3. Part of the electromechanical study of the OCC Auditorium.
4. Aspect of the “Aristotle Onassis” center stage.