Faliron Bay Regeneration and Development, Athens, Greece
Flood Control, Water Supply & Sanitation Networks, Irrigation system
Year of Completion:
Attica Prefecture, Greece
• Master Plan
• Preliminary Design - Feasibility Study
• Detailed Design
• Tender Documents
• Technical Assistance during construction
In the context of the 2004 Olympic Games the Ministry of Public Works appointed the design along the coast of Faliron Bay of a comprehensive development with emphasis on leisure and sport activities. As part of the group, the Firm designed all Marine works including the Marina, the seawall and coastal protection and the waterfront promenade wall as well as providing structural design for numerous buildings and several bridges and traffic
studies. The main features of this project included the following: Extensive landfill with the creation of a new 1.5 km quay wall forming an arc to the southeastern end of the bay. Also utilized for the creation of a pedestrian promenade / Reconstruction of the mouth of the Ilissos river / Construction of a 50m wide pedestrian "Esplanade" / Construction of a 400 - berth nautical sports Marina / Two Olympic Stadiums, one for Beach-Volley and one for
Tae-Kwon-Do with 7 training courts nearby and one new football stadium / A 1km long series of linear buildings joined with pedestrian bridges at their roof level / Extensive open spaces for recreation and leisure.
The hydraulic component in short provided for : / Flood control / Water Supply networks / Sanitation networks / Irrigation system including the option of re-use of treated water from a WasteWater Treatment Plant.
Preliminary and Final Designs, Environmental Impact Assessment
Technical and Administrative Assistance
Water Supply, Wastewater and Stormwater Networks