Two years have passed since its first successful presentation and the Green Design Festival is coming again in the centre of Athens from September 23rd till October 9th. This is a festival friendly to the environment, where more than 150 architects and designers are uniting their ideas for a better environmental attitude and higher life quality.
The centre of this year's activities in Syntagma Square, which will be turned into an Ecomuseum, a recyclable construction of 1,400 sq.m. with lots of greenery. People who get out of the metro station in Syntagma can pass through this green construction and get the feeling of a harmonic park right in the centre of the busy Greek capital. This Ecomuseum also includes exhibitional rooms and a small green amphitheatre where people can relax having their lunch.
Many other ecological constructions will be placed in seven spots all over Athens, challenging people to view a more ecological aspect of living in the city. This festival also includes a section about fashion, inviting people to re-use old clothes and broken accessories or just bring them to the festival and learn how to remake them!