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THE REDESIGN OF HERAKLION AIRPORT “NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS” AS A REASON FOR CONFIGURATION OF THE EASTERN PART OF HERAKLION CITY

PROJECT BY: Marilena Lionaki( @marilenaki_lion )
COLLEGE/ Firm : Marilena Lionaki
YEAR OF STUDYING : Practicing Architect
CATEGORY : Urban Design
PROJECT TYPE: Studio Design Sheets
PUBLISHED BY: Archipedia

This thesis examines the eastern part of the city in relation to the existing airport and redesigns the site of Heraklion Airport “N. Kazantzakis”,following its imminent transfer, as a multifunctional attraction enhancing the tourist character of the place. The aim of the intervention is the harmonious incorporation of the new part of the city into the existing urban fabric, the urban expansion of the New Bodrum region with the addition of functionalities and qualities of space that lacking from the area as well as the creation of a metropolitan park in the greater part of the area for future use. It is a multifunctional project designed to enhance the tourist character of the place.