As part of its annual research study tour Hyde + Hyde architects travelled to Athens in August 2008.
The practice visited a series of ancient monuments such as the Erectheion, Stoa of Attalus, Temple of Athena Nike, Temple of Hephaestus, The Parthenon and not to mention the beautiful Hellenic style architecture and Byzantine churches within the city.
The Parthenon - in the presence of perfection and the origin of Order
Ruins in sunlight on the plateau of the Acropolis
Order and proportion in the Agora
The definition of a warm country can be defined when the shadows are more prominent than the object itself.
Agora from the distance
Meticulous decretive detailing to the base of a column at the Acropolis