This renovation of an apartment from the 1950’s presented both challenges and opportunities. The Greek modernist era -that came to maturity along with the Athenian upper middle class- has left a significant architectural footprint in the center of Athens. Post-war modernist architecture meant high rise concrete apartment buildings; however, they did not have to be the sterile and austere kind and embellishment was not frowned upon, on the contrary, it was sought after. […]