Feature in architecture & design magazine, Synthesis

Upon the topic of the use of urban spaces, architecture and design magazine Συνθέσεις (Synthesis) kindly invited Urban Gorillas for a feature in April 2017 to unravel our actions, mission and vision.Talking about past projects in the city and planning new creative work, we reveal our aims and hopes for urban spaces and how we encourage the public to interact with them and develop a new relationship with the spaces around them.

Click on the pdf link below to read the article and get to know a bit more about us and our projects.

Συνθεσεις Interview

 

 

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The Island: Co-curating the Garibaldi Journal

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The Independent project – MAXXI Museum, Rome

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