The subject of this dissertation, is to create student accommodations and workshops for the University of Thessaly in the area of the ex A.T.A.C. (Anonymous Alcohol Company of Thessaly) in the district of Saint Anargyron of Volos. The area of study is concentrated on a flat plot of 33.000 square meters at the Kolokotroni street, Papadiamantopoulou street., Oikonomou street and Athonos Trigoni street and is one of the few large scale plots left in the over constructed and fragmented urban landscape.
The building being an old industrial, is a living cultural monument that needs to be protected and well kept, in order to accommodate new uses and functional areas, but always with respect to their identity.
For all the above reasons, our intervention is to reuse the former industrial building, from being a source of pollution to an area of great architectural interest. Workshops for the University of Thessaly are placed at the existing buildings and student accommodations are constructed. Providing uses the city lacks, the building and the area can achieve a more active part in contemporary rhythms and also to restore the essence of the landmark.