Bioclimatic design of M. Chatzikiriakou road

LOCATION: Piraeus, Greece
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: LANDSCAPE ROIDIS – Haris Roidis Landscape Architect
SCOPE: Total landscape architecture design
AREA: 10.000 m2 (1300 meters long. Pavement width approximately 5 meters per direction)
YEAR OF DESIGN: 2022
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION: 
PHOTOGRAPHS: Haris Roidis

PIRAEUS is the main port of Greece. Maria Xatzikyriakou road is one of the main routes of the city connecting two main seaside roads. The area the road is located is over populated and there is a lack of greenery, easily accessible pedestrian routes , ramps for the disabled, routes for the blind and organized parking plots.
Landscape -Roidis was commissioned by Pireas Plus SA to redesign both the road’s aside pedestrian routes, in order to give enough walking room to pedestrians and the disabled, to increase the greenery, to use cold paving materials for bioclimatic purposes and take care of the random parking of private cars.
Landscape-Roidis’s landscape design, following bioclimatic criteria from the master plan up to detailed design, give more room to pedestrian ways, organize better the parking lots, pave parking lots and pedestrian ways with cold materials, reorganize the bus stop, place the underground garbage -cans in appropriate areas, increase the greenery and the lighting and finally creates an impressive road, friendly to pedestrians.