Configuration of Plaka square

Project: Configuration of Plaka square
Location: Milos, Plaka
Year: 2008

The demand of our client, the municipality of Milos island was the renovation of the small square at the entrance of the traditional village of Plaka. The square is a landmark of the village and residents’ gathering place. The improvement of the square’s image and consequently the improvement of the village’s appearance was a necessary intervention.The study aimed to create the appropriate conditions for a pleasant stay in the square. This was achieved by placing the seating area facing the view of the “Castle” and providing shade by planting trees. There was also provision for people with disabilities to access the square by creating a ramp.