Isthmia Prime Hotel in Isthmia, Greece

Published Sep 21 2020 at 4:00 PM GMT
  • ering of the astonishing Philips Pavilion at Brussels Expo 58.
  • The hyperbolic paraboloid shapes within the strange structure were designed to accompany and enhance the performance inside, an audiovisual feast including a kaleidoscope of lights and colors over a soundtrack of experimental music.
  • ' You can see some of Xenakis's genius and classical scholarship infused in the hotel.
  • Borrowing from the long Greco-Roman resort heritage of the area, the Modernist hotel reflects the attitude of a diversorium (a Roman roadside inn).
  • Such imposing buildings would have been a common sight to visitors of the popular thermal springs at nearby Thermae (today's Loutraki) in ancient times.



  • Published Sep 21, 2020 4:00 PM GMT