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Restoration of the old building of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies in Rethimnon

Aug 10, 2007

On Friday 05/10, the chairman of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Mr. Alkviades C. Payatakes and a contractor, selected after public tender, signed the contracting agreement for the project "FORTH/ Restoration of the old building of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies" at the premises of FORTH.

The € 640.000 - budget project will be financed by the Regional Operational Program for Crete and is expected to reach completion within the forthcoming year, 2008.

The project involves the restoration of a listed building located in the old part of the city of Rethimnon, on the corner of Nikiforos Fokas and Kleidis Streets. The building is in contact with the already renewed building that has been housing the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of FORTH for years, located on the corner of Nikiforos Fokas and Melissinou Streets, at the next corner of the city block.

The completion of the project adds another beautiful building that will further enhance the exceptional urban richness of the old city of Rethimnon.

For more information please contacr with:
Technical Service of FORTH
Τel. +30 2810 391570
Ε-mail: technical@admin.forth.gr