Cave path , Antiparos, Cyclades
Location: Antiparos / Cyclades
Type: Public Works
The cave of Antiparos is located on the southeast side of Antiparos, covers an area of 5,600 square meters ,. The depth to the end of access is 72 meters. The cave is a unique natural heritage of the Island. The rich history, the geological and historical interest and the important and impressive decoration make it one of the most important monuments of its kind in Greece. The project concerns the rehabilitation of trails, widening dangerous sections, creating sedentary for stopping and monitoring the area. Enlargement of course is where it is possible and so that they do not require complex retaining structures and not to affect the decoration of the cave .The materials and the method of construction were selected to allow the construction of the project with minimal intervention. The form and method of manufacturing the railing was an important element of architectural design. The stalagmites and stalactites are the main observation point. The course follows the decoration of the cave without altering it. It is important that the intervention is evident and it becomes easy to distinguish between the geological formations and human intervention, the choice was made consciously in order to highlight the richness and character of the Cave his character, and his great qualities.