charta [ˈxarta]

Erechtheion or Erechtheum
([/ɪˈrɛkθiəm, ˌɛrɪkˈθəm/];
Modern Greek: Ερέχθειο; Ancient Greek: Ἐρέχθειον )
Sounion or Cape Sounion
([/sǒː.ni.on/, /ˈ, akroˈtirʝo ˈsuɲo];
Modern Greek: Ακρωτήρι Σούνιο Akrotírio Soúnio, Σούνιο Soúnio; Ancient Greek: Ἄκρον Σούνιον Άkron Soúnion; Latin: Sunium; Venetian: Capo Colonne)
([/eˈleu̯.sis/, ɛˈɫeu̯.sɪs];
Modern Greek: Ελευσίνα Elefsína; Ancient Greek: Ἐλευσίς Eleusis)

Cornell University Librbary 01 Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photographs Collection, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library

Acropolis Restoration Service (YSMA) 01Acropolis Restoration Service (YSMA), Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports

Sigfried Giedion Temple of Poseidon Cape Sounion August 1933 photograph (gta Archives ETH Zürich Sigfried Giedion)Sigfried Giedion, Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion, August 1933 (gta Archives/ ETH Zürich)

SounionTemple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion


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Architects’ Congress, László Moholy-Nagy, 1933
Film diary of the Architects’ Congress
30 min, silent film with intertitles in English

Architects’ Congress is a film diary commissioned by Sigfried Giedion, that recorded the CIAM-4, the 4th congress of the Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne, in August of 1933. The congress, titled The Functional City, was held on board the ship Patris II from Marseilles to Athens and the results of the congress were presented at an exhibition at the Technical University of Athens. The CIAM-4 congress produced the Athens Charter.