The project consists of the construction of the National Opera House, the National Library and a park-hill. The total budget is approximatelly 350Million Euro The buildings are R/C structures that foresee seismic isolation. The opera has a ferrocement canopy 1000mx100m in plan that rests on springs and dampers.
Penelis Consulting Engineers has been appointed the sole Structural and Eartquake Engineering Consultant on behalf of the contractor for Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens, Greece. The contractor is the Joint Veture of Impregilo and Terna.