Destroying Athens: Dreams of a city

Athens, a capital of almost 5 million people, is the locus where half of the population of Greece is concentrated. A city with an important past, with monuments and layers of history next to modern versions of a European lifestyle, Athens is currently undergoing major transformations.

A melting pot of people and influences, the city center in particular is witnessing rapid changes in its population, which is growing and becoming more diverse. The big influx of immigrants who have been settling in different areas in the past few years, has had a great impact on the city's character, creating many multi-cultural communities. The old Athens exists in the minds of the people that still remember it, however, a new generation of Athenians, born and raised in the city, are moving to a higher level of consciousness, creating groups of activism in the urban space and taking initiatives regarding life in the city and envisioning ways to improve the city's aesthetics along with its overall quality of life.

Athenians settle their disputes by recommending news ways to rebuilt the city and regain its lost pride. Different forces and agents come into action, in an urban environment that experiences social unrest and strong cultural and political upheaval. Will Athens surrender to the chaos until it self-destructs or will it find its path towards a more beautiful and harmonious existence? And what can rise from the debris when the old is destroyed?

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