About

From Athens, he studied mechanical engineering at the University of Manchester and the Imperial College London and architecture at ETSA Madrid and EPF Lausanne where he graduated under Prof. Gugger. He worked for Dreier Frenzel Architecture and Communication and since 2017 he is an independent architect. He teaches architectural project for Studio Gay Menzel at the EPF Lausanne and architectural history and theory at HEPIA in Geneva.




Teaching

- Teaching assistant, Atelier Gay Menzel, EPFL, 2020-
- Lecturer, Atelier des outils, Histoire et Theorie, HEPIA, 2018-
- Teaching assistant, LABA, Prof. Gugger, EPFL, 2018-2020
- Teaching assistant, Atelier Dreier Frenzel, EPFL, 2017-2018





Lectures

- Housing in Ticino : an overview, Atelier GayMenzel, EPFL, 2021- Contextuality in architecture, Atelier GayMenzel, EPFL, 2020
- Eleonas of Athens, Architecture et Construction de la ville II, EPFL, Lausanne, 2019
- From Neoclassicism to critical regionalism in Athens, HEPIA, Geneva, 2018
- L'esperienza abitativa cooperativa in Svizzera, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice, 2018
- Atelier 66 / Miroslav Šik, Atelier Dreier Frenzel, EPFL, 2017
- Ridolfi Frankl / Adrian Streich, Atelier Dreier Frenzel, EPFL, 2017
Polykatoikía, architecture ou revolution, Pont 12 Architectes, Lausanne, 2016
Eleonas as eleonas, NTUA, Athens, 2016
- Charting unknown territories, UE Chartography, EPFL, Lausanne, 2015




Project list

001 Vacation garden with a room, Kea, completed, 2016 - 2022,
EIA award 2022
002 Island resort, Borgøy, feasibility study, 2017
003 La Valencienne, Lausanne, completed, 2017
004 School, Riaz, competition, 2017
005 Social housing, Geneva, competition, 2017
006 Lausanne Jardins, Lausanne, competition, 2017
007 Sports complex, Broc, competition, 2017
008 Belvedere school complex, Lausanne, competition, 2018
009 Retirement home, Sivriez, competition, 2018
010 Le Falkor, Lausanne, feasibility study, 2018
011 Kastro cultural centre, Kea, feasibility study, 2018
012 Jurassica musem, Porrentruy, competition, 2018
013 Youth Hostel, Neuchatel, competition, 2019
014 Crematorium, Patras, competition, 2019
015 House in Ioulida, Kea, completed, 2019 - 2020
016 Water treatment plant, St-Sulpice, competition, 2020
017 CY Residence, Geneva, feasibility study, 2020
018 Paix du Soir Association, Mont-sur-Lausanne, competition, 2020 : 2nd prize
019 Conversion of a Chalet, St-Cergue, completed, 2021 - 2022
020 Social housing, Vernier, competition, 2022




Awards

Hellenic Institute of Architecture Award 2022 : Vacation garden with a room in Kea
- 2nd prize, open competition : Paix du Soir Association, Mont-sur-Lausanne, 2020
- Prix de la Commune de Chavannes, EPFL, 2013

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