MA, Dip. Eng., BSc Architect Engineer
After having lived and worked in London for a number of years, I have returned back to Cyprus to continue to practise Architecture in the land that raised me. I hold an MA in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship from Goldsmiths University of London with a pathway in Design, a First Class Honours BSc in Architecture and a First Class Honours Diploma in Architectural Engineering (for which he received the “Lambros and Thaleia David” Award for Best Annual Diploma Project in Architectural Engineering).
I have worked extensively in award winning practices in London & Cyprus designing a wide range of buildings and interiors for residential properties, hotels, high-rises, workplaces, R&D facilities, industrial/manufacturing plants and retail.
Senior Architect at IDcy, Limassol, Cyprus
Senior Architect at WeWork, London, UK
As a Senior Architecture Lead in the European headquarters of WeWork, my focus was designing and delivering co-working spaces in Berlin and Amsterdam, and afterwards pioneering the architectural ommercial feasibility of potential real estate. On average, through my employment I designed, oversaw the construction and opened 4 buildings a year totalling over 5,500 desks over an area of 30,000 sq.m., with many more in the pipeline simultaneously at various stages of development.
Project Architect at Bryden Wood, London, UK
During my employment at Bryden Wood, I worked on the concept design stages of a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) manufacturing plant in the USA.
Architect at Echo Architecture, London, UK
Over the course my employment Echo Architecture, I have worked on Stages C and D of a 72-storey Mixed-use Skyscraper in Riyadh, KSA, a 250,000 sq.m. Retail Development in Milan, Italy, in both occasions focused on the design and development of the superstructure, along with VT, MEP and Structural coorindation with the project consultants. In addition to my responsibilities on these projects, I was responsible for developing the fit-out design for our new offices, to suit the expansion of the company up to 120 strong staff.
Architect at Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Between 2014-2015, I was employed at Wilkinson Eyre Architects in London, where I worked on prestigious projects such as the Crown Sydney Resort and the Dyson Headquarter Expansion. My work on the Crown Resort was focused on 24 Levels of the Hotel and VIP Gaming sections of the building, coordinating with consultants on structure, services, hydraulics, wind and landscaping, preparing drawings and tender packages, 3D modeling and visualization. On Dyson I produced drawings, visuals and reports for the refurbishment of Dyson D3+D4, to accompany the planning submission and RIBA Stage 2 report. In addition, I produced a number of construction issue drawings for Stages 3 and 4 for the ancillary Sports Facility adjacent to the Dyson HQ building, as well as the Cafe and R&D Facility.
Architect/Project Manager at ROOMS/Stefos Evripidou LTD
In parallel to my MA studies in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths, University of London, I was employed by ROOMS (a furniture retail store with a design department that facilitates the custom design of kitchens, bookcases and wardrobes) on a third party basis to initially coordinate, and subsequently to Project Manage a renovation of an existing property in London. The project was a complete refurbishment down to structural walls, changing everything from flooring, wardrobes, lighting, furniture, sanitary ware, kitchen, to the transformation of the garage to a cinema room.
Goldsmiths, University of London
MA in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship: Design Pathway
University of Cyprus
Dip. Eng. Architectural Engineering
University of Cyprus
30,000 sq.m. of purpose built office space for over 5500 members designed with WeWork Europe
GlaxoSmithKline Manufacturing Plant, USA (Bryden Wood)
Crown Hotel and Casino Resort & Private Residences in Sydney, Australia (Wilkinson Eyre Architects)
Cascina Merlata Commercial Centre in Milan, Italy (Echo Architecture)
72 storey skyscraper in Riyadh, KSA (Echo Architecture)
Dyson HQ & Wider Expansion in Malmesbury, UK (Wilkinson Eyre Architects)
Singapore Rail Corridor competition (Wilkinson Eyre Architects)
UK Pavilion, 2015 Milan Expo Design Competition (Paul Cocksedge Studio - shortlisted)
Cyprus Participation in Venice Architecture Biennale 2010 (Christakis Hadjichristou)
Private High-End Residential turn-key renovation/refurbishment in Hammersmith, London, UK (ROOMS)
“LAMBROS AND THALEIA DAVID” AWARD, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2012 || Best Annual Diploma Project in Architectural Engineering for ”Hex Mod”
“INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF PLANET EARTH” CONFERENCE by Unesco, Paris, France, 2008 || First Prize Poem Submission for Cyprus Participation
FULL SCHOLARSHIP BY CYPRUS STATE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2007 || Highest Scoring Candidate in Entrance Exams For BSc Architecture, University of Cyprus
NATIONAL PROGRAMMING OLYMPIAD Nicosia, Cyprus, 2005 || 8th place Nationally, 3rd Amongst High-School Students
ANNUAL PANELLENIAN POETRY CONTEST FOR THE 1943 HOLOCAUST IN KALAVRYTA, Greece, 2005 || Merit
BISR Conference: Inside/Outside/In-Between, Birkbeck, University of London, 2014 || Speaker with 'Welcome to the Desert of the 'Real' - A spatial analysis of real/virtual interfaces through cinema'
CMA | EDU : THE 2013 EXHIBITION. CELEBRATING DESIGN TALENT IN MEDITERRANEAN SCHOOLS OF ARCHITECTURE, Chania, Greece,2013 || Exhibitor/Speaker
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