Programme: Architecture by Design - PhD

Start date: September 2012

Mode of study: Full time

Research title: An Atlas of Athenian Inscriptions

Konstantinos Avramidis holds a DipArch from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) and an MSc, with Distinction, in Interdisciplinary Theories and Design of Space from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).

He is currently a PhD Candidate in Architecture by Design at the University of Edinburgh (UoE), where he was awarded the ECA scholarship.

He is a licensed and practising architect in Greece and the UK (TCG/ARB), and has taught architectural design, history and theory at the NTUA and UoE.

His designs have been awarded (two 1st prizes), published and exhibited, while his research has been presented at conferences, and published in journals and books.

Concurrently with his studies at the UoE, Konstantinos has co-organised and chaired the symposium Plenitude and Emptiness, co-founded and co-edited the first issue of the architectural design research journal Drawing On and has been co-organiser of the seminar series Prokalò.

His research interests include: text in the city; systems of archiving and taxonomy; and architectural design as mode of enquiry.

He is the principal editor of the book Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City (Routledge, 2017).