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Thanos Zakopoulos. CTRLZAK. Green Talks.
39:32Today our guest is artist and designer Thanos Zakopoulos based in Milano, Italy. Thanos Zakopoulos is a creator of varied forms and contexts. An artist, a designer and a photographer amongst other things, he likes to bring together different disciplines and situations creating projects which balance between contemporary art and design. He has presented and participated in many exhibitions around the world and has given lectures in various occasions in Europe and China. With artist and designer Katia Meneghini, Thanos has created CTRLZAK, a hybrid studio that integrates diverse disciplines and forms of expressions. the studio’s creations are based on extensive research into humanity’s cultural history and the natural world in order to create a meaningful future. Due to its’ interdisciplinary approach CTRLZAK specializes in art direction while creating artworks, objects and spaces but above all points of reflection whereform follows meaning. Through the use of semiotic tools within the creative process the studio conceives projects and orchestrates situations that surpass common aesthetic values operating on a deeper cognitive level, aspiring to make people consider their actions and the planet that we live in. Thanos was a speaker at ESO event in 2022 in Athens, Greece organized by Vasilis.
John Veikos. Green Talks.
47:13Today our guest is John Veikos architect an architecture practice based in Athens, Greece. John Veikos is an architect. Educated at Cooper Union, Pratt and Cornell, John is the founder and director of Praxis Design Delivery, providing consulting to complex design projects, fabrication and façade designs, and a special projects director at Mossessian Architecture in London, UK, where John worked in projects in Shanghai, London, Doha and the UK among others. Also worked as Technical Coordinator for Raimund Abraham among other projects the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York, which is one of my favorite buildings. John has spent his career providing design and technical expertise in award winning architectural projects, and has associated his career with leading architects such as Aldo Rossi, I.M. Pei and others.
Maria Kaltsa. Green Talks.
48:03Welcome to the new episode of GREEN TALKS. The Podcast series powered by ECOWEEK and hosted by ARCHISEACH.gr. In this series we interview leading Architecture and Design experts who share their experience and how they connect between Design, Sustainability and Innovation. Today our guest is Maria Kaltsa of ARCNEST an architecture practice based in Athens, Greece. Maria Kaltsa is an architect. Graduated in 1984 from the post graduate master’s degree program in Architecture from YALE University, and in 1981 from the bachelor of Architecture program of COOPER UNION in New York. Maria established her first office with partners architects James Panagos and Vassilis Papandreou in 2009, and later established ARC NEST in 2017. Between 2016 and 2019 Maria was appointed by the Mayor of the City of Athens as his Adviser for Urban Design, and was engaged in several Municipal projects – which we will talk about. Maria has received several awards and distinctions. In her work she combines the practice of architecture, urban planning, research and experimentation.
Maria Papafigou - OOAK Architects. Green Talks.
29:55Welcome to the new episode of GREEN TALKS. The Podcast series powered by ECOWEEK and hosted by ARCHISEACH.gr. In this series we interview leading Architecture and Design experts who share their experience and how they connect between Design, Sustainability and Innovation.Today our guest is Maria Papafigou of OOAK an architecture practice based in Stockholm, Sweden and Athens, Greece. Maria Papafigou is an architect who for many years has shared her time between Athens and Stockholm where she until recently also taught architecture at the KTH. Maria studied architecture in Sweden, Spain and Greece. OOAK architects was founded in 2013 and is today run by Maria Papafigou and Johan Annerhed, who previously ran the Athens-based studio paan architects. Small in size, the office works with projects of different scales in a broad variety of environments around the globe, sensitively approaching each project in the context of its own conditions and needs. Maria was a speaker at ESO event in February 2020 in Athens, Greece organized by Vasilis.
Ivi Diamantopoulou & Jaffer Kolb. New Affiliates. Green Talks.
48:29Today our guests are Ivi Diamantopoulou and Jaffer Kolb of New Affiliates an architecture practice working between Athens and New York. Ivi Diamantopoulou is a graduate of Princeton University, where she was awarded the Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize for excellence in design and the Stanley J. Seeger fellowship; and a Diploma with honors graduate of Architecture and Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece. She is a registered architect in NY and Greece, with over a decade of experience in design and built work. Ivi frequently teaches design, history and theory of architecture, among others at Columbia and Syracuse Universities. Jaffer Kolb is a graduate of Princeton University, with a Master of Urban Planning from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from Wesleyan University. Jaffer worked on the 13th Architecture Biennale of Venice under David Chipperfield and was the US editor for the Architectural Review. Jafer teaches at Yale School of Architecture and Columbia GSAPP. Ivi and Jaffer joined us as speakers at the ESO Conference in June in Athens, Greece organized by Vasilis.
Nikos Nikolopoulos. 3D Athens.
14:23Nikos has risen to the top of his industry as a creative director and educator. His editorials have appeared in ArchDaily, Dezeen and 3D World Magazine. In addition, Nikos has been the main archviz instructor for some of the world’s top architects, designers and visualisation studios, including Foster + Partners, Make Architects, Perkins & Will, Kilograph, Pureblink and more. His unique cinematic approach to lighting is shared in the CG community globally through masterclasses, workshops and live events. We talk about the launching of 3D MEETUP ATHENS. ABOUT 3D ATHENS. Following the success of 3D London and 3D New York, the Design Ambassador team and Creative Lighting are joining forces to bring the same networking philosophy to Athens.These monthly meetups aim to bring together professionals from various creative industries, like architects, interior designers and visualizers, to discuss ideas, projects and new developments in a friendly and relaxed environment. In addition, the most inspiring artists and industry leaders internationally will share their experiences and knowledge while analyzing their work to help you improve your skills and unlock your creativity. Also, through the Archisearch jobs portal, you will have an opportunity to find your dream job and your ideal candidate. Join the first-ever 3D Athens meetup on November 2nd at Metaphor Athens at 19:00. A community event curated by the Design Ambassador Creative Lighting Presenter-Moderator - Nikos Nikolopoulos Founder Creative Lighting Speakers: 19:30-20:00 Nikos Nikolopoulos Founder Creative Lighting (Host & Keynote Speaker) 20:00-20:30 Christina Papalexandri Architect - Principal of PILA Studio (Keynote Speaker & In Conversation with Nikos Nikolopoulos) 20:30-21:00 Katia Kolovea Lighting Designer ( www.katiakolovea.com ) 21:00-23:30 NETWORKING & DRINKS (Free Access for the event - You pay for your own drinks at the bar. Minimum consumption 1 drink from the bar) REGISTER FOR ACCESS: https://www.eventora.com/el/Events/3d-meetup-athens These monthly meetups are organized by ARCHISEARCH.gr the leading greek online magazine for architecture & design and produced and curated by the Design Ambassador. (Free access / You get and pay for your own drinks from the bar) #Archisearch #DesignAmbassador #3DMEETUPS #CreativeLighting #greekarchitects #ArchisearchJobs
Lydia Xynogala. Green Talks.
24:27Today our guest is Lydia Xynogala an architect working between Athens, Zurich and New York. Lydia Xynogala is a practicing architect and parallel to her professional practice, her research examines natures of care and the tactics or after- effects of materialities' production. Focusing on their fuzzy assemblages she bypasses traditional dichotomies of the built and the natural. Her architecture work has been featured among other places at Storefront for Art and Architecture, AIA Center for Architecture, gta exhibitions ETH Zurich and the Benaki Museum Athens. Lydia is a graduate of Princeton University, the Cooper Union and the Bartlett, UCL and is currently a doctoral fellow at the ETH, gta institute for the History and Theory of architecture where she writes on the construction of a culture of care centered around natural resources in 20th century Greece. Lydia has taught at ETH Zurich, Columbia GSAPP, The Cooper Union, RPI and City College of New York. Lydia is part of the Kyklada Press team and a participant at Onassis AiR 2020-21. © 2022 ECOWEEK.org & ARCHISEARCH.gr 1 PODCAST #24 9/9/22 – powered by ECOWEEK at ARCHISEARCH.gr Lydia joined us as a speaker at the Architects Show in December and ESO Conference in June both in Athens, Greece organized by Vasilis. I had the pleasure to moderate a panel with Lydia as one of the distinguished speakers.
Peter Murray. Green Talks
1:03:09Peter Murray is Curator of New London Architecture and founder of the London Festival of Architecture. He is an architect graduate of the Architectural Assocation, journalist and designer and also Chairman of The London Society and Past Master of the Chartered Architects. He is a regular commentator and broadcaster on London issues, and a Mayor's Design Advocate. Peter is also a keen cyclist who campaigns for safer cycling and healthier cities. In 2021 Peter was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to leadership in the arts, architecture, city planning, design and publication and to charity. Peter joined us as a speaker at the Architects Show in December and ESO Conference in June both in Athens, Greece organized by Vasilis. I had the pleasure to moderate a panel with Peter as one of the distinguished speakers
Xander Vermeulen Windsant. Green Talks.
56:11Xander Vermeulen Windsant is principal architect and founder of XVW architectuur. He studied at Delft University of Technology graduating with Honours. After working with one of the leading architecture offices in Amsterdam, he established XVW architectuur in 2010 in order to independently address a new agenda for architecture as a resilient response to a rapidly changing world. He sees the collaboration with future occupants as a key aspect of the design process. In 2017, this socially engaging approach won XVW the Mies van der Rohe Award’s EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture. Xander Vermeulen Windsant has been a visiting lecturer at a number of institutions including the Delft University of Technology, Aarhus School of Architecture, Mendrisio and the Politcehnico Milano. He is a contributor to the Dutch Online Architecture platform Archined.nl. and was Chairman of the Architecture Center in ‘s-Hertogenbosch.
Rahel Belatchew. Green Talks.
30:09Today our guest is Rahel Belatchew an architect, founder of award- winning Belatchew Arkitekter firm in Sweden. Rahel is an architect based in Stockholm, Sweden. She studied in Paris and Amsterdam and graduated from Ecole Speciale d' Architecture in Paris in 1996. She has practiced in France, Tokyo, and Luxemburg before establishing Belatchew Arkitekter in Stockholm. In 2006 she was awarded Architect of the Year and in 2007 the office was listed by Wallpaper magazine as one of 101 of the world's most exciting new architects. Belatchew Artkitekter is an architectural practice with a proactive human-centric approach and the Belatchew Labs are a studio within the office that works on experimental projects and research and testing of new approaches to urban and architectonic issues.