bio

by yannis zavoleas

EDUCATION

PhD in Architectural Design NTUA (2011). Theme: Machine & Network. Technology as Metaphor in Architectural Design.
Master of Science, Comparative Media Studies MIT (2002).
Master of Architecture UCLA (2000).
Architect Engineer NTUA (1996).

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Architectural Design, Digital Media in Architectural Design, Theory of Architectural Design.

SHORT CV
Dr.Yannis Zavoleas teaches architecture as Senior Lecturer at University of Newcastle, Australia, also as Assistant Professor at University of Patras, Greece (on leave), before at Technical University of Crete, Greece. He holds a PhD in Architectural Design from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA – 2011), an MSc in Comparative Media Studies from MIT (2004), an MArch from UCLA (2000) and a 5-year professional degree in architectural engineering from NTUA (1996).
In 2013 Yannis published the book “Machine and Network as Structural Models in Architecture”, Futura publications, Athens, Greece (in Greek)
http://www.politeianet.gr/books/i-michani-kai-to-diktuo-224622
ISBN: 9789609489317
His research interests include architectural design methodology, theory and practice.
He practices architecture since 1996. He has worked as architect in USA (Amphibianarc Los Angeles, Boston), in film post-production (SONY Imageworks), as Art Director (Games-to-each research project, MIT/Microsoft); he has given over forty lectures in conferences and universities about architecture, theory, technology, communications, art; he has published (Thresholds, The International Journal of the Arts in Society, Architecture in Greece); advisory board in conferences / publications: EAAE, CommonGround Publishing; awarded in one international architectural competition (seven participations); won one competition in interactive storytelling; eleven research programs & workshops (organized: “Architecture & Technology: Conditions & Limits of the Metaphor,” “Code AB-USE in architectural design,” “Unbuilt,” “Surface: Digital Materiality & the New Relation between Depth and Surface – EAAE Architectural Theory Group) eleven architectural exhibitions, three short film festivals.
EXTENDED CV

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