Dr Konstantinos Avramidis
Konstantinos Avramidis is a practising architect and Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Portsmouth. He holds a DipArch from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an MSc in Architecture and Spatial Design from the National Technical University of Athens with distinction, and a PhD in Architecture by Design from the University of Edinburgh, where he was awarded the Edinburgh College of Art scholarship.
Over the past decade he has taught architectural design, history and theory at various institutions in Greece and the UK, most recently at Drury University. His designs have been awarded – winning, among others, two 1st prizes in the Greek national architectural competitions ‘Kozani x4’ and ‘Thesprotian Chamber’ – and exhibited internationally, including the 8th Biennale of Young Greek Architects in Benaki Museum. His research has been presented at conferences in prestigious institutions, such as TU Delft and ICA, and published in books and journals, including the distinguished City and Design Journal.
Konstantinos has been invited to lecture on his research and/or participate in design reviews at the University of the West of England, Cardiff University and Newcastle University in the UK, the TU Berlin in Germany and McGill University in Canada. He co-founded the architectural design research journal Drawing On and is the principal editor of Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City (Routledge, 2017).