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Aris Gkitzias

Aris Gkitzias

Delft, NL

 

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About 

I studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens (2002-2009) and I recently graduated with honors from the M.Sc. in Building Technology at the Technical University of Delft (2011- 2013).

I am a self-motivated, creative and hardworking person. My interests cover a wide range of topics related to architectural and façade design under a sustainable perspective.

I am highly adept at carrying out technical drawings and I have a proficient knowledge of various 3D design software, as well as, BIM (Revit). I also have a basic understanding of generative algorithms and parametric design due to my experience using Grasshopper integrated with Rhino’s 3D modeling.

The energy efficient design is one of my specializations as an architect. My sensitivity in understanding the energy impact of my designs was a motivation to orient my studies toward the field of building physics. Thus, during the last year of my studies in TU Delft with my M.Sc. Thesis, as well as, with my participation in relevant research studies, I have acquired a solid background in various thermal and energy consumption simulation software, such as Design Builder, Physibel CAPSOL and TRNSYS-TRNFlow.

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Employment 

NEXT architects, Amsterdam, NL, Architect Intern

http://www.nextarchitects.com/

Nov 2013 - current
 

Hellenic Navy. Department of “Architectural & Engineering Design”, Chaniá, GR, Architect Engineer - CAD Draftsman

Design of steel constructions in military buildings and naval ships.

Nov 2009 - Nov 2010
 

Architectural Design office of Pantelis Nicolacopoulos, Athens, GR, Architect Intern

Design and construction supervision of private houses.

Oct 2007 - Mar 2008
 

Education 

Delft University of Technology, Delft, NL, Masters, MSc in Building Technology, Faculty of Architecture

Graduate from the “Green Building Innovation” track with a specialization in sustainable design and building physics

Graduated with honors (Cum Laude)

Sep 2011 - Jul 2013
 

National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GR, MArch, Architect Engineer

Sep 2002 - Oct 2009
 

Awards 

Award and silver medal of the N.T.U.A, 1st Place

For graduating with the highest grade between all the students of the N.T.U.A School of Architecture in 2009.

2009
 

Ch. Chryssovergis Award, 1st Place

For achieving the highest diploma grade in the N.T.U.A. SOA.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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