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Georgios (George) Siokas

Georgios (George) Siokas

Delft, NL

 

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About 

Chartered Architect (Bureau Architectenregister, NL and Technical Chamber of Greece), specialized in Materialization and Sustainable Design Development (M.Arch & M.Sc.), with a fine perception in aesthetics and a broad technical and theoretical background enriched by studying and working experiences in two different countries (NL, GR), Keen on technical detailing and materialism related to the proper expression of the architectural design and the translation of architectural concepts from paper to material reality. An experienced Architect/Architectural Draftsman/Designer with more than 4 years of experience in the architectural industry, currently working as architect in UNStudio and with multiple years of experience on Architectural Visualization. Analytical, self-motivated, lateral thinker and proactive, with good presentation and highly developed organisational and communication skills acquired through several extracurricular activities. Adaptable and enthusiastic in working in multicultural environments, very comfortable in working as a member of a team, but also able to take initiative when the situation arises. Interested in multidisciplinary architectural practice focused on materialization with emphasis on sustainable development and strong attention to detail.

Specialities: Materialization, Technical Detailing, Sustainability, Design Development, Architectural Visualization, Building Technology.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

UNStudio, Amsterdam, NL, Architect

May 2014 - current
 

2by4-architects, Rotterdam, NL, Architectural Designer

Full time position as Architectural Designer. Research and design on several small and large scale projects, assisting the project architects on the design process.

Actively involved in the following projects:

01. Eltheto Housing and Healthcare Centre, Rijssen, NL (UT, currently under construction)
02. Eltheto Housing and Healthcare Centre, Rijssen, NL; Redesign of Building Block 02 (SO,VO,VO+)
03. Glashaven/Scheepmakerskade Entrance, Rotterdam, NL (UT, completed May 2013)
04. Hamam Santos Pakhuis, Rotterdam, NL (SO)
05. Brielle House Extension/Uitbreiding Brielle (SO,VO)
06. Numerous acquisition projects, including:
__ - Office transformation; from empty spaces to Healthcare Facilities (Kantoor Transformatie)
__ - Care housing for the elderly (zorg woning)
__ - Transformation of industrial areas (industrieterreinen transformatie)
__ - The new neighbourhood; houses with inner streets (Het nieuwe buurtschap)

Web design and graphic design communication; Currently developing four websites for different target groups/client groups, using flash and cms/wordpress.

01. Development of www.2by4.nl
02. Complete design and development (web and graphic design) of zorghuisvesting.2by4.nl (beta, flash based).
03. Complete design and development (web and graphic design) of zorghuisvesting.2by4.nl; transition from flash based to cms/wordpress.
04. Complete design and development (web and graphic design) of particulier.2by4.nl (beta, cms/wordpress).

Main responsibilities: 3D modelling/visualizations, conceptual design, architectural design, web design, booklet production, IT support.

Jan 2013 - May 2014
 

29GS, Delft, NL, Architect - 3D Artist - Web Designer

Registered Architect, specialized in Materialization and Sustainable Design Development (M.Sc./M.Arch). Freelance architectural design, 3D architectural visualization and participation in Architectural Competitions, both individually and in groups. Enlisted with NeedleHR. Brief list of projects below:

01. Landscape and garden design, Athens Region, GR
02. Dwelling exterior reformation, Athens Region, GR
03. Europan 12, NL (competition)
04. Coronet Design Artwork (competition)
05. Redesign of Liberty Square (Πλατεία Ελευθερίας) Thessaloniki, GR (competition)
06. HCA - House of Fairytales Competition
07. Web design, www.byebyesalsiccia.com (under development)

Aug 2012 - May 2014
 

Hogeschool Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL, Guest Lecturer

Guest lecturer on educational use of Adobe Illustrator. Carried out a workshop titled “Introduction to Adobe Illustrator for Architects”, where presented basic and advanced techniques of using the program to assist design projects/create explanatory concept diagrams etc (30 - 40 participants).

Jan 2014 - Jan 2014
 

Delft University of Technology, Delft, NL, Research Assistant, 3D Designer

Position as a Teaching assistant (TA) for the second year Bachelor Course “Contextproject”(Elektrotechniek, Wiskunde en Informatica - EWI), TU Delft. Held this position in parallel to the SADD graduation studio. Responsible for assisting 4 groups (16 students in total) on their course assignments and compose 3-dimensional scenes and 3D objects on 3D-CAD environments.

Team member and 3D Designer for the Multi-Modal Memory Restructuring (3MR) System for trauma-focused psychotherapy (PTSD) project (Elektrotechniek, Wiskunde en Informatica - EWI), TU Delft. 3D Designer for the development of a Virtual Reality application, designed to support Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) therapy, dealing with human post-traumatic situations. Project development under the supervision of assistant professor (Universitair docent) Willem-Paul Brinkman, EEMCS/EWI, TU Delft. Project available online at: http://ii.tudelft.nl/3mr/

Main Responsibilities: weekly meetings, 3D modeling and composition (Rhinoceros, Maya, 3DMax, WorldViz Vizard).

Mar 2012 - Jan 2013
 

Delft University of Technology, Delft, NL, Teaching Assistant (TA), 3D Modeling

Position as a Teaching assistant (TA) for the second year Bachelor Course “Contextproject” In Computer Science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science - EEMCS (Elektrotechniek, Wiskunde en Informatica - EWI), TU Delft. Held this position in parallel to the SADD graduation studio. Responsible for assisting 4 groups (16 students in total) on their course assignments and compose 3-dimensional scenes and 3D objects on 3D-CAD environments.

Main Responsibilities: weekly meetings, 3D modeling and composition (Rhinoceros, Maya, 3DMax, WorldViz Vizard).

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Restore ATE, Glyfáda, GR, Assistant Architect

Full time position as Assistant Architect in a Greek Construction Company, assisting in multiple tasks on a new 3-storey office-apartment complex in Glyfada, Greece. Active contribution to the design development. Personally assigned part of the interiors design of the office-apartment complex. Gained experience on several stages of building process, including the technical implementation phase and on-site visits.

Main Responsibilities: design of parts of the interiors and permanent interior installations (kitchen [3], living room [1], fireplace), façade color design research, interior color design research, development and update of architectural drawings, partial contact with suppliers and market research, 3D models and visualizations.

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Self-employed in Architecture & Interior Design, Athens, GR, Architect, Interior Designer

Freelance architect working on the interior reformation of the apartment of the client, in Attica's Gerakas, Athens, Greece. Interior reformation and design of a two-story apartment with attic, from materialization till lighting.Held this position in parallel with architectural studies.

Main Responsibilities: interior design (kitchen, living room, dining area, lavatory, light set up), interiors reformation and conceptual design, 3D visualizations and architectural drawings, materialization and market research.

May 2009 - Aug 2010
 

Self-employed in Architecture & Interior Design, Thessaloníki, GR, Graphic Designer

Voluntary Work/Contribution as Graphic Designer to a graduation thesis. Graphic (Logo and graphics) Design for the Park|e|eng Project. Project development by Ioanna Tziouvara, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Jul 2010 - Jul 2010
 

Self-employed in Architecture & Interior Design, Athens, GR, Furniture Designer

Voluntary work as leading furniture designer for the design of a TV/media and storage furniture. The design was carried out on a final design level.

Oct 2008 - Oct 2008
 

Self-employed in Architecture & Interior Design, Elassóna, GR, Interior Design Consultant

Contribution for an Interior Design (proposal and variations) and Consultancy over the reformation of a living room and fireplace ornamentation for an apartment in Elassona, GR.

Mar 2008 - May 2008
 

Education 

Delft University of Technology, Delft, NL, Masters, Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences

Specialization in Materialization and Design Development

Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology, NL

Degree Grade: 8.0/10.0

Thesis/Graduation Lab: Strategic Architectural Design Development; The Design of the United Nations Headquarters for Sustainability, NYC (Grade: 9.0/10.0)

Oct 2010 - Jul 2012
 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloníki, GR, MArch, Architecture and Architectural Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, School of Architecture

Degree Grade: 8.13/10.00

Thesis/Graduation Studio: Urban Park: Reformation of the A. Nikolaidis Stadium, Athens, Greece (Grade: 10.00/10.00)

Thesis/Research in Architecture: "Architectural Standards and Trends" via Media-printed Press
(Grade: 9.50/10.00)

Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloníki, GR, BArch, Architecture and Architectural Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, School of Architecture

Oct 2003 - Jul 2009
 

University of the Aegean, Chíos, GR, Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport

Oct 2002 - Aug 2003
 

Awards 

TU Delft's Exhibition Outstanding Graduation Projects 2011-2012, Nomination

Honorable Invitation and Participation to TU Delft’s Exhibition of Outstanding Graduation Projects 2011-2012, for the National Archiprix Competition, NL.

Exhibition date: October 23rd - October 31st 2012
Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft

2012
 

RebusFarm 3D Rendering Competition., 3rd Place

Architecture Still-Community Prize

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

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