Panagiotis Papanastasis

Panagiotis Papanastasis

London, UK


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Gender: Male
Citizenship: Greek/American
Date of Birth: 29-01-1986

Registered Architect with a Master’s Degree in Building Technology, specialized in Façade Engineering, having keen perception in esthetics and broad technical versatility enriched by learn and work experiences in three different countries (The Netherlands, Greece, Tunisia). Highly developed communication and presentation skills acquired through several extra-curricular activities and voluntary  work, possessing a high degree of flexibility, mobility and adaptability. Mastering three languages (EN, IT, GR), competent to work in EU. Keen on “back-ofthe- envelope” building physics and structural calculations, result-oriented, proactive and having the ability to coordinate different people towards a common goal. Interested in multidisciplinary construction projects with strong focus on facades and materiality.



BuroHappold, London, GB, Facade Engineer

Nov 2012 - current

Intern, Thessaloníki, GR, Ar+ Kontaxakis Architects

3-months internship, at a Greek architectural office, assisting the project architect in Architectural drawings for private housing projects in Greece (2), as well as in their procedural organization of building permits
Work included: Architecture-scale drawings, maquettes

Jun 2006 - current

Self-Employed, Delft, NL, Freelance Illustrator (part-time)

T-shirt design (11), 2010 (2D digital painting)
Architectural Visualization projects for architects (5), 2009 (3D rendered in 2d digital painting)
Comic Books (2): “Katadioksi, 2008”, “Komninos (under development)” (2D digital painting)
Teaching Book Illustrations (2) “The mouse and the moon”, 2004, 2010 (2D digital painting)

Oct 2004 - current

TU Delft, Solar Decathlon 2012, Delft, NL, Envelope Team leader (Architect)

Core team member and Envelope team leader, responsible for the design of construction of a Glass Fiber Reinforced Composite floating dwelling, from the architectural until the prefabrication phase (project terminated unexpectedly due to lack of funding).
Work included: Fabrication design coordination, Detailing, Material sustainability analysis, Quantitative calculations, BIPV facade design, sponsoring and funding.

Apr 2011 - Mar 2012

Northern Greece Entrepreneurs Cultural Society, Thessaloníki, GR, Architect- Researcher

Part of a 4-member team conducting in-situ analysis at specific urban regions of 4 European port-cities [Rotterdam, Marseille, Limassol, Thessaloniki] for the following aspects: Facade organization, Pedestrian-Parking planning, Urban Equipment
Work included: Drawings for a printed publication, Images for a public presentation (held in Olympion cinema, Thessaloniki, Greece)

Jul 2010 - Sep 2010

Municipality of Thessaloniki, Center of Architecture, Thessaloníki, GR, Architect- Researcher

Part of a 4-member team conducting Spatial analysis and proposing Architectural interventions within the municipality of Thessaloniki, GR, with specific focus on the Upper City region.
Work included: Urban-scale mapping of the existing context, Urban-scale draft design proposals, Architecture-scale design proposals

Jul 2009 - Sep 2009

I.P.M. Investment, Thessaloníki, GR, Architect

Freelance architect producing architectural drawings for potential siting of commercial (supermarket) buildings (6).
Work included: Architecture-scale master plan proposals

Feb 2009 - Apr 2009

Aziz Ben Chaabane Architects, Tunis, TN, Intern

3-months internship, at a Tunisian architectural office, assisting the project architect in Architectural drawings and construction details for private housing projects in Tunisia (2), preparing draft drawings for a private housing project (1)
Work included: Architecture-scale drawings, 3D models and visualizations

May 2007 - Aug 2007


Delft University of Technology, Delft, NL, Masters, Building Technology

Master of Science in Building Technology, Specialization Façade Engineering

Degree grade: 8.4/10.0 (With Distinction/ Cum Laude)

Thesis: Research on the combination of translucent Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymers
(GFRP) and Phase Change Materials (PCM), for applications in architecture (grade 9.0/10.0)

Aug 2010 - Jun 2012

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

Faculty of Engineering, School of Architecture

Degree grade: 8.9/10.0 (Excellent)

Thesis: De_S_K : Academic facilities for the Industrial Design School at T.E.I. of Kozani,
Greece (grade 10.0/10.0)

Sep 2003 - Jul 2009


Honorable Mention candidate, Honorable Mention

Candidate (Honorable mention pending) for the 2-year Master of Science in Building Technology, TUDelft, NL, 2012


Delft Innovation Awards Finalist, Other

(As part of the ReVolt House core team), NL, 2012


Scholarship of Academic merit + Excellence Prize, Scholarship

1st year of Architecture Engineering, AUTH, GR, 2004


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