Atis Savvidis

Atis Savvidis

Athens, GR


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As a registered EU/TCG & ARB Architect, an RIBA Associate Member and Architectural Technologist, I laid the foundations of my education after high-school with an Art & Design Diploma, an HND in Architectural Technology and a BSc in Architectural Studies before doing my MArch completed in July 2012 and registering with TCG as an Architect. I have also successfully completed my RIBA Part III in 2014.

In my opinion Architecture can be found in every aspect of our life and that pushes me further to be as passionate, enthusiastic, committed, motivated and hard working as I am.

Both the experience in practice I had so far and my studies give me a sound knowledge of construction and sustainability techniques, enriched critical detailing skills as well as a solid understanding of the building regulations and their implementation on design, to a level that allows me to work through the vast majority of the work stages with a collaborative work ethic and with minimum or no supervision.

I also possess excellent organisational skills, I am a keen draughtsman both by traditional hand drawing and CAD form (using various software packages), with strong graphic, desktop-publishing and model-making skills, which have been utilised in practice.

TCG Registration Number: 135624
ARB  Registration Number: 083569B



Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Athens, GR, Architect

Architect on J to L stages (5 to 6) in Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), a LEED-'Platinum' Certified project that includes the construction and complete outfitting of new facilities for the National Library of Greece (NLG) and the Greek National Opera (GNO), as well as the creation of the 170,000 m² Stavros Niarchos Park, in Kallithea, Athens, Greece. Initial design by Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) in collaboration with BETAPLAN.

Oct 2015 - current

HASSELL, Cardiff, GB, Assistant Architect & IT Support

Within Australia's #1 and world top 30 (BD_WA100, 2012), multi-disciplinary, tri-certified practice (ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007), my most recent contribution to the Cardiff Studio team includes:
- Document Management
- Workflow Assessment
- Design Development and
- Technical Input
on C to E stages of a BIM Level 3 Children's Hospital bid in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK &
on D to H stages of a BIM Level 3 new-built Oncology Centre in Muharraq, Bahrain
I also provide general support to all matters relating to IT for the Cardiff Studio.

May 2013 - Feb 2014

Studio 78 Architects, Mytilene, GR, Part II Architectural Assistant / Technologist

Integral part of the team of a well-established architectural practice specialised on residential and commercial developments of various sizes. Duties carried out with minimum or no supervision were the full spectrum of tasks for:
- A to D work stages on the restoration and extension of a Grade II Listed Building equivalent in Mytilene, Lesbos, Greece.
- A to F work stages on a high-end residential building in Pamfilon, Lesbos, Greece

Jul 2012 - Feb 2013

Studio 78 Architects, Mytilene, GR, Part II Architectural Assistant / Technologist

Full-time employment in the summer period between year 1 and 2 of Master of Architecture. In-depth
participation in design, technical specification, production information, tender documentation, liaison with local authorities, various organisations and contractors for:
- C to H work stages on a complex including residential buildings, an amphitheatre,
a parking lot and landscape design, in Vafeios, Lesbos, Greece.

Jul 2011 - Sep 2011

Michalis Souvatzidis Studio, Athens, GR, Part I Architectural Assistant / Technologist

Valued member of the team of a well published and award-winning architectural practice that
specialises on sustainable design of various building sizes and programmes. Own contribution
included heavy involvement in:
- A to C work stages on a refurbishment of a medium-scale residence in Preveza, Greece.
- A to F work stages on three new apartment blocks (3-5 floors) in Kolonaki, Athens, Greece.
- E to K stages and site-management chief-assistant on a high-end medium-scale residence in Ekali, Athens, Greece

Oct 2010 - Jun 2011

Studio 78 Architects, Mytilene, GR, Part I Architectural Assistant / Technologist

Full-time employment in the summer period between the degrees of BSc in Architectural Studies
and Master of Architecture, Participation in:
- K to L work stages on two adjacent residential buildings in Eressos, Lesbos, Greece. Personally involved in assisting first occupier and composing as-built drawings, health+safety & maintenance information packages (under supervision).
- A to C work stages on a holiday-house and guest-studio in Eressos, Lesbos, Greece.
Assisting project architect with concept-design and preparation of presentation for the client.

Jul 2010 - Sep 2010

Studio 78 Architects, Mytilene, GR, Architectural Technologist

Full-time employment in the summer period between year 2 & 3 of BSc in Architectural Studies,
Participation in:
- A to C work stages on a mirrored pair of residential buildings in Agia Marina, Lesbos, Greece. Personally involved in geodetic surveying of site, feasibility study (under supervision), filing.

Jun 2009 - Sep 2009

George Papathomas LTD, Athens, GR, Part-time Assistant, Model-maker

Part-time employment while undertaking HND in Architectural Technology. Assistive role for the team comprising a commercial architectural practice that specialises in large-scale housing
schemes, religion-related buildings and small size community centres. Own contribution included:
- Production of presentational drawings for a range of applications from client meetings to competition entries.
- Construction of architectural models of various scales and materials.

Jul 2005 - Sep 2008


University of Bath, Bath, GB, PG Certificate in Professional Studies - RIBA Part 3

RIBA Part III Certification

Sep 2013 - Nov 2014

Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Cardiff, GB, MArch, Master of Architecture

Oct 2010 - Jul 2012

Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff, GB, Bachelors, BSc in Architectural Studies

2nd Year Direct Entry

Sep 2008 - Jul 2010

University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Cardiff, GB, HND in Architectural Technology

Sep 2006 - Jun 2008

2nd Highschool Palaio Faliro, Athens, GR, High School, Technical Major

Sep 2003 - Aug 2006

Plakas School of Art, Athens, GR, Art & Design Diploma

Aug 2005 - Jul 2006


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