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Vassiliki-Maria Plavou

Vassiliki-Maria Plavou

Tríkala, GR

 

About 

Vassiliki-Maria Plavou is an architect, born in Trikala, Greece. She holds an M.Arch. from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Postgraduate Specialization Diploma (PSD) in Architectural Design, Department of Architecture, UTH. Her research interests focus on gendered geographies, as well as architectural operations in the digital era. Her texts have been featured at Kerb Journal and MAS CONTEXT. She has collaborated with Elias Zenghelis, X|Atelier (Erick Cárcamo, Nefeli Chatzimina), Ethel Baraona Pohl, César Reyes Nájera and Aristide Antonas. She has also been involved in graphic design and curatorial affairs. She is currently exploring bachelor machines in the artistic and architectural movements of the twentieth century.

Vassiliki-Maria is always interested in collaborating (online or not) with diverse practitioners from the spheres of art, architecture, new media, politics, journalism and cooking.

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Employment 

Aristide Antonas, Athens, GR / Volos, GR, Graphic Designer

Graphic designer for the book (to be released) on the research project Nicosia Water Tanks by Aristide Antonas.

Graphic designer for the book (to be released) on the course of Interdisciplinary Approaches of the Architectural Theory at Postgraduate Studies Program at Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly (Fall-Winter 2011, Volos) instructed by Aristide Antonas.

Jun 2012 - current
 

X|Atelier (Erick Carcamo, Nefeli Chatzimina), Athens, GR / Trikala, GrR, Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer for the ORIZON flagship store for insurance company along with X|Atelier (Erick Carcamo, Nefeli Chatzimina).

Jun 2013 - Feb 2014
 

Nadja Argyropoulou, Yorgos Tzirtzilakis (SAPROPHYTES), Athens, GR / Paris, FR, Assistant at curatorial affairs, architectural design of Hell As Pavilion exhibition

Assistant at curatorial affairs, architectural design and installation of Hell As Pavilion exhibition at Palais de Tokyo (Septemeber-February, Athens/Paris) curated by Nadja Argyropoulou, Yorgos Tzirtzilakis.

Sep 2012 - Feb 2013
 

Elias Zenghelis (PSD Program, UTH) & X|Atelier (Advanced Design Workshop), Athens, GR / Volos, GR, Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant at the Sweet X|Architecture: Advanced Design Workshop at the New Benaki Museum (Winter 2012) instructed by X|Atelier (Erick Carcamo, Nefeli Chatzimina).

Teaching Assistant at the University of Thessaly, Department of Architecture for Design Studio I, Postgraduate Studies Program (Fall 2012) instructed by Elias Zenghelis.

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Education 

Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Volos,GR, MArch, Postgraduate Specialization Program in Architetural Design

University of Thessaly, Department of Architecture: Postgraduate Specialization Diploma (PSD) in Architectural Design.

(with honors : 9,83/10)

Sep 2011 - Oct 2013
 

School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloníki, GR, Bachelors, Diploma in Architectural Engineering

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Architecture: Diploma in Architectural Engineering.

(with honors : 8,81/10)

Sep 2005 - Jun 2011
 

6th High School, Tríkala, GR, High School, High School Education

6th School of Trikala: Graduation.

(with honors : 19,3/20)

Sep 2002 - Jun 2005
 

Awards 

Special mention at the A House for Pink Floyd competition, Honorable Mention

Special mention at the A House for Pink Floyd competition

[Project Team: Ethel Baraona Pohl, Cesar Reyes Najera, Eva Papamargariti, Vassiliki-Maria Plavou]

2013
 

Honorable mention at the New Concordia Island competition, Honorable Mention

Honorable mention at the New Concordia Island competition with the project “Hotel Concordia. Don’t Let Your Dreams Sink.”

[Project Team: Ethel Baraona Pohl, Cesar Reyes Najera, Eva papamargariti, Vassiliki-Maria Plavou]

2012
 

Special mention at the X|A Omni[Progra]Chromatic Workshop, Honorable Mention

Special mention at the X|A Omni[Progra]Chromatic Workshop, participated with [Carpo]fora project, curated by X|Atelier Architecture at Benaki Museum (July,Athens).

2012
 

Honorable mention at the National Student Architectural Competition for the Campus of Department of Architecture, Honorable Mention

Honorable mention at the National Student Architectural Competition for the Campus of Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, in Pedion Areos,Volos.

[ Project Team: Vassiliki-Maria Plavou, Fotis Smouklis]

2008
 

I.K.Y (State Scholarships Foundation) Scholarship, Scholarship

I.K.Y (State Scholarships Foundation) Scholarships for the academic year 2005-2006 (entry year).

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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