Demetris Economides

Demetris Economides

Nicosia, CY



Demetris Economides studied Architecture at the Technical University of Munich in 1993.
From 1993-1999 he was an Assistant Professor at the Technical University of Munich - Chair for CAAD in Architecture. He designed and set up the syllabi for the ‘CAAD Laboratory’ at the faculty of Architecture.

He is a practicing architect and the Associate Head of the Architecture Department of the Frederick University. He is teaching at the Architecture design program.

From 1994 till 2006 he was a Senior Director of the Architectural Department of “Rakete GmbH- Visual Communication for buildings and projects” in Munich, Germany. He directed and managed all architectural projects and architectural presentations.
Since 2007 he is the director of Economides Architects, Nicosia, Cyprus. He participated in architectural competitions with collaborations in the majority of which he was awarded with prizes.

Research interests Computer and Information Technology in Architecture in the following fields:
• Design and Digital Design in Architecture.
• Digital Fabrication in Architecture.
• CNC (Computerized Numerical Control)/CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) in Architecture.
• BIM ( Building Information Modeling) in Architecture
• Computer Architectural Aided Design.
• Virtual Reality in Architecture
• Geographic Information Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning


ECONOMIDES Architects, Nicosia, CY, Director

Jun 2010 - current

Frederick University, Nicosia, CY, Associate Professor, Architecture Department

Associate Head of the Architecture Department

Sep 2009 - current

STRUKTUR 02 Architects Engineers, Nicosia, CY, Architect

Senior partner

Sep 2007 - Jun 2010

The University of Nicosia, Cyprus, Nicosia, CY, Associate Professor

Head of the Architecture Department

Oct 2006 - Oct 2009

Rakete GmbH, Munich, DE, Architect-Senior partner

Senior partner in the architectural practice ‘Rakete GmbH‘ specialized in 3D Modeling, Rendering, Animation, Multimedia, Virtual Reality, Geographic Information Systems.

Sep 1994 - Jun 2006

Technische Universität München, Munich, DE, Wissentschafticher Assistent

Wissenschaftliche Assistant (equivalent to fixed-term Assistant Professor) at the Technical University of Munich - Chair forCAAD in Architecture.

Sep 1993 - Sep 1999


Technische Universität München, Munich, DE, MArch, Architecture

Graduate work: Diploma Engineer Architecture
Technical University of Munich, F.R. Germany
06. August 1993

Oct 1987 - May 1993


Architectural Competition for the offices of the Municipal Hall in Limassol., Honorable Mention


Architectural Competition for the CNA (Cyprus News Agency) in Nicosia., Honorable Mention


Architectural Competition for the Municipal Hall in Deryneia., Honorable Mention


Architectural Competition for the Community Centre in Monagri., 1st Place


Architectural Competition for the Information Centre of Environment in Cape Greko., 2nd Place


Architectural Competition for the Theater of THOK, 2nd Place


Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for the Municipal Theater of Pafos, 1st Place


Architectural Competition for OELMEC., 2nd Place


Architectural Competition for the Buildings of the Faculties of Science and Technologies of the University of Cyprus., Honorable Mention


Architectural Competition for the Town Hall of Athiainou., 2nd Place


Architectural Competition for the Community Hall of Mazotos., 1st Place


Architectural Competition for the Residential zone in rural area In Mark, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization