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Michail Polyzos

Michail Polyzos

London, GB

 

About 

An active Architect Engineer involved in a number of projects in the recent past. As part of his studies, he expanded his knowledge on environments with historic importance; focusing on conservation and sustainability issues. His architecture related skills include design, urban planning and building technologies allowing him to be able to comfort aspects of design projects varying from small to large scale. His more recent position in a Greek architecture firm, put on trial his full skill range, as he was occupied amongst other projects; with the study and design of the new Cypriot embassy in Piraeus, consisting of the restoration and reuse study of a neoclassical building. He, recently, completed his studies at the MA in Architecture and Historic Urban Environments at UCL and is in search of employment at a prestigious architecture firm.

Employment 

Sxeha Architects, Athens, GR, Junior Architectural Assistant

Involved in a number of projects, including the implementation study and design for the restoration and reuse of a neoclassical building in Piraeus, Greece. Key responsibilities:
_implementation study drawings composition, together with minor detailing drawings
_booklet drafting and composing
_office organisation, archiving and filling together with basic secretarial duties
_document composition; in Greek and English

Dec 2015 - Jul 2016
 

National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GR, Espa Architectural Researcher/Intern

Architecture Analysis of Traditional Buildings and Complexes in Pyrichos, Mani, Greece. Key aims:
_survey a traditional settlement in an urban and building scale
_research and compose a short historical background of the settlement and its evolution
_compose an isometric drawing of a typical building showing its structural details.

Sep 2011 - Feb 2012
 

Education 

University College London (UCL), London, GB, Masters, MA Architecture and Historic Urban Environments

MA Architecture and Historic Urban Environments, 180 ECTS

Attended Modules: Issues in Historic Urban Environments, Design Research Methods for Historic Environment, Surveying and Recording of Cities, Urban Redevelopment and Cultural Heritage, Design Practice for Historic Environments, E-Merging and Design Project.

Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
 

School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GR, BArch, Architectural Engineering

Diploma in Architecture Engineering, 5-years joint degree equivalent to BArch and MSc, 300 ECTS

Grade: 8.32 / 10.00

Studies in: Architectural Design, Building Technologies, Urban Planning and Architectural Language.

Dissertation Project: In-sight out, rethinking of the historic fortress Fortezza.
An experimentation project focusing on the redevelopment of the historic site. An approach focusing on the rethink of the fortress as a social nucleus that would host a socially oriented educational complex, which includes an educational centre, a library and other amenities to educate and train immigrants and refugees aiming at their effective community integration.

Sep 2009 - Oct 2015
 

Awards 

Excellence in the National exams for University application, Other

Award for excellence for the Pan-Hellenic Exams for University application.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills