Eleni Papanastasiou practices architecture, visual arts and research, holding a PhD. Her creative process is interdisciplinary, experimenting with nature, language, photography, and tactile structures, treating them as raw material for architecture and artwork. While dedicated to the realization of Architecture, she engages in Academic Research and Teaching, Scenography, Photography, Exhibition, Installations, and Cultural Analysis. Her practice is research based in quest of environments that combine clarity, aesthetic challenge and function, given the unique conditions of each project.

She studied architecture at the NTUA, Greece (Dipl. Architect Eng. 2006). Under the 2008-2010 Fulbright Scholarship, she earned a post professional Masters degree in Advanced Architectural Design from GSAPP, Columbia University (Msc, GSAPP Columbia University 2010), where she received the Lucille Smysel Lowenfish memorial Prize for design. She received her Ph.D from the NTUA (2015) with dissertation entitled A Study on the Architecture of Emotions. Louis I. Kahn and the practice of Sublimity – Modernity. For the purposes of her Ph.D, she has been Visiting Scholar at the UPenn School of Design (2013) and researcher at the Kahn Collection in Philadelphia as well as at the Barnett Newman archive in New York (2013). She was trained in Photography at the International Centre of Photography, New York (2010) and in painting at Cooper Union, New York (2010). Her work has been published, awarded and exhibited. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Architecture, University of Patras. Previously, she has taught or lectured in various institutions in Greece and the USA.

Contact: info@elenipapanastasiou.com

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