Adjunct Lecturer
Scientific Field: Digital Design


Short CV

Nikolaos Platsas was born in Kastoria in 1979. He obtained a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Portsmouth, Great Britain in 2002 and a Diploma in Architecture from the University of Thessaly in 2005. He has been working as an Architect since 2006 and has prepared studies of private and public building projects. , while at the same time it has distinguished itself in pan-Hellenic and international architectural competitions and participates in exhibitions of architectural and visual work. In 2010, he was appointed a partner by the commissioners of the Greek representation for the 12th Venice Architecture Biennale under the title “Ark: Old seeds for the new metropolitan crops”. In 2012 he was distinguished by the international architecture review Domes for the group project, Holiday home in Naxos, which was nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, Mies van der Rohe Award 2015. Since 2007 he has been systematically active in teaching and criticism in architectural composition laboratories, as a PhD candidate and academic collaborator of Professor Zisis Kotionis (PTH). He has also collaborated with Professor Nikos Ktenas (Polytechnico di Milano) and Professor Ilias Zengelis (OMA), in undergraduate and postgraduate architecture programs. Since 2011, he has been designing and co-organizing the PAW (Pelion Architecture Workshop) summer architecture workshop with the art professor Alexandros Psychoulis (PTH). Since 2015 he has been teaching Post-Industrial Design at the PMS in the design workshop entitled Working Shells and since October 2019 he has been teaching freelance design at the Department of Forestry, Wood Sciences and Design of the University of Thessaly. At the same time, he writes articles and participates in conferences with presentations, concerning the modern theories of architecture and design.