July 21 – lectures
location: Prison square, 20.30
Anastasios Telios - Greece
Anastasios Tellios was born in Berlin, Germany. He studied architecture at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Dip. Arch. AUTh) and the Bartlett School of Architecture in London (M.Arch Dist. UCL). He holds a PhD at School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (PhD AUTh) in the scientific area of architectural design and the related theories. His PhD research was focused in issues concerning architecture, theory and criticism, image and representation. His academic interests are related to architecture and urban design, and the respective hermeneutic theories. His recent focus is placed on advanced architectural design and design research.
Since 2008 he is Assistant Professor and now Associate Professor of Architectural Design: Theory and Practice at School of Architecture, AUTh, Thessaloniki. He is participating in projects, research programs and international architectural competitions in the areas of architectural and urban design. He has participated in numerous conferences, workshops in Greece and abroad and in research and funded programs concerning architecture, urban design and architectural education.
He is an active architect located in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is co-founder, together with Despoina Zavraka, of architectural office ‘TTDZ Architects’. He has been involved in various projects and international competitions. He is lecturing in Greece and abroad. His work, both theoretical and practical, as an architect and educator, has been published and exhibited in Greece and internationally.
James Taylor-Foster - UK
James Taylor-Foster is a writer, curator, and architectural designer. He is the European Editor-at-Large at ArchDaily, the world’s most visited architecture platform, and an Editor of LOBBY Magazine (The Bartlett, UCL). While he almost co-curated the British Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition (La Biennale di Venezia), he actually co-curated the Nordic Pavilion alongside David Basulto (In Therapy) in 2016. He is a regular contributor to Monocle 24 radio, broadcast out of London, and is a Guest Critic at the University of Cambridge, The Bartlett (UK), the AA (UK), IUAV (IT), TU Delft and The Berlage (NL). He writes regularly for a number of magazines and journals on architecture, culture, cities, and technology.