Spiridonidis Constantin-Victor

Studies

  • 1972-1978 School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • 1979-1981 Studies at the Department of Urbanism of the University Paris 8 St. Denis. Diploma in Urban Studies (Maîtrise d'Urbanisme). 
  • 1978-1988 Doctorate at the School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Title of Doctorate Thesis: Design and Meaning in the contemporary practice.

Teaching experience

  • 1982-1988 Scientific Collaborator of School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 
  • 1989-1995 Lecturer at the School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 
  • 1991-1992 Assistant Professor at the Department of Urbanism, Regional Planning of the University of Thessaly, Greece. 
  • 1995- 2011 Tenure Assistant Professor of Architectural and Urban Design at the School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • 2011- Associate Professor in School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Visiting Professor

  • 1991-2000 Visiting Professor at the School of Fine Arts of St-Etienne, France (Thessaloniki και St-Etienne)
  • 1999-2000 Visiting Professor at Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark (winter term).
  • 2009-2010 Visiting Professor at Frederick School of Architecture, Nicosia Cyprus


Invited Lecturer at the Schools of Architecture of :

  • Technical University of Vienna (Austria 1996)
  • Free University of Brussels (Belgium 1996)
  • Catholic University of Louvain-La Neuve (Belgium 1996), 
  • Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-La-Villette (France 1997)
  • Ecole d’Architecture de Lyon (France 1998, 2001)
  • University of Portsmouth School of Architecture (UK 1997) 
  • University of Plymouth, School of Architecture (UK 1997- 1998)
  • Mimar Sinan University, School of Architecture (Istanbul Turkey – 2002)
  • Antwerp School of Architecture (Belgium 2002, 2003)
  • Ecole d’Architecture de Grenoble (France 2003)
  • University of Belgrade, School of Architecture (Belgrade Serbia 2004)
  • University of Cyrilus and Methodius, School of Architecture, Scopje (F.Y. Republic of Macedonia 2004)
  • Universidad de Chile, School of Architecture (Santiago de Chile 2005)
  • University of Lusofonia, School of Architecture (Lisbon Portugal 2005)
  • University of San Jose, School of Architecture (San Jose Costa Rica 2006)
  • University of Gdansk, School of Architecture (Gdansk Poland 2006)
  • University of Aquascalientes, School of Architecture (Aquascalientes, Mexico 2007)
  • Middle East Technical University, School of Architecture (Ankara, Turkey 2007)
  • Gazi University School of Architecture (Ankara, Turkey 2008)
  • Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology, (Warsaw, Poland 2009)
  • School of Architecture, University of Thessaly, (Volos, Greece, 2010)
  • Ecole supérieure d'architecture et de paysage de Lille, (Lille, France 2012)

External Examiner of Diploma Design Theses at the Schools of Architecture of:

  • University of Portsmouth, School of Architecture (UK, 1995)
  • Catholic University of Louvain-La Neuve (Belgium 1996)
  • Polytechnic of Vasa, School of Architecture (Finland, 1999)
  • Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urban Planning in Bucharest, School of Architecture (Romania 2001-08)
  • Liechetnstein School of Architecture (2011)


External Evaluator of the School of Architecture:

  • Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Architecture, Dublin, Ireland (2008)
  • Sligo Institute of Technology School of Architecture (2008)
  • Muenster School of Architecture (2011)

Participation in European Educational Programs

  • Coordinator of the Socrates Thematic Network ENHSA (European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture) with 85 Schools of Architecture (2001-2012)
  • Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Project ENHSA Latin America with the institutions of the ENHSA Thematic Network plus 18 Schools of Architecture from almost all Countries of Latin America (2007-10)
  • Coordinator of the Lifelong Learning Program e-ARCHIDOCT “Virtual Campus on Post Master studies in Architecture” with 15 European Schools of Architecture. (2007-09)
  • Coordinator for the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki of the Erasmus Mundus Program External Cooperation Window LOT 6 with Universities of Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova (2007- 2009).
  • Coordinator (with Vlatko Corobar Head of School of Skopje School of Architecture) of the Tempus project REFORMAE I and II with 6 Schools of Architecture in Balkan Countries.2006-2008.
  • Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Project ARCHI-MUNDUS with 35 partners from Europe, Latin America and USA (2011-2014)

Projects

  • 1993-1994 Participation in the working group for the elaboration of the development plan of Aristotle University Campus. (Scientific Coordinator Prof. Α. Kotsiopoulos).
  • 1994-1996 Participation in the design of the Veterinary School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, (Scientific Coordinator Prof. Α. Kotsiopoulos).
  • 1995-1996 Participation in the evaluation programme of the Pilot Project for the rehabilitation of the historic centre of Thessaloniki (Scientific Coordinator Prof. G. Kafkalas).
  • 1996-1997 Scientific Coordinator of the compilation of the brief for the International Architectural Competition for the rehabilitation of the Waterfront of Thessaloniki (Organization of the Cultural City of Europe)
  • 1999 Collaborator in the compilation of the brief for the International Architectural Competition for the Olympic Village Athens Olympic 2004 (Dekathlon Partnership).
  • 2001-2002 Collaborator in the compilation of the volume for the candidacy of Patras as the Cultural City of Europe (Dekathlon Partnership).
  • 2001-2002 Scientific Coordinator of the study for the perspectives for the effective use of the old quarry of Galatista in Halkidiki, Greece. 
  • 2001-2004 Coordinator of the Socrates Thematic Network Project: “European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture” financed by the European Union.
  • 2005 Participation in the team of architects for the project of new School of Pharmacy of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
  • 2006-2007 Coordinator of the design team for the redevelopment of the Parking area belonging to the School of Technology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


Other academic activities

  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the European Committee for the Education of Architects in the European Commission from 1998 to 2009, representing the Greek Ministry of Education.
  • Member of the European Association for Architectural Education Council since 1993. Vice-President from 1996 to 1998. 
  • President of the European Association for Architectural Education from 1998 to 2001.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Grands Ateliers de l’Isle d’Abeau, France (1996-2005)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Associazione Nazionale Centri Storico-Artistici, Italy
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Network EURAU (European Research in Architecture and Urbanism) 
  • Elected external advisory expert by the National Accreditation Board (NAAB) in the “Five Presidents Meeting” for the review of the National Accreditation System in the USA (2006).
  • Academic advisor of the academic curriculum in School of Architecture, Frederick University, Cyprus 2008-2009.

Professor

Subject Areas:
Urban and Regional Planning and Development

Contact:
spirido@arch.auth.gr