Vergopoulos Stavros

Curriculum Vitae:

EDUCATION

  • Feb 92    Doctorate of the University of Edinburgh, UK PhD Thesis: Graphical Expression and Designing: Cognitive Aspects of Drawing Operations in Design and Implications for Computerised Drawing Environments
  • Sep 86    Diploma of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki  Diploma Project: European Cultural Centre in Delphi (in collaboration with Electra Stachtiari)

TEACHING

  • May 09-                Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Representation and Architectural Design
  • Feb 12-Jan 13       Visiting Professor, School of Architecture, Frederick University, Cyprus
  • Oct 03-Apr 09      Lecturer, School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Geometry, Architectural Representation and Digital Design
  • Sep 99-Oct 03      Adjunct Professor, School of Architecture, University of Thessaly Computer Aided Design
  •  Jul 98-Sep 02        Adjunct Professor, School of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly Computer Aided Design
  • Nov 89-Feb 91     Adjunct Lecturer, School of Architecture, University of Edinburgh, UK Computer Aided Design

RESEARCH

  • Apr 13-                  Member of the Scientific Committee of the ‘Intelligent Environments’ International Conference
  • Jan 12-                   Director of the Digital Design & Fabrication Lab,  School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Dec 09-Jun 11       Coordinator of a Research Project for the Region of North Aegean in Urban Development
  • Mar 06-Apr 07      Researcher in a Research Project for Pythagoras II for the Education in Digital Design in Europe
  •  Oct 93-Jul 94        Researcher in a Research Project for the Aegean University

COORDINATION & CURATING OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS, EXHIBITIONS & DESIGN WORKSHOPS

  • Jan 12                    Curator of the 1st Biennale of the Schools of Architecture in South East Europe: ‘Architecture and the City in South East Europe’, ThessalonikiSchool of Architecture of Thessaloniki, 5 Museums Movement, Goethe Institute
  • Coordination of the Design Workshops of the Centre of Mediterranean Architecture (ΚΑΜ), Chania
    1. 2013   New Monuments: The ability of architecture to form propositions
    2. 2012   The Watched Field: The narrated transformation of a space into a ‘non-place’
    3.  2011   The Value of Garbage: The architecture as a field for the reconsideration of values
    4. 2010    The Bankruptcy of Architecture: Architecture in an era of crisis
  • Jan 12                    Coordination of the Design Workshop: ‘City Cracks!’ Participation of the School of Architecture of Thessaloniki in the 1st Biennale of the Schools of Architecture in South East Europe: ‘Architecture and the City in South East Europe’
  • May 11                  Curator of the Exhibition: ‘KAM workshops 10 Years’ School of Architecture of Thessaloniki, Centre of Mediterranean Architecture (ΚΑΜ), Municipality of Thessaloniki
  • Apr 10                   Coordination of the Design Workshop: ‘Urban Performance’ School of Architecture of Thessaloniki in collaboration with professors from Washington University, St. Louis (USA)
  • Sep 08                   Coordination of the Design Workshop: ‘Belgrade Designing Growth’ School of Architecture of Thessaloniki in collaboration with Luka Beograd, Port of Belgrade A.D.
  • May 05                  Coordination of the Design Workshop: ‘Architectural Design and Digital Technologies 2 – Mental, Virtual and Physical Space in Digital Design’  School of Architecture of Thessaloniki in collaboration with the School of Architecture of Volos

PUBLICATIONS                                                           

  • 2011                      Stavros Vergopoulos, Dimitris Gourdoukis, “Operating within Fragile Environments - A Hybrid Design Model of Intensifying Urban Performance” in ‘Respecting Fragile Places’, Proceedings of the 29th International Conference of eCAADe (Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe), pp.768-778, Ljubljana.
  • 2010                      Sung Ho Kim, Heather Woofter, Stavros Vergopoulos, Dimitris Gourdoukis, “XXL Architectural Design and Digital Technologies - Urban Performance” in ‘Architectural Model Lead to Design’, Damdi, pp.828-839, Seoul.
  •  2010                      Stavros Vergopoulos, “Design Intentions and Innovation - New Teaching Paradigms in the Context of Digital Architectural Design” in ‘Educating Architects Towards Innovative Architecture’, Proceedings of the 46th ENHSA-EAAE Architectural Design Teachers’ Network Meeting, pp.411-421, Istanbul.
  •  2010                      Sung Ho Kim, Heather Woofter, Stavros Vergopoulos, Dimitris Gourdoukis, “XXL Architectural Design and Digital Technologies - Urban Performance” in ‘Design Net’, vol.154, pp.54-57, Seoul.
  • 2010                      Stavros Vergopoulos, “Size - Scale, Density - Resolution” in ‘City Index’, Proceedings of the EASA007 (European Association of Students of Architecture) Meeting, pp.56-57, Athens.
  • 2009                      Stavros Vergopoulos, “A New Way of Thinking” in ‘Belgrade Designing Growth’, Proceedings of the Belgrade Designing Growth Workshop, pp.144-147, Papasotiriou, Athens.
  • 2008                      Stavros Vergopoulos, “Digital Technologies, Architectural Representation” in ‘Architectural Education and Digital Technologies 1: In Between the Real and The Virtual’ (in Greek), Proceedings of a Meeting in the School of Architecture of Thessaloniki, pp.27-36, Ekremes, Athens.
  • 2007                      Titie Papadopoulou, Stavros Vergopoulos, Marianthi Liapi, “Urban Strategies and Digital Design Tools in Contemporary Architectural Education: A Comparative Study” in ‘Teaching and Experimenting with Architectural Design: Advances in Technology and Changes in Pedagogy’, Proceedings of the 35th ENHSA-EAAE Architectural Design Teachers’ Network Meeting, pp.413-422, Lisbon.
  • 2007                      Stavros Vergopoulos, “On the Structure of Drawings” in ‘3IA 2007: Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence’, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of 3IA (Infographie Interactive et Intelligence Artificielle), pp.305-311, Athens.
  • 2006                      Stavros Vergopoulos, Apostolos Kalfopoulos, “Abstractions as a Means of Interacting with the Environment” in ‘Communicating Spaces’, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference of eCAADe (Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe), pp.122-127, Volos.
  • 2006                      Stavros Vergopoulos, “Digital Representation Environments in Architectural Design” in ‘Representation as a Vehicle of Architectural Thinking’ (in Greek), Proceedings of a Conference in the School of Architecture of Volos, pp.369-378, Futura, Athens.
  • 1991                      Stavros Vergopoulos, “A Multi-Layered Model for Interpreting Design Drawings” in EuropIA 91, Proceedings of the Third European Conference on the Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics to Architecture, Urban Planning and Civil Engineering, pp.150-169, Athens.
  • 1991                      Irene Neilson, Chris Tweed, Stavros Vergopoulos, “Computer Literacy and Architectural Education” in ‘Experiences with CAAD in Education and Practice’, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of eCAADe (Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe), pp.70-87, Munich.
  •  1989                      Stavros Vergopoulos, “Designing and Computers: An Architectural Point of View” in EAR (Edinburgh Architecture Research), Vol.16, pp.120-126, Edinburgh.

 

PUBLICATION EDITING

  •  2009                      Stavros Vergopoulos: ‘Architectural Design and Digital Technologies 3: Time and Movement in Architecture’, Proceeding of a Meeting in the School of Architecture of Thessaloniki, Ekremes, Athens (under publication).
  • 2009                      Nikos Kalogirou, Stavros Vergopoulos, Yota Adinelidou: ‘Belgrade Designing Growth’, Proceeding of the Belgrade Designing Growth Workshop, Papasotiriou, Athens.
  • 2008                      Sasa Lada, Stavros Vergopoulos: ‘Architectural Design and Digital Technologies 1: In Between the Real and the Virtual’, Proceeding of a Meeting in the School of Architecture of Thessaloniki, Ekremes, Athens.
  • 2007                      Stavros Vergopoulos, Apostolos Kalfopoulos: ‘Architectural Design and Digital Technologies 2: Mental, Virtual and Physical Space in Digital Design’, Proceeding of a Meeting in the School of Architecture of Thessaloniki, Ekremes, Athens.

 

DISTINCTIONS – PARTICIPATIONS

  • 2010                      Member of the jury of ‘Dromeas’ National Competition of Industrial Design for the design of innovative office furniture.
  • 2003                      Presentation of architectural projects in “Architecture as Art”, Journal of the Association of Architects of Thessaloniki.
  • 2000                      Participation in the 3rd National Exhibition of Architecture of the Association of Architects of Patras. Presentation of architectural projects.
  • 1995                      3rd Prize in the Architectural Competition for the Design of ‘Aneton’ Theatre of the Municipality of Thessaloniki. In collaboration with Aggelos Sismanopoulos, Olga Vouloni, Thomas Tziatzios, Alexandra Tziatziou.
  • 1992                      Participation in the 3rd National Exhibition of Architecture of the Association of Architects of Thessaloniki. Presentation of entries in architectural competitions.
  •  1991                      Participation in the 5th International Exhibition of Architecture Biennale di Venecia 1991, Venice, Italy. Presentation of the diploma project, in reference to educational programs of Schools of Architecture in Europe. 
  • 1988                      Presentation of the diploma project in AJ (The Architect’s Journal), London, April 1988, in reference to the educational program of the School of Architecture of Thessaloniki.
  • 1987                      3rd Prize in the Architectural Competition for the Design of the Building for the Municipality of Thessaloniki. In collaboration with Anastasios Kotsiopoulos, Dora Daki, Dimitra Nikolaou, Eleni Spartsi, Electra Stachtiari.
  • 1986                      Special Mention in the Architectural Competition for the Design of ‘Katsigra’ Art Museum in Larissa. In collaboration with Eduardo Kastro, Athanasios Mparzoukas, Electra Stachtiari.
  •  1985                      Participation in the 3rd International Exhibition of Architecture Biennale di Venecia 1985, Venice, Italy. Presentation of the competition entry for the design of Rialto Market in Venice. In collaboration with Iosef Aligizakis, Kostis Kairides, Valeria Koukoutsi, Anastasios Marinakis, Asterios Economides, Electra Stachtiari. Coordination by Aristi Papadopoulou, Assistant Professor.

  ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE                                                                                                                                                               

  •  Apr 96-                  Collaboration with Nikos Dimtsas, Olga Efstathiou and Lina Psychopoulou and establishment of the architectural office ‘Archigraph’. ‘Archigraph’ has been involved in the design of numerous public and private buildings ranging from interiors, housing, office buildings, hotels, commercial buildings and industrial buildings to hypermarkets.   
  • Feb 93-Dec 98      Work for ERGO 3 Ltd., architectural office of Aggelos Sismanopoulos and Olga Vouloni and participation in the design of big scale private and public buildings.
  •  Jun 85-Sep 87      Work for the architectural office of Kostas Antoniou and Eduardo Kastro and participation in the design of big scale private and public buildings. 

Associate Professor

Subject Areas
Architectural Design and Visual Arts

Contact
svergop@arch.auth.gr