Arakadaki Maria

Curriculum Vitae:

Architect AUTH (1979), Dr Arch. AUTH (1996)
Knowledge field: Architectural Morphology
Research interests: Military Architecture, Vernacular Architecture, History and Culture of the Venetian Era in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean
Teaching issues: History of Architecture, Vernacular Architecture, Documentation & Restoration of Historic Buildings, Historical Construction Technologies.
Author of about 65 papers, books and contributions to collective works

Ι. Main Books and Collective Works

1. The Fortress of Spinalonga (1571-1715). Contribution to the Study of Coastal and Insular Defenses of the Venetian Republic (Ph.D. Thesis), v. I- II, Aghios Nicolaos, Crete, 2001

2. The village of Nofaleas, province of Mirabello: contribution to the study of the Vernacular Architecture of Crete, Neapolis, Crete, 2006


3. «Corbelled Dome Architecture in Greece», in: Earthen Domes and Habitats, Villages of Northern Syria. An Architectural Tradition shared by East and West, ed. Sav. Mecca-Let. Dipasquale, Pisa 2009, 97-109 (in english)

4. «Lassithi under Venetian Rule», in: The Prefecture of Lassithi (Crete) and its History, v. I, Aghios Nicolaos, Crete, 2016, 335-431

ΙΙ. Selected papers

1. «Greek-Language Terminology for Bastioned Fortifications of 16th-19th centuries», Scientific Annals of the School of Architecture-AUTH, 13 (1994), 43-115 (in greek/ italian)

2. «Types of Seacoast Defense Systems in Bastioned Fortifications: the maritime “Rivellino” and the “Mezzaluna”», Orion, Homage to Prof. D.A. Fatouros, part I, Thessaloniki 1998, 103-124

3. «Dry-stone Constructions in Eastern Crete (II): “metocchia” and “metata” in the Plateau of Catharo (Province of Mirabello)», Cretan Hestia, series D, 10 (2004), 51-132

4. «Watch-towers' Building Types in the “Kingdom of Crete”, in the last Decades of the Venetian rule», Proceedings of the Conference “I Greci durante la venetocrazia: Uomini, spazio, idee (XIII-XVIIIsec.)(Venice 2007), ed. Maltezou-Ang. Tzavara-Desp. Vlassi, Venice 2009, 573-584 (in italian)

5. «The Terraced Roof of the Vernacular House in the Aegean World; Constructional and Typological analysis», Proceedings of the 1st National Conference on the History of Construction Systems (Xanthi 2007), Xanthi 2009 (digital edition)

6. «Terms of Venetian Origin in the Vernacular Architecture and Construction Glossary of Crete», Homage to Prof. Xanthippi Skarpia-Heupel, ed. Emilia Stephanidou, AUTH, Thessaloniki 2011, 69-81

7. «The Rural Habitat in Therasia Island. A Comparative Typological overview», Proceedings of the Final Conference of "Thales" Research Program "Diachronic island cultures. The case of Therasia", Thessaloniki 19-20/06/2015 (to appear)



Associate Professor

Subject Areas
Architectural Morphology