Maria Doussi is assistant professor of architectural design - Restoration and reuse of historic buildings and sites, at the Department of Architecture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
She studied architecture at AUTH, pursued postgraduate studies on restoration of historic buildings and sites at the Catholic University of Leuven, (K.U.L.), R. Lemaire Centre for the conservation of historic towns and buildings (R.L.C.C), and obtained her Phd from the Department of Architecture, Democritus University of Thrace.
She is involved in teaching in the courses: "Analysis and documentation of historic buildings and sites" and "Industrial Heritage", at the Interdisciplinary Post-Graduate Program of the Polytechnic School of AUTH: "Protection, Conservation and Restoration of Architectural Monuments".
From 2006-2013 she taught in the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic School of the Democritus University of Thrace the course: "Restoration and reuse of HistoricBuildings and Complexes" and oversaw a series of diploma and research theses.
Her main research interests focus on issues related to theoretical and methodological issues of restoration and reuse of historic buildings, rehabilitation and redesign areas of historic interest, historic structural systems, contemporary architectural interventions in historic buildings and sites, contemporary restoration technologies, protection and reuse of industrial heritage.
She has conducted numerous architectural projects and researches focused on issues related to restoration of historic buildings and sites, many of which have been implemented. Her researches and studies have been published in the proceedings of international and national conferences and in scientific journals. Her applied work has been presented in architectural exhibitions.
She participated in architectural competitions, on the restoration and revitalization of areas and sites of historic interest, in which she has won awards and distinctions.
She has organized a series of conferences, workshops and exhibitions on issues related to the protection and enhancement of the architectural heritage and the management of public space, as member of the standing committee of architectural issues of the Technical Chamber of Greece / Department of Central Macedonia
Architectural design. Restoration and reuse of historic buildings and sites