Konstantinos Ioannidis is an architect, graduate (Dipl. Engineering) of Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki. He received a MSc. in Cultural Management from the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens and his Doctoral Degree from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. He did his Postdoctoral research at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the field of Architecture and Postdigital Humanities. He has participated in conferences and workshops in Europe, Canada, USA, South Korea and Japan and his research work has been published in various international journals. His main area of research is the study of the syntactic and configurative concepts within generative systems for the process and thinking of architectural design and the interaction between different symbolic means in the production of the spatial form.
He was the research coordinator of the projects entitled «Architecture Design and postdigital humanities: social content in neoanalogue landscapes» (founded by the Research Committee of AUTH) and «Technologically Mediated Public Spaces» (founded by EU and the European Cooperation in Research and Technology) for the design, organization and dissemination of the International Training School Enhancements held in Thessaloniki in April 2016. He was assigned by the Research Council of Norway national representative of Norway in the Management Committee of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology research program - COST Action TU1306. Research theme: Fostering knowledge about the relationship between Information and Communication Technologies and Public Spaces supported by strategies to improve their use and attractiveness (CYBERPARKS). The Action's main objective was to create a research platform on the relationship between Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the production of public open spaces, and their relevance to sustainable urban development. The impacts of this relationship was explored from social, ecological and urban design perspectives. He was member of the international Board of Experts for the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2014 and 2016, initiative of the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB). The aim of the Prize is to recognize and foster the public character of urban spaces and their capacity for fostering social cohesion.
He is the co-founder of the Norwegian studio aaiko arkitekter, a Stavanger-based award winning architecture practice with interest in projects that escape from the comfort of normative. Design projects of the office have been widely presented in architectural exhibitions in Greece and along Scandinavia.
Scientific and research interests:
Architecture and Urban Design, Architecture Research-By-Design, Design of Open Public Spaces and Landscape, Urban Synthesis, Narrative Spaces, Methodologies and Design of Technologically Mediated and Interactive Environments, Spatial Psychology, Environmental Psychology.
Link MODIP: https://qa.auth.gr/en/cv/kioannidis