Kantidakis Manolis

Curriculum Vitae:
Born in a small village Gonies, in Crete in 1950, Manolis Kantidakis has studied architecture at the Architectural School of the University of Florence from 1971 till 1975 and at the Architecture school of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki from which he received his Diploma in 1979. Since 1981 he has a continuous participation in academic teaching. In the past five years (2008-2013) he has conducted the academic courses of Urban Planning and Design -Master plan, Development plan- Workshop and Theory and the course of Introduction to Spatial Organization and Architectural Design together with Sarantis Zafeiropoulos in the Architecture school of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Since 1980 he is the co-founder of an architectural firm based in Thessaloniki, Greece working on architectural and urban projects of both private and public commissions. Most important projects include:
ΑΛΛΕΣ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΕΣ/OTHER: 2009-2013 9ΜΕΛΕΤΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΓΩΝΙΣΜΟΙ- PROJECTS-

Competitions:
Urban planning and redesign of urban areas:  

  1. Redesign of the urban area around the byzantine monuments of the 12th Apostles church in Thessaloniki: Third prize (2010)
  2. Redesign of urban areas of the settlement of Gazi, Irakleion, Crete (2001-2004)
  3. Urban design for the former military Camp of Pavlos Melas, Thessaloniki (1997-2001)
  4. masterplan for the Technical Institute Department of Kozani, Kastoria
  5. Redesign of Thessaloniki waterfront : a)from Botsari street to Posidonion athletic center . b) from Posidonion to Kalamaria c) Redesign of parking areas on M. Alexandrou street.(
  6. Redesign of the urban areas around the byzantine watermills of Polichni, Thessaloniki
  7. Urban masterplan for the city of Serres ( 1983-1987)
  8. Review of the urban masterplan of Sikies, Neapoli ( 1983-1987)
  9. Urban masterplan of Sikies, Neapoli (1983-1987)

Architectural projects:                

  1. Siatista Healthcare Center, 2011-2013
  2. Healthcare end aministration building for the national social insurance services ( IKA), Axioupolis, 2009
  3. Institute of Biomolecular Research Building (ΕΚΕΤΑ), Thessaloniki. 2005-2006
  4. Preliminary and final design for the 3rd lyceum of Xanthi. (2004-2005)
  5. Multi purpose Hall and library for the Technical Institute of Kozani (TEI) (1999-2001)
  6. Restoration of Military building ( Τ.Υ.Ε.Θ) , Chios (1993-2001)
  7. Student residences of the Technical Institute of Kozani (TEI), Florina
  8. (1996-1997).
  9. Design of the City Hall and Cultural Center complex of the city of Gazi, Irakleion, Crete (1994-1995)                

Architectural competitions:

University of Cyprus: University Buildings of the Department of Biology and Communal teaching Spaces, 2012

2.

Healthcare Building of Arnissa, Pella, 1996

First prize and design commission

3

High school of Drossia, Chalkida, 1995

First prize and design commission

4

High school of Chanita, Chalkida, 1995

First prize and design commission

5

ATE Bank of Greece building, Xylagani, Rodopi, 1993

Second prize and design commission

 

Restoration of the former industrial complex "Ilios"and building reuse for the elementary school and municipal center of Neapolis, Thessaloniki , 1992

First prize and design commission

 

Music Center of Thessaloniki, 1991

First prize and design commission

 

National social insurance services ( IKA) building, Kalamaria

Second prize and design commission

 

Cultural centre of Thermi, Thessaloniki, 1998-9

First prize and design commission

Center of professional training , residences and patient restoration center complex of the Pschyciatric Hospital of Thessaloniki,1999

First prize and design commission

       

Architectural exhibitions            

1

“Thessaloniki 2000 On the map of European Metropolis” , 2000 

2

"Preservation of Architectural Heritage", ΤΕΕ Thessaloniki, 1994

3

Architectural exhibition of the International Fair of Thessaloniki (Ο.Τ.Α., Helexpo), 1997

4

3rd exhibition of architectural works of Thessaloniki, 1993

                        Publications

1

Redesign of Thessaloniki Waterfront:  “Thessaloniki 2000 On the map of European Metropolis” , 2000  Exhibition Catalogue

2

Cultural Centre Of Menemeni: “Thessaloniki 2000 On the map of European Metropolis” , 2000  Exhibition Catalogue

3

City Hall and Cultural Center complex of Gazi: "ΟΡΙΟΝ", honorary issue to Dimitris Fatouros, Scientific yearbook ΑUTH. issue ΙΕ, Θεσσαλονίκη 1998

4

Restoration of the former industrial complex "Ilios" and  building reuse for the elementary school and municipal center of Neapolis, Thessaloniki:  Restoration of the former industrial complex "Ilios" and  building reuse for the elementary school and municipal center of Neapolis, Thessaloniki Exhibition Catalogue

5

Redesign of the urban areas around the byzantine watermills of Polichni, Thessaloniki : Architectural exhibition of the International Fair of Thessaloniki (Ο.Τ.Α., Helexpo), 1997 Exhibition Catalogue

Music Center of Thessaloniki : Architectural exhibition of the International Fair of Thessaloniki (Ο.Τ.Α., Helexpo), 1997 Exhibition Catalogue

6

Urban planning of Irakleion Crete του Ηρακλείου Κρήτης: Academic issue of the Urban planning Department Α of AUTH, Thessaloniki 1979. 

 

 Research associate

Subject areas:
Architectural - Urban Design

Contact:
kantidak@arch.auth.gr