Stathacopoulos Panagiotis

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Panos Stathacopoulos is a full time professor at the School
of Architecture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director
of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Development and
the laboratory of Urban planning and Environment. In 1973 he obtained
his MA in Architecture from the School of Fine Arts of Paris. In 1974
he obtained his MA in Sociology from the Sorbonne University. In 1975
he obtained his diploma from the Institute of Urbamism of Paris. In
June 1975 he obtained his PhD “Docteur en Urbanisme, Environment et
Architecture” from Pantheon University Sorbonne. The same year he
obtained his Masters in Environment and in 1977 he completed his DEA
in Sociology at the Sorbonne. In March 2000 after a public
presentation he obtained a PhD in Urban Geography at the University
Paul Valery in Monpelier.
His work and career can be analysed and characterized by the following
periods. The first period from 1965-1974 refers to his student years
in Paris (May 1968) and as working Architect-Urban Planner. He
completed this stage of his career with a number of designs and
projects. The second period from 1976-1979 is defined by a busy
professional activity. In the third period from 1979-present he
returned to Greece, initially to Larisa and subsequently to
Thessaloniki, where he still lives today. This period is defined by an
intense focus on Urban Planning both in terms of projects and
research. At the same time his academic career began. During his stay
in France he cooperated with various architectural and urban planning
offices such as France Habitat, R. Lopez and P. Vimond, and
periodically at O.C.D.E.
He is the author of a substantial number of books and has published
many articles and research papers in established magazines in Greece
and abroad. He has given lectures in foreign university institutions
and has won several architectural and urban planning competitions in
Greece and abroad. In 2008 he was awarded the first prize by the
Hellenic Society of Urban and Country Planners (SEPOX) for his city
planning and design of the city centre of Larisa.
Between 2010 and 2012 he was President of the Organization for the
Master Plan Implementation and Environmental Protection of
Thessaloniki. He is currently the director of the Urban Planning
Archives of Thessaloniki.


Emeritus Professor

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