PhD architect, associate professor of University of Stavanger and member of the Expert Committee of the European Prize for Urban Public Space since the 2014 edition.
Dr. Konstantinos Ioannidis is an architect, academic scholar, writer and practitioner. He has a diploma in architecture from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki and a master’s degree in cultural studies from the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens. He received his doctoral degree from the School of Architecture, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. He is an Associate Professor in architecture and urban design at the University of Stavanger, Norway and a post-doctoral researcher at the School of Architecture, AUTH, Greece. He gained academic experience by visiting universities in Scandinavia and teaching modules related to the design and appropriation of open public spaces. In previous posts, he taught architecture and urban design courses at the University of Thessaly, Greece (2007-2012). He has participated in several urban design conferences and workshops along Europe, Canada, USA, Korea and Japan and his research work on urban space has been published in various international journals. His design projects have been presented in architectural exhibitions in Greece and abroad. The main area of his interest and research is the architecture and the spatial morphology of the urban waterfronts and the interaction between different symbolic systems in the production of the urban form.
[Last Update: January 2014]