Prof. Yannis Aesopos
Professor Yannis Aesopos, Department Chair at the Department of Architecture - University of Patras, has a diploma of Architecture with Honors, National Technical University of Athens (1989), Master in Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University (1991). Fellow, Eugenides Foundation and Greek National Scholarship Foundation.
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York (2014), Visiting Professor, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London (2012-13), Stanley J. Seeger Visiting Research Fellow, Princeton University (2009),
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York (1994).
Worked for Bernard Tschumi Architects, New York (1992-95), Santiago Calatrava Architects, Paris (1991).
Since 2002 is an Independent Expert for the Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize for Architecture. Commissioner and Curator, exhibition Tourism Landscapes: Remaking Greece, official Greek participation to the 14th International Architecture Exhibition–Venice Biennale, 2014, and editor, Tourism Landscapes: Remaking Greece (English and Greek, Athens, 2014).
Joint-curator, exhibition (Rotterdam, 1999) and co-editor, Landscapes of Modernization: Greek Architecture 1960s and 1990s (in English, Athens, 1999, in Greek, Athens, 2002). Co-editor, The Contemporary (Greek) City (English and Greek, Athens, 2001), Landscapes of the Intimate (English and Greek, Athens, 1996) and is completing Diffused Athens: Networks, Consumerism and Crisis. Participated in exhibitions: 13th International Architecture Exhibition–Venice Biennale, 2012, 7th International Architecture Exhibition–Venice Biennale, 2000, New Trends of Architecture in Europe and Japan 2002, Tokyo, 2002, Athens-Scape, London, 2003; published in reviews: Α10, Archis, Bauwelt, Blueprint, Architecture in Greece, Domes etc. and publications: Made in Athens (Athens, 2012), The New Acropolis Museum (New York, 2009), Looking at European Architecture: A Critical View (Brussels, 2008), The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture (London, 2004), Top Young European Architects (Barcelona, 2005).
Since 1995, is principal of Aesopos Architecture in Athens.
Regarding the Negroponte Mansion project, Professor Aesopos having vast experience in a wide range of National and International projects will be in charge of the design of the Architectural study, one of the most important elements of the building's successful restoration.