Current academic position
(2017 – present) Senior Lecturer of Architecture, Kingston University
Previous academic positions in the UK
(2015 – 2017) Lecturer of Architecture, University of Hertfordshire School of Creative Arts
(2012 – 2015) Visiting Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire School of Creative Arts
(2012 – 2015) Associate Lecturer, UAL Central St Martins
(2015) Visiting Lecturer, Writtle School of Design
(2009 – 2011) Invited Lecturer, Research and Teaching Assistant, Architectural Association School of Architecture
Current professional position
(2000 – present) Eva Sopeoglou | Practice | Architecture | Research
ARB Architect – RIBA Chartered practice
EU-competent Dipl. Architect Engineer, Member of Technical Chamber of Greece
Previous professional positions
(2002 – 2004) Bernard Tschumi Architects, New York, USA
(1999 – 2002) Gruzen Samton Architects, Planners and Interior Designers LLP, New York, USA
Research and Teaching interests
Architecture; Architectural design; Design Research; Practice-based Research; Environmental design and Sustainability; Urban ecology and micro-climatic urban design; Outdoor and semi-outdoor design; Thermal comfort and thermal perception; Phenomenology; Technology; Fabrication and Digital Fabrication; Architectural Craft, Materiality and Tectonics; Design Workshops; Live projects; Community Engagement
2008 – present (part-time), London, UK. PhD Architecture Design candidate, The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, School of Architecture, University College London. Doctoral research in environmental design and fabrication, focusing on the spatial and aesthetic aspects of comfort in architecture.
PhD Thesis Title: The Tectonics of Comfort
1998 – 1999, Philadelphia, USA. MArch Master of Architecture post-professional degree in Emerging Technology, University of Pennsylvania, Penn Design Graduate School of Fine Arts. Post-graduate studies focusing on new technologies, structures, architectural and environmental design. Program director Prof. Peter McCleary.
Summer visiting school – London
Summer visiting school – Paris
1991 – 1998, Thessaloniki, Greece. Dipl. Architectural Engineer 5-year Bachelor of Architecture, School of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). Undergraduate studies in architecture and urban design.
1994 – 1995, Paris, France École d’Architecture de Paris-La-Villette. Erasmus exchange in urban design studies.
2017, New York, NY. Architizer A+ Awards. Winner – Concepts: Architecture + Light
2017, Athens, UK. Domes Awards 2017. Winner – Best First Project by a Young Architect 2012-2016
2016, London, UK. 2016 Surface Design Awards Winner. Winner – Exterior Light and Surface, Finalist – Exterior Housing Surface
Grants and scholarships
2017, Hatfield, UK. Univ. of Hertfordshire Heritage Hub Match-Funding Awards – Old Hatfield: the latest transformation
2016, Hatfield, UK. Univ. of Hertfordshire Small Grant for Research Impact development – Communicating research to audience
2016, Hatfield, UK. Univ. of Hertfordshire Diamond Fund Opportunity Award – Live research project and study visit, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2015, Hatfield, UK. Univ. of Hertfordshire Santander Small Grant for multi-disciplinary research collaboration – SDN Symposium & workshop
2012, London, UK. UCL Bartlett, Architecture Research Fund and Canadian Centre for Architecture Research Grant – Research visit
2012, London, UK. UCL Bartlett, Architecture Research Fund and Graduate School Research Fund – PhD project funding for Tailoring Shadows
2011, London, UK. UCL Bartlett, Architecture Research Fund and Graduate School Research Fund – PhD project funding for Environmental Intensities
1998-1999, Philadelphia, USA (1 year). University of Pennsylvania, Newberry Scholarship – Postgraduate studies
1998-1999, Philadelphia, USA (1 year). University of Pennsylvania, Penn Design Scholarship Grant – Postgraduate studies
1994-1995, Paris, France (6 months). Hellenic State Scholarship Foundation – Erasmus exchange studies
1991, Thessaloniki, Greece. Hellenic State Scholarship Foundation – Award for 2nd highest entry score to the AUTh School of Architecture
Visiting and Research Scholarships
May 2017, New York, USA. Museum of Modern Art, MoMA Department of Architecture and Design. Visiting scholar.
Research in the Gillman Paper Company archive and Cedric Price’s The Generator project.
July 2012, Montreal, Canada. Canadian Centre for Architecture, CCA Collection Research Grant. PhD visiting scholar and researcher in the CCA Archives and Library Collections. Contribution to the seminar Toolkit for Today: Concepts for Contemporary Architecture.
Research in the Cedric Price Collection Fonds
June 2006, London, UK. Architectural Association School of Architecture, Visiting Tutors Programme. Tutor workgroup concerning the education in schools of architecture. Contribution to the end-of-year studio juries and review panels.