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O. Ioannou

Dr., Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Architectural Engineering + Technology Department

20152021

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Research profile

Olga's expertise lies in architectural education and knowledge creation within the extended communities of knowledge. She has been a member of several EU Tempus programs in collaboration with UNIWA and she has also workedfor NTUA as a senior researcher for the Horizon2020 program SoPHIA. Her research interests include network learning in architectural education, design through research and the evolution of the design knowledge. Her work has been published in online scientific journals and presented in international conferences. 

She currently focuses on circular economy and in particular, circularity's role in design from a systems perspective and the way it reorganizes both the educational experience, but also the architectural design practice. 

Academic background

Olga Ioannou studied Architecture at the “Sapienza” University of Rome and received her diploma in Architecture from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2002). She earned a postgraduate degree from the Postgraduate Programme “Architecture - Space -Design” of the National Technical University of Athens (2012). She acquired her PhD at NTUA (2019) where she also lectured as a teaching assistant from 2014 to 2019. She developed a number of blended modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She also taught several Building Technology courses at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Thessaly in Volos, and at the Postgraduate Program of the University of Portsmouth's branch in Athens where she was Unit Leader of TECHNE. 

Education/Academic qualification

National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture

29 Jan 201418 Mar 2019

Award Date: 18 Mar 2019

National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture

20102012

Award Date: 12 Jul 2012

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

19992002

Award Date: 22 Nov 2002

Universita degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza

19951998

External positions

Horizon 2020 Program SoPHIA, Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture

Jan 2020Jul 2020

Unit Leader @ TECHNE Unit, Athens Metropolitan College, University of Portsmouth, School of Architecture branch

20152017

Teaching Assistant-Course Developer, National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture

20142019

Assistant Professor (adjunct), University of Thessaly, Faculty of Architecture

20102018

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Research Output

Is repair repairing architecture?

Ioannou, O., 2021, (In preparation) Repair: The creative destruction of brokenness: Broken Systems, Alternative Ways.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedings/Edited volumeChapterScientificpeer-review

  • Open Access
  • Re-conceptualizing the role of tutor(s) in research-based education: the tutor(s) as the curriculum

    Ioannou, O., Aug 2019, (Submitted).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientificpeer-review

  • Silence in Architectural Education

    Ioannou, O. & Kakalis, C., 2019, Architecture and Silence. Kakalis, C. (ed.). Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group, 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedings/Edited volumeChapterScientificpeer-review

  • The networked studio: first cooperation, then design

    Ioannou, O. & Marda, N., Apr 2019, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientificpeer-review

  • Activities

    • 4 Talk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting
    • 1 Participation in conference
    • 1 Consultancy

    Development of Educational Multimedia Applications, UNIWA Postgraduate course

    O. Ioannou (Invited speaker)

    2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting

    WeMakeTheCity Festival, Session entitled: 'Architecture of Connection: Design Solutions to Loneliness.'

    O. Ioannou (Invited speaker)

    2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting

    Hungarian Media Architecture Prize

    O. Ioannou (Advisor)

    2018

    Activity: Consultancy

    1st European Conference on "Competition Culture in Europe

    O. Ioannou (Member of programme committee)

    28 Sep 201729 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    7th Intercollegiate Syros Workshop

    O. Ioannou (Invited speaker)

    30 Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting