GreeceGSD Lecture: Yannis Patronis, “Architectural Competition as an Educational Tool”

GreeceGSD is excited to host fellow students from  the University of Patras | Department of Architecture. Yannis Patronis (MAUD’75), Professor Emeritus of Architectural and Urban Design at Patras School of Architecture will present a number of awarded student projects in International and National competitions. We invite the GSD students to join us for the event in order to get in touch with the students coming from Greece. We believe that this is a good opportunity to experience the way that the Architecture Discipline is deployed in the academic environment of Greece. Professor Yannis Patronis will be presenting the methodologies for participation into International and National Design Competitions, and will unfold the entire process of setting up a competition: forming of teams, collaboration methodology, analysis, synthesis and presentation of entries. 

Yannis Patronis holds a diploma of Architecture from the National Technical University of Athens and a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is a founding member of the Department of Architecture at the University of Patras, Greece where he is an instructor of  Architectural Design and of the Advanced Urban Design Studio. He has worked as a consultant and project architect in a series of architectural firms, such as the Etairia Meleton Perivalontos, the Candilis – Denco Urban Planning Team for Majas, DEPOS-SKOP, and Hellinotechniki. He was a consultant for the project management of Megaron Mousikis of Athens, and he has also worked for the Ministry of Culture for the Unification of the Archaeological Sites of Athens.He has participated in 30 Greek and International architectural competitions with many prizes including first prizes in both categories. Since 1968, he runs his own architectural practice.

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