Konstantinos Kostopoulos

Assistant Professor
Τίτλοι σπουδών: 



2018, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE), University of Nottingham

1992, Master of Architecture in the Urban Landscape, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1989, Diploma in Architectural Engineering (5 yr. with thesis requirement), National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece



2012, Certificate of official training of Buildings Energy Auditors in Greece, Technical Chamber of Greece, Institute for Professional Education (ΙΕΚΕΜ ΤΕΕ), Greece.

2005, Professional Training Certificate “Energy & Environmental Design of Buildings” (2nd semester of the MSc in Renewable Energy of the EU Renewable Energy Centre - EUREC) organized by the National University of Athens Professional Training Centre, Athens, Greece

1997, Certificate in Project Management, Hellenic centre for productivity, Athens, Greece

1996, Advanced Training in Passive & Natural Cooling Techniques & Systems for Energy Conservation, ΕΚΠΑ, Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών, EU/ DGxii, Αθήνα.



Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), PR102838, United Kingdom 2015

Registered Building Energy Auditor, Hellenic Ministry of Environment (2010 to 2013)

Registered Architect-Designer of Public Buildings, Hellenic Ministry of Public Works, (2000 - 2013)

Member of the Fulbright Scholars Association of Athens, Greece since 1990

Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE), Licenced Architect in Greece since 1990


Ερευνητικά Ενδιαφέροντα: 


  • Structure and form in architecture
  • Integration of technology in architectural form
  • Double skin facades
  • Architectural Education



Jing, R., & Kostopoulos, K. (2015). Architectural evaluation of historic sites through site surveys in Ningbo China. Proceedings of the 8th FARU International Conference 'Making built environments responsive' (pp. 143-156). Colombo: Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa.

Lianos, Ν., Kostopoulos, Κ. (2007). Double Skin Facade & their Influence on the Form of Contemporary Buildings, Transparency & Architecture: Changing, proceedings of, pages 81-86, Editions Ziti, Thessalonica 2007.



Publication of Architectural Work at the Web-site of KTIRIO magazine (2010) http://www.ktirio.gr/default.aspx?action=showarchitects&catid=147&archid=8

“Pure Volumes”, Super Deco Tachydromos (ΤΑ ΝΕΑ, 2008.12.06), pp. 64-69. Publication of one Family Residence at Penteli (no.2)

“At the Foothills of Penteli” Ελληνικά Σπίτια (Greek Houses), Special Edition of Newspaper ΤΑ ΝΕΑ (2007), pp. 44-51. Publication of a One Family Residence at Penteli, Athens Greece

A. Kyfiotis, “At the Foothills of Penteli”, Ταχυδρόμος (Tachydromos Magazine), V. 346, (2006), pp. 64-67. Publication of a One Family Residence at Penteli, Athens Greece

“Design Philosophy of Multi-Purpose Automobile Show-Rooms”, The World of Buildings, architecture & construction magazine, V.18 (1998), pp.100-106

K. Kostopoulos, K. Vrettou, D. Biris, E. Zacharopoulos, “Commended Architects – 50A”, ZephyrEuropean Passive Cooling Architectural Ideas Competition, Energy Research Group, University College Dublin (1995) p. 43

P. Koulermos, M. Gangi, S. Papadopoulos, C. Costopoulos, “Greek Pavilion”, Biennale di Venezia V Mostra Internationale di Architettura, Electa (ed.), Milano (1991), p.128.

Quoted in Panos Koulermos’ Monograph: “Greek Pavilion, Venice Biennale, 1991”, Architectural Monographs No 35: Panos Koulermos, Academy Editions (ed.), London (1994), pp.130-135

“Hybrid (Multi-Purpose) Building at Alexandra’s Avenue”, Architecture in Greece Magazine (Αρχιτεκτονικά Θέματα), V. 25 (1991), p.47; Publication of Thesis Project at the School of Architecture NTUA, Κ. Advisors: Professors K. Dekavallas, A. Biris.

“Boeotia Prefecture Headquarters & Office Building”, Architecture in Greece Magazine (Αρχιτεκτονικά Θέματα), V.23 (1989), p.185; Publication of first place prize at Pan-Hellenic Architectural Competition

“Faliron City Hall & Civic Centre” Architecture in Greece Magazine (Αρχιτεκτονικά Θέματα), V. 21 (1987), p.58; Publication of the fourth place prize at Pan-Hellenic Architectural Competition

Professional Experience

2013 – Present            University of Nottingham, Course Director BEng ArchitectureRIBA Part I - Assistant Professor, Ningbo, China

2010 – 2013                Building Energy Auditor, Athens, Greece

2010 – 2013                University of Patras, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Patrai, Greece

2008 – 2010                J/V ATP GmBH - DIMAND SA, Site Supervision, Thessaloniki, Greece

2007 – 2008                DIMAND SA Real Estate Development, Project Manager, Thessaloniki

2006 spring                 National Technical University of Athens, Part-time Adjunct Faculty, Athens

2003 – 2012                Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH), Adjunct Faculty, Xanthi, Greece

2003 – 2013                Owner of Architectural Practice, Athens, Greece

2001 – 2004                Jacobs GIBB, Technical Consultant to the ATHOC 2004 Summer Olympics, Venues Overlay Designer & Site Supervisor, Athens, Greece

2001                            LMN - Athens International Airport, Project Manager, Athens, Greece

1997 – 2001                HOCHTIEF International - New Athens International Airport, Resident Architect -Coordinator, Athens, Greece

1994 – 1997                A. Samaras & Associates Architects & Planners, Project Architect, Athens, Greece

1992 – 1993                Hellenic Air Forces, Compulsory military service, AF Sargent - Building Maintenance, Greece

1987 – 1990                Prefecture Headquarters Building, Prefecture of Boeotia Architectural Competition Project Team, Architect - Junior Partner, Athens, Greece

1985 – 1987                Intern in major architectural practices in Athens, Greece

Teaching Roles and Experience

2013 – Present            Assistant Professor in Architectural Structures and Construction

2010 – 2013                Adjunct Lecturer, U.o.Patras, 

2010 – 2011                Adjunct Lecturer, DUTH: Documentation and preservation 

2006 spring                 Adjunct Senior Lecturer, NTUA: Integrated Design Studio

2005 – 2012                Adjunct Senior Lecturer, DUTH: Tectonics, Design Studio

2003 – 2005                Adjunct Lecturer, DUTH, Specialist Area: Tectonics, Building Technology

1990 – 1991                Teaching Assistant, University of Southern California, 1st year Design Studio

Key Teaching-Related Administration Roles and Experience

2015 – 2018                Course Director in Architecture

2013 – 2018              Module leader in design studio and tectonics

2003 – 2013                Unit leader in tectonics/ building technology and design studio