School of Architecture - Technical University of Crete

Karagianni Anna

Assistant Professor

Architectural Design

Short biographical note

Anna is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture, Technical University of Crete. She was born in Athens in 1984. She holds a Diploma in Architecture from the University of Patras (2007), a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design (MSAAD) from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University in the City of New York (2010) and a Ph.D. from the School of Architecture, Technical University of Crete (2021). Ph.D. thesis title: ‘Digital Media Strategies in Architectural Design: the user as an active participant in the era of IoT’.
Since 2014, she has been teaching Architectural Design, Digital Media in Architectural Design and Advanced Digital Media. She has been involved in research and design projects in Greece, Spain, France, US, UAE, India and Japan, while she has also collaborated with international award-winning architectural firms in Athens and Barcelona. She is a founding member of ANT Architects, a research-based design firm established in Athens, Greece. Her published research includes papers in scientific journals and conferences with proceedings, and she has co-edited a book. Her research efforts mainly focus on the analysis, use and integration of new human - centered technologies in Architectural Design.


Research Interests

  • Digital Media in Architectural Design
  • Smart spaces - smart buildings - smart neighborhoods
  • User - centered interactive applications
  • Algorithmic Design



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