School of Architecture - Technical University of Crete

Tsakalakis Dimitrios

Associate Professor

Architectural Design

Short biographical note

Studied Architecture at the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. (1980-1984) and Architecture and City Planning at the Universitat Der Kunste (University of the Arts) in Berlin (1984-1987). He worked in the offices ALPHATEC PC, Washington D.C., and K. Brenner & B. Tonon, Berlin. His work includes city planning projects, designs of public spaces and buildings and several awards in architectural competitions: «Itanos City Hall», 2001 (1st Prize), «Makrigialos City Hall», 2003 (2nd Prize), National architectural competition for the «Reuse of the Venetian arsenali and the surrounding public space in the port of Heraklion», 2010 (3rd Prize), National architectural competition «Redevelopment study of the Schisma Square in Elounda», 2012 (1st Prize), National architectural competition «Redevelopment of the coastal area of Kum Kapi, city of Chania», 2013 (1st Prize), among others. His work has been exhibited in Greece and abroad (Venice Biennale, Biennale of Landscape Architecture - Barcelona, Biennale of Young Greek Architects, «Landscapes of modernization - Greek Architecture 1960-‘90», among others.) and published (Neues Bauen Heute, greek architectural magazines «Tefchos», «Design in Greece», etc.). He has given lectures at the Greek Institute of Architecture, at the School of Architecture in Volos and at the Mediterranean Centre for Architecture in Chania. He has been teaching at the School of Architecture, Technical University of Crete, since 2005.

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Research Interests

  • Architectural design.
  • Architecture and the city.
  • Architecture and art.


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