Giorgos Mitroulias(Athens, 1978) studied architecture at the National Technical University of Athens (1996-2002). Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 2003, he received his MsAAD at Columbia University, NY (2004), before working in the office of Steven Holl Architects.
In 2006 he co-founded AREA (www.areaoffice.gr), and since then has received numerous awards in international architecture competitions for both public and private large-scale works, such as first prize for the design of 220 housing units in Kardia, first prize (ex aequo) in the in the national architecture competition AthensX4, special mention in the european competition Europan 12 in Germany. Their work has been presented in workshops, lectures and exhibitions in Greece and abroad, and in 2012 AREA participated in the exhibition "Made in Athens" in the Greek Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
Since 2007 he has taught a design studio at the University of Thessaly School of Architecture and in 2013 he was a visiting professor in the Architecture School of the University of Cyprus.
1996-2002, Architecture Diploma, Architecture School, NTUA
2003-2004, MSc in Advanced Architectural Design, GSAPP, Columbia University
Architectural Design VII
Introduction to Architecture I
Introduction to Architecture II
Grotto, Residence in Athens
Villa Suburbana, Residence in Athens
Tavros, Art Space in Tavros
Geometries, Exhibition Design in Athens
Zagara, Open Air Theater in Athens
Polis2, Urban Design program for Athens Municipality
Residence in Voula
Homeoffice, Notary office in Athens
Np, Exhibition Design in Athens
Atrapos, Summer Residence in Antiparos
Sunflower, Summer residence in Antiparos
Kamares, Summer house in Antiparos
Alikandros, In-Cave Summer Residence in Andros
Polypartment, Building Renovation in Halandri
Emporikon, Hotel Renovation in Athens
Salamis Summer Residence
Koutoundo, Summer Residence Extension, Kea Island
Hansen, Mix Use Building in Athens
Suburban Peekaboo, Garden Design for a Shipping Company
Paars Boutique, Kolonaki
Marc by Marc Jacobs store at Golden Hall Marousi
Cascading U, Duplex Residence in Kryoneri
Parametric Wall, In-Built Furniture
AREA (Architecture Research Athens)
2006 - 2007,
KLMF Architects, Athens
2004 - 2005,
Steven Holl Architects
Kokkinou Kourkoulas Architects
Visiting Lecturer, Architecture School, Univeristy of Cyprus
2013 - 2015,
Lecturer, Architecture Department, University of Thessaly
2007 - 2017,
Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly
Visoviti_Sophia.pdf" target="_blank">Vyzoviti, S. “mikrokatoikia, atlas for architects”, University Studio Press, 2017: p.140-141
“Meet Thy Neighbor”, Europan 12 Results Adaptable City, Europan Europe, 2014: p. 145.
“Meet Thy Neighbor”, Europan 12 Adaptable City, Europan Deutschland, 2014: p. 188-189.
“Triptychon” New Cooperative Bank Headquarters International Competition, Cooperative Bank, 2013: p. 68-73.
“Athens Charting”, AthensX4, Architectural Ideas for the City, Ideas Competition, YPEKA, EAXA, NBG, 2011: p. 17-20.
“Young Architects in Greece I”, Design + Art in Greece, no 42, 2011: p.16-25.
"Suburban Peekaboo", Worldwide Architecture, The Next Generation, UTET, 2010: p.72-77
Kafka,G. “Burden of Antiquity: Reverence for the Past Hinders Development in Athens”, The Architectural ReviewXXI 1467, December 2019 January 2020: p. 90-94
“Archetypes”, DOMÈS International Review of Architecture, November-December 2019: p.44
Zagara Cinema, DOMΕS 155: p.192-199
AREA, “Victoria: Way-in, Way-out”, XXI 171, August 2018: p. 62-66
"Holiday Home, Aghia Paraskevi, Salamina, Piraeus-GR", Domes International Review of Architecture, February-March 2015: p. 88-91.
Gonzalo Herrero Delicado, "Post World's End Architecture, Greece", Blueprint 332, 2014, σελ176-181
“Diplokatoikia sto Kryoneri” Ktirio, September, 2013: p.37-42.
“Reustes Zones”, Ellinikes Kataskeves, no 174, 2013: p.70-73.
“Cooperative Central Bank Offices, Nicosia-CY”, "Cascading U, Two Residences, Kryoneri, Attica-GR", Domes International Review of Architecture, December 2012: p. 72-77, 118-123.
Daouti, Mitroulias, Raftopoulos, “Cyprus News Agency”, “City Hall Extension Limassol”, Archeio, no 9, November 2011: p.78-79, 96.
“House Extension at Vourkari, Kea”, Yli & Ktirio, no 98, August-November 2012: p.156-166.
“Glow Box”, Ellinikes Kataskeves, no 155, 2011: p.50-53.
“Plastic Fantastic(?)”, Material, no 24, 2011: p.23-38.
“Fully Empty”, Metalocus, no 27, 2010: p.134-137.
“Redifining the Peripteron”, Architectones Sadas-Pea Magazine, no 74, March-April 2009: p.29-31.
“Existenz Maximum”, Domes International Review of Architecture, August 2007: p. 100-109.
“Reclining on the Ground”, Domes International Review of Architecture, February 2007: p.70-73.
Architectural Awards 2020, ed. DOMa, 2020: p. 56-57 , 64-65
Dragona, D., Dragonas, P. “Tomorrows, Urban Fictions for Possible Futures”, Onassis Cultural Center Athens, 2018: p.160-165
Architectural Awards 2017, ed. Hellenic Institute of Architecture, 2017: p. 22-25
"Meet Thy Neighbor", 8th Biennale of Young Greek Architects, ed. Hellenic Institute of Architecture, 2015: p.20-21
“To Paliotsardaki”, I Elahisti Domi, Kritiki 2014: p. 154-157.
"Mosaic", 5th Triennale 2009-2012 of Architecture in Crete, ed. Centre for Mediterranean Architecture, 2013: p.62-65.
“Athens Charting”, Made in Athens, Greek Pavilion, 13th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia, YPEKA, August 2011: p. 164-171.
"Glow Box", "Cascading U", 7th Biennale of Young Greek Architects, ed. Hellenic Institute of Architecture, 2012: p.26-27, 162-163.
Best Private Plots 10 - Die besten Garten 2010, ed. Land Niederosterreich, Abteilung Umweltwirtschaft und Raumordnungsforderung, 2010: p.146-149.
"Peripteron", 6th Biennale of Young Greek Architects, ed. Hellenic Institute of Architecture, 2010: p.30-31.
Lecture, Atelier of the hellenik institute of Architects, Benaki Museum
Lecture, Days of Architecture, Banja Luka
Discussion panel, The Architect Show 2, Helexpo Maroussi
Lecture, Citylab Workshop
4th Global Dwelling Conference
Round-table Discussion in the USA Pavilion, Thessaloniki International Exhibition
Participatory Workshops for Polis2 program of Athens Municipality
Lecture at the AUTH School of Architecture
"Are we disappearing?", Lecture, "Futurology" Architecture Festival, Florence
Public Presentation, "Beginnings" Domes Index, Benaki Museum, Athens
Lecture at the "Crossing Borders" Architecture Festival, Cluj Napoca, Rumania
Domes Index, Benaki Museum, Athens
Act Green Symposium, Athens
"Guerilla Architecture for Athens", Presentation, 3rd Athens Biennale της Αθήνας
"Common Voids", Lecture, Department of Architecture, University of Patras
"Dialectical City", Workshop, School of Architecture, Libanese American University, Beirut
2019, Tomorrows Exhibition, Le Lieu Unique, Nantes
2017, Outside Exhibition, Balkan Bienalle
2015, Adhocracy, From Making Things to Making the Commons, Onasis Cultural Center
2015, 8th Biennale of Young Greek Architects
2013, 5th Architecture Triennale in Crete, CAM
2013, 7th Biennale of Young Greek Architects
2012, Made in Athens, Greek Pavilion, Venice Biennale
2012, 14F-21GR, Benaki Museum, Athens
2011, Made in Greece, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
2010, Public Spots on Private Plots, Langelois, Austria
2010, 6th Biennale of Young Greek Architects
2008, Un-Built: International Architecture Events, Byzantine Museum, Athens
2007, 5th Biennale of Young Greek Architects
2004, Tall Buildings, ΜοΜΑ (Collaboration with Steven Holl)
2003, 11th Biennale of Young European Architects, Athens
"Variations on a Theme", Public Lecture, Hellenic Institute of Architects
Public Workshop with Residents, invited by WBG, Nuremberg
Public Speech, Agora, Athens Biennale
Pecha Kucha, Presentation, Athens
Presenation of Recent Work, Palazzo Widman, Venice
Substitute Jury Member in the National Architecture Competition for Faliron Landmark
Committee Member of the "Dimitris Varangkis: Scholarship for Architecture Studies at Columbia University
"Aigaleon 639" Participatory Workshop with Residents, curated by Locus Athens and NEON
2015, Honorable Mention, Best Project of 2010-2015 «DOMES 2015» Awards, for the project "Summer House in Salamis"
2013, Honorable Mention, Best Project of 2010-2012 «DOMES 2013» Awards, for the new offices of COOP Bank in Nicosia, Cyprus
2013, (Honorable Mention) Εuropean Architecture Competition Europan12 for Social Housing in Nuremberg, Germany
2012, (Honorable Mention) Εuropean Architecture Competition for the new offices of COOP Bank in Nicosia, Cyprus
2012, (Honorable Mention) International Architecture Competition (UIA) for an Innovative Bioclimatic School Complex in Crete
2010, (Mention) International Competition Athens Benchmark
2010, (3rd Prize) Εuropean Architecture Competition for the new Cypriot News Agency offices in Nicosia, Cyprus
2010, (1st Prize ex aequo) National Architecture Competition AthensX4
2007, (1st Prize) Εuropean Architecture Competition by ANTHEMIAS and DOMES for a residential complex in Kardia, Greece
2007, (1 out of 5 finalists) International Architecture Competition for an Exhibition Pavilion, The Art Fund Pavilion / Tent London http://www.tentlondon.co.uk/artfundpavilion
2006, (Redemption) Εuropean Archiecture Competition by PROTEAS and DOMES for a summer residence complex in Skroponeri, Evia Island