Profile

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What We Do

Onoffice environmental architecture is a dynamic firm based in Athens, Greece that undertakes architectural projects from its initial concept through construction. Areas of expertise range from housing to urban design and private development planning and from interior design to open spaces and educational facilities.
Onoffice incorporates principles of sustainable architecture through the first steps of each project, practices environmentally responsible design and suggests solutions that save energy during construction and maintenance. Clientele includes government and municipal agencies, private corporations, real estate developers and private clients. Combining experience and expertise of its principles, collaborators and consultants, Onoffice provides high quality design, presentation and communication services.

ARCHITECTS
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Dimitris Antoniou

Architect NTUA, MA, MRE, Int’l Assoc. AIA




Architect NTU of Athens (1989). Master of Architecture in the Urban Landscape, University of Southern California, Los Angeles (1991). Master of Science in Real Estate Development and Valuation, Neapolis University Pafos (2017). Junior Designer (Athens, Los Angeles, 1983-1992). Set Designer, MCA/Universal Studios Hollywood (1992 – 93). Member of “Theros Architecture” (1994-1998). Chief designer of a variety of projects (houses, cinemas, theaters, industrial and commercial facilities). Collaborator, Kisho Kurokawa Assoc., (Embassy of Japan, Athens, 2003). Three first, two fourth prizes and four commendations in architectural competitions. Commendation in European Competition “Zephyr–Passive Cooling Techniques” (1994). PhD candidate scholarship. (1997). Assistant Professor of Architectural Design and Building Technology at Dept. of Architecture, University of Patras (2001-2004, 2009-2011), elected as tenure-track Assistant Professor (2010), and Democritus University (2005-2006). Visiting Lecturer, DCG (Drury Center in Greece), Dept. of Architecture, Drury University, Mo., U.S.A., 2006-2007. Assistant Professor of Architectural Design and Building Technology at Neapolis University Pafos, Cyprus (2011-2014). Assistant Professor of Architectural Design and Building Technology at Dept. of Architecture, University of Patras (2014-today). He has participated in thesis and project review committees at several universities and has been supervising architectural workshops in Greece and Cyprus. His projects, articles and book contributions, have been published. Co-founder, with Eleni Katsoufi, “ONOFFICE environmental architecture” in Athens (1998-today). Member of Do.Co.Mo.Mo., Technical Chamber of Greece, Technical Chamber of Cyprus, Architectural Associations in Greece and Cyprus, Member of ULI (Urban Land Institute) and Int’l Associate AIA (American Institute of Architects)

Eleni Katsoufi

Architect NTUA, MA USC




Graduated from the Architecture School of the National Technical University of Athens, in 1992. Received a Master of Architecture from the University of Southern California in 1994, where she held a scholarship and a teaching assistantship for two years. Worked as an intern at the offices of A. Zannos, D. Molfesis, and T. Papaioannou-D. Isaias-G. Makris and as a junior architect at Panos Koulermos Studio where she participated in urban design, architecture and research projects in Los Angeles. Founding member of “Kivos 4 Architecture and Urbanism” between 1995-1998. Chief designer in a variety of public and private projects dealing with urbanism and landscape. Collaboration with Kisho Kurokawa & Associates for the Embassy of Japan in Greece (2003). Work has been published in websites, magazines and books, participated in several group architectural exhibitions. One first prize, two second prizes as a student and tree commendations in European Architectural competitions. Adjunct professor for Hammons School of Architecture, Drury University, Springfield Mo and the Drury Center in Greece (2009-today). Co-founder, with Dimitris Antoniou, of “ONOFFICE environmental architecture” private practice in Athens (1998-today).
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COMPETITIONS
2019
2nd Prize.“NAMS – New Archaeological Museum of Sparta”, Peloponissos Prefecture, Greece.
Collaboration: M. Gerogiannaki, E. Demopoulou, P. Theodoropoulou, P. Kyriakopoulou,
T. Pantazopoulou, A. Papamanolis, D. Petratou, A. Tsitsimbi.
2019
Distinction.Short-listed in the 50 Finalists amongst 500 participants
in the International Competition for a School and Housing complex in Benga, Malawi.
Teamed with Pelagia Spyridonidou and Katerina Ritsoni, students of Architecture.
2017
2nd Prize. “Green Urban Parks”. As an advisor to the Student Competition
organized by WWF and AUTh .Student: M. Diamantopoulou.
2013
1st Prize. Germanina Estate and Botanical Park, Geroskipou, Cyprus.
European Competition. Collaboration: M. Dimitroglou, P. Leventis, M. Aggelaki.
2012
Honorable Mention.  Pallourokampos Park, Latsia, Cyprus.
European Competition.Collaboration: M. Dimitroglou, M. Damianou, P. Leventis.
2008
Honorable Mention.  Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.
Ideas for the uses of plantation on roofs and facades and pilot applications.
2008
Honorable Mention. Urban park on block 106, Filothei, Athens.
National competition.
1997
Honorable Mention. Zefyri Cultural Center, Athens.
National Competition. Collaboration: Theros Architecture.
1995
4th Prize.  Administration Center and Restaurant for Fine Arts School, Athens. National Competition.
Collaboration: Theros Architecture.
1994
Commendation. “Zephyr” European Competition on “Passive Cooling Techniques for Buildings”.
UCL & University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. Collaboration: S. Tsiraki, G. Christofilis
1993
1st Prize. Elinoil Petroleum S.A. Prototype Gas Station for the Greek Islands.
National Competition. Collaboration: B. Yannoutsou, T. Biris.
1990
2nd Prize. New Archeological Museum of Patras. National Competition.
Design team: D. Isaias, T. Papaioannou, G. Makris.
1990
2nd Prize. Kalyvia Cultural Center, Attica. National Competition.
Design team: N. Goulias, Ergon ltd.
1986
4th Prize. New Municipality Building, Loutraki, Peloponesse.
Collaboration: C. Govetta
1985
1st Prize. Ministry of Environment and Public Works. Ideas for Prototype houses.
Collaboration: B. Yannoutsou, K. Grigoratos, K. Vrettou, Prof. D. Biris.
EXHIBITIONS
2017
Space and the Architecture of Compassion. Kakogiannis Foundation.
Kenya Project. As Professor of Architecture with students from the University of Patras.
Health in the City. As Professor of Architecture with students from Drury University.
2016
8th National Architecture Exhibition. (8th SANA Biennale ) Architect’s Association in Patras.
Germanina Estate and Park, Thematic Archeological Museum.
2013
DOMES INDEX international discourse platform. Neohellenic Architectural Archive. Two (2) Onoffice projects
2013
Imagine the City, Aegina. Urban Park at the Edge of Town.
Instructor of Architecture students from Drury University.
2010
6th Biennale of Greek Architects. Hellenic Institute of Architecture, Athens.
School Complex in the city of Xanthi, Greece
2005
META 5th Architecture Exhibition by the Architect’s Association in Thessaloniki.
Passive Solar House in the Historic Center of Xanthi, Greece.
2004
3rd Triennale of Architecture, Center for Mediterranean Architecture, Chania, Crete. Street and Pedestrian network in the traditional village of Archanes, Crete.
Village was awarded with second prize in EU for its well preserved historic fabric.
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RESEARCH
2018
RELAND-Real Estate and Land Planning International Conference, Mykonos, Greece, September 2018. Speakers: D. Antoniou, T. Dimopoulos, Presented Article: “Southern Orientation and Natural Cross Ventilation: Mind the Gap(s)- What Clients, Valuers, Realtors and Architects Believe” Real Estate and Land Planning International Journal 2018. pages: 426-439. Published by Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
2017
Lecture. “Afritecture -The works of F. Kere and TAM Associati” in the context of the CAA Workshop “Design-Aid in Nairobi”, Nicosia, Cyprus.
2017
Summer Workshop. Cyprus Architects Association “Design Aid in Nairobi, Kenya”.
Responsible co-organizer on behalf of Dept. of Architecture, University of Patras
2017
3rd Sustainable Development Solutions Network Mediterranean Conference.
Participation. UN SDSN Greece.
2016
Summer Workshop. Cyprus Architects Association (2016) “Discover / Uncover / Recover”.
Responsible on behalf of Neapolis University Pafos, Pafos. Collaboration: S. Xenopoulos and Y. Koutsolambros.
2016
ECCOMAS Congress VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering. Crete. Paper Presentation: “Form Finding on Parametric Surfaces. Optimization and Correlations of Architectural Fluidity and Structural Response”.
Other authors: K. Liapi, N. Bakas.
2015
Lecture “Le Corbusier – The painter”
Speaker in the context of the celebration for the 50 years from the death of Le Corbusier.
Neapolis University Pafos.
2015
Lecture “Thoughts on Ecology” in the context of “Week of Architecture”
organized by the Cyprus Architects Association.
2014
Workshop. “Urban Mobile Cultural Units” Invited as a Speaker and jury member.
Lecture Title: “Thinking Ephemeral Architecture Today”, Pafos.
2014
Lecture “The meaning of Bauhaus”
Speaker in the context of the celebration of 80 years after the Bauhaus School closed.
Neapolis University Pafos.
2013
Summer Workshop. Cyprus Architects Association “Urban Equilibrium”.
Responsible on behalf of Neapolis University Pafos.
Collaborated with G. Artopoulos and M. Sioulas.
2013
Workshop Physics Society of Cyprus. “Energy-Conscious Design”. Invited Speaker.
Lecture title: “Thoughts on Green Development”, Neapolis University Pafos.
2013
Architectural page in Social Media – Administrator for Facebook Page “FreeArchBook” on architectural sketches, planned to be a published book. Visited by over 35.000 users globally.
2012
Workshop Coordinator. 13th Venice Biennale. Cyprus Pavillion. “Revisit Cyprus”. Article in Biennale Cypriot catalogue. Title: “Once more… Architecture as a catalyst”.
2012
Lecture. Invited Speaker. Lecture title: “On Greek Modernism” Ryerson University Toronto.
School of Architecture. Graduate Program
2012
Book Contributor. Book Title: “Travel as Architectural Education”. Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Long-distance Lecturer and Reviewer. Article. Title: On our visit to Pikionis’s “Loumbardiaris Project”.
2011
11th Conference of Greek Architects, Athens. Speaker. Thematic Circle: Politics for Architecture in Greece. Paper Title: “Restrictions (?) in Urban Design in Greek Cities today”.
2008
3rd International Symposium of RE+D Publication: Investment Opportunities in Greece. Speaker and moderator of panel: Urban Regeneration – Setting up the green debate.
2005
3rd Scientific meeting of Do.Co.Mo.Mo. (Documentation and Conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the Modern Movement). Speaker. Paper Title: “A hypothesis for the teaching of the Modern today”.
2003
Bioclimatic Architecture in office buildings. Participation.
European Renewable Energy Centers Agency, UIA, Greek Technical Chamber.
COLLABORATING ARCHITECTS 1998-today
Marilena Tsevi
Nikoletta Dimitriou
Maria Gerogiannaki
Evgenia Demopoulou
Peggy Theodoropoulou
Panagiota Kyriakopoulou
Tzortzina Pantazopoulou
Antonis Papamanolis
Daphne Petratou
Kanelia Koutsandrea
Dimitris Theodorou
Naya Theofilakou
Maria Paneta
Maria Hasioti
Marianna Mourla
Giouli Stylianidou
Matina Aggelopoulou
Maria Aretaki
Maria Bourika
Panagiotis Kostoulas
Ion Sklavounos
Ioanna Georgitsopoulou
Stefania Politi
George Dimitrakopoulos
Marianna Karanasou
Christina Voutou
Nasos Athanasopoulos
Maria Damianou
Manos Gogoulis
Argiro Kourmoulaki
May Aggelaki
Maria Koltsaki
Alexandros Kallegias
Daisy Ditsa
Aggela Dagla
Pola Chrona
Dimitris Tsioris
Ada Dipla
Aggeliki Bakogianni
Stella Antoniou
Anna Stratoudaki
Maria Kapaniri