SHARE Athens 2018 International Architecture and Engineering Forum

Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

November 27, 2018


SHARE Athens 2018, International Architecture and Engineering Forum will take place on 27th November and brings together principal and senior architects from leading practices to discuss and gain inspiration from each other.

The lectures are concentrated on present and future, innovation in architecture and engineering, on explorations of new materials and technologies for designing a smart and sustainable built environment.

SHARE Athens 2018 act as an effective platform for networking, business, inspiration, and exchange of ideas and transfer of know-how.

 Highlights SHARE Athens 2018:

The event will gather a series of outstanding speakers from 9 countries: Greece, Germany, Iran, United Kingdom, Italy, France, The Netherlands, Bulgaria, and Romania, to celebrate architectural excellence through their most recent internationally acclaimed projects.

arch. Elias Constantopoulous - will lead the forum conferences as President Hellenic Institut of Architects, Professor Department of Architecture, University of Patras, Greece Vice-President, Hellenic Society of Aesthetics;

Special Guest, arch Wolf D. PRIX, co-founder, Design Principal and CEO of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

Wolf D. Prix is a member of the Österreichische Bundeskammer der Architekten und Ingenieurkonsulenten, the Bund Deutscher Architekten, Germany (BDA), the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the Architectural Association Santa Clara, Cuba, as well as Fellow of the American Institute of Architecture (FAIA).

Wolf D. Prix received numerous awards including the Great Austrian State Award and the Austrian Decoration of Honor for Science and Art. He is permanent member of the Austrian Art Senate and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts as well as chairman of the Curia for Art since autumn 2014.

Two Universities have conferred him the Doctorate Honoris Causa: The Universidad de Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2001) and the "Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest, Romania (2014). In 2015 he was awarded an Honorary Diploma of the Architectural Association of London. 

Wolf D. Prix is counted among the originators of the deconstructivist architecture movement. COOP HIMMELB(L)AU had its international breakthrough with the invitation to the exhibition "Deconstructivist Architecture" at MoMA New York in 1988. Over the years Wolf D. Prix/ COOP HIMMELB(L)AU was awarded with numerous international architecture awards.

Vassilis SGOUTAS - Graduated from Cape Town University in South Africa. Established his own office in Athens in 1961. Works comprise several large scale projects in Greece and the Middle East, including public buildings, auditoria, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, landscaping and urban design. 

Numerous awards in competitions. Two of the 30 Ministry of Public Works ex-aequo prizes for the best-implemented buildings in Greece and one of 9 ex-aequo awards for innovative housing. Has participated in several activities of the International Union of Architects and was its President between 1999 - 2002. The triennial "Vassilis Sgoutas Prize" was launched by the UIA in 2007.

Honorary Member of the architects' institutes of Australia, China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, USA and Foreign Member of the State Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences. Has been awarded the medal of the Magnesia Chapter of the Technical Chamber of Greece for his "lifelong contribution to architecture"

Mark SUTTON VANE (UK) - Principal at SUTTON VANE ASSOCIATES one of the top 10 lighting designers worldwide, He designs lighting for retail, residential, commercial, historic, museum, hotel, and leisure projects. 

arch. Habibeh MADJDABADI  - Owner & principal Architect, Habibeh Madjdabadi Architecture office.  She established her design office in 2000 after winning first prize in a design competition for restoring historical buildings in Iran. She has received several awards and recognitions among which shortlisted at “Aga Khan Award 2016 and “Worldwide Brick Award 2014” and “MEMAR Award 2014” for “House of 40 knots” and ”Chicago Award 2014” for “MELLAT Bank’s” cooper façade. 3rd Place – MEMAR Award 2014 / National.

Paolo BRESCIA, Co-founder, Director OBR - OPEN BUILDING RESEARCH ITALY In 2000 Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi established the collective OBR Open Building Research to investigate new ways of contemporary living, creating a design network among Milan, such as Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Aalto University, Academy of Architecture of Mumbai and Mimar Sinan Fine Art University. In 2017 they won the Premio Urbanistica INU, Milano and American Architecture Prize for Architectural Design in 2016, New York.

Përparim RAMA, CEO and Founding Director of 4M GROUP, is an award-winning Architect and Conceptual Artist. His distinctly integrated approach and passion for architecture has been presented in numerous media publications: London Building Design Magazine, BBC, CNN, Bloomberg, RAI, The Times Newspaper, The Western Australian and his project works are visible in more them 20 countries around the globe. Rama has won multiple awards with 4M GROUP and personally.

arch. Anouk LEGENDRE  -  Co-Founder Architect XTU. XTU is an architecture and urban planning agency founded by Nicolas Desmazières and Anouk Legendre, , the XTU agency has many innovative, often award-winning projects that seek a strong inscription in the territory. Among its remarkable achievements is the Jeongok Prehistory Museum in South Korea (prize of the Korean Academy of Architecture), the French pavilion of the Milano 2015 World Fair (Best Architecture Pavilion), Cite du Vin in Bordeaux (2016).

arch. Luca PERALTA  - founder and director of PERALTA – design & consulting. 

For many years Luca Peralta has worked as a designer and consultant on important award-winning projects such as the MAXXI - National Museum of Arts of XXI Century in Rome, Italy and Betile – Mediterranean Museum of Cagliari, Italy; in both cases as a member of Zaha Hadid's design team (Pritzler Prize 2004).  He also worked on the Convention Center EUR in Rome, Italy as a member of Massimiliano Fuksas Architetto's design team, the Camarillo Campus Master Plan for UCLA University of California with Norman Foster & Partners (Pritzler Prize 1999), Giorgio Armani's flagship store on Brompton Road in London, UK as site supervisor, several Prada Fashion Stores around the world as a design consultant.

arch. Andrei SERBESCU - Founder ADN Office of Architecture, ADNBA was established in 2003 in Bucharest, by Andrei Șerbescu and Adrian Untaru, later joined by Bogdan Brădățeanu. the neighborhoods and their stories are what interests us most 2017, Prize of the Bucharest Architecture Annual  2016, Prize of the Romanian Building Awards  2016, Prize of the East Centric Architecture Triennale Award  2015, Milan Zlokovic Award for best architectural achievement in the Balkan Region.

arch. Tilemachos ANDRIANOPOULOS - Director of TENSE ARCHITECTURE NETWORK. Born in Athens (1974), Diploma in Architecture, National Technical University of Athens (2001), Metropolis Msc in Architecture and Urban Culture, CCCB- Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2006). Founder of Tense Architecture Network_TAN (2004). The practice’s work includes several first prize competition proposals as well as awarded residences: ‘Residence in Megara’ and ‘Residence in Heraklion’ were nominated for the Mies van der Rohe award (2015-2017) and ‘Residence in Sikamino’ was shortlisted for the same award (2013), while TAN participated in the Architecture Biennale of Venice twice (2012 and 2014). Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture of the National Technical University of Athens.

arch. Rena SAKELLARIDOU - Founding Partner SPARCH She studied architecture in Thessaloniki, (Dipl. Arch AUTh), in Vancouver (MArch UBC) and in London (PH.D Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning UCL). She is Professor of Architectural Design at the School of Architecture AUTh. SPARCH has been awarded 15 international and national design awards. Among them: Commendation by the AR MIPIM Future Project Awards 2017, High Commendation by the World Architecture Festival 2008.

arch. Vaggelis STYLIANIDES - Partner 3SK STYLIANIDES ARCHITECTS, He studied architecture at the National Technical University of Athens, graduating in 1975. Between 1975 and 1977, he continued his studies in Paris where he completed postgraduate courses Urbanism at Sorbonne and Geography at the CRU (Centre de Recherches d’Urbanism). He returned to Athens in 1978 to collaborate with Antonis Stylianidis.

arch. Nikos KTENÀS - Partner NIKOS KTENAS ARCHITECTURE, He was born in Piraeus, Greece in 1960. From 1977 to 1979, he attends various courses in Mathematics, Physics, Music Theory and Architecture at Columbia University, New York, at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, at The Cooper Union, NY and at the AIFS/ University of London, London. From 1979 to 1983 he studies architecture at the Dept. of Architecture, Art and Planning of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, where in 1983 he obtains his Professional Degree in Architecture.

The SHARE Forum is expanded online through the communication platform between participants for 6 months.

SHARE Athens 2018 International Architecture and Engineering FORUM is an event organized by ProEvent Association in collaboration with The Hellenic Institute of Architecture


The common languages of the conference are Greek and English. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided. 


The participation package includes: 
1. Access to SHARE Athens 2018;
2. Business Networking Opportunity;
3. Acces to Whova Application - SHARE Networking App, which allows: creating an individual profile page, communication with other attendees and speakers, navigate the event agenda, networking (a month before and during the event);
4. Participation Certificate;
5. The event portfolio (it contains all the materials of the conference);

Participation Package - free of charge
Business lunch and coffee breaks services are optional for 50 euro/person
Participation Package - 75 euro/person
Business lunch and coffee breaks services are optional for 50 euro/person

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