“Dimitri Philippitzis and associates” is a small, full service, highly personalized architectural firm serving the Pelion district and Sporades Islands. The practice was established in Volos in 1985 and since then, our office has been responsible for a number of design and construction projects.
The office also collaborates with a number of free lance professionals who expertise is called upon, according to each particular project. The construction teams consist of varied skilled workers and artisans who have worked with us on a variety of projects from civic buildings to country residences.
Dimitri Philippitzis was born in Volos, Greece in 1956. He studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.) from 1974-1980 and fulfilled his Master’s Degree of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Toronto in 1982.
From 1985 to 1995 was a founding member of “Synthesis Ltd.”, a company focusing on public buildings and civil construction in which he attained numerous merits and awards whilst many of the team’s projects were realized.
Since 1985 he has been running an architectural office in Volos specializing in private buildings. His work has been exhibited in architectural magazines and exhibitions.
Since the year 2000 he has been teaching “Constructions” and “Elective Design Studio” at the Architect School of Volos University.
«Architectural studio 149: Dimitris Philippitzis & Associates», provides services of design, construction and supervision for private projects, such as main and vacation houses, hotels and public spaces, which concern either the maintenance of existing buildings or the creation of new ones.
Dimitris Philippitzis finished the School of Architecture N.T.U. of Athens in 1980.
His concerns about addressing larger scale architectural issues, led him to Canada, where he got Master Degree in Urban Design at University of Toronto in 1982.
In 1985 he established in Volos as a freelancer, focusing in the design, supervision and construction of private projects. At the same time he founded with three other colleagues the “SINTHESI Ltb” focusing in public buildings. They gained a lot of awards by participating in competitions and they succeeded to have some of their buildings realized (e.x. the Department of Architecture and the Central Library of the University of Thessaly).
As an active citizen and seeing the architectural space as a particular social level action, he focuses on the vision of a more people-oriented city. “The bike and the bicycle tracks is the hint to regain the new city.”
Along with the activity as a freelancer architect, he is a lecturer since 2000 at the Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly.
His work has been published in several magazines, and some of the projects have occurred in architectural exhibitions.
Evangelos Dimitrakopoulos was born in 1987, in Volos.
He received his Diploma of Architecture from University of Thessaly and he has completed his postgraduate studies with specialization in Architectural Design.
He has received distinctions in architectural competitions and his projects have been published in the electronic and print media.
His work has been included in exhibitions of architectural work, both in Greece and abroad.
Ioanna (Annita) Koutsovasili:
Ioanna (Annita) Koutsovasili was born in 1989 and grew up in Livadeia Voiotia, Greece. She is an Architect, member of TCG, graduated from the Department of Architecture, School of Engineering of the University of Thessaly (2013) and she has a Master’s Degree on “Urban and Regional Planning” from the Department of Planning and Regional Development, School of Engineering of the University of Thessaly (2015).
As a student and as an architect, she has participated as individual but also in groups in national and international architectural ideas competitions and worldwide design workshops. Her works have been presented in exhibitions and online magazines of architectural interest.
Along with the architecture she develops intense research activity. Part of her research work have been presented at scientific conferences in Greece and abroad and have been included in their proceedings.
Aggeliki Teza was born in 1978 and lives with his family in Volos. He is a civil engineer of the Institute of Applied Sciences. During her studies she won two excellence scholarships.
During her internship she worked in a technical office, which undertook surveying and environmental studies as well as housing studies. After her degree she worked for six years in architectural office, mainly to the design and construction of buildings in the urban fabric.
She belongs to the «Architectural studio 149: Dimitris Philippitzis & Associates» since 2009.