Graduate architect-engineer at the National Technical University of Athens. Master’s of Architecture University of Pennsylvania. Doctor in urban design and planning, University of Paris 8. Tenure assistant professor at the Ecole d’architecture Paris-Malaquais. Taught also at the Schools of architecture of Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand and La Villette. Lectured extensively in Europe, the USA and Japan. From 2011 to 2015 he was Head of the Office for architectural, urban and landscape research of the French Ministry of Culture.
As of this position he monitored and oriented research in the French architecture schools. He initiated the research programs Ignis mutat res : l’architecture, la ville et le paysage au prisme de l’énergie (2011-2015) and La grande ville 24 heures chrono (2012-2013) aiming at triggering new research on energy and resource management by the design disciplines (architecture, planning, landscape architecture).