Emotionally Smart Ecosystems
Technical University of Crete, Greece
Panagiotis Parthenios (Associate Professor TUC, Doctor of Design Harvard GSD), teaches Architectural Design with Digital Media at the Technical University of Crete since 2009. He serves as the Director of the Digital Media Lab at the School of Architecture since 2010 and in 2016 he was appointed Director of the Post Graduate Studies Program, where he teaches Design for Tourism and New Digital Technologies for Tourism and Culture. His research interests focus on smart + sustainable buildings, interactive media, music + architecture, advanced 3D visualizations for architecture and cultural heritage. A 2000 Fulbrighter, he has been awarded the 2001 Harvard Digital Media Prize and the 2002 National Internet and Digital Media Prize in Greece. He has been selected among Europe’s 40 most important emerging young architects for 2009, receiving the “Europe 40 Under 40” Award from the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. He is the co-founder of Parthenios architects+associates, an Athens based architectural firm, which focuses on design and construction-supervision of a wide range of projects, including hotels, private residences, office buildings, hospitals, museums, theaters, housing complexes and industrial and retail spaces in Greece and abroad. Their work has been published on several magazines and books, participated in exhibitions and distinguished on international architectural competitions.