Konstantinos Papaoikonomou

Konstantinos Papaoikonomou,

RIBA Part II Architectural Assistant

Konstantinos was born in Athens, Greece and grew up in Corinth. After the completion of his BSc studies in ‘Building renovation and restoration’ in Technological Institute of Patras he went after his dreams to study Architecture in Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK. He completed his undergraduate studies and holds a BA, Bachelor in Architecture and an MArchD in Architectural Design with distinction from Oxford Brookes University.

Since 2014 Konstantinos lives in London and has previously worked for small design led studios to medium practices. He has experience working on projects from education, offices, to commercial, to high end summer houses as well small extensions and refurbishments to the design development and prototyping of bespoke joinery and pendant lights for client’s needs. Konstantinos like design and challenges working in a variety of projects, from small to large scale and has an interest in materiality. He joined Cooley Architects in Summer 2019, and is enjoying to being part of a great team working on industrial and contemporary residential projects.

In 2013 Konstantinos was shortlisted for the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards for his Research Led Design Dissertation titled: ‘XENIA RELOADED’ | A travelogue in the footsteps of Aris Konstantinidis’. Photography and architectural photography is his passion and expresses his personal view of space that surrounds us. He is using photography as an archive and a way of expression. His architectural photography projects have been exhibited and received awards too ( Athens Photo Festival, IPA Awards, BLUEPRINT Awards). He has travelled in America and throughout Europe capturing through his lens small and large architectural wonders.

Always ‘In the seek of Architecture’...