George Kontaroudis

 

PROFESSIONAL TITLE

Architect AIA | Registered in New York and Greece | LEED® Green Associate
EDUCATION  

2002-2004

1998-2001

BARTLETT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE | University College London, UK, MArch, RIBA Part 2

HULL SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE | University of Lincolnshire & Humberside (current University of Lincoln), UK, BA (Hons) 1st class degree, RIBA Part 1

EMPLOYMENT RECORD

08/2015-Present MORRIS ADJMI ARCHITECTS | New York

Project Manager and Project Architect for high-end residential, commercial and hospitality projects in New York City
Head of the BIM implementation committee

05/2015-Present NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY | New York

Adjunct Professor teaching Construction Documents with Revit

12/2013-08/2015

ROBERT A.M. STERN ARCHITECTS | New York

Architectural Designer, Project Architect during construction administration | High-rise residential and retail development | 810,000 sq. ft. | Hangzhou, China

Urban and Architectural designer | Master planning proposal | 3,200,000 sq. ft. of built up area | Istanbul, Turkey

Design Architect | High-rise residential development | 460,000 sq. ft. | Xiamen, China

BIM Coordinator | High-end residential development | 480,000 sq. ft. | Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA

BIM Coordinator | High-rise residential development | 1,200,000 sq. ft. | Changchun, China

12/2012-12/2013

STAV EFRAT STUDIO | New York

Senior architectural designer, project manager in retail and residential projects:

Steve Madden stores in New York, NY | Elizabeth, NJ | Baton Rouge, LA | New Orleans, LA | Austin, TX | Dallas, TX | Frisco, TX | Atlanta, GA | National Harbor, MD | Columbia, MD | San Diego, CA | Manchester, UK | Moscow, Russia | Mumbai, India | Bangalore, India | Beirut, Lebanon.

Lenny’s Shoe and Apparel flagship store proposal | Plattsburgh, NY

Post-Sandy renovation for a private residence | Atlantic Beach, NY

Renovation proposal for Upper East Side carriage house | New York, NY

1/2007-11/2012

D46 ARCHITECTS & INVESTMENT CONSULTANTS | Athens, Greece

Founder and principal architect. Office workforce of up to five employees working on series of housing and commercial buildings, such as:

Design and construction of prototype retail store for OPAP, the Greek lottery. The design was used as a company profile. Adaptation of this design was executed on 1,200 stores throughout the country | Athens, Greece

Preliminary design guidelines for the architectural competition of OPAP Slot Machine retail stores

Housing complex | 45,200 sq. ft. | Design - Planning permission - Construction | Kifissia, Greece

Office and retail building | 40,100 sq. ft. | Proposal | Nafplio, Greece

Sustainable office building | 7,000 sq. ft. | Proposal | Kifissia, Greece

Mixed-use building consisting of an apartment, offices, restaurant and a gallery | 11,300 sq. ft.| Design - Planning permission | Arcadia, Greece

Vacation bungalows | 4,300 sq. ft. | Design - Planning permission - Construction | P. Fokea, Greece

Housing complex with 2 retail stores | 10,550 sq. ft. | Design - Planning permission | Porto Rafti, Greece

Private residence | 2,000 sq. ft. | Design - Planning permission | N. Voutzas, Greece

Competition proposal for the overall regeneration of the Venetian port of Heraklion, Greece | Finalist 

Competition proposal for sustainable housing complex | 33,400 sq. ft. | Design | Kifissia, Greece

Competition proposal for the refurbishment and adaptation to bioclimatic standards of a multi-storey building | 312,000 sq. ft. | Piraeus, Greece

Competition proposal for the regeneration of two public squares | Kavala, Greece

Competition proposal for prefabricated sustainable housing | Italy

9/2009-10/2010

DOXIADIS ASSOCIATES INTERNATIONAL in Amman, Jordan

Urban designer for the “Eastern Corridor Area Development Plan” in Jordan, for the future development of the eastern part of the Capital city of Amman as a subcontractor of Doxiadis Associates with D46 Architects. Performed field analysis and was locally stationed for production of both preliminary and detailed design plans. Environmental assessment of current conditions as well as future proposed development. Worked on the plot design and regulations for all the residential neighborhoods and community facilities.

2/2006-12/2009

EMPORIKI BANK | Athens, Greece

Building valuator as an external associate for properties of up to €1,000,000 with about 140 individual properties valuated.

2/2006-6/2008

SYNERGON CONSTRUCTIONS | Athens, Greece

Worked as an architect and was involved in various architectural projects, including the following:

Holiday housing development; Urban design for housing scheme and common facilities, architectural studies and environmental assessment of overall design.| Land area 160,000 sq. ft. , build up area 110,000 sq. ft. | North Evia, Greece

Several apartment block and single house developments mainly in Athens, Greece

6/2000-9/2000
& 6/2001-9/2002

KYRIAKIDIS AND ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS | Athens, Greece

Worked as an intern for the summer of 2000 and as a junior Architect, as part of the RIBA part 1 training program, from 07/2001 to 08/2002; was actively involved in various architectural projects, including the following:

Semiramis Hotel | Kifissia, Athens, Greece | Involved in the preparation of the design & construction development sets. Coordinator between the team of civil engineers, mechanical engineers, interior designers (Karim Rashid, NY), and lighting designers (Focus Lighting, NY)

Main Press Centre for the 2004 Athens Olympics | Presentation drawings

Office building | Design & Construction Development drawings | Preveza, Greece

J&P-AVAX Group Headquarters building | Architectural detailing | Athens, Greece

Toll Station | Design & Construction Development drawings | Pelasgia, Central Greece

Public square regeneration with underground garage | Architectural detailing | Athens, Greece

6/1999-9/1999

STELIOS AGIOSTRANTITIS AND PARTNERS | Athens, Greece

Worked as a trainee, mainly on housing projects

AWARDS

Winning entry: Cocoon “A shelter for Architecture” competition by the Greek Institute of Architects in New York, 2016

1st runner up: 4th International office and house furniture industrial design competition by Dromeas, Greece, 2009

2nd prize: Sustainable development and innovative building construction competition held by Eric Lyons Memorial Fund, 2001, UK (commonwealth-wide student competition)

Nomination by Hull School of Architecture for RIBA President’s Medals bronze medal and RIBA Yorkshire silver medal, 2001, UK

Dean’s prize for best undergraduate student, Hull School of Architecture, 2001, UK

SKILLS

Environment: Windows, Mac OSX
Experienced user in following industry-standard applications:
Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, 3d Studio MAX, Vray renderer, Rhino, Sketchup, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, MS Office

EXHIBITIONS

2016 Participant in TECTONICS (SfA) exhibition of the Greek Institute of Architects in New York | New York
2015 Participant in GRE►NYC exhibition of the Greek Institute of Architects in New York | New York
2010 Solo photography exhibition about Cape Town, South Africa
2009 Group photography exhibition about Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, Japan
Solo painting exhibition
2008 Group painting exhibition