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Zissis Kotionis

Zissis Kotionis (PhD) is an architect, writer and artist. He is a Professor in the De- partment of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Greece. He has published twelve books and monographs on architectural theory, urban culture and narrative poet- ry. His architectural and art projects have been internationally published, awarded and exhibited in Universities, Galleries and Museums. His work includes built and performative architecture, design and art projects, performances, installations and public art practices. In 2010 he has co curated and deigned the Greek National Pavilion in the 12th Biennale of Architecture, Venice (The Ark). Kotionis’ research work in architecture, urban studies and artistic practices include topics on Greek/ Mediterranean landscape, phenomenology, existential topologies, cultural activism, bodily and social artistic practices, public policies, eco-poetics, social housing, sustainable design. His work as researcher and author include many articles in Greek newspapers and magazines publications in collective books and International Journals.