Leonidas Papalampropoulos studied architecture in the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) (2004) and the Bartlett School of Architecture in London (2005). He acquired his Ph.D. at NTUA (2015). His research focuses on the emergence of utopian microcosmic environments in the architectural discourse. He has been teaching visual arts in the Lab of Plastic Arts at the NTUA since 2007 and architectural design at the Architecture School of the University of Patras since 2016.
Since setting up the Papalampropoulos Architecture Bureau in 2005, Leonidas has coordinated the design of a range of award-winning projects encompassing the residential, public, institutional, arts and culture sectors.
Georgia Syriopoulou studied architecture at the University of Patras (Diploma with Honors, 2012) and the Technical University of Delft (MSc in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences, with Honors, 2014). Her interests focus on the role of narrative in architectural composition and the mechanisms of construction of cultural identity. She joined the practice in 2014.
Their work has been distinguished in international architectural competitions – 1st prize, Room 18, DOMES, 2016; Special Mention, Design of an Administration and Cultural Complex, Kaliningrad, Russia; 2nd prize, Archeological Museum of Piraeus, 2015; Honorable Mention, Museum of Agricultural Heritage, Eptagonia, Cyprus, 2012; 1st prize, Hotel Leivatho, DOMES, Best Built Work 2009–11; Shortlisted, Hotel Leivatho World Architecture Festival 2010 – and has been published and presented in architecture and art exhibitions, conferences, and journals in Greece and abroad.