New York based architectural design and research
Dimitra Tsachrelia received her Diploma from Patras University, School of Architecture in Greece. She holds the M.S Degree in Advanced Architectural Design with honors from Columbia University. As an Associate at Steven Holl Architects she has contributed to the design of academic institutions and museum facilities since 2008 and currently is the Project Architect for the Virginia Commonwealth University, Institute for Contemporary Art in Richmond. She is teaching with Steven Holl the Advanced Design studio “Architectonics of Music” at the Master’s program of Columbia University and has given lectures in New York and abroad on the intertwining of architecture research and practice.
Eirini Tsachrelia is an Associate AIA and she has been teaching undergraduate and graduate design studios at Parsons School of Constructed Environments, New York City College of Technology, the Spitzer School of Architecture, and the Steven Myron Holl Foundation Summer Architecture Residency. She is a juror at numerous New York architectural education institutions and served as a member of the 2016 'Pamphlet Architecture' design competition Jury. Eirini has curated art and architecture exhibitions for international art festivals and galleries, including 'Art in Progress' in Greece, and 'Immersive Gallery' in New York. She received her Diploma in architecture with honors from Patras University, School of Architecture in Greece, and her M.S Degree in Advanced Architectural Design with honors from GSAPP Columbia University in New York.
Dimitra and Eirini have designed and curated the work "Sustain/Ability", the official Greek participation for the 21st Triennale in Milan "21st Century. Design after Design", in collaboration with Nicholas Karytinos. In 2017 the work was acquired by "T" Space, and is permanently installed on the grounds of T2 Reserve in Rhinebeck, New York.