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 and Associate AIA and she is teaching at Parsons The New School, SCE, BFA and at the New York City College of Technology, Department of Architecture. She has also taught Design Thesis at the B.Arch program of the Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York. She has been a design review quest critic in various architecture educational institutions and a member of the “pamphlet architecture” design competition Jury 2016. For “Art in Progress” in Patras, Greece she has curated the art/architecture exhibition “cosmogΩnies”, to be shown at "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.
Most recently Dimitra and Eirini have 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.