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Dr Stylianos (Stelios) Giamarelos

Dr Stylianos (Stelios) Giamarelos

Lecturer in Architecture

The Bartlett School of Architecture

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Apr 2013

Research summary

Stelios's research focuses on: postmodern and digital architectural cultures and imaginaries; transcultural modes of regional architectural production; provinciality and oral histories in architecture; resilience in architectural history; architectural discourse, photography, exhibitions and publications; philosophy, science, technology, storytelling and narrative (from comics and literature to videogames) in architectural histories, theories and practices.

Teaching summary

Stelios teaches across the Architectural History & Theory modules of the BSc and Master's in Architecture programmes. In Years 1 and 2, he also serves as the module coordinator (with Mario Carpo and Nina Vollenbröker, respectively). In Year 3, he leads the 'Architectural Regionalisms' dissertation group. He also runs the 'Research Methods in Architectural History' workshops in Year 4, and supervises Year 5 theses.

In the MSci Architecture programme, he serves as the module coordinator for the Year 1 History & Theory module. He also teaches, and supervises dissertations in the MA in Architectural History programme. In the BSc Architectural & Interdisciplinary Studies programme, he teaches and supervises Year 3 students' dissertations in 'Architectural Research III'. In 2019, two of his students shared the BSc Architectural & Interdisciplinary Studies History & Theory prize.

Education

University College London
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2017
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Other higher degree, Master of Arts (Hons) | 2013
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
First Degree, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) | 2012
National Technical University of Athens
Other higher degree, Master of Arts (Hons) | 2009
National Technical University of Athens
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Diploma | 2007

Biography

Stelios is an architect, historian and theorist of postmodern culture. A founding editor of the Bartlett's LOBBY magazine (2013-2016), and a General Editor for the EAHN’s Architectural Histories (2017-2020), he now serves as the Executive Editor of The Journal of Architecture (2020-present). In 2008, he co-curated ATHENS by SOUND, the National Participation of Greece in the 11th Biennale of Architecture in Venice. Among others, he has published in The Journal of Architecture, Journal of Architectural Education, Architectural Design, Footprint, OASE, FRAME, San Rocco, and Metalocus. In 2018, he was a Judge for the international Undergraduate Awards, and his research on the transcultural authorship of critical regionalism was a finalist runner-up for the biannual EAHN Publication Award.

Publications