Aristodimos Komninos is an Architect-Engineer and a SMArchS – Architecture and Urbanism Candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In the past, he has collaborated with the 'Organization for Permanent Modernity', led by Alexander D' Hooghe and worked as an Intern Architect at ‘Serie Architects’ in Mumbai, India, led by Christopher Lee and Kapil Gupta.
Prior to his studies at MIT. he collaborated with architectural firms and NGOs in Greece such as ‘Olive3 Architects’ and the ‘Hellenic Society for the Environment and the Cultural Heritage’.
Through his academic research, Aristodimos engages Urban Design and Planning, issues of Global Urbanization and Spatial Justice, through design and analysis. Currently he works on his dissertation that examines the exploitation of large urban voids and more specifically the area of the former Airport of Athens, also known as Hellinikon.
Aristodimos Komninos received his Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens and had attended the School of Architecture of the Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal as a visiting scholar. His undergraduate thesis for Neo Faliro Steam Power Plant has been presented in industrial heritage conferences in France and Greece (E-FAITH and TICCIH).
Aristodimos Komninos is a Scholar of the Fulbright Foundation and the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation. In 2012 he also received the Merit-Based Fellowship Award from the School of Architecture and Planning of MIT.