X|A Athens Workshops are hosted by the Benaki Museum and operate under the auspices of the Hellenic Institute of Architecture and the Athens School of Fine Arts.Participants will attend the Computation Workshops, Final Review and Exhibition of the results at Benaki Museum of Athens. As part of an ongoing academic research X|A workshops introduce participants into contemporary discussions of formal exploration in Architecture and Art. Through technical attainment of design and digital production the X|A Workshops give the opportunity to students of Architecture and Art, Professional Architects, Designers and Artists to challenge new design territories.
Former Participants of X|A workshops under X|A guidance and support have been accepted to important Architectural Institution worldwide such as Columbia University NYC, Harvard University, MIT, the Architectural Association in London, the Angewandte in Vienna, Sci-Arc and UCLA in Los Angeles.
X|A Workshops have accepted in the past undergraduate and graduate Students, professional Architects and Artists from Greece, Australia, India, Egypt, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Iran, the Netherlands, Austria, England, Bulgaria, Denmark and Albania and South Korea.X|A Workshops have been an international meeting point for students and professional Architects who have studied at the Architectural Association, Saint Martin’s University of Arts, the Bartlett UCL in London, RMIT and University of Queensland in Australia, the Angewandte Applied School of Arts in Vienna, TUDelft and Berlage Institute in the Netherlands, Berkeley University in California, Parsons School of Design in New York, École Spéciale d`Architecture ESA-Paris, L’école d’architecture de Paris-Malaquais and École nationale supérieure d`architecture de Versailles in France, Danish Royal Academy of Arts in Denmark, to Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, from the National Technical University of Athens, the Aristotele Univeristy of Thessaloniki, the Architecture School of Thessaly, Patras and Crete, the Athens School of Fine Arts, Univeristy of Lund in Sweden, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Brunell University, Westminster University, Southbank University, London metropolitan University and the University of Budapest in Hungary.
X|Atelier was founded in 2007 by Erick Cárcamo and Nefeli Chatzimina ::X|A:: is an architectural practice based in the use of multi-layered experimental techniques and production processes networked in Europe, US and Latin America. Both hold a Master`s of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University and have graduated from SCI_Arc and N.T.U.Athens respectively. Their teaching expertise extends to Sci-Arc, University of Southern California, Columbia University, Yale SOA, UPenn, Pratt Institute, University of Kentucky, Die Angewandte, N.T.U.Athens and LTH in Sweden. X|A`s work has been internationally published and exhibited at galleries in New York, Los Angeles, London, Lexington and Barcelona. Their working experience is held in offices of Bernard Tschumi Architects in New York, CoopHimmelb(l)au in Vienna, Asymptote NYC and Xefirotarch LA. The international X|A Advanced Design Workshops are known as an established academic activity that repeats every year since 2008 in Lund Sweden and Athens Greece, with the initiative of X|Atelier Architects under the auspices of the Greek Hellenic Institute and the Athens School of Fine Arts. X|A workshops have been hosted mainly by the Benaki Museum, the National Technical University of Athens and the University of Lund in Sweden. At the end of every X|A workshop there is a formal exhibition of the results and final presentation of the projects in recognized venues with invited jurors who are recognized in the field of Architecture.
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