Simos Vamvakidis holds a BSc in civil engineering (TE) and a Diploma in architectural engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He was awarded the Fulbright and Mihelis scholarships prior his master’s at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA, MArchII). He has worked on the design & construction of public and private spaces and buildings and has been awarded in international architectural competitions. He has taught at the school of architecture of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA, 2008-2011) as a lecturer “407” and as a PhD candidate, focusing on digital & parametric design and computer aided manufacturing (CAM) technologies. He is interested in any architectural gesture that negotiates /proposes / poses questions related to the way we experience and interact with the public / private spaces as a single person or as a part of a wider social group, based on today’s social, economic and cultural context. He sometimes gives in to technological experimentations that come to clad an architectural idea. He is voluntarily involved with archisearch from its foundation time.