Author Archives: a3lab

About a3lab

Born in Thessaloniki, Greece. Asterios Agkathidis studied architecture in Thessaloniki and the RWTH Aachen, completing his postgraduate studies in Advanced Architectural Design at the Staedelschule, Frankfurt in 2001. He became a partner in the architectural practice b&k+ in Cologne until 2004, then at VMX architects, Amsterdam until 2005. He later founded the architecture and research laboratory a3lab Frankfurt-Thessaloniki. His work has been published and exhibited widely. Teaching and lecturing experiences include AdBK Nuremberg, TU Darmstadt, University of Thessaloniki, the Islamic University Malaysia, the Columbia University and the Städelschule Architecture Class. He was visiting assistant professor in the Lebanese American University and Senior Lecturer at Raffles Design Institute Shanghai. Today he holds a lectureship for digital architecture at the University of Liverpool.
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Guest talk at the University of Edinburgh, 28.02.2018

Asterios will give a talk at the University of Edinburgh, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at 1 pm, on Wednesday, 28.02.2018. Everyone is welcomed!

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Guest talk at the University of Edinburgh, 28.02.2018

Asterios will give a talk at the University of Edinburgh, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at 1 pm, on Wednesday, 28.02.2018. Everyone is welcomed!

Kinetic Skin, FabFest 2017

Kinetic Skin  Our pavilion proposal for the Fabefest 2017 is hosting a sleeping/relaxation capsule that could potentially be placed in the city, responding to this year’s ‘pop-up city’ theme. The tradition of living capsules is very well known from Japan.

Kinetic Skin, FabFest 2017

Kinetic Skin  Our pavilion proposal for the Fabefest 2017 is hosting a sleeping/relaxation capsule that could potentially be placed in the city, responding to this year’s ‘pop-up city’ theme. The tradition of living capsules is very well known from Japan.

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Asterios at the IAAC final reviews, Barcelona, 15.6.2017!

Asterios at the IAAC Final Reviews, Barcelona, 15.6.2017! many thanks to the IAAC team for the invitation!

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Asterios at the IAAC final reviews, Barcelona, 15.6.2017!

Asterios at the IAAC Final Reviews, Barcelona, 15.6.2017! many thanks to the IAAC team for the invitation!

‘Biomorphic Structures’ finally released!

You may order the book here! by Laurence King Publishers London!

‘Biomorphic Structures’ finally released!

You may order the book here! by Laurence King Publishers London!

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Oxford Brookes MArch final reviews jury!

Asterios will join the jury at the final MArch reviews, Oxford Brookes University, on Tuesday, 13.12.2016!

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Oxford Brookes MArch final reviews jury!

Asterios will join the jury at the final MArch reviews, Oxford Brookes University, on Tuesday, 13.12.2016!

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Guest critic at the MArch final reviews

Asterios will join the final reviews of the MArch programme, Welsh School of Architecture, University of Cardiff on Monday 5.12.2016

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Guest critic at the MArch final reviews

Asterios will join the final reviews of the MArch programme, Welsh School of Architecture, University of Cardiff on Monday 5.12.2016

Ceramics Paper published in the Journal of IASS!

Incorporating Digital Tools with Ceramic Crafting: Design and fabrication of light diffusing screen shells finally published int the Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, Madrid.

Ceramics Paper published in the Journal of IASS!

Incorporating Digital Tools with Ceramic Crafting: Design and fabrication of light diffusing screen shells finally published int the Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, Madrid.