Konstantinos A. Doxiadis
Greek architect and town planner.
|Name:||Konstantinos A. Doxiadis|
|Full name:||Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis|
|Born on||14 May 1913 in Stenímakhos, Imathia, Central Macedonia, Greece, Europe|
|Deceased on||28 June 1975 in Athens, Athens, Attica, Greece, Europe|
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Graduates as an architect-engineer from Athens Technical University.
Doctorate at Charlottenburg University, Berlin.
Appointed Chief Town Planning Officer for the Greater Athens Area.
|1940 - 1945||
Head of the Department of Regional and Town Planning in the Ministry of Public Works while also serving as a corporal in the Greek Army. During the Occupation he was Chief of the National Resistance Group, Hephaestus, and published a magazine called "Regional Planning, Town Planning and Ekistics," the only underground technical publication anywhere in occupied Greece.
|1945 - 1948||
Undersecretary and Director-General of the Ministry of Housing and Reconstruction.
Head of the Greek Delegation at the UN International Conference on Housing, Planning and Reconstruction.
|1948 - 1951||
Minister-Coordinator of the Greek Recovery Program and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Coordination.
|1949 - 1950||
Head of the Greek Delegation at the Greco-Italian War Reparations Conference.
Founds Doxiadis Associates.
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada's Gold Medal.
Structures and Projects
Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:
- Saint Mary of Zion Church - Doxiadis Associates
- Megdova Bridge - Doxiadis Associates
- Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) at the University of Dhaka - Doxiadis Associates
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