Technological and environmental design: Italy and Greece in comparison


  • Antonella Violano ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’ University of Campania
  • Alexandra Sotiropoulou National Technical University of Athens
  • Ioannis Tzouvadakis National Technical University of Athens
  • Euphrosyne Triantis University of Patras
  • Athanasios Stamos National Technical University of Athens
  • Antonio Bosco ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’ University of Campania



technological design, environmental design, innovation technology, teaching methodology, participation


As an answer to new challenges concerning the role of the architect in future societies, a new approach to the teaching of the technological and environmental design was developed by an interdisciplinary team of academics, involving a reconsideration of the basic concepts and strategies in architectural design and its interaction both with the natural and built environment and users. A new methodology has tested in technological and environmental design courses taught to students of the Technical University of Athens (School of Civil Engineering) and the University of Campania (Department of Architecture and Industrial Design) in comparison, where the analysis of environmental parameters is based not only on performance assessment, but also on the evaluation of environmental comfort for users.


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Author Biographies

Antonella Violano, ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’ University of Campania

Associate Professor of Technology of Architecture at the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design.

Alexandra Sotiropoulou, National Technical University of Athens

Associate Professor at the School of Architecture.

Ioannis Tzouvadakis, National Technical University of Athens

Professor, Retired Faculty Member of the Department of Civil Engineering.

Euphrosyne Triantis, University of Patras

Adjunct Professor at the Department of Architecture.

Athanasios Stamos, National Technical University of Athens

Member of the Lab and Teaching Staff at the Department of Structural Engineering.

Antonio Bosco, ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’ University of Campania

Researcher of Technology of Architecture at the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design.


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How to Cite

Violano, A., Sotiropoulou, A., Tzouvadakis, I., Triantis, E., Stamos, A. and Bosco, A. (2018) “Technological and environmental design: Italy and Greece in comparison”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 3(online), pp. 149–158. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/3202018.



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