Diploma in Architecture, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) - 1948
Ministry of Reconstruction 1948 - 1951
Interruption due to accommodation in the Middle East 1951 - 1958
Ministry of Public Works- Directorate of Settlements from 1959
Representation of Greece in International Conferences on the topic of public housing (as deleguate of the Ministry of Public Works, of the Technical Chamber of Greece and the UIA) since the 1960s
CONCISE CURRICULUM VITAE
Elli Nikolaides – Vasilikioti was born in Corfu in 1923 and passed away in Athens in 2016.
She graduated from the School of Architecture of the NTUA in 1948 with honors.
Immediately after graduation and until 1951 she worked at the Ministry of Reconstruction.
From 1959 until her retirement, she worked at the Ministry of Public Works – Settlement Service.
Elli Vasilikioti, as an architect of the Settlement Service of the Ministry of Public Works, had an exceptional contribution to the solution of the problems of public housing in terms of state care. She was a pioneer in its design with a typical example perhaps the most important and most recognizable modern apartment building in Greece: the apartment building on Filopappou ring road in Petralona at “Asyrmatos”, which was built in 1967.
Vasilikioti, in addition to her regular duties, had taken over – and due to language skills – the representation of the Ministry of Public Works in International Organizations (United Nations, European Economic Commission, etc.).
She represented Greece in the Sessions of the UN Housing Committees, raising the issues of public housing in our country.
For this work she was honored with various awards / medals, most notably the United Nations Peace Medal.
Despite the little information we have at our disposal, it was considered appropriate to include the incomplete biography of Elli Vasilikioti in this Archive of Women Greek Architects, due to the great importance of her work that is known, but also her contribution to the development of low-income housing in Greece. as a representative in national and international fora on the issue.
It is hoped that her work will be further explored and her work completed.
The short and detailed CV as well as the essay were based on the existing bibliography and internet research. An important source was the short Curriculum Vitae for E. Vasilikioti, which was sent to the Archive Committee by her daughter, architect Alexandra Vasilikioti-Vichert. Important information – clarification provided by the architect Olga Zaverdinou Papathanassiou We hope to find more and complete the biography of the very important architect Elli Vasilikioti. Collection of material, Eleni Fessa- Emmanuel and Vasso Roussi.