Studies in Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) 1965 - 1967
Diploma in Architecture, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) 1967 - 1970
Thymios Papagiannis & Associates Inc. 1970 - 1972
Collaboration with ‘Atelier 66’ 1972 - 1986
Freelance Architect - Founding Member of the Architectural Office Antonis Noukakis and Partners 1970 - 2020
Lecturer at NTUA , Faculty of Architecture 1971 - 2013
Professor at NTUA , Faculty of Architecture 2004 - 2013
Technical University of Crete (TUC), School of Architecture Faculty Member 2004 - 2005
CONCISE CURRICULUM VITAE
Bouki Babalou-Noukaki was born in 1946 in Thessaloniki. In 1970 she received a Diploma in Architect Engineering from NTUA – School of Architecture. Since 1970 she maintains a private office with her husband, architect Antonis Noukakis, under the name Antonis Noukakis and Associates, while at the same time from 1972 to 1986 she was a member of Workshop 66.
She taught from 1971 to 2013 at the School of Architecture of NTUA. Architectural Composition and Urban Planning and from 1998 to 2001 in the Postgraduate Program of NTUA. “Design-Space-Culture”. Her subject: The public space of the city. She also taught Architectural Composition at the newly established Department of Architecture of the Technical University of Crete in Chania in the academic year 2004-2005. In 2004 she was elected Professor in the Department of Architectural Design of the School of Architecture of NTUA.
In 1998 she participated in the European Workshop in Juvaskyla, Finland on The Aura of the Building of Alvar Aalto organized by the Alvar Aalto Foundation .. In 2004 she organized the Workshop: For the landscape, in Delphi, in collaboration with the NTUA School of Architecture and the School of Fine Arts (ΑΣΚΤ).
In 1992 she conducted research on the Barcelona Public Space, and in 2001 at the Fondation Le Corbusier in Paris, research on the concept of Public Space in Le Corbusier during the Sabbatical Research Year.
In 1984 she was Special Scientific Associate of the Ministry of Culture for the Organization of the Architectural events of the “Athens Cultural Capital of Europe” and Representative of the School of Architecture in the National Committee of Habitat II, 1995-2013.
She has been active since 1970 together with Antonis Noukakis in studies of private and public projects with emphasis on public outdoor spaces and university buildings and especially libraries. They have studied eight library buildings, six of which have been implemented. Such as the Library of the University of Crete in Rethymnon, the Library of the School of Architecture in Athens, the Library of Philosophy EKPA. They have planned the formation of central axes and strategic points in Rethymno and the Outdoor sculpture exhibition in Filopappou. They have won 23 Architectural Competitions and 7 distinctions for completed projects. Recently they have been awarded with: First Prize in the Architectural Draft Competition Reconstruction of the Axis of the Handmade-Agia Sofia Municipality of Thessaloniki (2012), First Prize in the International Competition of Urban Design Ideas for the Martyrs’ Square and the Grand Axis (2005) of Beirut. They had won an Award in the International Architectural Competition of Ideas for the creation of the Metropolitan Park of Athens in Elliniko (2004). They have participated in architectural exhibitions in Greece and abroad, such as the Biennial Europea de Paisatge de Barcelona 2003 and 2016, the Venice Biennale 1991 and 2006 as well as exhibitions organized by the UIA. Their work has been presented at conferences and lectures and published in Greece and abroad.
In 2020 she publishes the book: Bouki Babalou Noukaki: 8 + 1 texts on architecture and the city. Athens: Structures.
The Library of Philosophy of EKPA is nominated for the Mies van der Rohe 2022 award: nominee mies award 2022.
She is married to the architect Antonis Noukakis and they have two children, both architects, Anastasia and George and three grandchildren from Anastasia.