DIGITAL ARCHIVE OF GREEK FEMALE ARCHITECTS 1923 – 1981 | SADAS PEA – ATTICA DEPARTMENT
DIGITAL ARCHIVE OF
GREEK FEMALE ARCHITECTS 1923 – 1981
SADAS PEA – ATTICA DEPARTMENT
FANI VAVILI
TRIKALA, THESSALY 1950 -
R.N. TCG   20822

STUDIES

Diploma in Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) 1968 - 1973

Postgraduate studies and Master of Arts in Health Facility Planning from the Medical Architecture Research Unit (M.A.R.U.) ‘The Metropolitan University of London’ of Britain 1980 - 1981

Doctoral dissertation at the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic School of AUTh 1985

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Freelance Architect 1974 - 2017

Assistant professor of the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic School of AUTh

(Directorate of Special Building) 1975 - 1982

Faculty Member at the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Department of Architectural and Urban Design, Landscape and History of Architecture) 1982 - 1992

Faculty Member  at the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Department of Architectural Design and Architectural Technology) 1992 - 2004

Full professor (Department of Architectural Design and Architectural Technology) AUTh 2004 - 2017

Professor Emeritus AUTh 2017 -

President of the Hellenic Section of UIA (International Union of Architects) 2010 - present

Founding member of global university programs in healthcare architecture (gupha)

2000 - present

Founding member of the company "Science for Society" (NGO), vice president 2008

Founding member of the Association for Sustainable Social Housing 2010

Founding member "For the solidarity economy" and member of the Board of Directors of Bios coop 2018 - 2020 & member of the Supervisory Board of Bios coop 2020 - 2022

Published work by Fanny Vavyli.

CONCISE CURRICULUM VITAE

Fani Vavili was born in Trikala (1950) where she completed her primary and secondary studies. Her husband is the architect, AUTh professor Nikos Tsinikas.

 

 

STUDIES

 

  • Architecture at the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1968-1973).

  • Master of Arts Medical Architecture Research, Unit Metropolitan University of London (1980-1981).

  • Doctor of the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic School of AUTh (1985).

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN SCIENTISTS, PROFESSIONALS, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION BODIES AND OTHERS

 

  • Member of TEE, Association of Architects of Thessaloniki and SADAS.

  • Member of the Hellenic Red Cross (Distinction – bronze medal February 1991).

  • Member of the Project Management Team for the promotion of the reform ‘HEALTH FOR THE COUNTRY’ for the Region of Central Macedonia of the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the B ‘Regional Health System (B’ P.S.Y.) of Central Macedonia of the Ministry of Health and Welfare 2001-2003.

  • Member of the ‘Periktion’ network which aims to promote the issue of equal opportunities in ‘Research and Technological Development (EDF)’.

  • Member of the Regional Council of Public Works of the Region of Central Macedonia 2006-2011.

  • National Representative for ‘Science & Technology’ for the Greek Ministry of Development at the European Community 2006-2007.

  • Vice President of HELEXPO A.E. 2003-2004.

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Greece (EBE) 2002-2004.

  • Member of the Board of the National Institute of Metrology 2010 -2012.

  • Member of the International Hospital Federation (I.H.F.).

  • Member of the Association for Sustainable Social Housing.

  • Member of the WHO Committee of Experts on Safe Health Buildings 2009.

  • Founding member of the Association for Sustainable Social Housing 2010.

  • Member of the Working Group for Public Health of the International Association of Architects Executive member (UIA-PHG 1991-), Alternate member of the UIA Council (the UIA council, Paris), 2011, Steering Committee EDUCOM + UNESCO-UIA VCAE of UIA , President of the Hellenic Department of UIA, 2013-present, Associate Member of the Board of UIA.

  • Founding member of the international study program GUPHA (Global University Programs for Health Architecture).

  • Founding member of the company “Science for Society” (NGO), vice president 2008.

  • Founding member of PRO.SK.ALO (Cooperation Initiative for the Social and Solidarity Economy) & of the Social Consumer Cooperative “Bios Coop”. 2013, etc.

  • Secretary for Thessaloniki of the OPEC movement (Reflection Group for the Modernization of Society).

 

 

ACADEMIC – SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

 

She was a Professor in the Department of Architectural Design and Architectural Technology of the Polytechnical School of AUTh. (Architectural design with emphasis on planning and design of health building installations 2004-2017).

 

 

TEACHING WORK

 

  • From 1975 until today she has taught at the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic School of AUTh and at all levels, Architectural Design, Theory of Architecture and the Space and Health Buildings. In particular: Design of industrial facilities, theatrical spaces, rural housing, rural facilities, nursing facilities, health and mental health facilities, special buildings, clinics for a team of collaborating doctors, housing and outpatient care facilities, living space for the elderly, health & well-being ‘, recreation areas at sea. Other subjects of her teaching were: architecture for extreme situations, residence – synthetic explorations, architecture for other places.

  • From 1976 until today she has supervised many dissertations and diploma thesis on topics similar to her teaching activity.

  • From 1984 until today, she participates in 3-member advisory committees and 7-member doctoral dissertation examination committees and has supervised many completed doctoral dissertations.

 

She has also participated in the educational process of:

  • The postgraduate department at MARU (London, UK) with the assignment of teaching an elective course at the Medical Department entitled “Location and operation of Health Facilities”, 1987-90,

  • Public Administration (Library design) 1999 – 2003,

  • The Postgraduate Programs ‘Art, Law, Economy’ (MA in Art, Law and Economy) of the International University of Greece 2013, (diploma supervision and participation in the three-member Evaluation Committee),

  • DPMS-AUTh for ‘Law and Energy Engineering’ 2016-17, Napoli PhD-Diarc -Cittam Dicea -Dicmapi (University of Naples), etc.

  • And in the European ERASMUS Program in Cooperation with IKY – Social Scholarship Foundation (2000-).

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN WORKSHOPS

 

2009 – 2010

  • Bucuresti: Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism Romania ‘The durability of building envelope, between design, execution and use’,

 

2010

  • Kuala Lumpur: Islamic University of Malaysia, School of Architecture, ‘Designing a Health Center at the University Campus’.

 

2011 – 2012

  • Workshops in Kalandra Halkidiki.

 

2012

  • Workshop ‘Building on a Concept’ Department of Architecture AUTh, Besalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem & Ariel University, Israel.

 

2019

  • International Workshop ‘Specific detailing for Danube Delta’s vernacular architecture’, CSAU-Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism, Enisala Safari Village, Romania.

 

2019

  • Workshop Napoli ‘International Design Workshop on sustainable spaces for health Institutions: PhD-Diarc -Cittam Dicea -Dicmapi (University of Naples), MED, SMC, AUTh, University of Rome, University of Florence, University of Bucharest, studio Avanti arch.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS AT AUTH

 

  • Director of the E ‘Sector & member of the Board of the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnical School of AUTH  2000-2002 & 2013-2017.

  • Member of the Legacy Management Committee of AUTh 1992 – 1995 & 2013 – 2015.

  • Member of the Study Committee of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki & other Committees of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

  • Chairman of the Public Relations Committee of AUTh,2009-2010.

  • Vice President of the AUTh committee for the University Camp of Kallandra 2010-2015.

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROGRAMS

 

She has also  been a researcher or had the scientific responsibility , in research programs -with Greek and Community funding- in thematic areas of architecture in which she has been  specialized:  eg “LEADER KALAMPAKAS – PYLHS”, Health Buildings, Hospitals, Hospitals, K 98 School Libraries: EPEAEK ENEPGEIA 1.3.c & 1.4.b, YPEPTH -KPS, AUTh buildings, Health Tourism, etc.).

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

She has published reports, studies, contributions and articles (over 300) in:

  • Greek and international magazines,

  • Proceedings of Greek and International Conferences,

  • Workshops and Seminars,

  • as Didactic Notes,

  • Collective Volumes,

  • Books.

 

She has organized / participated in architectural exhibitions

 

 

BOOKS & ISSUES

 

These include:

  • Standard Optical Model of Geometric Acoustics, Special Laboratory of Building, Department of Architecture, AUTh., Thessaloniki, 1975.

  • The Participation of Students in University Activities, Department of Architecture AUTh., Thessaloniki, 12-1974.

  • Organization of the Community Area of Agios Mamantas, Halkidiki, Special Laboratory of Building, School of Architecture, AUTh., Issue 1, Thessaloniki, 11-1975.

  • Acute Psychiatric Unit in a District General Hospital in Greece, Master of Arts thesis, Medical Architecture Research Unit, The University of North London, London 1981.

  • Organization and Design of Health Facilities: The Psychiatric Hospital, Doctoral Thesis, Department of Architecture, Polytechnic School, AUTh, Thessaloniki 1985.

  • First approach of standardization for the design of facilities with users with disabilities. Thessaloniki 1987.

  • Examples of bath therapy areas and special treatments. Sizes of spaces and special equipment. Thessaloniki 1987.

  • Special Facilities: Special Care and Rehabilitation Units. Thessaloniki 1988.

  • Planning and facility design issues for seniors. Thessaloniki 1992.

  • Panhellenic Architectural Competition of Preliminary Designs for the Reconstruction of Alana Toumpa. Thessaloniki Regulatory Organization – Y. PE.XO.DE, 2001.

  • ‘Designing for the Elderly’, published by University Studio Press, 2002.

  • ‘Buildings for Mental Health’, published by University Studio Press, 2002.

  • ‘The Arts in Health Areas’, published by ZITI, 2009.

  • ‘Aspects of Healing Environments’, published by ZITI, 2009.

  • ‘Guidelines for Public Library Buildings’, ECB-NHRF, 2004.

  • “Architecture in Extreme Conditions”, with, E.Dova, V.Padadiamantopoulos, Department of Architectural Design and Architectural Technology, AUTh 2009.

 

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

 

  • ‘Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Design in Hospital Buildings’ in ‘Energy Efficiency in Building Design’, Ed. Dabidja, A., Springer publ. (chapter), 2019.

  • ‘DISCUSSING Vernacular / Traditional / Rural settlements’ CSAU-Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism, Enisala Safari Village, Romania, etc. (2019).

  • Extreme Conditions: Designing Health Care Facilities (chapter) in DISASTERS OTHERWHERE ed. Nicoletta Trasi & Roberta Lucente. New Cultures, Rome – Collana Hortusbook e-book: (2019).

 

 

BOOK EDITIONS

 

  • ‘Aspects of Healing Environments”, ZITI publ., Thessaloniki 2009 (ed).

  • ‘Transparency & Architecture’: ‘Challenging the Limits’.

  • ‘Transparency & Architecture’ F.Vavili, E.Dova ZITI publ., Thessaloniki 2009.

  • ‘Transparency & Architecture: Emerging Complexities’, Thessaloniki, 2-4. 11.2016 (ed).

 

 

ARCHITECTURAL WORK

 

Her applied architectural work includes:

  • Architectural Studies of Health Buildings (Clinics, Health Centers, Elderly Care Units).

  • Architectural Studies of Residences and Office Buildings.

  • Architectural Studies of Other Special Buildings. (Outdoor Theaters, Conservatory, Museum, AUTh Archaeological Center, City Park, Department of Informatics, AUTh, Kindergarten, Music High School, etc.).

 

Many of her works have been published in architectural magazines.

 

 

HONORS – AWARDS

 

She participated in 6 architectural competitions with 4 A ‘prizes, 1 acquisition and 1 honorable mention.

 

Also:

  • She has participated in the SCIENTIFIC AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE of many conferences and workshops.

  • She has been a JUDGE in Greek and International architectural competitions (Trikala – Courts, Volos – Argo, Larissa – Konaki Averoff, Kiev 2014 Ukrania Inter Year 2014 competition, Antalya – Urban transformation, Istanbul – Mimar Sinan Awards, Catania – Charity, Durban – Healthcare, China – International Student Competition, Coaceli – Student Competition, Inspirelli, WonderLAd Italy, Volos- Argo and so on.