Yannis Aesopos is Professor of Architecture & Urban Design and former Chair, Department of Architecture, University of Patras, Greece. He is the Principal of Aesopos Architecture, Athens since 1997. Aesopos holds a Master in Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University (1991) and a Diploma of Architecture with Honors, National Technical University of Athens (1989). He was Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York (2015 and 2014), Visiting Professor, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London (2012-13), Stanley J. Seeger Visiting Research Fellow, Princeton University (2009). Aesopos worked for Bernard Tschumi Architects, New York (1992-95) and Santiago Calatrava Architects, Paris (1991). Since 2002 he is an Independent Expert for the Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize for Architecture. He was the Commissioner and Curator, exhibition Tourism Landscapes: Remaking Greece, the official Greek Participation to the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – Venice Biennale, 2014 (also presented at the Acropolis Museum, Athens, 2015), and editor, Tourism Landscapes: Remaking Greece (English and Greek, Athens, 2014, 2nd revised and expanded edition, Athens, 2015); Joint-Curator, exhibition (Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, 1999) and co-editor, Landscapes of Modernization: Greek Architecture 1960s and 1990s (in English, Athens, 1999, in Greek, Athens, 2002); Co-editor, The Contemporary (Greek) City (English and Greek, Athens, 2001), Landscapes of the Intimate (English and Greek, Athens, 1996). He has published extensively in Greek and international architectural reviews. The work of Aesopos Architecture was shown at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition – Venice Biennale, 2012.