Mariam Kapsali

MARIAM KAPSALI    DiplArch AA MSc ARB/RIBA

1efa0e5Mariam Kapsali graduated with Distinction from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the National Technical University of Athens and won an IKY scholarship to the MSc in Sustainable Environmental Design at the AA which she completed with Distinction. She has been a member of the SED teaching staff since 2012 and is an architect at Architype Architects. Mariam was a member of the Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development and a Research Fellow on Building Performance Evaluation at the Low Carbon Building Group at the School of Architecture Oxford Brookes University. Prior to joining the Architectural Association Mariam worked as an architect in Athens.

 

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

ARB / RIBA, Registered Architect
Technical Chamber of Greece, Registered Architect Engineer

2012   MSc Sustainable Environmental Design | Distinction
Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK

2011   Diploma in Architectural Engineering | Distinction
School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Faculty of Architecture, University of Florence, Italy

WORK EXPERIENCE

2016 – present Architect at Architype Architects, London, UK

2012 – present Course tutor at the MSc/MArch Sustainable Environmental Design Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK

2013 – 2015 Research associate in Building Performance Evaluation, Low Carbon Building Group, Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, Oxford Brookes University

2010 Architect at Anastopoulos Architects, Athens, Greece

2008 Architect at Touliatos Architects and Engineers, Athens, Greece

2007 Research Assistant in Urban Planning, School of Architecture, Department of Planning, National Technical University of Athens

PUBLICATIONS

• Gupta, R. and Kapsali, M. (2015). ‘Leading-by-example: comparative evaluation of the actual performance of two low-carbon community buildings in UK’, 31st International PLEA Conference, 9-11 September 2015, Bologna, Italy

• Gupta, R. and Kapsali, M. (2015). ‘Evaluating the ‘as-built’ performance of an eco-housing development in the UK’, Building Services Engineering Research and Technology Special Issue.

• Gupta, R., Kapsali, M. and Gregg, M. (2015). ‘Climate resilience in new-build social housing: challenges, opportunities and unintended consequences’, Architecture and resilience on a human scale Conference, 10-12th September 2015, Sheffield, UK

• Gupta, R. and Kapsali, M. (2015). ‘A tale of two civic buildings: comparative evaluation of the actual energy performance of a ‘sustainable’ community centre and a public library building’, CIBSE Technical Symposium, 16-17th April 2015, London, UK

• Gupta, R. and Kapsali, M. (2015). ‘Low/zero energy social housing in UK: a case of under-performance or unintended consequences?’, ECEEE Summer study on energy efficiency, 1–6 June 2015, Presqu’île de Giens Toulon/Hyères, France

• Gupta, R. and Kapsali, M. (2015). ‘Evaluating the overheating risks, indoor air quality and MVHR performance in new low carbon social housing in the UK’, Advances in Building Energy Research Special Issue

• Gupta, R. and Kapsali, M. (2014). ‘How effective are ‘close to zero’ carbon new dwellings in reducing actual energy demand: Insights from the UK’, 30th International PLEA Conference, 16-18 December 2014, Ahmedabad, India

• Gupta, R. and Kapsali, M. (2014). ‘Evaluating the ‘as-built’ performance of an exemplar eco-housing development in the UK’, CIBSE ASHRAETechnical Symposium Proc., 3-4th April 2014, Dublin, Ireland

• Kolonia, S., Klabatsea, K., Kapsali, M., (2008). ‘Analysis and conservation proposal for the Capital of Skiathos Island’, NTUA editions, Athens, Greece

PRIZES & AWARDS

2011 AA Bursary for Graduate Studies at the Architectural Association School of Architecture
2011 IKY (State Scholarship Foundation) Scholarship
2011 Lilian Voudouri Scholarship
2011 NTUA Award and Medal for achieving the 2nd highest diploma grade at the NTUA School of Architecture
2009 IKY/EU Scholarship for the Erasmus Socrates student exchange program
2007 Lyssandros Kaftantoglou NTUA Award
2005 Xristos Papakuriakopoulos NTUA Award for distinction in Mathematics
2005 Nicolaos Kritikos NTUA Award for distinction in Mathematics
2004 IKY Scholarship and Award for entering 2nd in nationwide ranking at the NTUA School of Architecture
2004 Arsakeio Award for graduating from Arsakeio College with the highest mark of the year