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16 Varkizas street, Kamares, Larnaca, Cyprus
Constantinos Marcou is a writer, an architect and an urban designer. He studied Architecture at the University of Cyprus, continuing his studies at Bartlett School of Architecture where he received his Masters Degree in Urban Design under the mentorship of Luca Galofaro and Davide Sacconi. During the last years, he has been engaged with several projects, in which he received international recognition.

Between the Real and the Imaginary


forms of absolute expression

Between the Real and the Imaginary


forms of absolute expression
Between the Real and the Imaginary: Forms of Absolute expression
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Recent research projects attempt to investigate and question the complex relationship between the sociopolitical dimension of the urban through a combination of spatial and social research methods and the architectural drawing as a form of expression. More specifically my main interest concerns how methodologically the reading of space is related to the architectural project itself so that it becomes an instrument for problematization, questioning the category of the urban.


The invisible room. "A few years back an Egyptian holding a fake Canadian passport travelled from Cairo to Gioia Tauro locked inside a shipping container which he transformed into a home for his long journey", Bartlett School of Architecture, London, 2013.

An illustrated story titled: The Rabbit in collaboration with Antri Pantelide

Shortlisted entry for Europan 13 (one out of the 6 finalists), titled: Grounds for the Common in Azenhas do Mar, Portugal. A project made in collaboration with Costas Nicolaou and Anthos Venizelos.

2nd Prize Runner-Up for the Bamiyan Cultural Center Design Competition organized by Unesco, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Afghanistan. In collaboration with Costas Nicolaou. Supportive member: Elena Yennari.

"A baltic Tale of Nothingness", one out of the 8 shortlisted entries for the Next Helsinki Competition.

Between the Real and the Imaginary


forms of absolute expression

Between the Real and the Imaginary


forms of absolute expression
Between the Real and the Imaginary: Forms of Absolute expression
File under

Recent research projects attempt to investigate and question the complex relationship between the sociopolitical dimension of the urban through a combination of spatial and social research methods and the architectural drawing as a form of expression. More specifically my main interest concerns how methodologically the reading of space is related to the architectural project itself so that it becomes an instrument for problematization, questioning the category of the urban.


The invisible room. "A few years back an Egyptian holding a fake Canadian passport travelled from Cairo to Gioia Tauro locked inside a shipping container which he transformed into a home for his long journey", Bartlett School of Architecture, London, 2013.

An illustrated story titled: The Rabbit in collaboration with Antri Pantelide

Shortlisted entry for Europan 13 (one out of the 6 finalists), titled: Grounds for the Common in Azenhas do Mar, Portugal. A project made in collaboration with Costas Nicolaou and Anthos Venizelos.

2nd Prize Runner-Up for the Bamiyan Cultural Center Design Competition organized by Unesco, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Afghanistan. In collaboration with Costas Nicolaou. Supportive member: Elena Yennari.

"A baltic Tale of Nothingness", one out of the 8 shortlisted entries for the Next Helsinki Competition.


Idea by

Constantinos Marcou (author)
16 Varkizas street, Kamares
Larnaca
Cyprus
Constantinos Marcou is a writer, an architect and an urban designer. He studied Architecture at the University of Cyprus, continuing his studies at Bartlett School of Architecture where he received his Masters Degree in Urban Design under the mentorship of Luca Galofaro and Davide Sacconi. During the last years, he has been engaged with several projects, in which he received international recognition.