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O Οδυσσέας Κοντοβούρκης, Ph.D., είναι Επίκουρος Καθηγητής στη περιοχή των Αρχιτεκτονικών Μέσων Επικοινωνίας στο Τμήμα Αρχιτεκτονικής του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου. Πριν από τον διορισμό του στο Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, ήταν Επίκουρος Καθηγητής στο Τμήμα Αρχιτεκτονικής του Πανεπιστημίου Λευκωσίας, από το 2008 μέχρι το 2010, και Ειδικός Επιστήμονας μερικής απασχόλησης στο Τμήμα Αρχιτεκτονικής του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου, από το 2009 μέχρι το 2010. Πήρε Δίπλωμα Αρχιτέκτονα Μηχανικού από το Εθνικό Μετσόβιο Πολυτεχνείο (ΕΜΠ), Ελλάδα το 1999. Πραγματοποίησε ερευνητικές σπουδές στον τομέα Δομικής Μηχανικής και Δυναμικής, Θεωρίας Αντισεισμικών Κατασκευών στο Τμήμα Αρχιτεκτονικής Μηχανικής του Πανεπιστημίου της Οσάκα, Ιαπωνία (2001-02), και Διδακτορικές σπουδές στην Αρχιτεκτονική (Τίτλος Διδακτορικής Διατριβής: Παραγόμενα από ηλεκτρονικό υπολογιστή διαγράμματα κυκλοφορίας) στο Τμήμα Αρχιτεκτονικής και Πολιτικής Μηχανικής του Πανεπιστημίου του Μπαθ, Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο (2004-2009). Κατά τη διάρκεια των σπουδών του πήρε ένα αριθμό από υποτροφίες, βραβεία και διακρίσεις συμπεριλαμβανομένων της Βρετανική Υποτροφία Chevening, 2004-2005, της Ιαπωνικής Κυβερνητικής (Monbusho) Υποτροφίας, 2000-2002, του Πρώτου Βραβείου και Αργυρού Μεταλλίου με τον Προμηθέα Πυρφόρο ως ο πρώτος κατά σειρά επιτυχίας μεταξύ των διπλωματούχων του ακαδημαϊκού έτους 1999 από το Εθνικό Μετσόβιο Πολυτεχνείο, και της Υποτροφίας Ιδρύματος Κρατικών Υποτροφιών Κύπρου, 1993-1998. Έχει δουλέψει σαν αρχιτέκτονας στην Ελλάδα και στην Κύπρο και έχει συμμετάσχει σε ένα αριθμό από Αρχιτεκτονικούς Διαγωνισμούς.


 


Μοντελοποίηση ανθρώπινης συμπεριφοράς μετακίνησης στο κτιστό περιβάλλον

  • Μοντελοποίηση συμπεριφοράς μετακίνηση πεζών και σχεδιασμός κυκλοφορίας

Ψηφιακός αρχιτεκτονικός σχεδιασμός, στρατηγικές κατασκευής και φυσικά πρωτότυπα

  • Σχεδιασμός υποβοηθούμενος από υπολογιστές/Κατασκευή υποβοηθούμενη από υπολογιστές (CAD/CAM)
  • Παραμετρικός σχεδιασμός και μοντελοποίηση φυσικής συμπεριφοράς
  • Φυσικοί υπολογιστές και ρομποτική στην αρχιτεκτονική

Προσαρμογή, διάδραση και έλεγχος σε αρχιτεκτονικά συστήματα

Παραγωγικές διαδικασίες και εμφάνιση στο σχεδιασμό

Θεωρία της σχεδιαστικής διαδικασίας και χρήση ηλεκτρονικών υπολογιστών

Kontovourkis, O., 2017. Multi-objective design optimization and robotic fabrication towards sustainable construction - The example of a timber structure in actual scale. In A. Fioravanti, S. Cursi, S. Elahmar, S. Gargaro, G. Loffreda, G. Novembri, A. Trento, eds. Proceedings of the 35th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: ShoCK! - Sharing Computational Knowledge! (Volume 2). Rome: Sapienza University of Rome, pp. 125-134

Kontovourkis, O. and Michael, P., 2017. A robotically-driven additive construction planning process using an ecological material. The introduction of 3D clay printing for large scale construction. In A.B. Spaeth and W. Jabi eds. Proceedings of the 5th eCAADe Regional International Symposium: The Virtual and the Physical. Between the representation of space and the making of space. Wales: Cardiff University, pp. 95-104

Kontovourkis, O. & Demartinou, E., 2017. Modular formwork system layout development and assembly in actual scale based on robotic technology. In F. Moreira da Silva, H. Bártolo, P. Bártolo, R. Almendra, F. Roseta, H.A. Almeida and A.C. Lemos eds. Challenges for Technology Innovation: An Agenda for the Future, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 89–94

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Alexandrou, K. & Frangogiannopoulos, S., 2017. Configuration and deformation control of a hybrid bending-active structure. International Journal of Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements, WIT Press, Vol. 5, N. 4, pp. 475-483 doi: 10.2495/CMEM-V5-N4-475-483

Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O. & Phocas, M.C., 2017. Architectural synergies: Participatory design and construction of a pavilion prototype. In M. Couceiro da Costa, F. Roseta, J.P. Lages and S. Couceiro da Costa eds. Architectural Research Addressing Societal Challenges, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 1031-1038

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O. & Georgiou, N.I., 2017. High-rise airflow structural concept. International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, WIT Press, Vol. 12, N. 2, pp. 176-184 doi: 10.2495/DNE-V12-N2-176-184

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O. & Alexandrou, K., 2017. Post-reflecting on the process of integral design of an adaptive footbridge structure using bending-active principles. International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, WIT Press, Vol. 12, N. 1, pp. 86-100 doi: 10.2495/DNE-V12-N1-86-100

Kontovourkis, O. and Tryfonos, G., 2016. Design optimization and robotic fabrication of tensile mesh structures: The development and simulation of a custom-made end-effector tool. International Journal of Architectural Computing, SAGE, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 333-348 doi: 10.1177/1478077116670742

Kontovourkis, O., Konatzii, P., 2016. Optimization Process Towards Robotic Manufacturing in Actual Scale - The Implementation of Genetic Algorithms in the Robotic Construction of Modular Formwork Systems. In A. Herneoja, T. Österlund and P. Markkanen, eds. Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe:  Complexity & Simplicity (Volume 1). Oulu: University of Oulu, pp. 169-178

Kontovourkis, O., Dimitriou, I., Chatzimanolis, K.P., Stylianou, M., Michael, P., Gregoriou, S., 2016. Development of physical control and virtual navigation mechanisms to enhance active collaboration between architects and clients in a reactive digital space. Proceedings of the 4th eCAADe Regional International Workshop: Between computational models and performative capacities. Novi Sad: University of Novi Sad, pp. 40-49

Kontovourkis, O., Michael, A., Alexandrou, K., Vassiliades, K., 2015. Lighting performance simulation and adaptive control of an advanced building skin based on human behaviour inputs. Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins. Munich: Economic Forum, pp. 1340-1349    

Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O., Kalogirou, S., Gregoriou, S., 2015. Integration of a lightweight plug-in adaptive envelope to maximize performance of natural lighting of existing buildings. Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins. Munich: Economic Forum, pp. 1360-1369     

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Lamprou, I., 2015. Adaptive kinetic structural behavior through machine learning: Optimizing the process of kinematic transformation using artificial neural networks. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 371-391 doi:10.1017/S0890060415000396

Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2015. Robotic Fabrication of Tensile Mesh Structures and Real Time Response. The Development and Simulation of a Custom-Made End Effector Tool. Ιn: B. Martens, G. Wurzer, T. Grasl, W. E. Lorenz, R. Schaffranek, eds. Proceedings of the 33th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Real Time - Extending the Reach of Computation (Volume 2). Wien: Technical University of Wien, pp. 389-398

Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2015. An additive robotic fabrication methodology for tensile mesh structures development. Proceedings of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) 2015 Annual Symposium on Future Visions. Amsterdam, The Netherlands [11 p.]      

Kontovourkis, O., Konatzii, P., 2015. A robotically driven methodology for the construction of an adaptive modular system. Proceedings of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) 2015 Annual Symposium on Future Visions. Amsterdam, The Netherlands [11 p.]   

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Konatzii, P., 2015. Bottom-up design, construction and control of a reconfigurable structural system. Journal of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structure: J.IASS, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 101-112

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Christoforou, E. G., Konatzii, P., 2014. Informed design strategy for the development of a reconfigurable modular structure. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA International Conference What’s the matter: Materiality and Materialism at the Age of Computation. Barcelona: COAC, ETSAB, ETSAV, pp. 753-767

Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2014. Physical input-driven offline robotic simulation through a feedback loop process. Ιn: E. M. Thompson, ed. Proceedings of the 32th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Fusion - Data Integration at its best (Volume 1). Newcastle upon Tyne: Northumbria University, pp. 411-421

Kontovourkis, O., Anagiotou, D., 2014. Integrative Pedestrian Modelling Techniques based on Virtual Force Fields: Analysis, Generation and Evaluation in Public Open Spaces. Ιn: E. M. Thompson, ed. Proceedings of the 32th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Fusion - Data Integration at its best (Volume 1). Newcastle upon Tyne: Northumbria University, pp. 153-163

Kontovourkis, O., 2014. Computational mechanisms in architectural adaptation and interaction process through human behavior physical inputs. Architecturae et Artibus, Politechnika Bialostocka, Vol. 19, N.1, pp. 29-33

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Nicolaou, N., 2014. Design concept of a kinetic form-active hybrid envelope structure. International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, WIT Press, Vol. 9, N. 1, pp. 13-30

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Alexandrou, K., 2014. Structural and construction design of a cable bending-active structure. In: N. Te Temmerman & C. A. Brebbia, eds. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mobile, Adaptable and Rapidly Assembled Structures: MARAS 2014. Ostend: Wessex Institute of Technology& Vrije Universiteit Brussel, pp. 59-70

Sarvani, V., Kontovourkis, O., 2013. Parametric design of a high-rise habitation unit system through lighting and solar energy performances. Journal of Sustainable Architecture and Civil Engineering. Kaunas: Kaunas University of Technology, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 9-18

Kontovourkis, O., 2013. Physical data computing in adaptive design process. In: M. Asefi, ed. Proceeding of the International Conference on Adaptation and Movement in Architecture: ICAMA 2013. Toronto: Ryerson University, pp. 463-475

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Alexandrou, K., 2013. Design of a Controlled Cable Bending-Active Structure’, In: M. Asefi, ed. Proceeding of the International Conference on Adaptation and Movement in Architecture: ICAMA 2013. Toronto: Ryerson University, pp. 237-249

Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O., 2013. Innovative in environmental-based architectural education through digital experimentation and construction workshop. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA International Conference Architectural Education in the Reality of the Ideal: Environmental design for innovation in the post-crisis world. Naples, pp. 669-678  

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Tryfonos, G., 2013. Prototyping of an Adaptive Structure based on Physical Conditions. International Journal of Architectural Computing, Multi-Science Co., Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 205-225
 
Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Tryfonos, G., 2013. Adaptive Prototyping Process as Mechanism Towards a Holistic Architectural Design. Ιn: M. Stacey, ed. Prototyping Architecture: The Conference Papers, Building Centre Trust, pp. 92-105
 
Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Ioannou, T., 2012. Interdisciplinary Research Based Design: The Case of a Kinetic Form-Active Tensile Membrane. Architectural Engineering Technology, OMICS, Vol. 1, No. 2, doi: 10.4172/2168-9717.1000104
 
Leduc, T. and Kontovourkis, O., 2012. Towards a mixed approach combining visibility and mobility studies to analyze the Eleftheria Square, Nicosia (CY). In: R. Billen, M. Caglioni, O. Marina, G. Rabino, R. San Jose, eds. 3D Issues in Urban and Environmental Systems, Societa Editrice Esculapio, pp. 67-77
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2012. Virtual Forces in Design and Fabrication Process: Assembly and Construction of Physical Prototypes. Ιn: H. Achten, J. Pavlicek, J. Hulin, D. Matejdan, eds. Proceedings of the 30th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Digital Physicality | Physical Digitality (Volume 2), ISBN 978-9-4912070-3-7. Prague: Czech Technical University in Prague, pp. 133-141
 
Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Matheou, M., 2012. Kinetic Hybrid Structure Development and Simulation. International Journal of Architectural Computing, Multi-Science Co., Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 67-86
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2012. Design of circulation diagrams in macro-scale level based on human movement behavior modeling. Automation in Construction, 22, 12-23. Elsevier B.V. doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2011.10.002
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2011. Pedestrian Modelling and Circulation Diagrams in Three-Dimensional Built Environment. In: I.V. Kabashkin, I. V. Yatskin, eds. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference ‘Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication’ (RelStat’ 11), (DVD), 19-22 October 2011, Riga: Transportation and Telecommunication Institute, p. 419-427. ISBN 978-9984-818-46-7
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2011. Pedestrian modeling as generative mechanism for the design of adaptive built environment. In: T. Zupancic, M. Juvancic, S. Verovsek, A. Jutraz, ed. Proceedings of the 29th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Respecting Fragile Places. Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, pp. 850-858
 
Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Matheou, M., 2011. Integrated Design of a Kinetic Prototype Structure. A Case Study. In: F. Stacey, M. Stacey, eds. Proceedings of the Adaptive Architecture: An International Conference at the Building Centre (DVD). London: Building Centre Trust and the University of Nottingham, [13 p.]
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2010. Computer-generated circulation diagrams in macro-scale design investigation. In: G. Schmitt, L. Hovestadt, L. Van Gool, F. Bosche, R. Burkhard, S. Coleman, J. Halatsch, M. Hansmeyer, S. Konsorski-Lang, A. Kunze and M. Sehmi-Luck, ed. Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Future Cities. Zurich: ETH Zurich and vdf Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zurich, pp. 623-632
 
Kontovourkis, O. and Economides, D., 2010. Limitations and potentials of fabrication machinery: the example of a free-form design. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the File to Factory (F2F) Conference: The Design and Fabrication of Innovative forms in a Continuum. Thessaloniki: Charis Ltd, pp. 121-132
 
Kontovourkis, O. and Economides, D., 2009. Establishing a digital fabrication laboratory and integrating it with architectural design. In: C. Spiridonidis and M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA/EAAE Conference: Architectural Design and Construction Education Experimentation towards integration. Thessaloniki: Art Of Text SA, pp. 77-88
 
Williams, C. J. K. and Kontovourkis, O., 2008. Practical Emergence. In: D. Littlefield, ed. Space Craft: Developments in Architectural Computing. London: RIBA Publishing, pp. 68-81


 


Profile Information

Odysseas Kontovourkis, Ph.D., is currently Assistant Professor in the area of Architectural Communication Media in the Department of Architecture at the University of Cyprus. Prior to his appointment at the University of Cyprus, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Nicosia, from 2008 until 2010, and Part-time Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Architecture at the University of Cyprus, from 2009 until 2010. He received his Diploma in Architecture Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece in 1999. He conducted research studies in the field of Structural Mechanics and Dynamics, Theory of Earthquake Resistance Structures in the Department of Architecture Engineering at the University of Osaka, Japan (2001-02), and PhD studies in Architecture (PhD Thesis title: Computer-generated circulation diagrams) in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath, United Kingdom (2004-2009). During his studies he received a number of scholarships, prizes, and distinctions including the British Chevening Scholarship, 2004-2005, the Japanese Government (Monbusho) Scholarship, 2000-2002, the First Prize and Silver Medal of Prometheus the Fire as first graduate student of the year 1999 by National Technical University of Athens, and the Scholarship by State Scholarship Authority of Cyprus, 1993-1998. He has worked as an architect in Greece and Cyprus and he has participated in a number of architectural design competitions.
 


Human movement behavior modeling in the built environment

  • Pedestrian movement behavior modeling and circulation design

Digital architectural design, fabrication strategies and physical prototyping

  • Computer-aided design/ Computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
  • Parametric-associative design logic and physics-based computer modeling
  • Physical computing and robotics in architecture

Adaptation, interaction and control in architectural systems
Generative processes and emergnece in architectural design
Theory of design process and the use of computers

Kontovourkis, O., 2017. Multi-objective design optimization and robotic fabrication towards sustainable construction - The example of a timber structure in actual scale. In A. Fioravanti, S. Cursi, S. Elahmar, S. Gargaro, G. Loffreda, G. Novembri, A. Trento, eds. Proceedings of the 35th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: ShoCK! - Sharing Computational Knowledge! (Volume 2). Rome: Sapienza University of Rome, pp. 125-134

Kontovourkis, O. and Michael, P., 2017. A robotically-driven additive construction planning process using an ecological material. The introduction of 3D clay printing for large scale construction. In A.B. Spaeth and W. Jabi eds. Proceedings of the 5th eCAADe Regional International Symposium: The Virtual and the Physical. Between the representation of space and the making of space. Wales: Cardiff University, pp. 95-104

Kontovourkis, O. & Demartinou, E., 2017. Modular formwork system layout development and assembly in actual scale based on robotic technology. In F. Moreira da Silva, H. Bártolo, P. Bártolo, R. Almendra, F. Roseta, H.A. Almeida and A.C. Lemos eds. Challenges for Technology Innovation: An Agenda for the Future, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 89–94

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Alexandrou, K. & Frangogiannopoulos, S., 2017. Configuration and deformation control of a hybrid bending-active structure. International Journal of Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements, WIT Press, Vol. 5, N. 4, pp. 475-483 doi: 10.2495/CMEM-V5-N4-475-483

Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O. & Phocas, M.C., 2017. Architectural synergies: Participatory design and construction of a pavilion prototype. In M. Couceiro da Costa, F. Roseta, J.P. Lages and S. Couceiro da Costa eds. Architectural Research Addressing Societal Challenges, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 1031-1038

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O. & Georgiou, N.I., 2017. High-rise airflow structural concept. International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, WIT Press, Vol. 12, N. 2, pp. 176-184 doi: 10.2495/DNE-V12-N2-176-184

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O. & Alexandrou, K., 2017. Post-reflecting on the process of integral design of an adaptive footbridge structure using bending-active principles. International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, WIT Press, Vol. 12, N. 1, pp. 86-100 doi: 10.2495/DNE-V12-N1-86-100

Kontovourkis, O. and Tryfonos, G., 2016. Design optimization and robotic fabrication of tensile mesh structures: The development and simulation of a custom-made end-effector tool. International Journal of Architectural Computing, SAGE, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 333-348 doi: 10.1177/1478077116670742

Kontovourkis, O., Konatzii, P., 2016. Optimization Process Towards Robotic Manufacturing in Actual Scale - The Implementation of Genetic Algorithms in the Robotic Construction of Modular Formwork Systems. In A. Herneoja, T. Österlund and P. Markkanen, eds. Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe:  Complexity & Simplicity (Volume 1). Oulu: University of Oulu, pp. 169-178

Kontovourkis, O., Dimitriou, I., Chatzimanolis, K.P., Stylianou, M., Michael, P., Gregoriou, S., 2016. Development of physical control and virtual navigation mechanisms to enhance active collaboration between architects and clients in a reactive digital space. Proceedings of the 4th eCAADe Regional International Workshop: Between computational models and performative capacities. Novi Sad: University of Novi Sad, pp. 40-49

Kontovourkis, O., Michael, A., Alexandrou, K., Vassiliades, K., 2015. Lighting performance simulation and adaptive control of an advanced building skin based on human behaviour inputs. Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins. Munich: Economic Forum, pp. 1340-1349    

Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O., Kalogirou, S., Gregoriou, S., 2015. Integration of a lightweight plug-in adaptive envelope to maximize performance of natural lighting of existing buildings. Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins. Munich: Economic Forum, pp. 1360-1369     

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Lamprou, I., 2015. Adaptive kinetic structural behavior through machine learning: Optimizing the process of kinematic transformation using artificial neural networks. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 371-391 doi:10.1017/S0890060415000396

Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2015. Robotic Fabrication of Tensile Mesh Structures and Real Time Response. The Development and Simulation of a Custom-Made End Effector Tool. Ιn: B. Martens, G. Wurzer, T. Grasl, W. E. Lorenz, R. Schaffranek, eds. Proceedings of the 33th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Real Time - Extending the Reach of Computation (Volume 2). Wien: Technical University of Wien, pp. 389-398

Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2015. An additive robotic fabrication methodology for tensile mesh structures development. Proceedings of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) 2015 Annual Symposium on Future Visions. Amsterdam, The Netherlands [11 p.]     

Kontovourkis, O., Konatzii, P., 2015. A robotically driven methodology for the construction of an adaptive modular system. Proceedings of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) 2015 Annual Symposium on Future Visions. Amsterdam, The Netherlands [11 p.]   

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Konatzii, P., 2015. Bottom-up design, construction and control of a reconfigurable structural system. Journal of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structure: J.IASS, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 101-112

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Christoforou, E. G., Konatzii, P., 2014. Informed design strategy for the development of a reconfigurable modular structure. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA International Conference What’s the matter: Materiality and Materialism at the Age of Computation. Barcelona: COAC, ETSAB, ETSAV, pp. 753-767

Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2014. Physical input-driven offline robotic simulation through a feedback loop process. Ιn: E. M. Thompson, ed. Proceedings of the 32th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Fusion - Data Integration at its best (Volume 1). Newcastle upon Tyne: Northumbria University, pp. 411-421

Kontovourkis, O., Anagiotou, D., 2014. Integrative Pedestrian Modelling Techniques based on Virtual Force Fields: Analysis, Generation and Evaluation in Public Open Spaces. Ιn: E. M. Thompson, ed. Proceedings of the 32th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Fusion - Data Integration at its best (Volume 1). Newcastle upon Tyne: Northumbria University, pp. 153-163

Kontovourkis, O., 2014. Computational mechanisms in architectural adaptation and interaction process through human behavior physical inputs. Architecturae et Artibus, Politechnika Bialostocka, Vol. 19, N.1, pp. 29-33

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Nicolaou, N., 2014. Design concept of a kinetic form-active hybrid envelope structure. International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, WIT Press, Vol. 9, N. 1, pp. 13-30

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Alexandrou, K., 2014. Structural and construction design of a cable bending-active structure. In: N. Te Temmerman & C. A. Brebbia, eds. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mobile, Adaptable and Rapidly Assembled Structures: MARAS 2014. Ostend: Wessex Institute of Technology& Vrije Universiteit Brussel, pp. 59-70

Sarvani, V., Kontovourkis, O., 2013. Parametric design of a high-rise habitation unit system through lighting and solar energy performances. Journal of Sustainable Architecture and Civil Engineering. Kaunas: Kaunas University of Technology, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 9-18

Kontovourkis, O., 2013. Physical data computing in adaptive design process. In: M. Asefi, ed. Proceeding of the International Conference on Adaptation and Movement in Architecture: ICAMA 2013. Toronto: Ryerson University, pp. 463-475

Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Alexandrou, K., 2013. Design of a Controlled Cable Bending-Active Structure’, In: M. Asefi, ed. Proceeding of the International Conference on Adaptation and Movement in Architecture: ICAMA 2013. Toronto: Ryerson University, pp. 237-249

Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O., 2013. Innovative in environmental-based architectural education through digital experimentation and construction workshop. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA International Conference Architectural Education in the Reality of the Ideal: Environmental design for innovation in the post-crisis world. Naples, pp. 669-678  

Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Tryfonos, G., 2013. Prototyping of an Adaptive Structure based on Physical Conditions. International Journal of Architectural Computing, Multi-Science Co., Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 205-225
 
Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Tryfonos, G., 2013. Adaptive Prototyping Process as Mechanism Towards a Holistic Architectural Design. Ιn: M. Stacey, ed. Prototyping Architecture: The Conference Papers, Building Centre Trust, pp. 92-105
 
Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Ioannou, T., 2012. Interdisciplinary Research Based Design: The Case of a Kinetic Form-Active Tensile Membrane. Architectural Engineering Technology, OMICS, Vol. 1, No. 2, doi: 10.4172/2168-9717.1000104
 
Leduc, T. and Kontovourkis, O., 2012. Towards a mixed approach combining visibility and mobility studies to analyze the Eleftheria Square, Nicosia (CY). In: R. Billen, M. Caglioni, O. Marina, G. Rabino, R. San Jose, eds. 3D Issues in Urban and Environmental Systems, Societa Editrice Esculapio, pp. 67-77
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2012. Virtual Forces in Design and Fabrication Process: Assembly and Construction of Physical Prototypes. Ιn: H. Achten, J. Pavlicek, J. Hulin, D. Matejdan, eds. Proceedings of the 30th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Digital Physicality | Physical Digitality (Volume 2), ISBN 978-9-4912070-3-7. Prague: Czech Technical University in Prague, pp. 133-141
 
Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Matheou, M., 2012. Kinetic Hybrid Structure Development and Simulation. International Journal of Architectural Computing, Multi-Science Co., Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 67-86
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2012. Design of circulation diagrams in macro-scale level based on human movement behavior modeling. Automation in Construction, 22, 12-23. Elsevier B.V. doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2011.10.002
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2011. Pedestrian Modelling and Circulation Diagrams in Three-Dimensional Built Environment. In: I.V. Kabashkin, I. V. Yatskin, eds. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference ‘Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication’ (RelStat’ 11), (DVD), 19-22 October 2011, Riga: Transportation and Telecommunication Institute, p. 419-427. ISBN 978-9984-818-46-7
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2011. Pedestrian modeling as generative mechanism for the design of adaptive built environment. In: T. Zupancic, M. Juvancic, S. Verovsek, A. Jutraz, ed. Proceedings of the 29th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Respecting Fragile Places. Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, pp. 850-858
 
Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Matheou, M., 2011. Integrated Design of a Kinetic Prototype Structure. A Case Study. In: F. Stacey, M. Stacey, eds. Proceedings of the Adaptive Architecture: An International Conference at the Building Centre (DVD). London: Building Centre Trust and the University of Nottingham, [13 p.]
 
Kontovourkis, O., 2010. Computer-generated circulation diagrams in macro-scale design investigation. In: G. Schmitt, L. Hovestadt, L. Van Gool, F. Bosche, R. Burkhard, S. Coleman, J. Halatsch, M. Hansmeyer, S. Konsorski-Lang, A. Kunze and M. Sehmi-Luck, ed. Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Future Cities. Zurich: ETH Zurich and vdf Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zurich, pp. 623-632
 
Kontovourkis, O. and Economides, D., 2010. Limitations and potentials of fabrication machinery: the example of a free-form design. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the File to Factory (F2F) Conference: The Design and Fabrication of Innovative forms in a Continuum. Thessaloniki: Charis Ltd, pp. 121-132
 
Kontovourkis, O. and Economides, D., 2009. Establishing a digital fabrication laboratory and integrating it with architectural design. In: C. Spiridonidis and M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA/EAAE Conference: Architectural Design and Construction Education Experimentation towards integration. Thessaloniki: Art Of Text SA, pp. 77-88
 
Williams, C. J. K. and Kontovourkis, O., 2008. Practical Emergence. In: D. Littlefield, ed. Space Craft: Developments in Architectural Computing. London: RIBA Publishing, pp. 68-81