Senior Façade Engineer, BuroHappold Engineering
Aikaterini has background studies in Architecture where she obtained a Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens NTUA. She then specialised in façade engineering and building environments by undertaking an MSc of building technology at the Technical University of Delft, NL.
She gained her experience in the field of façade consultancy and complex envelopes working previously for Thornton Tomasetti in London and for Knippers Helbig in Berlin.
As a senior façade engineer in London she realized several projects of different scopes ranging from residential to office, cultural and sport buildings and developed a specialisation for high-rise façade construction and pre-fabricated bespoke systems.. Some of her work includes the revitalisation of Wimbledon Court No.1 and The Shard Place high-rise development with Renzo Piano. In December 2018 she joined BuroHappold in Berlin where she leads façade projects in Central Europe. In her work within the interdisciplinary team of BuroHappold she is not only achieving an aesthetic vision for high quality building “skins”, she is moreover looking into buildability, efficiency of solutions, energy impact and long term sustainability.