is a practicing architect, engineer and theorist,
currently Assistant Professor Adjunct at the Irwin S. Chanin School of
Architecture at the Cooper Union in New York City. She holds a Diploma
in Architecture and Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
Greece, a Master's degree (SMArchS) in design and building technology
from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T), a Master of Arts (MA)
from Princeton University and is enrolled as a PhD Candidate in the history
and theory of architecture at Princeton University. Her PhD dissertation focuses on recycling material experiments and experimental houses of the 1960s, at the intersection of cybernetic and ecological theories. For her dissertation, “Mission Galactic Household,” she has been awarded the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, the MIT Lawrence Anderson Award for the creative documentation of architectural history, the Princeton Institute of International Studies Award and the High Meadows Sustainability Fund.
Her design work has received awards in international architectural competitions, and has been exhibited at the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Biennial Miami+ Beach, the Venice Biennale, the Byzantine Museum of Athens, the Biennale of Young Greek architects, the Madrid ARCO, the 5th National Exhibition of Greek Architectural Work and the 'Non-Standard Praxis' digital design conference. Her theoretical work has been published in Log, Thresholds, 306090, ArcPlus, TJE, Architecture in Greece, Routledge’s Urbanism Reader and presented in lectures at Yale University, Harvard University, Brown University, the University of British Columbia, Arizona State University, Auburn University, various ACSA meetings, the CUNY center in NY, the New School for Social Research in NYC and the “Little Magazines” conference organized by the Media and Modernity Program at Princeton University. Together with colleagues from Princeton University and headed by Beatriz Colomina, she co-curated the exhibition and designed the installation of Clip/Stamp/Fold: The radical architecture of little magazines, 196x-197x. She is also the editor of the upcoming issue of Architectural Design (AD), EcoRedux: Design Remedies for an Ailing Planet, coming in November 2010 from Wiley& Sons.
Kallipoliti is the recipient of academic awards and fellowships such as the
Marvin E. Goody award for excellence in the creative use of materials, the
Shanley'17 Memorial prize for dissertation research, a Fulbright scholarship,
special merit awards from MIT, and the J.F. Coustopoulos prize from the
Hellenic Studies program at Princeton University. She has taught design studios as an Instructor and a Teaching Assistant at MIT and Princeton, as well as was an invited juror at Columbia University, Harvard University, Cornell, RISD,Princeton and Cooper Union. She worked for dECOi architects/MIT Digital
Design Group, and as a principal project architect for the Athens Olympics
2004. From 2007, she founded her own design firm in Brooklyn, NY, working
mostly on interior residential renovations and exhibition installations in
New York City.