Loukia Tsafoulia

Assistant Professor, Architecture & Interior Design

Loukia Tsafoulia

Contact

Architecture & Design Center Room 208

Loukia.Tsafoulia@jefferson.edu

Loukia Tsafoulia

Assistant Professor, Architecture & Interior Design

Areas of Specialization

Design Methods, Systems Thinking, Space Interactivity, Performative and Sensory Environments

Education

PhD Candidate, School of Architecture, National Polytechnic University of Athens (2016-)
Post-Professional MS AAD, GSAPP Columbia University 2011
Diploma in Architecture Engineering, School of Architecture, National Polytechnic University of Athens (2009)

Loukia Tsafoulia is a registered architect-engineer TEE-TCG. She received her Post Professional MS in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in New York and she is currently a PhD candidate at NTU Athens. Her research is positioned at the intersection of responsive environments, digital technologies, and the computational theory of design in the 1950s-1970s in Europe and North America. She is the cofounder of PLB Architectural Design and Research Studio and an assistant professor in the tenure track at the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University where she has cofounded the Synesthetic Research and Design Lab. She has taught in New York at Pratt Institute, Parsons/The New School, CCNY/the Spitzer School of Architecture, and NYCC of Technology. Her work explores the dynamics between design and scientific fields, and it is centered on the human body and its interactions with the objects and environments it negotiates. She is the editor of the book publications titled Transient Spaces and KatOikia, Housing in the Age of Rapid Globalization, Ubiquitous Technologies, and Information. Her design work is exhibited in international design venues such as the ECC Venice Biennial, the London 3d print show and ICFF in New York. She has lectured in academic institutions in the US East Coast, Madrid, Athens, and various cities in China.