|About||The architectural firm M. Economides + M. Akkelidou Architects LLC is a professional partnership founded in 1991. The directors and senior partners are Marios Economides AAdipl and Maria Akkelidou Dipl-Ing. Architekt.|
Since 1991, our practice has been involved in numerous projects, both in the private and public sector, offering a wide range of knowledge and experience in all facets of the architectural practice.
Our practice adheres to the RIBA Plan of Work Stages, a robust process protocol, which describes the activities from appraising the requirements of a project to post construction.
Marios Economides & Maria Akkelidou
Marios Economides holds a Diploma in Architecture (AA Dip RIBAII, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London UK, 1988). In 1991, he established his own architectural practice in Nicosia and since 1998 he is a principal partner in Economides + Akkelidou Architects. He is a registered architect, member of the Technical and Scientific Chamber of Cyprus. He has designed and supervised the construction of numerous projects both in the public and private sector. Since 1992 he has received six 1st prize and four 2nd prize awards for projects he has submitted in various architectural competitions, including most recently 1st prize for the Visitor Centre at the National Forest Park Kavo Gkreko and for the New Municipal Theatre of Pafos. He was a finalist in the 1996 Mies Van De Rohe European award for Architecture for his B’ Elementary School Avgorou, Cyprus. In 1998 he received the Republic of Cyprus’ State Architecture Award for the same project. In 2016 he received the Republic of Cyprus’ State Architecture Award for the Visitor Centre at the National Forest Park Kavo Gkreko, which was also nominated to represent the Republic of Cyprus for the Mies Van De Rohe European Award for Architecture. He has taught architectural synthesis at UCY’s Department of Architecture during the Spring semesters 2009 – 2010. From September 2010 to September 2017 he was a guest tutor for architectural design & synthesis at Frederick University’s Department of Architecture, in Nicosia.
Maria Akkelidou holds a Diploma in Architecture (Dipl. – Ing. Archi
ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS
2016 Republic of Cyprus State Architecture Award for the Visitor Centre at the National Forest Park of Kavo Gkreko.
1998 Republic of Cyprus State Architecture Award for the B’ Elementary School at Avgorou.
1st prize Visitor Centre at the National Forest Park of Kavo Gkreko.
1st prize The New Municipal Theatre of Pafos, Cyprus
1st prize Regeneration of the Historic Center of Mesa Gitonia, Cyprus
1st prize Civic Centre of Mazotos, Cyprus.
1st prize B' Elementary School of Avgorou, Cyprus
1st prize EUROPAN 3 – Regeneration of Campi Bisenzio, Italy.
2nd prize The New State Theatre, Nicosia, Cyprus.
2nd prize The Headquarters of the Teachers Association, Nicosia,
2nd prize The Municipal Building of Athienou, Cyprus.
2nd prize The New Parliament Building, Nicosia Cyprus
ARCHITECTURAL + INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES
Design - Supervision - Contract Administration
- Private residences
- Residential complexes
- Public buildings
- Office buildings
- Industrial buildings
- Refurbishment and Interior Design
- Urban and public spaces and landscaping