Stavros Stavrides

Dr. Stavros Stavrides, architect, is Professor at the School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, where he teaches graduate courses on housing design (social housing design included), as well as a postgraduate course on the meaning of metropolitan experience. His research is currently focused on forms of emancipating spatial practices and urban commoning. His recent publications include Common Spaces of Urban Emancipation (Manchester forthcoming), Common Space. The City as Commons, (London 2016, Istanbul 2016, Athens 2019), Towards the City of Thresholds (Trento, 2010, Madrid 2016, Istanbul 2016, N. York 2019), Suspended Spaces of Alterity (Athens, 2010) and From the City-as-Screen to the City-as-Stage (Athens, 2002 National Book Award) as well as numerous articles on spatial theory and the role of arts in a commoning culture. He has lectured in European and Latin American Universities on urban struggles and practices of urban commoning.