niko kapa

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Niko Kapa Karintzaidis is an award winning architect, industrial designer and researcher based in Dubai.

With an interest in the pioneering research and investigation, as an architect he maintains an active role throughout the design process, in the interrelated fields of architecture and design. He has a genuine interest in the building and construction industry, with a specific focus on sustainability as well as the cultural importance of architecture. His work is addressing urban planning, architecture and industrial design, with an effort to build links between theory and practice.

Studio Niko Kapa supports innovative architecture, using research as an integral part of the design process. Purpose of Studio is to raise awareness about architecture and urbanism within civil society. Its ambition is to provide a public forum for debating the present and future of architecture and cities. It wishes to develop the cultural value of architecture and design and the recognition of the social impact it has on urban regeneration, building communities, education and vocational development.

Studio’s projects have earned international recognition by winning prestigious design and architectural awards. The research work has been published and exhibited internationally.

awards

IDA / International Design Award
Gold Prize (Architecture-Landmarks) / Architecture & Design Museum, Los Angeles 2017

IDA / International Design Award
Gold Prize (Architecture-Conceptual) / Architecture & Design Museum, Los Angeles 2017

IDA / International Design Award
Bronze Prize (Architecture-Sustainability) / Architecture & Design Museum, Los Angeles 2017

IDA / International Design Award
Bronze Prize (Architecture-Institutional) / Architecture & Design Museum, Los Angeles 2017

Product Designer of the Year
Nominee / Brussels 2017

AIA Emerging Professionals
Winner / American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C. 2017

Audi Innovation Award
3rd Prize / Audi Middle East, Dubai 2017

EPDA / European Product Design Award
Platinum Prize (Transportation) / Brussels 2017

EPDA / European Product Design Award
Silver Prize (Home Interior Products) / Brussels 2017

EPDA / European Product Design Award
Honourable Mention (Interior Furniture) / Brussels 2017

German Design Award
Special Mention / German Design Council Foundation, Frankfurt 2017

AIA Middle East Design Award
Merit Award / American Institute of Architects, Cairo 2016

Spark International Award
Gold Prize / New York 2016

DAF Award
Shortlisted / New Delhi 2016

Iconic Award
Best of Best / Munich 2016

AAP / American Architecture Prize
Bronze Prize (Institutional Architecture) / New York 2016

Asia Architecture Award
2nd Prize (Innovative Design) / 2AAA & Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria 2016

DA Industrial Design Award
Winner / Design Amid, Italy 2016

RTF Sustainability Award
1st Prize (Cultural Architecture) / Rethinking the Future, India 2016

RTF Sustainability Award
1st Prize (Sports & Recreation Architecture) / Rethinking the Future, India 2016

RTF Sustainability Award
3rd Prize (Mixed Use Architecture) / Rethinking the Future, India 2016

WAN Award
Longlist (Future Projects) / World Architecture, United Kingdom 2016

A’ Design Award
Bronze Prize (Social Design) / Italy 2016

Florim Exhib-it! Competition
Finalist / Florim Ceramiche, Milan 2016

IADA / International Architecture Design Award
Silver Prize (Architecture, Building & Structure Design) / Italy 2015

GAIA / International Green Design Award
Silver Prize (Sustainable Products, Projects & Green Design) / Italy 2015

Future of Shade Competition
1st Prize / Sunbrella, New York 2015

A’ Design Award
Silver Prize (Futuristic Design) / Italy 2015

Natural Systems Competition
Special Mention / New York 2013

Yamaha Xenter Design Award
Winner / 2012

WA Awards
Winner / World Architecture Community, 2010

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