Spiros Papadopoulos is Professor of Architecture and Chair, Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Greece. He holds a PhD from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (ETSAΜ, 1997) and a Diploma of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA, 1991).
He is the principal of Athens-based Spiros Papadopoulos Studio since 1999, which was nominated for a Mies Van der Rohe Award in 2009. Since 1999 he has been the co-editor of the international journal Metalocus, which has been awarded for the dissemination of architecture.
He has been invited as a visiting professor at several universities and his work has been presented at numerous exhibitions and international conferences.
He is actively involved with audiovisual media and multimodal design in the fields of architecture and visual arts and his research focuses on the interdisciplinary interaction among contemporary urban design issues and new technology. In 2010, he established the EscapeLab a research laboratory based at the Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, which studies novel relationships between the physical and the digital reality and works on experimental projects that explore the nature of hybrid landscapes.