Xaris Tsitsikas is an Architect – Urbanist, graduate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is the Founder of XT ARCHITECTURE STUDIO, under which he is engaged in projects at different scales.
He has participated and been honored in national and international architecture competitions and his work has been presented in exhibitions in Greece and abroad (SCIENCE MUSEUM of BOSTON, STAZIONE LEOPOLDA in Florence, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, MACEDONIAN MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, OLD TRUMAN BREWERY in London etc). His work has been selected in top works by Hellenic Institute of Architecture in the 6th and 7th BIENNALE OF YOUNG GREEK ARCHITECTS in Athens Benaki Museum and he has been awarded with the 2nd prize by the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia in 5th BIENNALE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE in Barcelona. Many projects have been published in several design and architecture magazines in Greece and abroad such as MARK, OCTOGON, ARCHDAILY, DOMES, ARCHISEARCH, EK, SURFACE, Lifo, KATHIMERINI etc. Also he has been selected by DOMES architecture magazine to give a lecture under the framework of “AFETIRIES” – Inspirations Presentation of 45 young Greek architects under 45 in Benaki museum in Athens.
His approach towards architectural synthesis through an urbanistic perception is applied to strong and simple solutions that integrate with the city and result in novel spacial experiences. The core elements of his architectural philosophy consist in simplicity and clarity of the forms linked to the humane perception and scale.