Evita joined HTA in 2016 and is a registered architect in the UK and the EU (Greece). Evita has acquired significant experience in RIBA Stages 0-5 and has been leading or assisting a variety projects during her work at HTA. Evita is currently working on RIBA Stage 4 for the North Block of Aylesbury Plot 18 one of the earliest sites to be delivered in the Aylesbury Regeneration masterplan, designed by HTA for Notting Hill Genesis.
Evita completed her studies in architecture graduating with a Master of Architecture from the University of Patras, Greece. In addition to her architecture studies, Evita also holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.
Evita has received honours for both her undergraduate and postgraduate projects. Her diploma thesis focused on the regeneration and redevelopment of the oldest industrial site at the port of Piraeus in Athens was exhibited and awarded by the Association of Greek Architects and the Technical Chamber of Greece. During her studies she has also been particularly interested and taken part in national and international competitions that offer the possibility of experimentation. Her personal portfolio encloses large in scale regeneration and development proposals for Cyprus and other development sites across Greece. During and after her studies Evita worked for a couple of practices in Athens and the Cyclades Islands across a wide range of scales including architecture, interior and urban design.
Whilst a student at the Bartlett School of Architecture and through her thesis ‘States in a City’, Evita investigated the potential of a reconstruction development model for the city of Aleppo in Syria focusing on areas of destruction and ownership density. The project proposed a strategic plan for reconstruction as well as potential residential developments based on profound research on reconstruction processes in several cities in Europe and the Middle East. During her studies Evita’s research interests explored urban transformation and cities morphology around the Mediterranean and the Middle East focusing mainly on housing developments under the recent implementation of large in scale infrastructure projects. Evita has taken part in symposiums and workshops in London, Venice and Amman, Jordan and has collaborated with Goldsmiths University of London and the Royal College of Arts.
Prior to HTA, Evita previously worked for Grid Architects in Southwark, London where she was involved in preparing planning applications for residential schemes at the Oval and Kennington Development Area in Lambeth, London.
When joined HTA in 2016, Evita was a key member of the team working for the bid stages of the Winstanley and York Road Estates Regeneration project near Battersea, London. Following successful selection of HTA’s Masterplan through the bidding process, Evita was the project architect for the Winstanley Block 5 during RIBA Stages 2 and 3 as part of the detailed element of the Winstanley and York Road Regeneration hybrid planning application. Block 5 received unanimous planning approval in January 2020 and will be the first block to be delivered on site.
Most recently Evita has been working on RIBA Stage 4 for Phase 3 of the Dollis Valley Regeneration Scheme in London Borough of Barnet where she led several construction packages upon completion of Stage 4. In the meantime, she also assisted with the production of tender packages for the First Development Site of the Aylesbury Regeneration Masterplan as well as with the planning application for Sylvan Grove, a residential tower of 250 homes delivered by Joseph Homes in the London Borough of Southwark.
Evita is a member of the Architect’s Registration Board and the Technical Chamber of Greece.