Marios Angelopoulos (1961), graduated as architect from the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany in 1988. He has worked in Germany, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Spain and United Arab Emirates.
In Greece he has worked at “Doxiadis associates S.A.” (1990-2000). During this period he has been involved in a wide range of building projects, in every stage of architectural design, as well as in Project Management. Between 1996 and 1999, Marios became head design coordinator for the Main Terminal Building, the Control Tower and the Communications Building at the International Airport of Athens “El. Venizelos”.
He is a founding partner of the architectural practice “archiplus, architects”, in which he is professionally active until today. The last 14 years Marios and his team have gained deep and specific experience in designing “experiential and themed spaces”. These spaces combine scientific information, presented through technological, digital systems with the strong presence of stage design, interactive educational,, amusement activities and theatrical, exhibition lighting. Such spaces aim to awaken the visitor’s senses, urging him to participate in the experience.
Within the framework of the office specialization, Marios and his team have designed, among others, the official Participation of Greece at the last three World EXPOs (Hanover 2000 Germany, Nagoya 2005 Japan and Zaragoza 2008 Spain). At the last two exhibitions the Greek pavilion won the 3rd prize of BIE (Bureau International Exposition) and at the first one the participation of Greece was among the 5 most visited.