Constantinos Apostolos Doxiadis


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Greek architect, engineer, and town-planner, born in Bulgaria, he became influential in Greece, and formed the Office for National, Regional, and Town Planning Studies and Research in 1939. He was intimately involved with the reconstruction of Greece after the 1939–45 war, and founded his own architectural, consulting, and engineering firm in 1951, which quickly won an international reputation. He is remembered primarily for the evolution of the theory of Ekistics, notably through the Graduate School of Ekistics and the Ekistic Centre in Athens, and through his books Ekistics: Introduction to the Science of Human Settlements (1968.) and Ecumenopolis.

Deane (1965);Doxiadis (1963, 1966, 1966a, 1968, 1972);Doxiadis&Papaioannou (1974);Kalman (1994)

Subjects: Architecture.

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