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Mariam Kapsali

Mariam Kapsali

Architect & Passivhaus Designer
DipArchEng MSc

Since joining Architype in 2015, Mariam worked on a variety of projects ranging from primary and secondary schools to housing and archives. She has worked as project architect on London Dock Secondary School, a large Passive House secondary school situated in London.

Mariam’s skills lie in climate responsive design for buildings, passive design, building adaptation for climate change and building performance. She is interested in sustainable design at the urban and building scale, as well as detailing and low carbon construction.

Prior to joining Architype, Mariam worked in architecture in Athens where she gained experience on a range of projects. Mariam has research experience in Building Performance Evaluation and the performance gap. She has lectured at University College London, Oxford Brookes University and the Architectural Association and has presented her research work in several conferences and academic journals. In addition, Mariam teaches environmental design at the Architectural Association School of Architecture.


Mariam studied architecture and engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, (NTUA) graduating with Distinction. During her graduate and undergraduate studies Mariam received several scholarships and awards and spent part of her studies at The University of Florence (UniFi) in Italy as part of the Erasmus scholarship student exchange programme. She joined The Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) where she completed an MSc in Sustainable Environmental Design with Distinction.