Ivi Diamantopoulou is an architect, educator, and co-founder of New York- based New Affiliates, where she explores how architecture is shaped by, and shapes, local economies and dynamic systems through its practice and form.
Diamantopoulou is a registered architect in New York and Greece with over a decade of experience in realizing built work between Europe and the United States. Her work with New Affiliates has been recognized with awards including the Architectural League Prize, the AIANY’s New Practices Award, and an Arnold W. Brunner Grant, as well as featured in T Magazine, Metropolis, Hyperallergic, Dwell, Die Zeit, and Architect Magazine, among others.
Diamantopoulou has previously taught design and theory at courses at schools including Princeton University, Columbia University, and Sarah Lawrence College, where she was the Andrew Mellon Endowed Chair in Environmental Architecture. She holds a Master of Architecture from Princeton University, where she was awarded the Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize for excellence in design and a Stanley J. Seeger Fellowship, as well as a Diploma with honors in Architecture and Engineering from the University of Patras in Greece.