Master of Architecture, Princeton University; Diploma (with honors) in Architecture and Engineering, University of Patras in Greece
Ivi Diamantopoulou is a designer and educator, and co-founder of New York-based New Affiliates. With New Affiliates, they explore how architecture is shaped by, and shapes, local economies and dynamic systems through its practice and form. The studio is currently working with various branches of the New York City government on identifying alternative forms of reuse through public infrastructures among other projects. Recently built works range in scale from a 21-linear-feet long wall to a 7,500-square-foot studio art building. The studio also works with cultural institutions to collaborate with living artists and organize and design exhibitions and large-scale installations. Recent institutional works completed at the Shed, Joyce Theater, Canadian Center for Architecture, and Jewish Museum in New York. Her work and writing have been featured in Log, T Magazine, Metropolis, Dwell, Die Zeit, and Architect Magazine and appeared in the 2019 Performa Biennial, 2016 Venice Biennial, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Princeton School of Architecture and Onassis Cultural Center among others. Recent awards include the Architectural League Prize and the AIA’s New York New Practices Award, both in 2020.
Ivi has previously taught design, history and theory at schools including Princeton, Syracuse, and Sarah Lawrence College. 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; and a Diploma (with honors) in Architecture and Engineering from the University of Patras in Greece.