ALD- is an architectural studio, with offices at Kolonaki and at Kifisia, Athens, Greece. The studio is led by by a team of six architects, including it’s founder, the architect Fotini Xyrafi. Since its creation in 2002, ALD- architects has completed many projects spanning from villas and luxury high-end residences to office buildings, hotels and sport facilities as well as interior and landspace designs.
The magic of architecture is found exactly on this point, meaning the achievement of balance between these elements. The understanding of these contrasts and their management drive to the harmony and the balance. The restrictions that are born from the constraction and the functional needs, cause a challenge to the architect who can create a space with a special value and principals. Characteristic of ALD projects refined synthetic design line that combines the principles of bio climatic design with a modern architecture visual perception.
Fotini Xyrafi is the founder and the managing director of ALD architects. She obtained masters degree in Architecture from Universita Delgi Studi Di R.C (Italy) and degree in Landscape Design from Amsterdam Hogeschool Voon De Kunsten. She worked for T+T Design MS, in the Netherlands and also for A.S.P.A in Athens during 1999-2001.