Positions Held
Since 2010 Director, ECONOMIDES Architects,Nicosia, Cyprus.
Since 2009 Associate Professor, Architecture Department, Frederick University.
2008- 2009 Head of the Architecture Department, University of Nicosia.
2006-2009 Associate Professor, Architecture Department, University of Nicosia.
2007-2010 Senior partner, STRUKTUR 02 Architects Engineers, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Since 1994 Senior partner in the architectural practice ‘Rakete GmbH‘ specialized in 3D Modeling, Rendering, Animation, Multimedia, Virtual Reality, Geographic Information Systems.
2004 Cooperation with the architecture office BMBW Architects in Munich for the architectural competition ‘World Conference Centre‘.
2000-2002 Cooperation with the architectural office BMBW Architects in Munich for the building ‘Caesar Research Institute in Bonn‘.
1999-2002 Cooperation with the architectural office BMBW Architects in Munich for the building ‘Faculty for Mathematics and Informatics in Garching-Munich‘.
1993-1999 Wissenschaftliche Assistant (equivalent to fixed-term Assistant Professor) at the Technical University of Munich - Chair forCAAD in Architecture.
1993-1994 Employed as a freelance CAAD advisor in the architectural office Felix and Jonas for the orthopedic clinical center in Goeggingen.
1990-1992 Employed as a freelance architect in the architectural office Prof. BDA W. Kucker for the Headquarter of the Bavarian State Bank in Luxembourg.
Architectural Designs
Regional Civic Centre at Monagri, Cyprus (in planning) [2008 –].
Community Centre of Alassa, Cyprus (in planning) [2008 –].
Alassa Square, Cyprus (in planning) [2008 –2010].
Advisor for the design of the Industry Building of the Company PULS in China. 2006-2008.
Maerz family residence in Starnberger See, Munich F.R. Germany. 2006.
Research laboratory of the Pharmaceutical Company Bohringen - Cooperation with the architectural office BMBW Architects in Munich F.R. Germany. 2005-2006.
Expansion for the house of the family Schmig, Munich F.R. Germany. 2005-2007.
Interior Design for a Cosmetic Studio in Munich. 2005-2006.
West Bay Tower Doha, Cooperation with the architectural office SIAT GmbH Architects in Munich Germany. 2003.
AutoUni – MobileLife Campus Volkswagen, Wolfsburg - Cooperation with the architectural office Henn Architects in Munich Germany. 2003-2005.
Munich Citi Tower - Cooperation with the architectural office H. Musil Architect BDA in Munich Germany. 2001-2003.
Caesar Research Institute in Bonn - Cooperation with the architectural office BMBW Architects in Munich Germany. 2000-2002.
Faculty for Mathematics and Informatics in Garching, Munich - Cooperation with the architectural office BMBW Architects in Munich Germany. 1999-2002.
Residence and offices in Schonau- 25 Single family houses in Schonau F.R. Germany. 1996-1999.
Architectural Competitions
Recommendation - 2010 European Architectural Competition for the CAN (Cyprus News Agency) in Nicosia. Cooperation with Simpraxis Archritects.
Recommendation - 2009 Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for the Municipal Hall in Deryneia. Cooperation with M. C. Phocas and Simpraxis Archritects.
2008 European Architectural Competition for the Environment Information Centre at Larnaca Salt Lakes. Cooperation with M. C. Phocas.
1 Award - 2008 Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for the Community Centre in Monagri. Cooperation with M. C. Phocas.
2 Award - 2006 European Architectural Competition for the Information Centre of Environment in Cape Greko. Cooperation with M.C.Phocas and C.Hadjichristos.
2005 Invited European Architectural Competition for the World Conference Centre in Bonn – F.R. Germany. Cooperation with BMBW Architects.
2004 Invited European Architectural Competition for the European Culture Centre BAUHAUS Europe in Aachen – F.R. Germany.
1 Award - 2003 Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for the Municipal Theater of Pafos. Cooperation with Economides & Akkelidou Architects.
2 Award - 2003 Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for the Theater of THOK. Cooperation with Economides & Akkelidou Architects and A. Leivadas.
2 Award - 2002 Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for OELMEC.Cooperation with Economides & Akkelidou Architects.
Recommendation - 1998 Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for the Buildings of the Faculties of Science and Technologies of the University of Cyprus. Cooperation with Economides & Akkelidou Architects.
2 Award - 1997 Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for the Town Hall of Athiainou. Cooperation with Economides & Akkelidou Architects.
1 Award - 1996 Pan Cyprian Architectural Competition for the Community Hall of Mazotos. Cooperation with Economides & Akkelidou Architects.
Recommendation - 1996 European Architectural Competition for the Residential zone in rural area In Markt Werneck – F.R. Germany.
Research & Publications
O. Kontovourkis, D. Economides, ‘Limitations and potentials of fabrication machinery: the example of a free form design‘. File to Factory "The Design and fabrication of innovative forms in a continuum ", Chania 2009.
O. Kontovourkis, D. Economides, ‘Establishing a digital fabrication laboratory and integration with architectural design‘. ENHSA - EAAE "Architectural Design and Construction Education Experimentation towards Integration", Genoa 2009.
D. Economides ‘Electronic Architectural Communication – FS 06‘ Stratis, S., Phocas, M.C., Pyla, P., Hadjichristos, C., (eds.), Journal of Architecture, J.UCY-01, Department of Architecture, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, 2008, in Greek and in English.
M. C. Phocas, D. Economides, A. L. Savvides ‘Technology and the Interdisciplinary Approach to Architectural Studio Coursework‘, ENHSA-EAAE Lisbon 2007, Page 403-411.
RoomFinder,2000, 2005 http://portal.mytum.de/campus/roomfinder.
Presentation of South Africa for the World Cup in South Africa 2010, 2003.
10 Jears Architectural Competitions - Architectural Competition for the Town Hall of Athiainou, Cyprus Architects Association 2003, Page 50-51.
10 Jears Architectural Competitions - Architectural Competition for the Community Hall of Mazotos, Cyprus Architects Association 2003, Page 54-55.
10 Jears Architectural Competitions - Architectural Competition for the Buildings of the Faculties of Science and Technologies of the University of Cyprus, Cyprus Architects Association 2003, Page 134-135.
Presentation of Germany for the World Cup in Germany 2006, 2001.
Am Ackenmannbogen,1999.
F. Scheurer, D. Economides, C. Lintl ‘The Munich Project‘, CAAD Futures Munich, F.R. Germany, 1997.
The Nicosia Project, 1997.
The Munich Project, 1995.
Faszination Bauen, CAD-Werkzeug des Architekten, Markus Pflugbeil 1995, Page 67-71.
Raummodelle - Exhibition Catalog, Page 76-77, Univ.Prof. Friedrich Kurrent‘Haus Muller in Prag,1928‘, CAAD and Computer animation, pp. 76-77, Wiley.
Bankgebaude in Luxemburg, Detail 4/1995, Page 652-657.