Chryssa is an architect/designer, dancer and photographer. She works as a designer in Troika (London), completing projects from concept to fabrication, focusing on kinetic design and interaction. She is also a member of Interactive Architecture Lab (London). Her work has been published in conferences, including Fascinate 2013 (Falmouth, UK), Human Interaction Conference (Crete, 2014) and featured in websites across the globe, such as The Creators Project, Suckerpunch, Interactivedesign.it
In 2011, she obtained her master’s degree in Engineering Architecture in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece and in 2013, her second master’s degree from The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, focusing on kinetic design and interactive technologies. She has also studied dance and choreography in Municipal Ballet school of Larisa and participated in the Thessalian Ballet Dance Company for 4 years.
She is interested in the way performance combined with technology can evolve through stage design and installation art. Her current research focuses on designing spatial interaction by merging her two faculties as a dancer and architect, using the technology from purely mechanical automata to industrial robotics, computer vision and adaptive computation.