Dr. Christos Kakalis
Dr. Christos Kakalis belongs to the teaching staff of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape of the Newcastle University (s. here). He is a registered architect (University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece) and he obtained the interdisciplinary MSc 'Design, Space, Culture' at the National Technical University of Athens. He holds a PhD in Architecture from the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (E.S.A.L.A). He has also taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the National Technical University of Athens and the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. The main focus of his doctoral and postdoctoral work (between UK and Canada) was the embodied topography of Mount Athos and the role of silence/sound in different environments: sacred landscapes, contemporary cities, institutional complexes as well as in architectural representation, design and education and determines the content of his supposed contribution to the Light Choreography Experiments of the workshop with his knowledge about the role of attunement between tangible and intangible elements of the landscape through human agency.