Eleni Gklinou

Eleni is an Urban Designer and Architect based in London. She holds a Diploma in Architectural Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and a Master’s of Science in Urban Design from Columbia University, where she was awarded an Honour Award for Excellence in Design. Upon the completion of her studies, Eleni held the positions of Adjunct Research Associate and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the fall GSAPP Urban Design Studio 2016.

Today Eleni works as an Urban Designer at Grimshaw, exploring the multi-scalar processes of bridging large, infrastructural projects with place-specific, human-centred, and community-driven design. In the past she has worked as a researcher and designer on a variety of subjects, ranging from urban wayfinding to large-scale regeneration projects.
Eleni is a registered Architect in Greece (TCG) and the United Kingdom (ARB), as well as a RIBA Chartered Architect, and a member of the Urban Design Group.