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‘Bricks and Mortar’: Reflections on teaching Architecture and Design from an early career academic (2024)
Journal Article
Yioutani-Iacovides, M. (2024). ‘Bricks and Mortar’: Reflections on teaching Architecture and Design from an early career academic. Innovative practice in higher education, 5(3 (2024)), 1-27

'Bricks and mortar’ is used as a metaphor for how we endeavour to ‘construct’ knowledge in Architecture and Design. Teaching Architecture and Design is challenging but rewarding; as an early career academic and a mature professional, this paper sets... Read More about ‘Bricks and Mortar’: Reflections on teaching Architecture and Design from an early career academic.

Neoclassical influences in the Architectural Language of the Greek Church of the Annunciation, Manchester (2024)
Journal Article
Yioutani-Iacovides, M., & Moustaka-Kampouri, A. (2024). Neoclassical influences in the Architectural Language of the Greek Church of the Annunciation, Manchester. #Journal not on list, 1(10 (2023)), 44-49. https://doi.org/10.26234/HEAL.IHU.BXNV-8P30

The Greek Church in Manchester stands as a unique sample of 19th‐century Neoclassical architecture, created by the cityʹs Greek community. This paper focuses on its design concept and features, the architectural expression, ornamentation, and fi... Read More about Neoclassical influences in the Architectural Language of the Greek Church of the Annunciation, Manchester.

Manchester 4.0: Reading the Urban Past to Unravel the Digital Resurgence of the City (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Yioutani-Iacovides, M., & Moustaka, A. (2023, December). Manchester 4.0: Reading the Urban Past to Unravel the Digital Resurgence of the City. Paper presented at AMPS Conference-Local cultures-Global Spaces, Melbourne, Hong Kong, New York., Melbourne, Hong Kong, New York (& ONLINE)

Throughout its long history, Manchester has undergone several phases of urban development, all of which have left an imprint on its landscape and culture. Although the city is primarily known for its contribution to the first industrial revolution, o... Read More about Manchester 4.0: Reading the Urban Past to Unravel the Digital Resurgence of the City.

Shifting Paradigms and High-Tech: Revisiting the University of Salford Centenary Building, with Sustainability in Mind. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Yioutani-Iacovides, M., Moustaka, A., & Walker, P. (2023, September). Shifting Paradigms and High-Tech: Revisiting the University of Salford Centenary Building, with Sustainability in Mind. Poster presented at High-tech Heritage: (Im)permanence of Innovation, Zurich, Switzerland

The Centenary Building in Salford was designed to embody a fusion of design and technology (Fig. 1), serving as a hub for the University‘s Departments of Spatial, Graphic, and Industrial Design. The building’s brief required the young architect... Read More about Shifting Paradigms and High-Tech: Revisiting the University of Salford Centenary Building, with Sustainability in Mind..

‘Bricks and Mortar' (Teaching Architecture and Design). (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Yioutani-Iacovides, M. (2023, September). ‘Bricks and Mortar' (Teaching Architecture and Design). Paper presented at Festival of Learning and Teaching 2023, University of Salford, UK

Teaching Architecture and Design is challenging but rewarding. I am an early career academic and a matured professional, who was introduced to teaching a few years ago. In this paper I will share my journey, and how my teaching practice derived from... Read More about ‘Bricks and Mortar' (Teaching Architecture and Design)..

Constructive Conservation and Cultural Identity: Greek Church Manchester. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Yioutani-Iacovides, M. (2023, June). Constructive Conservation and Cultural Identity: Greek Church Manchester. Paper presented at AMPS Conference, Prague-Heritages, Past and Present-Built and Social, Prague (&online)

UNESCO’S Convention has set the framework for Cultural Heritage protection but current challenges have an impact on efforts to enhance cultural heritage significance for people and communities. The Conservation project of the Grade II Listed Greek... Read More about Constructive Conservation and Cultural Identity: Greek Church Manchester..

Bold and Unapologetic (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Yioutani-Iacovides, M. (2023, March). Bold and Unapologetic. Paper presented at Workshop: Vernacular to Modernist: Research and Practice, University of Salford

Presentation at the Workshop: Vernacular to Modernist: Research and Practice. The aim of the workshop was to form a consortium between 6 universities (UK & EU). University of Salford.

Social Capital: Understanding Its Value in Strengthening Resilience & Securing Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Yioutani-Iacovides, M., Elkadi, H., & Heysham, N. (2021, November). Social Capital: Understanding Its Value in Strengthening Resilience & Securing Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Paper presented at ESCR The 2021 Festival of Social Science. Exploring Society together., Online

I. Presentations + Interactive polls School of Science, Engineering and Environment, University of Salford: ▪ Prof Hisham Elkadi: Social Capital for Resilience of Industry SMEs ▪ Dr Nourhan Heysham: Social Capital Networks ▪ Dr Maria Yioutani-Iac... Read More about Social Capital: Understanding Its Value in Strengthening Resilience & Securing Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).