Ria Vogiatzi
Guest Speaker

Ria Vogiatzi

Founder & CEO - Elastic Architects

Ria Vogiatzi is the Founder of Elastic Architects and Interiors, the design studio based in Athens, Cyprus, London, Dubai and Toronto. She was born in Athens and completed her studies in the Architecture school of the National Technical University of Athens.
The sculptural approach of her design was the inspiration for ELASTIC, founded in 2005, which is now an international architectural and interior design company of +100 architects and interior designers around the world.
With a global portfolio that includes ultra luxury hospitality projects, ELASTIC is among the few top international design companies with such an extensive and specialized experience around the world.
Ria is currently leading the design of very important large scale projects, such as the new design concept for the AmanVari in Mexico, Amanera in Domenica Repubic, Banyan tree in Varko Greece, Four Seasons both in Dubai and Riyadh, One and Only in Mykonos, Nammos restaurant in Cannes and Nammos Resort on a private island in Maldives, as well as many more demanding international hospitality brands.
ELASTIC’s international clientele includes Aman Resorts, Janu by Aman, One & Only Resorts, Marriott, Accor, Nammos Restaurants & Hotels, Nobu, Hyatt, The Edition, Brown Hotels, Banyan Tree Resorts etc.
Fortune magazine recognized her as a Trailblazer for her international avant-garde design, she was awarded the World Woman Leader of Advanced Architecture by the Who is Who International Awards and has been announced as an Ambassador of Advanced Architecture. She is the first Greek judge in the AHEAD awards for Europe in London and was recently awarded as “Architect of the year” by the 100% Hotel Design Awards.
Her projects have been awarded with international awards in America, Europe and England, and she has given important speeches on architecture and design.