Eleni Lagkari was born in 1981 in London and comes from Ioannina. She graduated in 2005 from the School of Architecture, NTUA and continued her studies on a scholarship at the Foundation Micheli as a postgraduate in Landscape Architecture Edinburgh (Master in Landscape Architecture, Edinburgh College of Art). Her thesis was awarded the 1st prize in the international architectural competition "Celebration of Cities" of the UIA. It deals with issues of landscape architecture and urban design, and since December 2009 is a PhD candidate NTUA exercising as a teaching assistant at the Department of Architecture Language, Communication and Planning and participating in research programs of NTUA. Since 2011 she is a member of the architecture team Tsolakis Architects. She has won awards in numerous national and international architectural competitions.