WHO WE ARE
In 1973 Athos Dikaios along with Theo David was the founding partner of David + Dikaios Associates (DDA) in Nicosia. 12 years later in 1985 after a vast experience in many projects, the office has evolved to Athos Dikaios + Associates beginning a legacy that would establish it as one of the better known firms of Architectural Design in Cyprus. Since 1973 Athos Dikaios + Associates has designed many Architectural projects including Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare, Tourism, Preservation, Renovation and Government. The office has also been involved in national as well as international Architectural Competitions winning many awards and honours. Athos Dikaios + Associates is comprised of young and experienced architects, designers and draughtsmen with a rich portfolio of projects that cover the past years since the founding date of the office. Athos Dikaios + Associates is always trying to use Architectural Design as a learning tool through experimentation,always working with the motto “beyond the ordinary”. The office environment is very creative through hands on model-making, sketching and drafting. The most important aspect of this environment is the creative dialogue through the participation of the members of the office but also with associates, bringing fresh ideas and views in combination with vast experience in order to create ground breaking Architectural ideas.
Athos Dikaios - B.A (Hons) Arch. RIBA - Principal
Upon graduating from the University of Manchester in 1966, Athos Dikaios, gained experience in major Architectural offices in the private and public sector. He commenced his professional career at S.G. Besant Roberts, City Architects, Manchester, C.B. Pearson Son & Partners, Manchester and J&A Filippou in Nicosia, Cyprus.
In 1973 he was a founding partner of David & Dikaios Associates (DDA) in Nicosia, subsequently forming, Athos Dikaios & Associates, in 1985.
Athos Dikaios has given lectures at the Higher Technical Institute and the American Centre in Nicosia and the Pratt Institute of New York. His work has been exhibited internationally and featured in several magazines and publications.
Alkis Dikaios - B. Fine Arts / B. Arch. / M. Arch - Partner
Alkis Dikaios graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2003 after completing the five-year course in Architecture. Parallel to his architectural studies he attended other majors such as Interior Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Drawing and Film. At the end of the five-year course he was awarded the degrees of Bachelor of Architecture and the Bachelor of Fine Arts.
After a 4 year work experience in Cyprus he attended a Masters Degree in Architecture and Urbanism at the Architectural Association and the renowned Design Research Laboratory (DRL) program in London graduating in 2009.
Alkis at the present holds the position of Lead Designer and Partner at the Architectural Practice of Athos Dikaios + Associates and has been working there since 2003. During this time he has been deeply involved in the design of residential, housing, commercial, industrial and public projects. In 2007 Alkis was selected by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture along with 5 other Cypriot artists to represent Cyprus in the 13th Biennale for Young Artists with his work “The Silent Blacksmith’s Street”. He has been a part time professor at the Architecture Departments of the University of Cyprus and the University of Nicosia.