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Student Showcase Archive

Eleni Han

MPhil work

MPhil work

  • Urban Overlay 1

    Urban Overlay 1, Eleni Han 2014

  • Urban Overlay 2

    Urban Overlay 2, Eleni Han 2014

  • Fill in the gaps

    Fill in the gaps, Eleni Han 2014

The Predominant Image: Photography and its Influence on Architecture

The socio-economic, political and technological events of the last decades have contributed to the increased use and production of images globally. The advent of the internet has led to an elevated visual predominance affecting both man and space. This research explores the relationship between photography and architecture, with the aim to create a better understanding of the influential capacities of the image in the architectural discipline and through which to contribute to an improved methodology of design incorporating the practice of photography.



  • MPhil


    School of Architecture


    Architecture Research, 2017–2020

  • Eleni Han is an architect, a designer and an imaginist, concerned with how architecture is developing and the dynamics between the urban environment and people.

    Eleni graduated in 2012 from the University of Thessaly with an MArch II in Architectural Engineering with her thesis "Radio Active Athens: City of Emergency Reclusion", which has been presented in several exhibitions in Greece. In 2014 she received an MArch II from the University of Pennsylvania in Architectural Design.

    She is currently exploring the relationship between image and architecture and doing her research thesis on the influence of photography on the discipline of architecture.

  • Degrees

  • MArch II, University of Pennsylvania, 2014; MArch, University of Thessaly, 2012
  • Exhibitions

  • GREAT - Great Architectural Talent, Athens Concert Hall, 2013; The Void - 7th architectural exhibition of architectural works, Architectural Association Achaea Prefecture, 2013; Changing Landscapes, Tsalapatas Museum, 2011
  • Conferences

  • Renarrating the city in a contemporary setting, Re-Visualising the City, International Visual Sociology Association, 2012; Contemporary Tales of the City in a Digital Art Mode, ReWire conference, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, 2011