Our Team

Mariam Kapsali

Mariam Kapsali

DipArchEng MSc

Since joining Architype in 2015, Mariam has been part of the team delivering Phoenix Primary School, a complex 4FE expansion project which includes the refurbishment and environmental upgrade of an Edwardian school building.

Mariam’s skills lie in climate responsive design for buildings, passive design, building adaptation for climate change and building performance. She is interested in sustainable design at the urban and building scale, as well as detailing and low carbon construction.

Prior to joining Architype, Mariam worked in architecture in Athens where she gained experience on a range of projects and sectors. In addition Mariam has research experience in building performance evaluation and teaches environmental design at the Architectural Association.


Mariam studied architecture and engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, (NTUA) graduating with distinction. During this time she was awarded an Erasmus scholarship as part of a student exchange programme, and spent part of her studies at The University of Florence (UniFi) in Italy. She joined The Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) where she completed an MSc in Sustainable Environmental Design with distinction.