Electra Mikelides Senior Associate Pgdip Arch(Dist.), MArch AADRL, RIBA
Electra is currently a Senior Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects, where she is involved in international projects in Europe & the Middle East.
Electra joined ZHA in 2009. She has 22 years’ experience and has worked as a Project Associate on a number of major, complex cultural buildings, mixed use projects, performing arts facilities, museums, residential buildings &, office towers – including major schemes that are currently under construction, as well as a number of winning and shortlisted competition designs. Her experience spans over a varied typology of buildings , with a specialisation on project management, design development from concept to construction, site supervision, facade rationalisation and technical specification.
She has been registered as an architect in the UK since 2004.
Electra has held key roles on a variety of cultural, commercial and residential facilities. She worked as a Project Associate for Eleftheria Square in Cyprus, a public square that opened to the public in 2021, and currently is leading a project in the Middle East.
She worked as the Project Architect for the Grand Theatre de Rabat in Morocco , a 1,800-seat grand theatre comprising of a 7,000-person amphitheatre, and a 130-seat multipurpose space.
Electra worked as a project architect for Glasgow’s Riverside Museum, a 14,500m2 transport museum, lead the facade package for the 95,000m2 Central Bank of Iraq headquarters tower in Baghdad, and the Souks department store – a commercial development in Beirut. She has been involved in several international design competition projects including: a concert hall in China, the Reina Sofia Museum extension, and Salerno Maritime Terminal in Italy.
Electra acquired her Part III in 2004 and received her Postgraduate Diploma with distinction in design from Southbank University in 1998. She has an M.Arch in Architecture and Urbanism from the DRL at the Architectural Association in London. Electra is a registered architect in the UK and in Greece.
Her work has been featured in the Architects’ Journal and has been exhibited in ‘Latent Utopias’ in Graz, Austria and in the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition in London.