Philippos Photiadis was born in Athens. He studied architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA 1993, B. Arch 1994) and at Harvard Graduate School of Design (M. Arch 1999). He worked for Skidmore Owings and Merill and Bernard Tschumi Architects, in New York, and Michael Photiadis Architects, in Athens, Greece. He is a founding member of the creative office ‘we design’ based in Athens (since 2001). He taught as a lecturer at the University of Patras department of Architecture, first and second year design studios (2007-2010).He has participated in noumerous group and solo art exhibitions in Athens, at the galleries Agathi, Martinos and Zoumboulakis. In 2011 his fairy tale ‘Zaphiris Kontopitharos’ was published by Militos publications.