Dr. Alcestis Rodi (Dipl.Arch., NTUA; MAUD, Harvard ; PhD, TUDelft) is associate professor at the Department of Architecture, University of Patras, Greece. She practiced architecture and urban design in USA and Greece and was advisor to the Vice President of the Greek Government (2010-12). She introduced the concept of ‘Bricolage Urbanism’ (2015) and co-authored Modern Architectures in History: Greece, also being editor and contributor to several collective volumes. Her design work and academic articles have been published and awarded internationally. Her current research focuses on urban morphology and contemporary urban concepts. In 2018-9 she was a Visiting Scholar at MIT.