MRA architects is a practice operating in the fields of Architecture, Urban and Interior Design.
MRA architects was formed as a partnership of Evangelos Ravanos and Stella Mermiga.
MRA’s projects currently under construction include 3 hospitals at the cities of Thessaloniki, Veroia & Ptolemaida; an office building, Amaroussion, Athens North; restoration of a listed building with a mixed programme of a theater, workshop and residencies areas, Exarcheia, Athens Central; private house at Thiseion, Athens Central, again a restoration project.΄
Recently completed projects include 2 corporate interior projects for finance related companies at the Athens Central Business area (2017); interior design for the new MEDIA-SATURN headquarters, Amaroussion (2016); airport terminal building at the island of Paros (2016); a multistory power distribution centre, Ampelokipoi, Athens Central (2016); the refurbishment of a 50’s industrial plant for use by the archives of Piraeus Bank Group, Tavros, Athens East (2015).
Among older build projects are a 5 TV studios and administration complex for ALPHA-TV at Pallini Attica (2007); PROBank (now part of the NBG group) headquarters at Moschato, Athens South (2006); ANEK Sea-Lines administration building at Pireaus (2006); Municipal Park at Voula, Athens South (2006); restoration of the historic Kathimerini Newspaper building for corporate use, Athens Central (2005); “Varvakios” Square and the municipal fruit market (2003).
MRA’s portfolio is completed with a large number of corporate projects (new buildings, refurbishment of existing buildings and interior design), infrastructure and public spaces and numerous residential and retail projects.
A number of competition entries have been awarded prizes, Athens Lawyers association Building (2001); European School Complex at Crete Island (2012); Agricultural Heritage Museum at Limasol, Cyprus (2012).
A bigger number remain, together with other unbuilt projects, as a history of ideas.
Studied Architecture at the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1983-1989) and at the Berlage Institute of Amsterdam (1991-1992).
During 1989-2000 he worked at a number of architectural offices: 1989-1990 Stella Mayta architect, 1989-1990 Christos P. Kokkas architect, 1993-1994, 1996-2000 Potiropoulos D&L architects, 1996 P. Ropaitis & associates architects, 2000 co-founder of the architecture studio “MRA architects”..
Studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens (1987 – 1995) and at the Berlage Institute of Amsterdam (1997).
During 1994-2000 she worked at various architectural offices in Athens: 1993-1996 P. Ropaitis & associates architects, 1997-2000 Potiropoulos D&L and associates architects, 2000 co-founder of the architecture studio “MRA architects”.