Dr. Stella Pieris is an Architect Engineer and partner in the architectural office Pieris Architects, based in Athens, London and Nicosia. She has a PhD in the design of tourist accommodation with a minimal carbon footprint. Pieris Architects have designed projects of different scales and programs such as large residential complexes, hotels, office buildings, urban redevelopment, buildings of cultural use, hospital premises and private residences and have won numerous awards as well as distinctions in international Architecture competitions. Pieris.Architects have a sensory human-centered approach to space design that has sustainability as its axis and aims to develop the eco-emotional intelligence of the building user. They design buildings that contain meaning, blend into the environment, embrace daylight and interact with the natural and human ecology.