Subject(s): Fashion & Design
Laoura studied Spatial Design at Central Saint Martins and soon after completed her postgraduate degree in Urbanism at the Architectural Association. She has a wide range of teaching experience having taught on the Central Saint Martins Foundation course for over 9 years, as an Associate Lecturer in Architecture & Spatial Design. As a visiting tutor, field trip enabler and guest critic at the University of Westminster, she was involvement in the postgraduate architecture studies program.
Laoura joined the Interior design department at American InterContinental University as a visiting lecturer in 2011 where she taught on the dual American and UK degree programme. She has taught Interior design on both foundation and undergraduate levels and she is currently Year One Module leader on the BA(Hons) Interior Design programme at Regent’s University.
Laoura has pursued a continuing development in academia through further postgraduate studies in art and design teaching and in 2008 she received a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching from UAL. She has recently been appointed as the External Examiner for MA Interior Design at Coventry University.
Pg Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Art, Design & Communication, Centre of Learning and Teaching, University of the Arts London, 2008
MA Housing & Urbanism, Architectural Association London, 2005
BA (First Class Honours) Arts & Design (Spatial design), Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, 2004
2013-2015 - Visiting Lecturer, BA (Hons) Interior Design, Regent’s University London.
2011-2013 - Instructor, BFA & BA (Hons) Interior Design, American InterContinental University London.
2006-present - Associate Lecturer, Architecture & Spatial design, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
As a lecturer in Interior design, Laoura has taught on both foundation and undergraduate programme levels and is currently Year One module leader.
Year 1 (Level 4) tutor, BA (Hons) Interior Design 2014 – Present
IND401 Interior Design Principles I
IND402 Interior Design Principles II
IND405 Interior Design Principles III
IND406 Interior Design Principles IV
Laoura has been involved in the writing and course development for a specialist foundation course in Interior design.
Foundation (Level 3) tutor, Foundation Studies in Interior Design 2013 – 2014
Introduction to Interior Design I
Drawing Basics for Interior Design
Human Factors & Contextual Studies
As visiting lecturer at American InterContinental University London, Laoura has taught on the BFA & BA(Hons) Interior Design dual degree programme.
Year 2 (Level 4) tutor, BFA & BA(Hons) Interior Design 2011 – 2013
IDIA 203 Introduction to Interior Design I
IDIA 204 Introduction to Interior Design II
IDIA 215 Interior Design II
IDIA 216 Drawing Basic for Design
Year 1 (Level 3) tutor, BFA & BA(Hons) Interior Design 2011 – 2013
IDIA 103 Interior Design I
IDIA 110 Human Factors & Contextual Studies in Interior Design
External Examiner for MA Interior Design at Coventry University from 1st October 2013 to 30th September 2017. Module responsibilities:
Laoura has been involved in urban analysis and research projects of various cities like London, Nicosia, Berlin, Beirut, Barcelona, Shanghai and Tehran. She has an interest in issues associated with urbanism, urban architecture, architectural urbanism, as well as theory on community, culture and identity in relation to the build environment. Her design research on places of conflict, such as the divided city of Nicosia has been presented at the City Dialogue Symposium, organised by 'Dialogue among Civilizations' in Tehran.