Welcome to Geochoros Consultans Ltd
GEOCHOROS CONSULTANS LTD is an expert planning consulting firm based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The firm provides urban and regional planning, urban design, surveying, research and land development consulting services to public- and private-sector clients. It was established in 2007 as a continuation of the Athena Yiannakou & Associates consultancy (established in 1990).
GEOCHOROS CONSULTANS LTD stands to the forefront of the planning profession in Greece and is staffed with highly qualified and experienced people who work collaboratively with clients, co-consultants, government agencies, the community and other stakeholders to ensure high quality planning for neighbourhoods, cities and regions. The firm has been involved in numerous planning and development projects for a wide range of central and local government agencies, other authorities of public interest and private clients. It’s experience covers a wide range of small to large scale projects involving all forms and aspects of planning and spatial development. Some of these were also award-winning projects.
The firm’s main services concern:
- Urban and Regional Planning Studies and Strategies
- Land-use Plans, Master Plans and Amendments of the relevant documents
- Urban Regeneration Studies and Strategies
- Urban Design Projects
- Spatial Impact Assessment
- Surveying Studies
- Land Development and Urban Management Studies
Dr Athena Yiannakou is associate professor in the Department of Spatial Planning and Development (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and a qualified planning consultant. She holds a Diploma in Architecture (AUTH), an M.Sc. degree in Regional and Urban Planning (London School of Economics), and a Ph.D. Degree (London School of Economics). She has been project leader or associate of spatial plans, development plans, urban planning and management projects, urban regeneration plans, environmental planning, environmental impact assessment and spatial impact assessment projects and has been involved in various research projects concerning spatial analysis and planning. She has published books as co-writer and articles in scientific journals and edited books. Her research interests include spatial development and planning, land use planning policy and legislation, urban regeneration, environmental planning and sustainable development, transport infrastructure and urban and regional development.
Evangelos Aggelis is a surveyor engineer and an urban planning consultant. He holds a Diploma in Surveying Engineering (AUTH). He has been project leader or associate of numerous surveying studies, cadastral projects and urban plans. He specializes in digital mapping, management of geo-spatial data and development of custom software regarding urban and regional plans and cadastral projects.
Dr Anastasia Tasopoulou is a spatial planning consultant and has been adjunct lecturer in the Department of Spatial Planning and Development (AUTH). She holds a Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning and Development (University of Thessaly), an M.Sc. degree in Development and Planning: Urban Development Planning (University College London), and a Ph.D. Degree (AUTH). She specialises in urban and regional planning, urban governance, urban policy and legislation, local development and planning. She has been project leader or associate of spatial plans and has been involved in various research projects concerning urban and regional planning, sustainable spatial planning and urban/metropolitan governance. She has published scientific papers and articles and has participated in international and national conferences.
Dimosthenis Eppas is a spatial planning consultant. He holds a Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning and Development (University of Thessaly). He specialises in the fields of urban and regional planning, spatial analysis and Geographical Information Systems. He has participated as a project leader and associate in various spatial plans, land-use plans, urban regeneration plans and urban design projects.
Dimitra Zeka is a spatial planning consultant. She holds a Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning and Development (University of Thessaly, 2003). She specialises in the fields of urban and regional planning and development. She has participated as an associate in the preparation of various spatial plans, land-use plans, regeneration plans and urban design projects.