IF-Untitled Architects is an award-winning architectural and interior design studio based in Athens and London, established in 2005 by Annika Grafweg, Martha Giannakopoulou, Seki Hirano, and Hikaru Kitai. Our diverse portfolio includes residential & cultural projects, workspaces & hospitality projects as well as exhibition design. We create imaginative signature atmospheres and designs for private clients, leading artists, and innovative developers.
Our design-driven vision designed and built numerous innovative projects, synergies between the historic and the contemporary, creating innovative as well as pragmatic designs. We have extensive experience in obtaining planning consents in complex urban and historic contexts. A strong commitment to collaborative design processes and sustainable project life cycle is essential to us and our technical collaborators. Over the years we have formed close collaborations with highly experienced technical experts to provide integrated and technical construction services. We are validated and accredited by TEE ( spell out the Greek name here) Greek architectural chamber and registered architects within the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Martha is an architect and graduate of the Architectural Association, (London, UK). She has more than 15 years experience in design, construction, and innovative urban planning strategies in many cities around the world such Athens, London, New York, Beirut and more. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship and worked Cooper Union Institute of Sustainable Design in New York. The past years as a validated Urbact expert & UIA (Urban Innovative Action -European Commission) expert on housing she has been consulting many European municipalities on housing and development issues and in the Humanitarian sector INGO’S like UNDP, CRS, IOM, UNOP etc.
Annika is a qualified Architect and graduate of the Architectural Association (London, UK), holding Post Graduate degrees in Emergency and Development Practice (Oxford Brookes University, UK). She has more than 20 years’ experience in design, housing, community-led planning, and construction within a wide spectrum of countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Annika has many years of lecturing experience including Architectural Association and London Metropolitan University (London, UK), as well as King Mongkut's University of Technology (Bangkok, Thailand). She has taken various roles at policy level as well as program level. Annika has worked with UN-HABITAT, UNICEF, CRS and the World Bank. Currently, she is a consultant to IOM (International Organization of Migration) Global Cluster Camp Management and Camp Coordination (CCCM) team on the topics of urban displacement and area-based approaches.
Hikaru is an architect and graduate of the Architectural Association, London. She has worked at David Chipperfield Architects and Foreign Office Architects. She is designing signature projects across London for some of Britain’s leading film-makers, designers and developers. She is experienced as creating bespoke responses to a wide range of complex client briefs. Over the last decade, she has consulted in the Humanitarian sector for the World Bank and the United Nations.