Irianna Vaina

Senior Architect

Irianna attended Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s Polytechnic obtaining a Professional Diploma in Architecture/Engineering in 2016.  She was awarded a Postgraduate specialisation in Architecture and Heritage in 2021 through studies at Ecole de Chaillot in Paris.  Qualified as an Architect Engineer in Greece (2018), as a Conservation Architect in France (2021) and was elected as a chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2022.  Irianna joined Rodney Melville and Partners as an Architect in 2022 and has completed the Society for the Protection of Ancient Building’s ‘Repair of Old Building’s’ course.

Irianna has a keen interest in advancing historic building conservation as a forward-looking creative field and views heritage as an enabling element and inspiration for design excellence.  She has experience ranging from contemporary interventions to conservation and repair of architectural, urban and landscape heritage.  She has worked on a variety of projects including high profile historic townscapes, monuments and buildings.