Antonis Gavalas was born and raised in Athens. He is a graduate of the Civil Engineering Department, University of Patras and holds a MSc in Construction Economics and Management, UCL. He worked for leading construction companies, participating in both the design & construction processes of important projects of various scales, of public and private interest. In 2010 he co-founds Gavalas · Ioannidou Architecture. His main focus is structural studies and construction management.