Tasos Georgantzis was born in 1981, in Thessaloniki, Greece. He studied at the University of Liverpool and has obtained two Masters Degrees (City University and Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL). After returning to Greece in 2009, he founded the architectural office Urban Soul Project, together with his partner Konstantinos Floros, and in 2012, Maria Tsautari became the company’s third partner. Tasos Georgantzis is a member of various voluntary organizations such as the YMCA of Thessaloniki, and the Technical Committee of Anatolia College.
USP deals with the architectural design of buildings, interior-and-product design, and counts 99 members in Greece, 75 in Thessaloniki, and 24 in Athens.
The office has been awarded by various institutions, such as the German Design Awards, the Grands Prix DU Design Awards, and the Architizer A+ Awards, and its works have been featured in various local and international magazines. An important distinction is the inclusion in the “40 under 40” list of the 40 most creative young people European architects and designers under 40 in 2019.
Urban Soul Project participates in activities in the context of social responsibility, having offered its services to important bodies such as the Iosifoglio Foundation, the STEPS organization, Anatolia College, and the Center of Sign Language Education, and, finally, the Municipality of Athens. It has also been awarded by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki for its dynamic participation in the Higher Education Internship program AUTH.