Founded in 2005 by Ria Vogiatzi and Alexandros Xenos, ELASTIC is a global award-winning firm of 100+ diverse and talented architects & designers based in Athens, Greece and offices in London, Toronto, Dubai and Cyprus.  Specializing in high-end hospitality design, we leverage our global expertise to leave a mark on a diverse range of domestic and international projects. With an innovative sculptural approach to architectural, interior, and hardscape design, we are driven by a passion to craft truly immersive experiences that are engraved in the hearts and minds of clients and guests. From large scale hotels to expansive mixed-use resorts, our portfolio boasts collaborations with esteemed international brands, while our work has garnered widespread acclaim from award competitions around the world.



Ria Vogiatzi

Ria brings two decades of extensive experience in hospitality architecture and design. The sculptural approach of her design was the inspiration for ELASTIC, founded in 2005 with Principal Alexandros Xenos. Fortune magazine recognized her as a Trailblazer for her international avant-garde design and she was awarded the World Woman Leader of Advanced Architecture by the Who is Who International Awards. She is the first Greek judge in the AHEAD awards for Europe in London and has been awarded as “Architect of the Year” by the 100% Hotel Design Awards. Recently she was featured among the Top 10 Best Global Women Architects for 2023 by the global business platform “Global Woman Leader”.


Alexandros Xenos

Alexandros holds 25 years of expertise in the realm of development and construction. Following the establishment of his architectural studio “Perisfairion” in 1996, he focused on the development and design of sports facilities, offices and commercial spaces. He later co-founded ELASTIC alongside Ria in 2005. As of 2000, he is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and the Greek Architects Council. For the past 25 years, he is involved in numerous projects in Greece and abroad with main scope the architectural study, supervision and construction, mainly focusing in lead design consultancy for hotels and resorts.



Enrique Mangalindan

Enrique is Partner and Creative Director of the ELASTIC Toronto-based branch. He joined ELASTIC in 2018 and, alongside Ria and Alexandros, launched the company branch in Canada. As Creative Partner, Enrique is the principal Client contact and supervises all phases of work. He liaises with the Client on design strategy throughout the course of the project to ensure that work is executed according to the agreed design intent.

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Aman Resorts

One & Only

Banyan Tree

Janu by Aman

Four Seasons


Marriott Hotels

Accor Group


Nobu Hotels

Nammos Restaurants

Nammos Hotels


The Edition

Mitsis Group

Brown Hotels



2023 Tourism Awards – Platinum _ Hotel Design of the Year

2023 Tourism Awards – Bronze_Design Villa of the Year

2023 BIG SEE – Architecture Award 2023 Winner l Tourism Buildings

2022 German Design Awards – Excellent Architecture

2022 Tourism Awards – Gold l Architecture and Design for Tourism

2022 IDA International Design Awards – Gold l Architecture/Hotels & Resorts

2022 100% Hotel Show – Architect of the Year 2022 l Special Award of the Public

2020 Tourism Awards – Bronze_Architecture & Interior Design-New Hotel Development, Restoration

2020 Tourism Awards – Platinum l Architecture & Interior Design

2020 Tourism Awards – Silver l Architecture & Interior Design-Hotel design of the year

2020 Interiors Awards – Gold l Interiors Awards_ Hospitality

2020 Interiors Awards – Bronze l Interiors Awards

2020 Interiors Awards – Silver l Hospitality

2020 German Design Award – Excellent Architecture

2019-2020 European Property Awards – Best Hotel Interior Cyprus

2019 Tourism Awards – Architecture & Interior Design Best Award for Interior Design

2019 Tourism Awards – Architecture & Interior Design Best Award for Hotel Design of the Year

2019 Commercial Interiors Awards – Gold _Best Interior-Boutique Hotel

2019 100% Hotel Design Awards – Special Boutique Hotel Award

2018 IDA International Design Awards – Silver l Interior Design Renovation

2018 IDA International Design Awards – Architecture Categories l Honorable Mention

2018 IDA International Design Awards – Interior Designs_ Honorable Mention

2018 German Design Award

2018 BIG SEE – Interior Design Award

2017 Tourism Awards – Bronze l Architecture & Interior Design

2017 Iconic Awards – Architecture l Winner

2016 Tourism Awards – Silver l Best Renovation

2016 100% Hotel Design Awards – Best City Hotel

2020/Fortune Magazine – Most Powerful Women Edition/Ria Vogiatzi Interview
2019/Fortune Magazine/ Elastic Architects
2020/Architecture Digest/Nammos Restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Jumeraih
2021/Sleeper Magazine – Hospitality Experience & Design/ Banyan Tree Varko Bay
2019/Mancode/Elastic Architects
2019/Hotels and Luxury Resorts in Greece by Ili & Ktirio/Coco-Mat Athens/Niche Hotel/Ever Eden Resort/Moxy Patra
2019/2Board – Official Athens Airport Magazine, The Red Issue/ Ria Vogiatzi Interview
2022/Ktirio Editions/ Isla Brown Corinthia