- XTOS has been a Senior Designer at Zaha Hadid Architects since February 1998. He was Project Architect for numerous projects and winning competitions, including most notably the Sterling Prize nominee, the Phaeno Science Center Wolfsburg, completed in November 2005. Education Christos studied and gained his professional degree at the School of Architecture of Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY in 1995, as a Fulbright Scholar. Subsequently, he continued with his postgraduate studies in the field of Advanced Architectural Design at the Architectural Association, London, where he received his Graduate Design Diploma in 1998. Work XTOS led the design in various competition entries for the Practice, including: Holloway Road Pedestrian Bridge (1999) –1st prize- Phaeno Science Center Wolfsburg (2000-2006). He has also lead the competition designs for Connecticut Science and Exploration Center in Hartford, CT (2004), S.C. Johnson Wax Project Honor (2005) a prestigious extension to F.L. Wright’s campus, Eleftheria Square redesign, Nicosia, Cyprus-1st prize (2005) and Miami Science museum- 2nd prize (2006).