THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CYPRIOTS DURING BRITISH RULE 1878-1960
Costas Georghiou was born in Cyprus in 1943 and attended the English School, Nicosia for his secondary education. He studied Architecture at Sheffield University (1962-67) and Town Planning at Liverpool University (1969-71). He is a Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Costas worked in the private and public sectors in the UK and overseas and has over 50 years experience in Architecture, Town Planning, Urban Design, Development and Regeneration and Conservation of historic buildings and areas. Between 1967 and 1975 he practiced in Britain, Cyprus, the Middle East and the Gulf. He was Deputy and then Head of the Urban Design and Conservation at Bristol City Council (1975-88); Head of Planning and Building Control at York City Council (1988-93); Chief Planning and Highways Officer at Wolverhampton City Council (1993-2006). He set up CNG Planning Consultancy in 2006, specializing in Town Planning, Urban Design, Regeneration and Conservation.