Klearchos Maleas studied architecture in the University of Rome (1973-1978) specializing in Restoration and Renovation of Buildings and Monuments ICCROM (1978-1980. He collaborated from 1978 with different Architectural Companies in Italy and Canada, prior to opening, in 1990, his own private practice A & D Architects and Designers in Athens. He is fluent in English, French, Italian and Greek.
Has taken part in several architectural competitions, both individually and with A&D, and has received significant distinctions:
2017: AB Vassilopoulos store at Mitropoleos Street, Athens received the first RETAIL STORE SUPER MARKET award at the 16th Retail Business Awards, marking it as the best store in the domestic organized food retailer in Greece for 2017.
2003: 1st Prize – Chania Bank Headquarters in Greece.
2000: 1st Prize – Post-Savings Bank, Ioannina, Greece
1992: Design proposal for the City Hall of Peania, Greece.
1989: 1st Prize – Kaneff Centre for Management & Social Sciences, Erindal College, Toronto, Canada.
1984: First City Headquarters, Edmonton, Canada.
1983: Carmose Senior Citizens Recreation Center, Edmonton, Canada.