History - Company Profile
EDAFOS was founded in 1993 by S. Cavounidis (Civil Engineer NTUA, Ph.D. Stanford University and former lecturer at Imperial College) and G. Dounias (Civil Engineer NTUA, M.Sc. ITT, Ph.D. Imperial College, Visiting Professor at Imperial College).
EDAFOS is acknowledged as a leading engineering consulting firm involved with the most technically challenging and time critical infrastructure projects ever constructed in Greece.
EDAFOS combines knowledge and experience covering the entire fields of Geotechnical Engineering and Geology. As part of its main field of consulting activities, the company is also often involved with structural design, hydraulics, environmental geotechnics and environmental studies. The services provided by EDAFOS cover all stages of civil engineering works from early design to construction supervision and sometimes to continuing monitoring during the life of the project. EDAFOS offers high quality services which ensure the technical and economic success of the projects. The permanent scientific staff of the company has wide skills and experience in practice, in planning and design and in basic and applied research. Moreover, a number of regular and occasional collaborators of high calibre contribute with their expertise and experience in dealing with interdisciplinary subjects. EDAFOS can perform high quality field work with its privately owned equipment, while the office hardware and software and special skills guarantee international state of the art standards.
EDAFOS' head office is located in a privately owned 460m2 three storey building in Athens (Greece), in the historic city centre, named Plaka.
EDAFOS owns a 200m2 state-of-the-art Soil, Rock, Aggregates and Concrete Laboratory facility located in the area of Kolonos (Athens), operating since March 2009. The laboratory is fully equipped with the latest technology measuring devices, connected to a computer network.