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Catinca Dobrescu

Catinca Dobrescu

Austin, TX, US

 

About 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

iPlace Design, West Concord, MA, US, Consultant Landscape Designer

Responsibilities included:
• Designed a waterfront park (Conceptual and Design Development phase)
• prepared plans in CAD, designed project presentations, drafted plans and sections, created graphics and diagrams, gathered project documentation

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013
 

Metrostudio Associates, Shenzhen, CN, Landscape Architect

I worked for MetroStudio first as a part time landscape architect, from July 2010 to December 2010 and from occupied a permanent position after January 2010.

Responsibilities included:
• designed a wetland park, urban squares and waterfront parks, new communities master plans, interior design, urban design for malls and hotels, sculpture and installations (Conceptual and Design Development phase)
• prepared plans, researched materials, created presentation graphics
• presented projects to clients, held seminars to represent the company

Jul 2010 - Aug 2011
 

AUBE Conception d'Architecture FRANCE, Shenzhen, CN, Landscape Intern

Designed lookout platforms, prepared plans in CAD, documented projects

Jun 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Planning Office of the Old City of Aleppo, Aleppo, SY, Planning Intern

Led a team of students in designing an urban park, created the site analysis and grading plan

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Bordeaux National Superior School of Architecture - ENSAPBX, France GRECAU, Bordeaux, FR, Urban Acoustics RA

Mar 2009 - May 2009
 

Wankner und Fischer Landschaftsarchiteckten BDLA, Eching, DE, Landscape Intern

Drew technical details, prepared plans and sections in CAD, interpreted bathymetry studies, rendered plans and perspectives by hand

Jul 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Education 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, post-professional Master of Landscape Architecture

Design education in proposing environmental solutions through site analysis, interviews, historic precedents;
Course selection include Brownfield Recovery, Professional Practice, Public Participation, Independent Stormwater Studies

• Student Sustainability Grant, Cambridge MA, 2012
Team project for a modular stormwater-oriented design, installed at the Harvard GSD
• PARTICIPATION, EMPOWERMENT IN PRACTICE Exhibition, Loeb Library
Curators: Andres Lepik and Michael Hooper
Initiated and led a group of students to organize the exhibition
• MUDWORKS Rammed Earth Construction Workshop
Coordinators: Anna Herringer and Martin Rauch
Participated in design charette and was one of 6 team leaders on the construction

Sep 2011 - Jan 2013
 

"Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest, RO, MArch, Landscape Architecture and Town Planning

Design education in architecture, urban planning, landscape planning and architecture in studio and theoretical courses with a rigorous training in graphic representation and hand drawing;
Course selection include: Urban Management, Structures, Materials

• Erasmus Student, Architecture and Landscape School, Bordeaux, France 2007-2008
• THE GATHERIGS OF ARTIGUES Landscape and Art Festival
Participation with a land-art installation, Artigues pres Bordeaux, France, 2008

Oct 2004 - Feb 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 



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