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French Architect Damien Freudenreich

French Architect Damien Freudenreich

London, UK

 

About 

A contemporary and strong concept Architect with an eye for detail and context, specialised in: Education, Healthcare, Housing, Retail and Master Planning, as well as Furniture design. Blue-sky thinker and  polished through three Schools of Architecture, well-travelled with a wide range of experiences around the world that feed creativity and work attitude, to bring projects, teams and firms to their best. Developed good communication skills in French and English; a great sense of tact with others and awareness of Business in Architecture through every stage of projects and construction. A fast learner and thinker grown through international competitions, with a strong desire to take responsibilities and lead with maturity., looking to join a team dedicated to elevating Architecture to the next level.

Please contact me at d.freudenreich@gmail.com or +44(0)7778023791 for full PDF CV and Portfolio

Employment 

archiFreude, Lille, Independant Architect/Urban Planner

• Created a city center rejuvenation project for Mons, Belgium/Maubeuge, France: European Cultural Capital of 2015
• Researched, analyzed and presented my project to the mayor of Maubeuge and the city’s urban planning administration

Mar 2011 - current
 

INOX, Valenciennes - France, Assistant Project Director

• Update safety and administration documents for a commercial pipe and
boiler installation company per client projects
• On-site management of spatial organization and calculation of staff costs
• Communicate and translate client’s needs to staff (sites in the United Kingdom and France)

Feb 2011 - current
 

Monique Barge Architecte, Paris - France, Junior Architect

• Responsible for the creation of draft plans for clients and contractors in private and healthcare projects
• Researched and developed solutions for competitions and technical drawings
• Designed the reception desk for the healthcare center, “Les Ecureuils” in Châteauroux, France

May 2010 - Nov 2010
 

MORFIS Architecture, Rotterdam - The Netherlands, Junior Architect

• Participated in high profile competitions: TU Delft, Benetton Tehran, Anderland : Holland 2040
• Realized plans, technical drawings, 3D models and video of the Twickel WMBO school in Born, the Netherlands
• Learned the logistics of running an architecture firm

Oct 2008 - Oct 2009
 

Sophie Valla Architecture, Amsterdam - The Netherlands, Freelance Architect

• Independently realized plans and sections for the construction of the concrete roof of the Kea villa in Greece
• Defined complex geometry and realized plans and sections, through advanced use of Rhino3 and CAD 3D

Jul 2008 - Aug 2008
 

24H>Architecture, Rotterdam - The Netherlands, Architect intern

• Constructed 3D models, mass plans and sections of a 800 units housing project in Besancon, France
• Executed concept research, designs, models in clay and 3D; created plans, sections and calculated costs for the 1917 extension of the Tielemen Villa
• Conception of perforated balconies’ facade for the Hatert tower in Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Oct 2007 - May 2008
 

Harding Partners, Chicago - USA, Architect intern

• Restoration of the first prairie style home, the 1901 Davenport house by Frank Lloyd Wright in River Forest, IL
• Hands on experience, rough carpentry and finish restoration based on physical evidence and original drawings

May 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Education 

Lille National Superior School of Architecture ENSAPL, France, MArch, French Architect License HMONP (French NCARB)

6 professional seminars about:
- Roles and responsibilities of actors
- Building conception process (phases, rules,...)
- Construction process and building site (process, rules,planning,... )
- Project/firm finance (feasibility, profitability, administration, law)
- From conception to construction (construction feeds conception)

Nov 2008 - Oct 2009
 

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Versailles, MArch, Architecture Thesis

Thesis project untitled " Experiencing the Lake Michigan", Chicago IL, USA

Feb 2007 - Jul 2007
 

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Versailles, MArch, Architecture, Master 2nd year

Studio : Offices and Laboratories School Project in Venice, Italy
2 years Independent Study on " When and Why roof garden? "

Oct 2006 - Feb 2007
 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MArch, Architecture, Master 1st year

Studios:
2) Extension of Krannert Center for Performing Arts, Urbana, IL - USA
1) Competition for a Lodge Hotel on the Chan Chan Ruines, Trujillo - Peru

- Seminar on smart materials
- Classes : Web Design, Ceramic, Life drawing, 3D modeling, American history of Architecture,

Aug 2005 - May 2006
 

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Versailles, BArch, Architecture, Bachelor 3rd year

Studios:
1) Swimming pool, Paris , XVème - France
2) Housing project, Paris, XIIIéme - France

Year Seminar on Khan and Frank Lloyd Wright with Independent Study :
" Exeter Library by Louis I. Khan, (Exeter, New Ampshire - USA) and Guggenheim Museum by Frank Lloyd Wright New York - USA) experiencing Light."

Urban Study : District of Cergy Pontoise 1970 as "Ville Nouvelle" and todays problems

Video: Frame by Frame short movie
Classes : 1800- 1950 Landscapes and gardens, American Architecture,

Oct 2004 - Jul 2005
 

Lille National Superior School of Architecture ENSAPL, France, BArch, Architecture, Bachelor 2nd year

Studio:
1) Library, Lille - France
2) Housing, Roubaix - France

Classes: Studio, Urban Planning, Structure (wood, masonry), Art and Design, Industrial Design, Ceramic, 3D model and rendering, Philosophy and History.

Oct 2003 - Jul 2004
 

Lille National Superior School of Architecture ENSAPL, France, BArch, Architecture, Bachelor 1st year

Oct 2002 - Jul 2003
 

Awards 

Project rendering for public communication, Nomination

Extension for the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

2006
 

Project published in the school newspaper - February 14, 2006, Daily Illini, UIUC - USA, Other

Fall project published in the school newspaper, Daily Illini, for the quality of the design and philosophy.

2006
 

Restoration of the 1901 Davenport House, by Frank Lloyd Wright., Other

Restoration of the first prairie style home, the 1901 Davenport house by Frank Lloyd Wright in
River Forest, IL

2006
 

Awarded a full scholarship for the exchange program, Scholarship

-Awarded a full scholarship for the exchange program between Schools of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Versailles, $30000

2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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