Dora Rebola

Dora Rebola

Ghent, BE



I have a constant will to go further expectations, to research and apply, to touch the client and to team work. Because I believe change is development and I am willing to go for it to reach the goal. I also believe a team is more than a sum of people, is sinnergy combined to thrive.

I am a dynamic, entusiastic, etic, goal oriented, team player and criative person.

I am an architect with 12 years experience, mainly in rehabilitation and sustainable projects, but also in competitions and detailling. For the last 2 years I have been a Sustainability Consultant helping fellow architect achieving a sustainable built environment and construction management. I am also a certified BREEAM Assessor and Accredited Professional, providing certification internationally. I have 4 years experience as project manager and team leader responding mainly to programs like housing, hotels, schools and markets. I have worked in Portugal, Spain, The Netherlands and Belgium.
Travelling, trekking and reading area my hobbies.

Portuguese  Native Language
English        Spoken and written - Fluency
Spanish       Spoken and written - Hight fluency
Dutch           Spoken - Basic

Computer Skills:


AutoCAD and Architectural Desktop 2D e 3D
Office  (Word, Power Point, Excel)
Sketch Up
Vector Works


Demeestere en Garmyn, Ghent, Belgium, Sustainability Consultant

Sketch and design project phase.
Housing and offices
BREEAM Consultancy and Assessment

Jan 2014 - current

BAST architects & engineers, Ghent, Belgium, Architect

Natural construction/ Use of bio materials.
Housing in general: - Concept, License and construction phase

Sep 2012 - Jan 2014

Self employed, free lancer and draughtman, Den Haag, NL, Architect

Sustainable design and construction using non-toxic materials:
- Healthy environment (interiors for children)
- Tree houses
- Consultancy for investigation and project
- Housing and retail

Jun 2011 - Aug 2012

Atelier Urban Blue, Arquitectos e Consultores (reporting to Architect and CEO Pedro Barata +351962411051 /, Montijo, Portugal, Project Team Leader

Rehabilitation for tourism, mainly hotels, Schools and Housing from the sustainable architecture way of thinking was our maincourse. Most of the processes went from the idea of the client till the construction site.
- Preliminary study for an Apartment building including sustainable construction techniques;
- Architectural Project and Engineering Projects Coordination for a Rural Hotel in Montijo;
- Architecture and Detailing Project for an Hotel Rehabilitation in Sesimbra;
- Follow up and backup of Energetic Certification Projects for housing developments;
- Architecture Project and Engineering Projects Coordination for 4 Apartment Buildings;
- Architecture Project and Accessibility Project for Eight Houses in Montijo old town;
- Detail Project, Engineering Projects Coordination and Construction Strategy Plans for Municipal Market
Rehabilitation in Montijo, Portugal;
- Architecture Project and Engeneering Projects coordination for Office Building.

Jan 2008 - Mar 2011

CTFlx, Arquitectura e Urbanismo, Lda. (reporting to Architect Priscila Munuera +351 914 373 84):, Alicante, Spain (first 10 months) and Lisbon, Portugal, Urban Planner (first 10 month) and Project Team Leader

CTF worked mostly in the mediterranean cost providing projects and site construction management in Eco urbanism for turistic resorts, sustainable housing and rehabilitation.
-Real State Studies to attract foreign promoters;
-Preliminary Study of Public Urban Space Project D. Dinis Square in Ourique.
-Architecture Project to the Reconverting of an old warehouse in to 4 Lofts, Cascais;
-Preliminary Project of 4 sustainable houses and 12 industrial warehouses;
-Ideas competition for Conurban strategy in Rio Tejo Margins, Constância;
-Urban Planning with 89 sustainable houses and a small commercial area, Alcochete.

As Urban Planner in Urbanism Department, in Alicante, Spain:
Leading team for “EcoBarrios” Competition, Reconverting an old District in Elche (Spain), in a friendly eco environment
-Investigation Project Coordination “Achieving and sustainable Urbanity”;
-Implementing a work process to use project techniques of sustainable urban infrastructures;
-Master Plan of Jumilla, Múrcia, Spain: Planning of 335.471 m2;
-Master Plan of Boquilobo, Portugal: Planning of 3.000.000 m2;
-Master Plan of Cehegín, Múrcia, Spain: Planning of 6.000.000 m2;

Mar 2006 - Dec 2007

Progesto, Gabinete Técnico de Gestão, Arquitectura e Planeamento, reporting to Professor Architect Miguel Amado (+351 212 067 290):, Barreiro, Portugal, Internship to the Portuguese Architects College

Progesto was know for the sustainable design in housing, schools and industrial building.
- Detail Project and Construction Preparation of a Primary School in Cabanas, Portugal;
- Ideas Competition to Rehabilitation of “1º de Maio” Market andLandscape in Barreiro;
- Architecture Project of an Housing Project with 11 sustainable houses, in Azeitão, Portugal.

Mar 2005 - Mar 2006

Ecologic Architecture Cooperative ARA_B, Barcelona, ES, Academic Internship

ARA-b worked on the ecological material and design field, know for the experimental projects.
- Detail Project and Construction Visits of a House with wooden structure in Villosell, Spain;
- Ideas Competition of a Congress Centre to all the Religions for Interfaith;
- Public Space Design –Rambla do Raval Market, Barcelona, Spain.

Aug 2003 - Mar 2004


BRE Group, Brussels, BREEAM International In-Use

Dec 2015 - current

BRE Group, London, Project Financial control

Sep 2015 - Oct 2015

BRE Group, London, BREEAM Accredited Professional

Aug 2014 - Oct 2014

BRE Group, Paris, BREEAM International New Construction 2013 Certified Assessor

Aug 2013 - Sep 2013

Universidade do Porto, Porto, PT, MArch, Architecture

Major in Architecture
Minor in Urbanism
Final Project (Investigation) “Morphological Influences of the Sustainability Practices in the South of Iberia Peninsula¨

Oct 1997 - Nov 2004


Setúbal Enterprising Competition, Honorable Mention

City management for creative cities


Areas of Specialization 


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