Graduated with a Master Degree in Architecture a six-year long study program at the "Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest, Romania. Practical experience includes working for over a year under the direct supervision of the architect Dorin Stefan in his private architecture office DSBA in Bucharest, with involvement in international and national architecture projects and competitions; winning 3rd place at the Taiwan Tower International Competition 2011. Starting in October 2012, I became part of Livio Dimitriu's teaching team at Pratt Institute School of Architecture / Second Year Design Studio and recently, part of his research team for a volume on architecture theory and history scheduled to launch in the USA and abroad in Spring 2014. I accepted an invitation to participate at the "Romanian Architecture Annual / Bucharest 2013" event and exhibition, and was among the finalists in the international competition "Envision 2040 a Green Works Orlando Design Competition", in the USA. Recently, my project for "eVolo 2013 Skyscraper Competition" was selected for publication in the forthcoming book "eVolo Skyscrapers 2".
HLW, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect
STRATA ARCHITECTS PLLC, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer
In charge with the conceptual and schematic design phases of various projects, including sport facilities, residential buildings and mixed-use developments - preparing drawings (plans, sections, elevations), 3D modeling, renderings, diagrams, creating the presentation packages. Preliminary zoning and massing analysis for residential/commercial developments in the New York City area. Products and technology research and, preparing marketing materials (brochures, booklets and portfolios).
Romanian Cultural Institute in New York, New York, NY, US, Consultant
Graphic designer in-charge of all events posters and of the new website design.
Rawlins Design Incorporated, New York, NY, US, Freelance Architect
Involvement in creating 3D models and renderings/visualizations. For all of the projects, I worked directly with the principals, starting with a suite of commercial interior design projects for the "LaCollection" company in Taiwan and a series of restoration and extensions projects for a couple of individual houses in Fire Island, NY.
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Invited Teaching Assistant
Teaching 2nd year undergraduate students as part of the teaching team in Prof. Livio Dimitriu design studio. Guest critic for all midterms and for final presentation juries for Prof. Livio Dimitriu and Prof. Giuliano Fiorenzoli.
DSBA, Bucharest, RO, Junior Architect
Worked under the direct supervision of the architect Dorin Stefan as a junior architect, researcher and coordinator for international competitions and feasibility studies/proposals. Proactive involvement in the design team, with 3D modeling and visualizations/renderings, diagrams, drafting and reports preparation responsibilities.
University of Architecture and Urbanism Bucharest (UAUIM), Bucharest, RO, MArch, Architecture
B.Arch and M.Arch I 6 year study program, 360 credicts (ECTS).
Subjects: Architecture, Urbanism, Interior Design, Structural Engineering and Sciences, Architecture Technology, History and Theory of Architecture and Urban Planning
FINALIST at "Envision 2040 a Green Works Orlando Design Competition" International Competition
MENTION, Honorable Mention
Best 20 Final Thesis Projects of the Year, UAUIM
SHORTLISTED / FINALIST, Nomination
(Top 25 Final Projects) at "Graduate Architecture Award 2012"