Rafal Wasek

Rafal Wasek

Auckland, NZ




My name is Rafal Wasek and I'm an architecture graduate and building project manager.


Self Employed, Auckland, NZ, Object designer and full time Dad

- Entered Design Institute NZ furniture competition
- Renovated family home
- Designed and built two art studios
- Designed and built objects for family and friends
- Learned to manage scarce free time as a full time Dad to preschooler

Jan 2013 - May 2014

P.E.R.L.A Ltd, High Wycombe, GB, Owner / Building Project manager

- Company was focused on private housing renovation, extensions, alterations and other building work.
- Estimated project costs, wrote proposals and timelines
- Managed and coordinated teams of 2 to 16 people of diverse backgrounds and skills
- Developed and maintained good relationships with clients. All projects won through positive word of mouth
- Oversaw the end to end building work and resolved unexpected issues
- Able to keep projects on track to hit original budget

Sep 2002 - Feb 2010

Simon Powell Ltd, London, GB, Furniture restorer and decorator

- Worked with clients to achieve desired wood finish
- Learned to appraise and restore vintage objects, such as tables, chairs, doors and wardrobes

Aug 2001 - Sep 2002


Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, NZ, MArch, Architecture (prof)

Mar 2011 - Nov 2012

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, GB, BArch, Art, Design and Environment (Architecture)

Sep 2007 - Jun 2010

Lublin Medicine Collage - Poland, Lublin, PL, Pharmacy

Sep 1998 - Jun 2001


Seat Colour competition - London Olympics 2012, 2nd Place


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