Alexandra Merkulova

Alexandra Merkulova

Utrecht, NL



I have graduated in 2009 from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, and from Moscow Architectural Institute (MArhI), Russia. I have developed and presented my diploma project both in KTH and MArhI taking as a subject the New Meteorite Research and Exhibition Centre in Krasnoyarsk. I have since been active as an architect and urban designer in the Netherlands.

At UArchitects, Eindhoven, I was involved in the concept and preliminary design phases of more than ten architectural and urban planning projects, including the masterplan for a new district in Alphen aan den Rijn and Piraeus tower redesign competition which was rewarded with a mention. Besides I took part in last phases of design of preliminary school in Eindhoven.

In 2010 I joined the workforce of KCAP working as designer on predominantly urban planning projects. One of the latest projects I participated in is a strategic vision of the sustainable development for Brussels 2040. As a part of multidisciplinary team, I was working on functional zoning, distribution of residential developments and the population densities, green strategies and public spaces coworking with professionals from Arup (Amsterdam) and ZUS (Rotterdam).

Besides my direct tasks and responsibilities, I also see a social atmosphere on the office floor as an important component of everyday working life and an integral part of the projects success. Therefore with a great pleasure I participate and take part in organization of different office events.


KCAP Architects&Planners / Kees Christiaanse, Rotterdam, NL, Architect/Urban Planner

Oct 2010 - Apr 2013

UArchitects, Eindhoven, NL, Architect trainee

Aug 2009 - Aug 2010


Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, SE, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2007 - Jun 2009

Moscow Architectural Institute (State Academy) - MArchI, Moscow, RU, Specialist Architecture

Sep 2002 - Jun 2009

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