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Arnaud Paquier

Arnaud Paquier

Sydney, AU

 

About 

Recent graduate from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) with a Master of Science in Architecture (MSc. Arch) I am a young architect looking for an interesting and challenging jobs in international studio.

I have followed a diverse and gainful path in both architectural concept and construction, as well as project development. With academic works ranging from residential and public works in Switzerland and France, to large-scale residential neighborhoods in China and commercial urban centers in Africa, I have developed a broad international perspective on urban and architectural issues around the globe. 

I believe that the essence of architecture is about entrepreneurship. I do not consider my professional career to be anything else than entrepreneurship. I have already participated to several architecture contests. Those competitions, internal or external to the academic context, provided me such sensations that it continuously feeds my will for more entrepreneurial challenges. I am nowhere close to stop this dynamic, I am always looking to find an other activities. I paint during my free time and I design Jewelry ring. I am passionate about graphic design and I am currently working with a team of scientist to make the design of a med-tech app call Smana. 

I play rugby for now 9 years and I am sailing and skiing since my childhood. Hiking and discovering new places and new ways to construct around the world are my favorite activities.

Employment 

SMANA, Co-head of de design team

Medical diagnosis application for smartphones.
- Design and development of visual communication and brand identity

Jan 2015 - Aug 2015
 

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, CH, Student Assistant

Digital Culture Laboratory of architectural projects - CNPA
- Teaching first year students about geometry and modelling in TopSolid.
- Tutoring second year Bachelor students in use of Rhinoceros 3D, Autocad and Adobe software.

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015
 

Studio d'Architecture, Jean-Daniel Paschould, Lutry, CH, Architect Intern

Manager of a three-person team for national competitions.
- Aigle Nursing home + primary school - Concept design and competition submission package.
- Student Housing for EHL - Concept design and competition submission package.
- Pully Luxury flat renovation - Responsible for concept, works scheduling and planning, as well as construction bidding.

Jan 2014 - Jul 2014
 

Lemanarc SA, Lausanne, CH, Architect Intern

Worked on national competitions: schools, nursing homes, library.
- Lausanne Library - Concept design and competition submission package.
- Aigle School - Concept design and competition submission package.

Sep 2012 - Feb 2013
 

Dominique Perrault Architecture, Paris, FR, Architect Intern

Worked on international projects and competitions.
- The Blade - Yongsan International Business District - Seoul, Korea
Design development for the facade, the ground canopy, the entry, 3D modelisation of the tower and the area, presentation, plan and schematics and models.
- Paris Music City - Paris, France
Responsible for the design development of one of the two theathers, development of the ovevrall building form, 3D and physical modelling.
- Notre Dame du Laus Sanctuary - France
Facade design of the hotel, complete model of the building, and the design of chapel interior furniture.
- Zurich Arena - Zurich, Switzerland
Design of the volleyball stadium and models

Jan 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Losinger-marrazzi, Lausanne, CH, Intern

Team surveillance and direction on construction sites.
- Surveillance of building site security.
- Construction bidding for painting and building insulation.
- Direction of a drilling operation on the building site.

Oct 2011 - Dec 2011
 

Education 

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, CH, MArch, Architecture

Feb 2013 - Jul 2015
 

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, CH, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011
 

Awards 

AIMF prize from the City of Lausanne, 1st Place

For the masters Project: Commercial structures in earth: a new vision for construction in african cities.

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills