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Katarzyna Burzynska

Katarzyna Burzynska

Warszawa, PL

 

About 

Employment 

Laka Architektura, communication and outreach officer

The Laka Foundation is a non-profit architectural organization holding the annual Laka Competition and the Laka Accelerator project serving in order to bring to life the best designs for world change.

My duties:
- outreach and communications within the Laka Accelerator project, consulting, Laka Perspectives program coordination,
- translations, proof-reading and editing of English architectural texts, interviews with experts.

Jul 2016 - current
 

BUILDER magazine, Warszawa, PL, architectural editor and editorial office representative

- continuous editorial co-operation with BUILDER magazine (publications on architecture and construction design, translations from English into Polish, see page 3),
- magazine representation at international press conferences, trade fairs and meetings, eg. in New York, Nettuno, Brussels, Savannah, Stavanger, Tronheim, Mo I Rana, Aalesund, Oslo, Stuttgart.

Jan 2007 - current
 

Volko Engineering, Riga, LV, architectural assistant

- Revit and AutoCAD drafting of single-family houses in the agglomeration of Riga, as well as taking measurements on site, preparing documentation in order to receive a planning permission etc.,
- preparing an entry for an international interior design competition of a large-scale office building,
- point cloud modeling of recently built twin towers in Riga (Z-towers), using Revit and Recap software,
- concept development, research, visualizations, retouching, preparing promotion materials (brochure),
- international relations, promotion ideas.

Mar 2016 - Jan 2017
 

APA CAD, Warszawa, PL, intern

CAD drafting

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012
 

Education 

Warsaw University, Warszawa, PL, Bachelors, Baltic philology

Oct 2013 - Jul 2016
 

University of Latvia (LU), Riga, LV, Baltic philology

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
 

Warsaw University of Technology, Warszawa, PL, MArch, Architecture and Urban Planning

Oct 2009 - Jul 2015
 

Riga Technical University (RTU), Riga, LV, Architecture and Urban Planning: Erasmus Scholarship

Sep 2012 - Jan 2013
 

Awards 

Sochaczew railway area revitalization project and a water tower conservation - 1st honorable mention, Honorable Mention

executed in co-operation with Gabriela Radwanowska and Klaudia Manowska

2015
 

Riga Business School art nouveau building redesign - 1st place in the public vote, Award

"Historical meets contemporary. Redesigning a UNESCO heritage art nouveau building to match the vision of today's public institution." executed in co-operation with Katarzyna Ślusarczyk

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills