antoine defins

antoine defins

Paris, FR



My name is Antoine DEFINS, 27. I graduated this year as an architect in Paris, France, and I am also a building engineer.

I have 1 year of professional experience in architecture agencies (drawing projects, finding contractors, dealing with the client)

I have 1 year of professional experience in engineering (managing building sites).

I have an international experience in Tokyo, Japan, where I attended an exchange student (master) program at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

I speak English (fluent), French (mother tongue), Spanish (good working knowledge), and I’m beginner in Japanese.

I can process any usual task as an architect, such as drawing, making layouts, and also following the realization of a project on a building site.

I am available immediately for any mission in an architecture or building company in the US.


a comme architectes - French architecture agency, Paris, FR, architect

Individual houses: renovation/extension and new construction estimated at 150 000 €, 150 m² (200,000 USD, 1600 sq ft)
Design (all types of drawings), building permit, plans of existing buildings, treatment of offers from external contractors, building specifications

Sep 2012 - Mar 2013

Spie SCGPM - French building contractor, Paris, FR, Building site manager (as a building engineer)

Office building, HQE (French equivalent of LEED and BREEAM certifications), 8 floors, 6 M€ (8.2 million USD)
Coordination between several contractors, organization of building site, planning, academic research about the “politique zero reserves” (zero defaults policy) of the company: writing of a “how-to book” to help company’s engineers to anticipate customary problems on the building site

Apr 2009 - Jul 2009


Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Architecture de Paris La Villette, Paris, FR, Masters, architect

Master Degree in Architecture

Sep 2009 - Jul 2013

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, JP, Masters, exchange student

Certificate of research, International exchange as a Master student in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Oct 2011 - Jul 2012

Ecole Speciale des Travaux Publics, ESTP, Paris, FR, Masters, building engineer

Master Degree in Building Engineering

Sep 2006 - Jul 2009

Areas of Specialization