Stavroula Birmbas-Vendouri

Stavroula Birmbas-Vendouri

Watertown, MA, US



Graduate student pursuing Masters in Architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology. Currently gaining professional experience through various internships in the Boston area. Actively seeking full-time position in the field of architecture, design, & construction upon graduation in May of 2013.


Specialties: Comprehensive concept design; rigorous design process; top management practices; highly organized; ability to work in teams; precise model making skills; procifient in pencil, ink and charcoal


Jumpin Jack's Java, Hampton, NH, US, Designer & Manager

-Designed original and recently renovated scheme for Express Cafe space
-Created and developed menu board panels, flyers, and all company signage
-Successfully managed a team of 10 employees during the opening of the Express Cafe

Dec 2005 - current

Marc Truant & Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA, US, Assistant Project Manager

-Actively participated in design phase of design-build projects
-Communicated with project team to assist in project scheduling and flow
-Prepared and coordinated all aspects of project documentation in construction phase
-Developed standards for office-wide project close-out documentation

-Worked part time from May 2012 - January 2013 while in school

Sep 2011 - Jan 2012

Massachusetts School Building Authority, Boston, MA, US, Architectural Intern

-Assisted project managers with space summary analysis and submittal reviews
-Managed and facilitated Model School selection process and evaluation
-Produced spreadsheets and presentations for weekly department meetings

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011


Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture


Studio VIII: Thesis
-experiential architecture
Special Topics Studio: Istanbul
-traveled and explored the city for ten days
Thesis Prep I & II
Professional Practice II: Project Management
Alvar Aalto Seminar & Workshop
Reading Architecture: Museums
Pritzker Prize Elective

Sep 2012 - current

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, BArch, Architecture

Study Abroad: Montpellier, France January 2011-April 2011
Community Design Studio
Urban Studies
Travel Studio
French Language & History

Relevant courses at Wentworth:

Comprehensive Design Studio
Landscape Studio
Structures Studio
Professional Practice I: Contract Documents
Site Planning & Landscape
Environmental Systems
Hand Drawing for Architects
Structures I & II
History of Architecture I & II
Materials & Methods I & II

Sep 2008 - Aug 2012

Areas of Specialization