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Andrea Kopecka

Contact Ing. arch. Andrea Kopecka M 604 7676707 E andrea.srolova@gmail.com P issuu.com/andrea.ko.arch Work experience 09/2015 - 04/2018 Junior architect at: Monarchi architects, Brno, Czech Republic - residential design, interiors, office building, marketplaces, train stops, old house renovations, competitions, detailing, building science - participation in design processes, teamwork, 3d modelling, graphic works - stages: feasibility study, development permit drawings + building permit drawings http://www.monarchi.eu/ 06/2015 - now

Occasional freelance experience - interior design, communication with clients, construction cooperation, detailing

Internships 06-09/2014

Studio Malka architecture, Paris, France - interiors and utopian projects - Erasmus Work Programme, cooperation with Yona Friedman https://www.stephanemalka.com/

09/2013-01/2014

Van oers en weijers, Tilburg, Netherlands - hand sketch drawing

01/2015-04/2015

A77 studio, Brno, Czech Republic - competitions

06/2011-09/2011

Tsunami studio, Nachod, Czech Republic - participation in the standard design process

PC skills AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, SketchUp, V-ray, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign - proficient, Grasshopper MS Office - advanced, Illustrator - intermediate, ArchiCAD, 3dsMax - elementary Revit - passed a course

Language skills Czech English German / intermediate French / elementary


education Education 09/2013 - 06/2015 Master degree - Faculty of Architecture, Brno University of Technology, / Brno, Czech Republic 08/2013 - 01/2014 Fontys School of Fine and Performing arts / Tilburg, Netherlands - Freemover Programme (Worldwide mobility exchange programme) 09/2009 - 06/2013 Bachelor degree - Faculty of Architecture, Brno University of Technology, / Brno, Czech Republic 09/2011 - 06/2012

University of Brighton - School of Architecture and Design / United Kingdom - Erasmus Study programme (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of university students; European Union student exchange programme)

Workshops 2014

Maastricht - monastery reconversion / Maastricht, Netherlands

2013 Lyon urban survey, brownfield mapping / Lyon, France 2013 Passive house workshop + visiting Austrian and Czech self-sufficient buildings / Austria + Czech Republic 2011 Searching for a geometry of Jan Blazej Santini Aichel / Vsehrdy, Czech Republic


content diploma project

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work experience

MARKET PLACE SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL FOYER LAUBE HOUSE TECHNICAL DRAWINGS Office building HIGH TECH

competitions

REST STATION COMPETITION PUBLIC SPACE COMPETITION ICELAND TREKKING CABIN interiors

DIY INTERIOR FLOWER STORE INTERIORS school projects

CZECH FAST FOOD BEER SPA CUBES IN MOTION LABORA(R)TORY WASH BASIN LOOKING FOR A SANTINI´s GEOMETRY ART CONTINUITY


diploma project

LANDSCAPE Site: 7 queries around the city Jicin, Czech Republic

A query composition continues in two baroque landscape interventions. The first one was made by Albrecht z Valdstejna who built the city Jicin, castle and cloisters on the specific points of a cross shape. The other one was the House of Sliks who made more modest landscape formation - 4 chapels, a castle and a church which create another cross. My layer revitalizes places deformed by a man activity - queries. I chose 7 which I classified according to the verticality. The most vertical query has a spiritual function and the most horizontal-one a social function. Another level of the diploma rethinks a relationship of a modern man and a countryside. Programme of each of the queries helps to renew a connection between a man and his landscape in 7 steps.

VELIS A spiritual man

DUBOLKA A man with himself

HOUSER A short social contact

ZELEZNY Body and soul cleanse

ZEBIN A caring man

CEROVKA Entertainment

BRADA A social man

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MARKET PLACE Site: Prague, Czech Republic

A public marketplace is a strategy for space activation in between blocks of flats. The project is going to be built in three phases. There are two types of stalls merged into circles. A skeleton is made of steel profiles and filled with insulated waterproof plywood.


SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE Site: Radotin, Prague, Czech Republic

A four-member family wanted to use the spare garden for building a simple one storey house. The simple task included lots of requirements. Apart from the usual rooms, the house includes a sauna, a pool or a yoga roof gym.


HIGH SCHOOL FOYER Sites: Hejcin, Olomouc, Czech Republic

A foyer renovation. Creating a representative and at the same time playful space for the Hejcin High School.


LAUBE HOUSE Sites: Teplice, Czech Republic

A renovation of a villa from the 19th century. The project was located in a historical part of a spa city Teplice. All exterior parts were designed in a historical style and the interior was made in a modern way. We worked on all stages of a design process - from the very first drawing up to physical finishing the interior (including making up beds).

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TECHNICAL DRAWINGS Sites: Prague, Teplice, Czech Republic

An indelible part of each design process is technical drawing. Each architect should have general knowledge about every stage of the building process. The next two pages show a sample of projects I was working on in the studio Monarchi architects. We measured and drew details for an old windows renovation. The other project shows construction interior drawings for old villa renovation.


Office building HIGH TECH Sites: Dolni Brezany, Prague, Teplice, Czech Republic

A three storey polygonal building with laboratories and offices is currently under construction.


competitions

REST STATION COMPETITION Site: Janske lazne, Czech Republic

A small spa town in the Great mountains did not have any place to hide from the changeable weather. We designed a small information centre with a lounge area and a washroom for tourists and people waiting for buses.

2nd prize


PUBLIC SPACE COMPETITION Site: Cerveny Kostelec, Czech Republic

The town Cerveny Kostelec is located in the Eastern Bohemia. The competition was organized to find a solution for lack of public spaces. Nearby there is the main square which mainly works as a traffic crossroad. The solved area offers no car zone among two schools, a post office and a town council. We highlighted the most frequent routes by using path and grass stripes and chose local materials such as red sandstone.


ICELAND TREKKING CABIN Site: somewhere in Iceland


interiors

DIY INTERIOR Site: Brno, Czech Republic

Furnished a new home in a low-cost style for a recently married couple. The interior is a collage of old reused furniture and Ikea items. Chosen pieces express their personalities and combine male and female elements.


FLOWER STORE Site: Brno, Czech Republic


INTERIORS Czech Republic

Furthermore, I would like to present several proposals for several young families. The design is always a dialogue between the architect and the client. It works as a mixture of a male and a female element. I like when space is kept simple but cozy. I often use natural materials. During each of design processes, I cooperated with local furniture companies and local cabinetmakers.


school projects

CZECH FAST FOOD Site: New Haven, school project, University of Brighton

Czech fast food was built on the beach from flotsam wood. A design process went through several steps. - Daytripping - Analysis of a site - Switching site with another person - Exploring a new place - Creating a programme -


BEER SPA Site: Lewes, school project, University of Brighton

We wrote a short story which defined a site and programme specification. We planted different kinds of trees in a grid system over the whole town Lewes. According to the quotation: “Two things only the people anxiously desire — bread and circuses.” I designed a beer vertical spa opposite the Lewes brewery.


CUBES IN MOTION Site: Tilburg, Netherlands

The project Cubes in motion comes from the Fontys school of performing arts. I used parametric techniques to design a swimming lounge and a petrol station. The parameters came from a motion of a human body.


LABORA(R)TORY Site: Brno, Czech Republic

A final bachelor project at Faculty of architecture, Brno University of Technology. Labora(r)tory is a place for art and architecture in the City of Brno. A crucial question was: ´´How to present contemporary architecture?´´ The answer was found in a concept of London´s Serpentine Gallery. The best way to present architecture is to exhibit it as 1:1 scale models. People can experience spatial objects in a real time. That was my solution for the site. I decided not to build a solid object but leave a space underneath for temporary 1:1 architectural models.

The Dean´s prize nomination


design / art / research

WASH BASIN Brno, Czech Republic

A fundamental shape inspired by old-style wash-basins. Created as a student cooperation with JIKA / ROCA / LAUFEN.


LOOKING FOR A SANTINI´s GEOMETRY Site: Vsehrdy, Czech Republic

A student´s workshop - measuring a baroque church and analyzing its geometry. The church is one of the 200 hundred objects built by Jan Blazej Santini Aichel.


ART CONTINUITY Tilburg, Netherlands

Art project made at the Fontys School of performing arts. - Sketch based on reality - Fantasy Sketch - Physical model - Photoshop collage - Graphic design -


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Portfolio Andrea Kopecka  

architecture / art / design / landscape

Portfolio Andrea Kopecka  

architecture / art / design / landscape

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