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EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

BEN HANSEN Architect (BSc M.Arch ARB) Feb 2013 - Jan 2014 RIBA Part III Professional Diploma London Metropolitan University, UK

Sep 2009 - Jul 2011 M.Arch (Master of Architecture)

Commendation (Design) Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK • Thesis Project: Degrees of Permanence, UCL Research Centre for the Emerging Sciences • Primer Project: ‘Place’ and Embedded Memory • Dissertation: Constructive Deconstruction: Creative Responses to the Shrinking City

28.01.87 British Citizen ben.hansen87@gmail.com +44 (0)79 1415 0254

Sep 2006 - Jul 2009 II(i) BSc Hons in Architectural Studies

Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK • Degree Project: Maternity Unit and Respite Care for the Elderly, Murano, Venice.

Sep 2002 - Aug 2005 Irish Leaving Certificate

Colaiste Iognaid, Galway, Ireland Art (A) • Physics (A) • Maths (A) • English (A) • German (A) • Geography (B)

benhansen87.wordpress.com Construction Skills Certification accredited Construction Site Visitor http://www.cscs.uk.com/

Scheme

(CSCS)

Took part in two German exchanges to Stuttgart and Cologne and attended classes at the Gesamptschule Rodenkirchen, Cologne.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Full clean driving license.

Sep 2011 - Current Architect (Formerly Part II Architectural Assistant) at Pollard Thomas Edwards architects, Islington, London • • • •

Dover Court Estate - Residential, Stage A-D, £11m Mercator Road - Residential, Stage C-D, £0.88m Aylesbury Estate - Residential, Stage C-D, £28.5 St Lukes, Muswell Hill - Residential / 3rd Age, Stage C-E, £36m • Market Road - Residential / Commercial, Stage E-F, £24m • Work Experience Coordinator http://www.ptea.co.uk/

Aug 2009 - Jun 2010 Part I Architectural Assistant at Pollard Thomas Edwards architects, Islington, London. • •

Packington Estate Phase I & II - Residential / Commercial / Community Centre, Stage D - F, £132m Grey Court Secondary School - Education, Stage C

Summer 2007 and 2008

Group leader and events coordinator at The Galway Cultural Institute Language School, Galway, Ireland. https://gci.ie/

Summer 2006

Tilers mate with Marco Cafolla Wall and Floor Tiling, Knocknacarra, Galway, Ireland.

Voluntary Work

London Open House Volunteer http://www.londonopenhouse.org/ Junior Open House Volunteer http://openhouselondon.org.uk/junior/index.html Open City Accelerate Student Mentor http://www.open-city.org.uk/education/schools/ accelerate.html


SKILLS

Digital AutoCAD (5+ years) • Sketchup (5+ years) • Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (5+ years) • Maxwell Render (5+ years) • Kerkythea (2+ years) • V-Ray (1+ years) • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint (5+ years) • Revit (1+ years) • Rhino (1+ years) • 3D Studio Max (1+ years) • Ecotect (3+ years) Comfortable with both Windows and Mac operating systems. Experienced SLR photographer.

Analog

OTHER

Strong freehand sketching, architectural drafting and model-making (card, foamboard, wood, plaster, resin etc.)

Languages English • German (intermediate level) Thesis design project featured in the ‘Best of the Student Shows 2011’ September 2011 issue of Blueprint Magazine (UK) Co-ordinate and run architectural work experience placements and design workshops for school children and students in London. Exhibited at the Cardiff Design Festival 2010 • Ephemeral Architecture: Particle Tension Established, ran and captained the SAWSA (Student Association of the Welsh School of Architecture) football team for 2 years.

REFERENCES

Captained the Colaiste Iognaid senior football team for 2 years.

Professor Simon Unwin

Gabriella Gullberg

Christian Gibbon

+44 (0) 79 4752 7955 simon.unwin999@gmail.com

+44 (0) 78 1113 9192 gabriella@victoriabeckham.com

+44 20 7253 5147 christian.gibbon@zaha-hadid.com

5th year tutor, Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of Dundee, Scotland

ben.hansen87@gmail.com

Head of Architectural Projects at Victoria Beckham (Formerly General Manager at PTEa)

+44 (0)79 1415 0254

General Manager at Zaha Hadid 10 Bowling Green Lane, London EC1R 0BQ (Formerly General Manager at PTEa)

21 Corsica Street, London N5 1JT, UK


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