Cecilia dobos CV

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Cecilia Dobos Vierambachtsstraat 56D 3023AP Rotterdam, NL ceciliadobos@gmail.com p 06.21.358.507

Personal statement

n Architect and Urban designer whose constant curiosty strives to discover the A city and its potentials, bringing creative ideas that engage citizens in an interactive way with their environment and shape their future in a meaningful way. Moreover, I am passionate about children and their future and therefore I’m always on the look how we can make our built environment an educational model that is safe, playful and inspiring to our new generations.

Work Experience

Oct 2015 - Oct 2017 Architect KAAN Architecten, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Design competition for the New Amsterdam Court House, design development and execution for University of Tübingen in Germany Geodesic Science Faculty. June 2015 - August 2015 Architect Sou Fujimoto Architects, Tokyo, Japan

Schematic design and Design development for public buildings. Jun 2015 - Agust 2015 Trainee Architect HP Architecten, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Responsible for the TU Delft Electric Power Laboratory Design Development

Group A, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

May 2012 - Dec 2012 Junior Architect

• Urban studies for the European Patent Office competition; • Schematic urban and architectural design ideas for the EPO; • Transmit concept and schematic design ideas into architectural and technical drawings, plans, sections, elevations, details; • Prepare presentation documents for meetings.

Oct 2011- Mar 2012

Intern Architect

MAKS Architecture & Urbanism, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Urban and architectural research and design development for Bevewaard social housing renewal and urban regeneration. Research on urban environmental awareness and neighborhood community for social cohesion. • Research on urban issues in Bevewaard: social, demographic, infrastructure • Expend knowledge about urban renewal possibilities • Research social housing transformation projects; • Sketch schematic design ideas; • Draw out architectural and technical documents; • Prepare presentation documents for meetings.

Jun 2006 - Jun 2011 Architect, Urban Designer, Project Leader Froelich Kim Architecture, Chicago IL, USA

My work at FKA bridged architecture, interior design and urbanism from schematic design to construction documentation. • Research sustainable urban development for the South Side of Chicago; • Sketch schematic design ideas; • Create necessary construction details; • Prepare presentation documents for meetings and competitions; Dec 2002 - Aug 2005 Urban Designer Project Leader Müépítész Architecture and Urbanism, Miskolc, Hungary

Urbanism, master planning and small scale public space design. I was involved in Miskolc master planning and together with a major architecture and urbanism firm VATI participated in a regional design that addressed the rehabilitation of the Lake Balaton region. These project developed into several smaller urban rehabilitation and small to large scale master planning. Participated in several long term urban vision development for small to large cities.

• Worked on interdisciplinary designs that addressed developing public space: renovating historical buildings, designing public benches and generating public green areas for Miskolc; • Created all the master plans for many towns, but specifically for Miskolc; • Writing research result papers for the rehabilitation of the Lake Balaton • Writing preparation documents for the renewal of Miskolc Centrum • Presenting urban development vision documents to city consuls and other parties • Outlined urban planning concepts, schematics and final town zoning; • Composed zoning codes and built environment restriction for each urban plan;


2012 Sept. - July 2014

Master in Architecture

Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands Specialization on Public Buildings

Graduated with a distinction, received the highest mark for my graduation project. During my studies I focused on experimenting and exploring unconventional ideas in architecture on urban sensory experience. Researched on how to develop these idiosyncratic ideas into design and construction. 1999-2002 Bachelor in Urbanism Technical University of Pécs, Hungary Department of Architecture and Urban Design Received a nationwide academic award for my diploma project on historical urban area rehabilitation, and won a special faculty award for my final result; Received the highest scholarship on the course.

Volunteering April - Jun 2010 Design and construction field work Pisco Sin Fronteras, Pisco, Peru I volunteered to rebuild the city that was hit by a devastating 8.0-magnitude earthquake in 2007. I designed a playground and participated in a mobile home project using recycled materials.

Personal Skills

• creative with lots of ideas; • tenacious and very determined about my goals; • don’t draw back easy over obstacles; • like to be challenged and persevere to solve problems; • sociable and like to work with people; • good observer and an optimist; • flexible and organized; • obtained a skill for analytic and strategic thinking; • ability of seeing the big picture or the very small detail of a project (problem); • research skill expending small urban to large regional scale; • Well organized and experience in leading teams.

Communication skill • Team work: I have worked in various types of teams from interdisciplinary research team to construction team; • Mediating skill: worked on the border between urbanists, architects, landscape architects, policy makers and infrastructure planners; • Intercultural skill: I am experienced working on a global dimension with diverse cultures from my volunteering in Peru to my professional experience in Japan

Computer skills AutoCad; ++++++++++ Rhino5 +++++++ SketchUp ++++++++ Adobe Photoshop ++++++++ Adobe InDesign +++++++++ Adobe Illustrator ++++++++++ Adobe Premier Pro +++++ Adobe After Effects ++++ MS applications +++++++++ Mother Tongue Hungarian ++++++++++ Other languages English ++++++++++ Dutch +++++ German +++ Distinction Honorable Mentioned Graduation Project TU Delft 2014 Archiprix nomination TU Delft 2014 Diploma Award from the Hungarian Urbanism Society for my final thesis that based on a extensive research proposed a rehabilitation for the historical urban center of Sajószentpéter, Hungary. 2002

Other Skills

Photography; graphic design; playing clarinet; seeing the world, art of cooking

Exhibitions Column Pavilion, Post--Office Rotterdam Come In: featuring Peru’s urban living, Beans & Bagels, Chicago IL US Light and Shadow: Urban life, Beans & Bagels, Chicago IL US Space and Form: Gelatin Prints on Life, Truman Collage, Chicago IL USA

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