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Project name: BA3 Brighton Sports Hall Section showing structure

Diana Darmina BA3(Hons) University of Portsmouth Nationality: Romanian (work permit) Date of Birth: 20.01.1991 Term address: 6 Northcote rd, Portsmouth, PO1 0LH Home address: str. Diminetii, bl.14, ap.9, Timisoara, 300442 E-mail: arc00019@myport.ac.uk Mobile no.: +44 7428 781528

About me Highly motivated third year architecture undergraduate, eager to meet challenges, with great creative thinking in design approach, seeking work experience during the RIBA Part 1 year out. Active, enthusiastic, hard working individual with a strong desire to be successful. Perseverance and determination are perhaps two of the most obvious characteristics which have allowed me to achieve many of my personal objectives to date and will hopefully do so in the future.

skills Advanced CAD user: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, ZwCAD, Artlantis Studio, Kerkythea, Google Sketch-up IT Literate in Microsoft Office Driving License ( 4 year) Languages: English Fluent ( University of Cambridge FCE Certificate and TEOFL Proficiency Certificate),Romanian Fluent, French- Intermediate, Spanish- Intermediate


Project name: BA2 Boat Yard and public space design

education University of Portsmouth BA Architecture 2010- present Degree was focused on conceptual design and paradigm studies as well as eco-friendly development and technical construction integration. This course has helped me develop: -Work independently and manage time under pressure -Succeed in developing creative and analytical thinking through a series of projects which challenged my imagination and design skills -Analyse and learn from different existing precedents and express my personal understanding in the design approach -Collaborate with and lead a team from participation in series of art related projects, design charrettes and competitions.

“ Grigore Moisil� Highschool, Timisoara, Romania 2006-2010 -Vocational Computer Science (experienced user) with Oracle Diploma -Baccalaureate average of 97%

Hobbies and Interests -Painting, drawing: From a very young age I was taking art classes that helped me develop my representation techniques -Travelling: I have visited cities like Barcelona, Venice, Vienna that were a great inspiration for my architectural studies -Snowboarding: part of the ski and snowboard society in Portsmouth -Debating: was part of the Debate society for 3 years during highschool and participated in public speaking competitions which have helped me develop argumentative and presentation skills


Project name: BA3 Brighton Sports Hall exterior render

Architectural experience Haus LTD RIBA Charted Practice Oct 2012- present RIBA Mentoring Scheme -analysed different projects and developed an understanding of passive housing -helped me develop problem solving skills through a series of house design projects. SC Arhitect Trambitas SRL June 2012- August 2012 Internship -working with real clients helped me develop interpersonal and communication skills -participated in series of meetings with structural engineers which helped me understand structural aspects of design at early stages -responding to client needs improved my analytical and research thinking - exploring projects on site gave me a clear understanding of construction techniques and costing

SC Artplan SRL August 2012 Internship

-analysed design solutions for a particular project which was exceeding the allocated budget which helped me develop critical thinking and problem solving skills -worked on technical drawings which helped my representation techniques as well as construction detailing understanding The Project Office RIBA Chartered Practice Competition entry - winning competition entry -working with a real client responding to a real brief within a short time -developed communication skills, time management and the ability to work under pressure -improved teamwork, developed problem solving skills and persuasion -in charge of the CAD representation and oral presentation -improved communication skills and negotiation abilities with a real client


Referees Georgeta Trambitas Architect S.C Arhitect Trambitas S.R.L Srt. Martir M Todorov Nr.2 Timisoara, Romania Land line / fax :0256 532 212 mobile:0744 698 012 Huw Heywood BSc BArch RIBA FHEA Principal Lecturer BA2 Year Coordinator Portsmouth School of Architecture Portland Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3AH tel: 02392 842085

More references available at request Winning competition entry, Hastlar Hospital Cafeteria


I would be delighted to show you more of my work in person!


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