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MINI PORTFOLIO C U R R I C U L U M V I TA E Elena Astrid Rojas


2011:

1. CURRICULUM VITEA 1. Personlig information 2. Generelt 3. Itskills 4. Professionel erfaring 5. Uddannelse 6. Arkitektur konkurrencer 7. ANden arbejds erfaringer 8. Udstillinger/Publikationer 9. Legatter

PORTFOLIO 2009 - 2010 Elena Astrid Rojas WWW.ELENAROJAS.DK


Curriculum Vitae PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Place of birth:

Elena Astrid Rojas Danielsen July 1982, Copenhagen Denmark (CPH DK)

Contact: Phone: Mail: Web:

Gasværksvej 24, 3, 1656 København V, DK Tlf: +45 26224153 mail@elenarojas.dk Web: www.elenarojas.dk

Icopal Award 2009

GENEAL

- Winner of Icopal prize 2nd award and Sustainability prize 2009. - Published in the magazine ARKITEKTEN Vol. 111. Nr. 10; 2009 - Experience from international architectual studios

IT S K I L L S

working with Junya Ishigami

2D: Autodesk Autocad Advanced 3D: Rhinoceros Advanced, Autodesk 3dsMax 8 Basic DTP: Adobe Illustrator CS5 Advanced, Adobe Photoshop CS5 Advanced, Adobe Indesign CS5 Advanced, Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Good+ Rendering: Vray, Maxwell, Web: Adobe Flash CS5 Basic, Final Cut Pro Good, Dreamweaver Good+ General: Word Good, Excel Basic, Powerpoint Good, Acrobat Good PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCE

Employer: Member at United Visual Artist Time period: 2011 Description: Working on artcommissions as an designer/artist: Sculpture LA(US), Art installation - Bristol(UK), Sculpture - Lyon (FR), Landart - Toronto (CA) Art event - London(UK), Boardcasting studio - London(UK) Employer: Assisting Kasper Bonnen Time period: 2010 October - December Description: Exhibition architect on ”The Room Can Nrver Be Closed” Brands klædefabrik,Odense

Kaspar Bonnen Amalienborg

Steven Holl : Chengdu towers

Employer: Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter Time period: January 2010 - November 2010 Description: Title: Architect MAA Work on: Competition: DTU, Lyngby, Dk. Jönsaplan recidential, Landskrona, SE. Nørre Campus, Cph, Dk. Nørre Campus - Green Sceiens City - Marsterplan 1st and 2nd phase, Cph, Dk. Haslev Elementary school, Haslev, Dk. Prison, Dk, Louisiana, Museum Of Modern Art, Børne Svendborg architects: Botanical garden pavillonen Employer: Time period: Description:

Svendborg Architects November-January 2009 - 2010 Title: Project kordinator. Hired for Ku.Be Competition, Phase 1, Frederiksberg. Svendborg architect are in collaboration with Junya Ishigami making the competition. The competion was begun in Japan, Tokyo with a work shop in November together with Junya Ishigami’s studio.


Employer: Jeppe Aagaard Andersen Time period: Agust - 2009 Description: Employed full time as architect / landscape architect Work on: Competition: Hafencity city park and memorial park Development/construction set: HOM Ålborg Music House in collaboration with Coop himmelblau. Design and production set: Gunnar Aaggards chairs and design of new designed chair. Kronborg construction: Landscape and roads. Helsingborg: Concept development for the seafront and the new cultural center. Employer: Freelance architect at Svendborg Architects Time period: 2008 Description: Projects I have been co-working on: Competition for the redevelopment of the Botanical Gardens in Århus; photoshop/collage renders. Employer: Freelance architect at MAPT Time period: 2007-2009 Description: Projects I have been co-working on: Wohnatelers Hamburg; Reprograming scheme,renders, visual-illustrations for the invester. Vesthuset Århushavn (competition-team), Danish Pavillion Expo 2010 (competition team). Industriens Hus, Di Head Office (competition team). Vanløse Facade; development, Artpark Vanløse; Skematic design

THESIS: A Gathering Point in La Paz

Employer: Assisting Kasper Bonnen Time period: 2007 Description: Projects I have been assisting with: ”Sculptures Are The Shadows Of The Symbols ” . Amalienborg (The Winter Residence Of The Royal Danish Couple), Cph, Dk. Vægmaleri (Mural) For The Ministry Of Family and Consumer Affairs, Cph, Dk. Employer: Junior Architect at Steven Holl Architects, NYC. Time period: 2006-2007 Description: Projects I have been working on: T-houses, Ørestaden, Copenhagen, Denmark Development and design of the apartments, lobby, ect. Studies of landscape in 3d modeling, models and photoshop. Sail Hybrid, Knokken-Heise, Belgium Reprograming parts of building, 3d modeling, model making photoshop ect. Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas city, Missouri Layouting drawing for a new Prestel publishing.15 drawings sections-, elevations-, detail- and plandrawings. Arbuk Peninsula, Bodrum, Turkey Skecthing up new resort area in Turkey, development of town center and recidential area.Studies in ecoligical solutions and sustainable development. Herning Center of Arts, Herning, Denmark Layouting for presentation booklet. High Line Hybrid Tower, New York, USA Researching and studies of facade and curtain wall solutions.Sliced Porosity Employer: Assisting Kasper Bonnen Time period: 2005 Description: Assisted artist Kaspar Bonnén, with his exhibitiion ‘There is a Path’ at Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen Cph. Employer: Assistant architect at Brullet I Associats studio, BCN Time period: 2005 Description: Competitions.

THESIS: A Gathering Point in La Paz

RefsTower: studieproject 3rd studie year.


E D U C A T ION 2007 – 2009 Architect MAA The Royal Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture unit 6, Cort Dinesen, CPH 2006 Internship at Steven Holl´s office, NYC (November-December) 2006 Internship at Aterliers Jean Nouvel, Symphony Hall, Cph. (June - October ) 2003 - 2006 B.Arch, Bachelor in Architecture The Royal Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture unit 8: Architecture, Experiment and Technology, CPH 2003 Studies at the Professional Academy – ‘The Creative Construction Line’. (January - June) 2003 Admitted at the school of arts Sanvisens, Barcelona. 2003 Private lessons in drawing with the painter Erik Rytter. (January - April) 2002 Admitted to the Technical School – Obligatory Basic Course: Digital photo, drawing, History of Arts. ( August - December ) 2001 Admitted to The Technical School - obligatory basic course: The Workshop of Printing: Drawing and Graphics. Cph. (August - December: 2001 Graduated from Østre Borgerdyd gymnasium, Senior High School, Cph.

Plan : National Museum of Natural History, Cph.

A R C H IT E CT U R E C O M P ET IT I O N S

Awarded a 2nd prize and the Sustainability prize at the ICOPAL PRIZE award 2009.

Open Competition: National Museum of Natural History, Cph.

Awarded a prize in the competition: New life in the City churches, Cph.2008 Open competition (Workshop): City development project for the Municipality of Copenhagen: Development of The Krimsvej-area, Cph, 2008

Render: National Museum of Natural History, Cph.

Awarded a prize in the competition: A student campus at the Copenhagen Business School, ‘Et studenterhus på CBS’,

Open competition on a proposal for the program of a multi-functional building for the students of Copenhagen Business School. 2006 Sommerhusbebyggelser, 2005 Open international competition on the development of large naturalareas in Denmark.

Facade: National Museum of Natural History, Cph.

competition: City development project


OT H E RW O R K EXPERIENCE Taught drawing and painting at the Popular Information Centre, Cph. Time period: 2004-2005 Description: Teacher Translator spanish-danish Time period: 2004-2005 Description: Translator spanish-danish for Birgit Weylandt, associate professor, Institute of Building Culture, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture unit 6, CPH PC2 Game Time period: 2004 Description: Participated in the project:“1MORE CHANCE”- A PC2 Game. Taught drawing and painting at the School of the MunicipalCity of Cph KKA. Time period: 2004 Description: Teacher International projects developer Time period: 2002 Description: Volunteer in Peru, Bolivia and Chile with support from the AXIS (NGO) and The National Agency for Internalisation CIRIUS. Assisting teacher Time period: 2000 Description: Assisting teacher at the art school of Karin W. Laux in drawing and painting. LANGUAGES

Danish: Native language English: Fluent Spanish: Basic Swedish, German and Norwegian: Knowledge of

Render made for Maria Walter

E X H I B IT I O N S P U B L I CAT I O N

Published in the magazine ARKITEKTEN Vol. 111. Nr. 10; 2009 MARK magazine: #16 October - November 2008, # 17 December 08 - January 09 Thesis exhibition, The project was on the poster for the exhibition, and in the press notice. Hydra-publication 2008 2004 - ‘09 Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole exhibitions: Thesis exhibition Academy-exhibition - department 6 and 8 (30. april - 19. june 2009) Bachelor school exhibition Scarpa - Fladernes Arkitektur Render made for Klaus Rasmussen Tårnhus school exhibition G R A NTS 2010 Dreyers Fond 2009 Frk. Marie Månsonns Legat 2008 Augustinus Fonden, Margot og Thorvald Dreyers Fond 2007 Margovt og Thorvald Dreyers Fond, Oticon fonden 2006 Margot og Thorvald Dreyers Fond 2005 Frk. Marie Månsonns Legat, Oticon fonden


THESIS: PARLIAMENT ‘ A GATHERING POINT IN LA PAZ’

07 THE MORNING AFTER TOMORROW

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IT CAN BE FAR FROM our mentality to build something that works as a symbol and a monumentl. Here it is important to try to understand the perspective that the majority of the Bolivian people have been massively suppressed by the ruling classes, and thus have seen how their spirituality and cultural heritage have been oppressed. In La Paz, the indigenous peoples has not an architecturally ownership in the urban space. Government houses, squares and monuments are created by the ruling classes.

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7 Architectural Narratives that illustrate the most significant elements from my research. They are generating narratives through which the project are told:

01 THE CROWD _ When an individual is standing in a crowd and is part of creating a voice and its echo, does he understand the voice and its importance? Markets, demonstrations and parades are central in the Bolivian culture. They create mobile, common spaces, that are not a fixed physical part of the city, but defined by the size, motion and location of the crowd. The PROJECT creates a physical, public space, which can be overtaken by the crowd.

02 THE ESPANSE _ To stand on the plateau creates the illusion that the whole world is here between the mountains and behind is nothing. When you stand on the ramps with your back against the mountain, La Paz is the whole world - there is no horizon. Plateau is the focal point of Bolivian culture and religion.

03 THE AIR _ The thin, oxygen-depleted air in La Paz demands that the body adapts. Air defines the experience and understanding of the space,which seems in disarray. Distances and surfaces seem dimensioned in a differetn or wrong scale. Spatial understanding in the PROJECT manipulates continuously with classic scale conditions. The central compartment (the General Assembly Hall) is floating/hanging in an oversized lobby

04 IDENTITY _

05 MONTAGE _

06 TIME - POWER _

The sun’s rays give a bright and strong sunlight that contrasts the night frost. The colours catch the sun’s power and create contrast to the raw landscape. Rhythms ande colours in the facades are only seen in levels when you look at the PROJECT upon arrival or from downtown.

La Paz is a montage, a sampling of cultures and its rulers. The contrasts in La Paz are endless. The PROJECT is a montage of the landscape’s roughness and the city’s colourful sprawl. All horizontal surfaces are created as spaces where people can gather. They stage events - market, festival parade and demonstration are not more dignified, but have the same value as the unorganized and spontaneous events. Everything is woven together in the project’s total expression.

The PROJECT creates a framework in which Bolivia’s democracy can be developed.There is room for state power, various Native American nations, NGOs and educational institutions. Together it can help to create a basis for a new identity a Naciones UNIDOS de Bolivia - Bolivia united nations.

Combinations and juxtapositions of color are central to the Native American traditions and culture in Bolivia. Patterns are important as narratives that are passed through generations.


SNIT 03

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THESIS: MODEL AND POSTER

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LOBBY/PLAZA

COMPETITION TEAM: SVENDBORG ARCHITECTS AND JUNYA ISHIGAMI

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SCENERUM


Competition 2009

THE NEW NATURAL HISTORICAL MUSEEUM UNDERSTANDING, WONDER AND RESEARCH.

UNDERSTANDING

WONDERING

RESEARCH


LONGITUDE SECTION

UNDERGROUND PLAN

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B

mø der

lounge om

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B

NORD

B

punkt nedslag i trappen

GRØNNE GAVLE

ophold grill plads

Alternativ løsning uden udkragning over trappen mod Matematiktorvet Bruttoareal for bygning eksklusiv udkragning: 4340 m2 inkl. kælder

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råde kaffe pla ds

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eksisterende haveanlæg

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installationszone

rme lle torvet ufo

printer

eksisterende haveanlæg

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tematik nk mo d Ma

loung eområde pauseniche bevægelseszone bygningens socia le la g kaffemaskine

udsigtsbæ

p rint og kopi

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bænk g ard erob e

sid d e nic he r ka ffe pa

e loka le disk ussions

GRØNNE GAVLE

fleksib elt mød

uformelle møder

COMPETITION: NØRRE CAMPUS åbne kontor pladser

garderobe

café

udstilling

garderobe

indgang

reception

garderobe

pladser

cafe drop-by

udstilling

drop-by reception pladser

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garderob

indgang

forplads

teknik

drop-by pladser

åbne kontor pladser

GRØNNE GAVLE

pladser

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garderob

reception

garderobe

belægningen fra haveanlæg café ind gennem garderobe forsætter videre ankomst området drop-by

udstilling

foreslåes som have anlæg

e garderob

GRØNNE GAVLE GRØNNE GAVLE

trækkes med indover pladsen

LUNDGAARD & TRANBERG COMPETITION: DTU


COMPETITION: NØRRE CAMPUS FASE 1 +2


COMPETITION: VIBEENG SKOLEN

læringscenter

+54.0m læringscenter +51.0m læringscenter administraƟon +48.0m

faglokaler +45.0m

+45.0m

garderobe

klasse klasse

skulpturhave

læringscenter

fællesareal

SFO . køkken

SFO . køkken

fællesareal

terrasse

+45.4m +44.0m

COMPETITION: FÆNGSEL PÅ FALSTER


CAFE & BISTRO

“TYCHO BRAHE”

PARALLELOPDRAG: JONSAPLAN - LANDSKRONA

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NOR

grill plads

CAFE & BISTRO “TYCHO BRAHE”

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MYNDIGHEDSPROJEKT: LØGUMKLOSTER REFUGIUM

PROJEKTERING: ÆLDRECENTER I KOKKEDAL


PHOTO _ Mural at the Royal Palace of Denmark

2004-2010

KASPAR BONNEN

EXHIBITION: Kaspar Bonnen , ‘The Room Can Never Be Closed’


PHOTO _ NELSON ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART, KANSAS CITY

2006-2007

STEVEN HOLL ARCHITECTS _

THE OFFICE

T-HOUSES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

SAIL HYBRID, KNOKKEN-HEISE, BELGIUM

Steven Holl Architects (SHA) is a 50 person innovative architecture and urban design office working globally as one office from two locations; New York City and Beijing. SHA is internationallyhonored with architecture’s most prestigious awards, publications and exhibitions for excellence in design

PROGRAM: 5 towers of mixed-use (residential and commercial), and landscape CLIENT: City Development SIZE: 59.040 sf

Sail-Like Planar (hotel and apartment tower) Volumetric (restored, reprogrammed casino) Porous (congress hall) SIZE: 232,880 sf

SLICED POROSITY BLOCK. Chengdu, China

ARBUK PENINSULA, BODRUM, TURKEY

PROGRAM: five towers with offices, serviced apartments, retail, a hotel, cafes, and restaurants CLIENT: CapitaLand Development BUILDING AREA (SQUARE): 3,336,812 STATUS: construction phase PROGRAM: temporary exhibition galleries, 150 seat auditorium, music rehearsal

Master planning in Turkey

HERNING MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Herning, Denmark, rooms, restaurant, media library and administrative offices SIZE: 5600 sm


2011

United Visual Artist Art, Landart and Light

Toronto

Coachella LA

Japan

music video


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