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CURRICULUM VITAE

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PERSONAL

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PROFESSIONAL _2012

STUDENT

IRENE SHAMMA


EDUCATION AND TRAINING Dates_ Organization_ Thesis_

IRENE SHAMMA

Title awarded_

Dates_

135 Fonthill road

Organization_

N43 HH

Graduate Research Essay_

London

Diploma Thesis Project_ Advisor_

+ 44 7588895752

Title awarded_

irene@theplan.is Dates_

September 2007 - January 2009 AA School of Architecture, Design Research Laboratory (AADRL) Parametric Urbanism - Adaptive ecologies MArch in Architecture and Urbanism September 2000 – February 2007 School of Architecture, Faculty of Technology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece The concept in architectural design through 3 projects of Herzog & de Meuron, grade 10/10 (Excellent) Exploration of a process, grade 10/10 (Excellent) Prof. Rena Sakellaridou Diploma in Architecture, grade 8,72/10 (Excellent) September 1997 – June 2000

Organization_

High School of Archbishop Makarios the 3rd Nicosia, Cyprus

Date of birth: 07/06/1982

Title awarded_

High School Diploma, grade 18,7/20 (Excellent)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Nationality: Greek - Cypriot

WORK EXPERIENCE Dates_ Position held_ Projects_

September 2012 - present Founder of design studio t h e p l a n . i s Summer house, Miliou, Cyprus Gadget design in collaboration with the University of Singapore Nokia kiosk, London Exhibition design for Universal Everything, Media Space, Science Museum, London (completion in June 2013)

Dates_ Employer_ Position held_ Projects_

May 2009 – August 2012 AL_A, http://www.amandalevetearchitects.com/, 14A Brewery Road, London, N7 9NH Architect / Furniture designer / Product designer Competition, Norreport train station, Copenhagen, 2009 Competition, Tower 42, 2011 Central Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand (completion in 2014) Victorian house refurbishment, Knightsbridge, London (completed in 2012) Blackwall, feature wall (completed 2012) Victoria and Albert museum, Exhibition Road (completion in 2016)


Hardware line for IZE (manufactured) Ceramic tables line (completion in 2013) Carbon fibre dining table, 2012 Preparation of design packages from concept to detailed design, visualizations, collaboration with consultants, fabricators and manufacturers, technical documentation and contract administration. Dates_ Employer_ Position held_ Projects_

March 2006 – September 2007 SAKELLARIDOU & PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS, http://www.sparch.gr/, Nikis 35, Thessaloniki, 54622, Greece Collaborator student March 2006 – January 2007 / Assistant architect January 2007 –September 2007 Porous Borders’ Cyprus Pavilion at the 10th Biennale of Architecture, www.porousborders.org Residence in Neo Psihiko, Athens, Greece Gate and canopy at Astir Palace, Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece (constructed) Central Square and Public spaces in Kavala, Greece (under construction) Shopping mall, offices and housing complex, Thessaloniki, Greece

Main activities and responsibilities_

PERSONAL SKILLS

Development of concept design through physical models, 3D digital models, visualizations and preparation of drawing packages. For the Cyprus Pavilion at the Biennale, I was responsible for the design, the overall documentation and setup of the installation in Venice.

LANGUAGES mother language_ other_

GREEK ENGLISH

Reading skills_ Excellent Writing skills_ Excellent Verbal skills_ Excellent

TECHNICAL SKILLS Maya (modelling,animation,dynamics) Rhino (modelling,Grasshopper, vray) 3ds MAX (modelling, rendering) AutoCad Adobe SketchUp Form Z

Dates_ Employer_

January 2005 – July 2006 Committee of Research of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Administration Office, Campus AUTH, Thessaloniki, 54006, Greece

Position held_ Project_ Main activities and responsibilities_

Dates_ Employer_ Position held_ Project_ Main activities and responsibilities_

Collaborator student European Programme: CULTURA 2000, The square, a european heritage (www.placeeurope.net) Research on Eleytherias Square, Nicosia, Cyprus: written report, photographs, maps research, diagrams and poster design May 2003 – September 2003 GEORGE ZOIDES & ANI LEFAKI ARCHITECTS, Tsimiski 115, Thessaloniki, 54621, Greece Collaborator student Office building in Kozani, Greece Preparation of autocad drawings, from inception to the final design documentation Contact with local authorities, submissions, approvals and planning permission


EXHIBITIONS NOMINATIONSPUBLICATIONS November 2012_

Presentation_ Urban Reef, Adaptive Ecologies Symposium, Architectural Association

September 2011_

Personal interview_ Self organised systems, Cityvision magazine, September 2011 (published)

April 2011_ 2011_ January 2010_ August 2010_

Honourable mention_ EVOLO Skyscraper Competition 2010 Publication_ Future 26/27 Experiments on social housing, p. 30-31 Special mention_ D3 Natural Systems Competition 2010 Publication_ Urban Reef, AD magazine, Patterns of architecture, November 2009

November 2009_

Exhibition_ Urban Reef, Digital Hinterlands exhibition, London, http://www.digitalhinterlands.com/

September 2009_

Publication_ Digital Architecture, Passages through Hinterlands http://www.passagesthroughhinterlands.com/book/index.html

August 2009_ Summer 2009_ August 2009_ Summer 2009_

Finalist_ REBURBIA Design Competition, project AIRBIA http://airbia.wordpress.com/ Exhibition_ Wire and foam physical model, Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2009 Publication_ Urban Reef, AD magazine, Digital Cities, July/August 2009 Exhibition_ Diploma thesis project, Beyond Media exhibition, Florence

July 2009_

Exhibition_ DRL 10 Exhibition, AA School of Architecture

July 2007_

Exhibition_ architectural exhibition «index_arch[gr]»

January 2007_ September 2007_ Jan 2005 & July 2006_ August 2005 & 2006_

Publication_ magazine DOMES 0807, ‘Housing Complex in Kardia, Thessaloniki, Greece’ Participation_ ‘CULTURA 2000, The square, a european heritage’ seminars / Publication_ Research on Eleutherias Square, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2009 Exhibition_ annual architectural exhibition of students work in Nicosia, Cyprus Presentation of personal work in seminars in Cyprus, and to visiting students from Turkey in Thessaloniki, Greece

WEBSITES - BLOGS www.theplan.is www.shampooo.net www.airbia.wordpress.com www.queenofmonsterplan.tumblr.com


STUDENT_ 2007 - 09 MArch thesis_ Parametric Urbanism DRL_ AA school of architecture


Housing proposal of 5000 units in Hudson Yards, Manhattan based on reaserch on fiber structures, growth and fusion algorithms found in nature. Software used: Catia, Rhinoscripting, Maya dynamics

STUDENT_ 2007 - 09 MArch thesis_ Parametric Urbanism DRL_ AA school of architecture

_component studies using catia software parametrization of openings according to drivers

_conceptual model: foam components and wires

_digital exploration


_conceptual model: exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Show 2009


Optimization patterns_ Maya dynamics

STUDENT_ 2007 - 09 MArch thesis_ Parametric Urbanism DRL_ AA school of architecture


_wet grids-optimization of connectivity

STUDENT_ 2007 - 09 MArch thesis_ Parametric Urbanism DRL_ AA school of architecture

_growth algorithms


STUDENT_ 2007 - 09 MArch thesis_ Parametric Urbanism DRL_ AA school of architecture

_housing proposal


STUDENT_ 2005 - 06 Diploma thesis_ Exploration of a process Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


open space 30%

STUDENT_ 2005 - 06 Diploma thesis_ Exploration of a process Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

infrastracture 15%

Proposal for a library in Athens. Exploration of 3 different versions according to contextual parameters. Software used: 3D Max, Autocad

library space 55%

_version 1

_version 2 -parameter: environment


STUDENT_ 2005 - 06 Diploma thesis_ Exploration of a process Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

_level 0 - cafe

_level 1 - infrastructure

_level 2 - library - magazines

_level 3 - 6 - main library spaces

_physical model made of plastic and cardboard


Proposal for a library in Thessaloniki over ancient findings, in suspended volumes between the adjacent buildings. Software used: 3D Max, Autocad

STUDENT_ 2005 Studio_ Library in Thessaloniki Aristotle University of Thessloniki _level 2_ cafe _level 3-6_ main library spaces _level 7-8_ amphitheater


Proposal for housing in Thessaloniki on a strip over a highway. Creation of a continuous platform over the road as a public garden. Software used: 3D Max, Autocad

STUDENT_ 2004 Studio_ Cities and urban design Aristotle University of Thessloniki

_housing proposal - urban platform


Proposal for open public space around a stream in Thessaloniki through dismantling the boundaries between the urban tissue and the natural landscape. Software used: 3D Max, Autocad

STUDENT_ 2004 Studio_ Landscape design Aristotle University of Thessloniki


Proposal for a 3 storay hotel in Barcelona. Spaces organized according to views and to the landscape formation. Software used: 3D Max, Autocad

STUDENT_ 2003 Studio_ Hotel design Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


PROFESSIONAL_ 2012 Exhibition design, Media Space, Science Museum, London (completion in June 2013)


Design for an interactive kiosk and a ‘Switch Concole’ as a part of the ‘This is Lumia’ light show in Flatiron Square in Southwark, London. The public can activate the sound and light by pressing the buttons. Each button acts as a switch to trigger parts of the neighbourhood.

PROFESSIONAL_ 2012 Nokia Lumia interactive kiosk_ in collaboration with MLStudio


PROFESSIONAL_ 2011 Hardware line for IZE (manufactured) AL_A


PROFESSIONAL_ 2011 Victoria & Albert museum extension (completion 2016) AL_A


PROFESSIONAL_ 2009 - 2012 Central Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand (completion 2014) AL_A


horizontal transition

tile type 1

rail precast concrete panel

tile type 2 insulation tile type 3 interior finish tile type 4

tile type 5

_shingle mock ups

_global effect

_shingle fixing blow up

PROFESSIONAL_ 2009 - 2012 Central Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand (completion 2014) AL_A

glazing


_hotel entrance night view


Highly commended at the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona, 2008 under the ‘holiday’ section.

PROFESSIONAL_ 2007 Gate and Canopy ad Astir Palace, Athens, Greece SParch


Proposal for housing in Kardia Thessaloniki exploring the idea of the spine as a method to organize the housing units along common public spaces. Software used: 3D Max, Autocad

PROFESSIONAL_ 2007 Competition_ Housing in Kardia, Thessaloniki, Greece


PROFESSIONAL_ 2007 Residence in Palio Psyhiko, Athens, Greece SParch


PROFESSIONAL_ 2007 Public space in Kacalla, Greece SParch


‘Porous Boarders’ installation in Venice, for the 10th Biennale of Architecture.

PROFESSIONAL_ 2006 Cyprus Pavilion, 10th Biennale of Architecture, Venice SParch


4m x 0.8 m long mirror hands fingerprint drawing with ink

PERSONAL_ 2012 Tales of a line


PERSONAL_ 2009 Airbia, Finalist in Reburbia Competition in collaboration with Alexandros Tsolakis


PERSONAL_ 2009 Airbia, Finalist in Reburbia Competition in collaboration with Alexandros Tsolakis


PERSONAL_ 2009 Airbia, Finalist in Reburbia Competition in collaboration with Alexandros Tsolakis


PERSONAL_ 2009 Various graphic design examples and physical models supernatural eye

material tests

GRAPHICS - POSTER DESIGN

PHYSICAL MODELS

i want to ufolr your skin drl_10 exhibition poster tout c’est ailleurs portrets

component studies library in thessaloniki gate and canopy at astir palace

portable pillow drl thesis coffee cup MODELLING - DESIGN EXHIBITIONS index_arch[gr] aadrl_10 rca workshop


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