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In this booklet, I intend to demonstrate my skills, from crafts to design. Some personal projects and some others working within different companies. You will find technical and design drawings, models, architectural projects and product design I have worked on. With four different parts: -Cover Letter -CV 2014 -Portfolio. Work Examples -References


MARINA CARRETERO

15 Crawdor Rd| Manchester M14 6LG, UK +44 (0) 7831 186789 | m.carretero.vallejo@gmail.com | skype: m.carretero.vallejo LinkedIn Profile: http://es.linkedin.com/in/marinacarreterovallejo EDUCATION AND TRAINING IEUniversity, School of Architecture and Design BA&MA of Architecture + Minor in Business Administration. English Full-Time.

Segovia, Spain 2008-2013

V-Ray Rendering workshop, 2011 ProfoundlySuperficial: International workshop. Surface and esgrafiado techniques, 2012 -StudioBanana (independant coursework), 2012: Revit Architecture 2013 Course. -EPC Course on Software CEX3, 2013 PROFESIONAL EXPERIENCE - Freelance Architect Architect Technical Inspection of Buildings, report of accessibility and habitability. Energy performace certificate, as-built plans. Book editing and design, thesis collaborations, real estate operations. Management and development of potential clients.

Segovia/Globaly July 2013 - Present

- Sinblanca. Entrepreneur/Co-founder Design of fashion accessories made out of acrylic leftovers, giving a new life to the material and creating exclusive pieces with a personal design. Design of the pieces, production, graphic desing, packaging design and business development.

Madrid/Globally January 2013 - Present

- Studio Mumbai Architects Mumbai, India Architectural Intern March-July 2012 Project and development of a 1:20 model. Research and investigation about materials and construction systems for “Ahmdabad House Project”. Management team of PRAXIS exhibition of Studio Mumbai in Japan. -La Innovadora S.L Designer Engeneering and construction company. Development of architectonical/installation drawings, project visa management, adaptation of project to current Spanish regulations.

Segovia, Spain July - December 2011

-KINZO-Berlin Architectural Intern Development of the “Future Studio”, design and research study of futuristic visions. Preparation of the studio for the DMY exhibition in Berlin, and preparation of models (foam wire) for different projects.

Berlin, Germany March-July 2011

-GilBartolome Architecture Architectural Intern Creation of an art installation from the 3d computer visualization to its accomplishment in wood.

Madrid, Spain March-July 2010

LANGUAGES Spanish (Native). English (Fluent, proffessional use since 2008). German (Begginer, 4 months in Germany + 1 year course). SKILLS -Computer abilities and programs: -Rhinoceros Sr4 (proefficiency) + Vray Rendering (advanced) + Grasshopper (begginer). -Adobe CS6 Package: Illustrator CS6 (proefficiency), Photoshop (advanced), Premier (advanced), InDesign (proefficiency). -Autocad 2014 (proefficiency) -Revit Architecture 2013 (begginer) -3d Max (begginer) -Other abilities: photography, model making, video editing, wood working, laser cut printer


CV 2014 Marina Carretero


01. Internship Installation. 02. IAES SUMMIT 2011. 03. Conquering Mountains 04. Studio Mumbai Internship. 05. Unveiling the Hidden. 06. Sinblanca.

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PROJECTS

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1-Render. Rhinoceros sr4 2-First attempts model 3-First attempts model 2 4-Working process

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PABLO GIL INTERNSHIP INSTALLATION Marina Carretero 2010


DESIGN CONCEPT

This Project investigates the concept of ephemerality, from the experience of each person to the growth of each seed. The layout of the program within the building has been strategically ordered to maintain this concept, allowing each space to change through time and through the experience of the inhabitants. We can appreciate the different layers of the faรงade-seedbank, which would change depending on the year and season. At the same time, this emptiness or fullness of the seeds in the faรงade is directly proportional to the state and growth of the plants in the greenhouses. There are two main facades of the building, one facing La Castellana, and the other facing the Jardin Botanico. The first relates the building to the speed and stress of the city, and is covered with translucent glass fins which are angled to control visibility. From across La Castellana, the interiors are hidden from view, but for those walking or driving past, the interiors are visible. The second faรงade tries to integrate the building with the garden, extending this concept of the ephemeral to its maximum. People can experience a view through the seeds to the biggest collection of plants in Spain.

Selected project to exhibit in the International Architectural Education Summit 2011, created in Design Studio III. Conceptual project about ephemerality, views and public/private spaces. In the board: -Photoshop renderings -Physical model -Construction details -Plans

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IAES SUMMIT 2011 Marina Carretero 2011


FROM THE UNIT TO THE CITY

This project is a research on residential architecture, on how to create a city from modular residential units. It creates public spaces (plazas and porches) from the elements of the private modules. It is created from a rigid tapestry structure, that allows each unit to transform and to grow from a 38sqm renting house to a 140sqm family house through the extension of the upper floor, supported by its wall beams. The layout of each unit allows different kind of private spaces (balcony, terrace, and garden), hidden and protected by natural elements). The different neighborhoods are thought through the modification of the topography and the use of prefab elements.

Project for Design Studio V. (Selec ted project for the exhibition “Show 2012� at IE University). Development of a residential city taking as starting point the unit.

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CONQUERING MOUNTAINS CITY DVLPMNT Marina Carretero 2012


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3 Prev. Plan. Autocad 2010 1- City Rendering. Vray+Rhino 2-Tapestry 3-Public Spaces. Physical Model 4- Section. Autocad 2010 Project for Design Studio V. (Selec ted project for the exhibition “Show 2012” at IE University). Development of a residential city taking as starting point the unit.

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CONQUERING MOUNTAINS CITY DVLPMNT Marina Carretero 2012


1 - Ground Floor Plan. (site drawings) 2 - Elevation.

Project and development of a 1:20 model. Research and investigation about materials and construction systems for “Ahmdabad House Project”. Model Exhibited in the TOTO gallery, Japan “PRAXIS EXHIBITION”

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STUDIO MUMBAI INTERNSHIP Marina Carretero 2012


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1 - Material research and mock ups. 2 - Concrete formwork. 3 - Concrete base. 4 - Final rammed earth bircks. 5 - Finishing mock up 6,7 - Bricks/Concrete layering. 8 - Final model at Toto Gallery. 9 - PRAXIS exhibition board. Project and development of a 1:20 model. Research and investi gation about materials and construc tion systems for “Ahmdabad House Project”. Model exhibited in the TOTO gallery, Japan “PRAXIS EXHIBITION”.

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STUDIO MUMBAI INTERNSHIP Marina Carretero 2012


Edited book of the project:

http://issuu.com/manycv/docs/libro_web

Conceptual Video:

http://vimeo.com/m/58560446

NATURE VS ARCHITECTURE

How does architecture deal with nature? How a manmade workcan survive in the wild woods? “Unveiling the hidden, Earthen” is a project dealing with different aspects of architecture as place, materiality and program, trying to integrate them into a single project inside the topic of tourism. The project sits upon a slate vein, a geological dike near a river. The aim of the project is to study the different ways of approaching the site, and let people enjoy it in a way in a soft way. Therefore the program selected for the project is focused in people with environmental concerns, people that enjoys nature and love to protect it. The program becomes an spiritual retreat unveiling the most hidden nature, such as the insiders of the vein, and letting the user approach to this uninhabited area. How can the project talk about “atmosphere of the earthen?”. In this process of inhabiting nature in a way that tourists can enjoy it, the main objective is for them to find that different thing, the thing that makes them go to the place, therefore, the way the project touches the ground, and the way the project is designed, result in unique spaces for the sake of the user to find himself in nature through architecture. From the shaping of the vein to the stacking of rocks of the walls, the architecture work becomes a full experience of what nature can give us, letting the user to experience a unique way of solitude, nature and architecture as if they were one.

Prev. Image Board Next. Resume Boards Unveiling the Hidden is a common strategy (along with Blanca Perez), dealing with atmosphere from two opposite directions, Earthen and Ethereal. Located in Oviedo, the strategy develops the fully split pro gram of an spiritual retreat.

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UNVEILING THE HIDDEN Marina Carretero 2013


Promotional Page

www.sinblanca.es

sinblanca Sinblanca. is a business/design project based on sustainability and recycling. The aim of the project is to create an eco-label registered brand of jewelry, from the design and production processes to business and selling. All the pieces are designed by us, thinking on the colours and thickness, which depend on the available material. This makes the each piece be recycled, unique and exclusive. The idea came from the lots of wasted materials of architecture models and the aim to recycle and give them a new life. The main material used for Sinblanca jewelry is perplex (acrylic), since it is one of the most harmful materials for the environment. Sinblanca takes all the leftovers of this material, not only in the architecture field, but from all uses in the different industries. This way, by contacting different companies is possible to recycle this material and create high quality products with an affordable price.

Design of fashion accessories from the acrylic leftovers of other works. It gives a new life to the material, creating exclusive pieces with a personal design. Design of the pieces, production (laser cutter), graphic desing, packaging design and business development. Co-founded along with Blanca Perez.

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sinblanca. JEWELRY BRAND Marina Carretero 2013


MARTHA THORNE

Associate Dean for External Relations IE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Maria de Molina, 6 (Planta 1) 28006 Madrid, Spain Martha.Thorne@ie.edu +34 663 704 158

PABLO GIL-CORNARO

GilBartolomé Architectural Design Workshop Calle la diligencia, nº9. Oficina 111. 28018, Madrid. pablogilmartinez@gmail.com +34 91 011 82 06

Christopher Middleton Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 13 Alexanderplatz D-10178, Berlin chris@kinzo-berlin.de +49 (30) 97 00 48 20


For further information about my professional development, do not hesitate in contacting the characters on the previous page.

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CHARACTER REFERENCES CONTACT Marina Carretero


MARINA CARRETERO m.carretero.vallejo@gmail.com UK: 15 Crawdor Rd Manchester M14 6LG, UK +44 (0) 7831186789



Portfolio 2013