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Sando Billey Thordarson BA, M.Arch

Citizenship + Visa Qualifications

tel. 07429236344 #104, 120 Queensbridge Road, E2 8EZ London, England

Canadian Citizenship Tier 5 - YM Visa - UK

Education Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design, University of Toronto Masters of Architecture

Global Architecture Program, China

Travel Study, Instructor: Adrian Blackwell; Guest Instructors/Critics: Bert de Muynck and Monica Carriรงo, Moving Cities

University of Alberta

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Art/Art History, minor in English

2006-2009 2008


Professional Experience Amanda Levete Architects

Part II Architectural Assistant


Large Scale Media Campus Masterplan Development (details confidential)

Development and production of Stage A/B reports, Stage C, OPA Development of overall robust/flexibility strategy and development parametres Development of ecological/landscape strategy and planning commitments Coordination of initial phases and main consultants

Alvar Aalto University Masterplan Competition - Helsinki, Finland

Overall concept and strategy development. Digital and graphic production

Helsinki Central Library Competition - Helsinki, Finland

Overall concept and strategy development Coordination of design team and project brief breakdown Digital and graphic production

Large Scale Media Campus - Phase 1 (details confidential)

Development and production of for approval Planning Application material Development of three mixed use buildings (technical production and office/workplace) Development of ecological/landscape/infrastructural strategy Coordination of first phase within broader masterplan parametres

Jim Lucassen, Stage Director


Grow the Energy Circle


Freelance Designer/Consultant Development of Opera Stage set for Un Ballo in Maschera, Theater St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Freelance Designer/Consultant Eco Energy Park site masterplanning, consulting, branding, communications, graphic design

Khoury Levit Fong

Architectural Intern (Part I Architectural Assistant equivalent)

Liwan Bayrut Competition

Design Team Member - conceptual development and communication graphics

Nordhavnen, Sustainable City Competition

Design Team Member - development and design of city fabric: block structures, street/infrastructure layout, streetscape, building typologies and massings, development of park systems


Other Employment University of Alberta Museums and Collections


University of Alberta Art Collection


Assistant Collections Manager Management, continued conservation,documentation and logistics/planning of the permanent relocation of rare collections

Assistant Collections Manager Management, conservation, documentation and handling of fine art collection, care and accessioning of new acquisitions, daily management and exhibition

Technical Proficiencies Rhino, AutoCAD, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash

Awards/Experience/Publication 2010 Kuwabara-Jackman Architecture Thesis Prize for most outstanding MArch thesis of the year Published in bracket_[on farming] ; Superlinearity, under Moving Cities in collaboration with Adrian Blackwell Published in MAS Context University Work: 2010 Published in Putting the Park Back in Parkdale, ed Alissa North Exhibition: Eating Beijing. Global Architecture, 2008 Exhibition: Toronto Museum Project 2008, City of Toronto Participant in the Toronto Museum Project community charrette 2008 as an invited participant Guest Choreographer/dancer @ University of Calgary and Orchesis Dance Project 2001-2004

References Bruce Davison Director, AL_A +44 (0)20 7243 7670 Peter King Technical Advisor, AL_A +44 (0)20 7243 7670 Robert Levit Assistant Professor - Architecture/Urban Design, University of Toronto 001 416 946 8254


CV of Sando B. Thordarson

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