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Alexandra Ungurean

architecture student.landscape architect engineer.environmental volunteer

Education

2015Present

International Architecture Master

KU Leuven, Department of Architecture, Belgium

Master of Science - Sustainable Architecture in Gent, Belgium.

Jan 2016Feb 2016

Resilient Collective Spaces: the case of Barcelona workshop

KU Leuven Department of Architecture, Belgium

The morphological understanding of collective spaces as shared areas that are no longer exclusively defined by public/private property structures.

Jan 2016Jan 2016

Port city futures workshop

Europalia - Extension of ''Port city talk'' Mas Museum Antwerp

An international student workshop is organised as one of the events of the finissage of the ‘Port City Talks. Istanbul. Antwerp.’ (Europalia Turkey) with   general debates on the concept of port cities and their future developments and rehabilitation practices.

20112015

Architecture Bachelor

Technical University of Cluj Napoca. Faculty of Architecture and Urban planning, Romania

Bachelor in Architecture planning, urban planning, furniture design, construction physics and history of architecture.

Sep 2014Jan 2015

Minor: Interior Architecture

Windesheim School of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

Erasmus scholarship for studying Architecture and Interior Architecture along with Intercultural awareness in an international environment.

Feb 2014Mar 2014

Urban planning project participant

The Other Cluj workshop in Winterschool

Workshop made by Planwerk Company to document and come up with solutions for usable side walks and bike paths in three areas of Cluj-Napoca city.

20082012

Landscape Architecture Engineer

USAMV Cluj-Napoca. Landscape architecture

Landscape design Bachelor including topography, small building development, botanic, roads and bridges.

20042008

High School Graduate

''Ioan Sima'' Arts high school Zalau, Romania

Basic preparation in graphic design.

Jul 2013Aug 2013

Heritage documentation participant

Bucium Summer University

Summer school in a mountain village aimed to document and raise awareness among the local rural communities concerning the importance of preserving the inherited values. Developing repertory programs that include in situ rehabilitation.

Aug 2013Sep 2013

Heritage documentation participant

Rosia Montana Summer School

Summer school in a mining village aimed to document in situ the heritage buildings and monuments.

Workshops

Work History

Jul 2015Aug 2015

Volunteer for 'Untold' 2015 festival

Share federation Cluj-Napoca

Working as a volunteer for the first edition of the Untold festival, part of the technical team in the Backstage of the Main stage.

Jul 2015Aug 2015

Volunteer for 'Adopt a house' in Rosia Montana

A.R.A. Architecture Restoration Archeology

Restoration works for rehabilitating traditional houses in the mining village of Rosia Montana, Romania. Constructing with traditional materials such as rock, wood and lime mortar.

Aug 2015Aug 2015

Volunteer for 'Fan fest' 2015 festival in Rosia Montana

Alburnus Major

Volunteer work for 'Fan fest' ecological theme festival in Rosia Montana, Romania. Part of the infrastructure team and exhibitions projects.

Jun 2015Jul 2015

Intern Architect

Atelier MASS

Project planning and construction of pavilions and installations for Electric Castle festival near Cluj-Napoca. Part of  ''The Labirinth'', ''Glass clouds'' and ''The cube'' installations.

May 2015Jun 2015

Volunteer for 'Habitat Gheorgheni' project

AStA - Architecture students association

Project planning and building of wooden constructions for the Habitat Gheorgheni workshop during Architecture days festival in Cluj-Napoca. Project that aimed the reactivation of and abandoned park called Intre lacuri (Between the lakes) for further public use.

Jul 2014Aug 2014

Student practice in heritage conservation camp

ARA architecture.restoration.archaeology Bucharest-Brasov

Practical work in restorating traditional houses in a mountain village using natural materials.

Jul 2014Jul 2014

Volunteer for 'Zilele Nordului' 2014 festival

Zilele Nordului Festival

Landscape modeling and small constructions using timber/wood. Working with the local community for a public space improvement. 

Jun 2014Jul 2014

Volunteer for 'Electric Castle' 2014 festival

Atelier MASS

Pavilions and installations building for a music festival.

Jul 2013Sep 2013

Student practice in heritage conservation

ARA architecture.restoration.archaeology Bucharest-Brasov

Practical work in building using traditional materials and techniques to restorate  traditional houses in a mountain village.

Aug 2013Aug 2013

Volunteer for 'Fan Fest' 2013 Rosia Montana

Alburnus Major

Volunteer for the infrastructure of the 'Fan fest' ecological theme festival in Rosia Montana, Romania. Part of the exhibitions projects.

Jun 2013Jul 2013

Volunteer for 'Electric Castle' 2013 Festival

Electric castle festival

Installations and pavilions building for a music festival in an international environment.

Apr 2013Jun 2013

Volunteer for 'Architecture Days' 2013 in Cluj-Napoca

Asta - Architecture students association

Construction of pavilions and installations for Architecture Days. A one week event  organised every second year by the students of the Architecture School of Cluj-Napoca for the public.

20102010

Intern

Ziegler

Project planning and 2D illustration editing in landscape architecture for urban furniture design company.

Portfolio

http://issuu.com/alun_art/docs/portfolio_alexandra_ungurean

Skills

Software work

ArchiCAD, InDesign, Photoshop, Sketchup,  Hand drawing.

Practical work

-Working on field with experienced Architects for restoration projects, along with international teams. Learning from architects, engineers and different kinds of masters in the designing, building and restoration fields.

-Working with experimental 'in situ' projects in architecture field, testing natural construction materials and recyclable materials for public use pavilions.