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Architectural Assistant

Foster and Partners

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Working on architectural solutions and producing working drawings
  • Working on sketch models
  • Preparing presentations for client meetings
  • Working on final report of each building stage
  • Other designing work

Projects included:

  • Moscow City Tower (Skyscraper. Construction is put on hold. Opening planned for 2011), Moscow, Russia

Produced working drawings, sketch models, reports using Photoshop and In Design programs. Attended regular design team meetings.

Jul 2006Mar 2009





July 2006-March 2009


SANDTON CITY/Mixed use complex

Johannesburg, South Africa


TWIN CITY/Office complex

Bratislava, Slovakia


BEREGOVAYA/ Office building

Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation


CENTRAL MARKET/Office and retail complex

Presenting final scheme to local authorities and media, also participating in press conference in Ekaterinburg.

Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation


KIEV Commercial centre/

Master planning, feasibility studies and pre-concept design

Kiev, Ukraine



Mixed use development, master planning

Riga, Latvia


GALACTICA/ Multi use complex

Moscow, Russian Federation

Sep 2004Sep 2005

Architectural Assistant

Architect Olavi Nommik

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Working on architectural solutions and producing the working drawings
  • Working on a building site; buildings survey
  • Preparing presentational catalogues
  • Other designing work

Projects included:

  • Estonian Embassy in Paris, France. Construction begun in the summer 2006 and project have been completed February 2007.

Design and detailing of interior packages, producing working drawings and freehand sketches as well as 3D visuals using Sketch Up. Attended regular design team meetings.

  • Multi storey residential buildings, Viljandi and Rakvere

Produced working drawings, interior details and oversaw project on site. Specification writing and involvement in weekly design team meetings.

  • French Cultural Centre on Lai 38, Old Town of Tallinn

Produced working drawings, oversaw project on site.

  • Manhattan bar on Suur Karja 10, Old Town of Tallinn

Produced initial scheme design, working drawings, interior details and oversaw project on site. Attended regular design team meetings and meetings with the client.

  • Vine storage building, Estonia

Produced interior working drawings and freehand sketches. Attended meetings with clients.



Diploma in Constructing Architecture

Tallinn College of Engineering
Jan 2003Jun 2003

Vitus Bering Centre for Higher Education

I have participated in a student exchange programme.


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In Design
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Well motivated young architect with 5 years of wide range of experiences in architectural industry both in London and Estonia, including such projects as an embassy, a cultural centre, office and multi-use complexes, residential buildings and private houses. Career progression from Architectural assistant to a Designer with responsibilities of managing and leading design team and presenting project scheme to the client.

Key skills

·Highly motivated team worker and team leader

·Work well under pressure and deadlines

·Creative designer with good presentational skills and moticulous attention to detail

·Can work independantly and also as part of a design team

·Innovative, always exploring new technics during design process


I feel that communicating and listening to the people is one of my strongest assets. I have acquired a substantial amount of leadership skills from working with teams and managing projects.

I love developing and gaining inspiration from: new people, books, sport, music, art, history and travelling.

I like to lead an active lifestyle and enjoy different kinds of sports and activities like yoga, roller-skating, biking, swimming, walking in the countryside, horse riding. I enjoy the theatre and music. My biggest passion is opera. Currently I am studying French language.