Sofia Tsadari

  • Durham UK
Sofia Tsadari

architect / cad technician

Summary

Sofia Tsadari is a chartered architect. With over eight year experience in architectural and urban design she has exceptional skills in planning, detailing, designing and coordinating projects both in the public and private sectors. She has won awards in architectural competitions and she is an excellent cad technician. She also has academic teaching experience and site/project management experience. Inspiring, decisive, professional, quick thinking, team leader, reliable, ability to meet deadlines and work within a busy team.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2012 - Jun 2015

Senior architect 

Collective Planning and Design

Urban planning, urban design, architectural competitions especially in urban design. Working closely with engineers of different fields. Frequent contacts with people from local authorities, preparing presentations and brochures for different subjects.

  • discussing the objectives, requirements and budget of a project;
  • consulting with other professionals about design;
  • preparing and presenting feasibility reports and design proposals to the client;
  • advising the client on the practicality of their project;
  • assessing land and property use requirements, including traffic and infrastructure;
  • managing or taking a lead role in projects, from the earliest planning stages through to completion;
  • identifying new opportunities by conducting research and networking;
  • interpreting data from various sources;
  • drawing up, presenting and negotiating competitive proposals;

Winning awards and distinctions in architectural competitions (2014 Kozani X4 Competition - first prize, 2012 Balkan Square Competition Thessaloniki, Greece, distinction , 2012 Refurbishment of the “Elefherias” Square, distinction). 

Volunteer work: participatory design programmes  with high schools students

Sep 2011 - Sep 2015

Architect - freelance

Ionathan LTD

Architect / site supervisor. Bungalows in Koufonissia island - Cyclades Budget: 1.000.000€  

Concept, detailed design, project / site management. 

  • drawing up tender documents for contracts;
  • project managing and helping to coordinate the work of contractors;
  • controlling a project from start to finish;
  • regular site visits to check on progress, ensuring that the project is running on time and to budget;
  • resolving problems and issues that arise during construction;
Feb 2010 - Sep 2011

Planner

Organisation for planning and environmental protection of Athens

Strategic plan of Athens. Research, writing regulations, attending meetings with groups of experts, map creation, presentations - graphic design.

May 2007 - Jul 2010

Architect

ERGON MELETITIKI NIKOS GOULIAS & ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS

Duties

  • producing detailed workings, drawings and specifications;
  • preparing and presenting design proposals using computer-aided design (CAD) and traditional drawing methods;
  • leading the detailed design process and coordinating design information;
  • keeping within financial budgets and deadlines;
  • specifying the nature and quality of materials required;
  • preparing tender applications and presentations;
  • negotiating with contractors and other professionals;
  • preparing applications for planning and building control departments;

Projects

  1. Thessaloniki Concert Hall detailed design
  2. (Budget 23.000.000 euro - architect Arata Isozaki)
  3. Thission boutique hotel Budget: 2.000.000€
  4. "ZAPPEIOS" students hall of residence University of loannina Budget: 3.074.000€
  5. Interior design- Headquarters of IKEA LTD Budget: 200.000€
  6. Three storey house in Athens Budget: 700.000€
  7. Office building in Cholargos Budget: 1.500.000€
Feb 2013 - Jun 2013

Lecturer (fixed term)

Democritus University of Thrace

Teaching theory of urban planning, preparing the presentation of each lecture in coordination with the professor, supervising students dissertations.

Education

Education
Jan 2011 - Present

Phd candidate in Urban Planning

Urban transformations in times of Crisis. Eleonas of Athens as a case study.

Papers in symposiums and conferences (including LSE)

Oct 2007 - Oct 2009

Msc Urban and Regional Planning

School of Architecture NTUA 

distinction (9.97/10)

Oct 2000 - Oct 2006

Diploma in Architecture

School of Architecture NTUA 

distinction (8.5/10), dissertation written in English in Durham University (erasmus student)

Skills

Skills

Autocad 2d/3d (certified), ms office, CPE in English Cambridge University

adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, adobe indesign

3ds max, REVIT, Arcmap