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 Montserrat Ruiz de Villa Valdés
MSc Advanced Sustainable Design Student
*·MSc Advanced Sustainable Design 2012-2013 University of Edinburgh-UK 180ects
Theory+Contexts, Methodology, Design Project, Computer Analysis, Modelling+Animation*·PG Courses Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
2011 Building Pathology and Techniques of Intervention
2010 City and Environment Design*·Architecture (Bachelor + Master) 2004-2010 Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio Madrid 360ects
Thesis Project:7.5 (Winery+Museum+Hotel)
Projects, Construction, Urbanism, Structures*·Erasmus Programme 2007-2008 Università Degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
Projects, Restoration, Aesthetics
 PROFESSIONAL CAREER
- Guillaume Girod Architecture Collaborator - Grenoble (France) 2011-2012
Single house - L’Albenc (France)
Cultural public building - Succieu (France) 400m² 1M€
Single house - Chatenay (France)
Interior design of Restaurant Wap’o - Annecy (France)
Loxam Building - (France)
Apartment interior design - Annecy (France)
- Tangente_Atelier Co-founder - Madrid 2011
Feasibility plan-Urban analysis-Preliminary design for a residential complex - Santander 2012
Preliminary design for a house extension - Madrid 2011
Detail Design Project for a Hostel - Madrid 2011
- Vidal&Architects Associates / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Architect - Madrid 2011
Execution Design Project for the New Hospital of Vigo 300.000m² 234M€
Execution Modified Design Project Hospital Can Misses - Ibiza 79.100m² 72.8M€
- AR2V Ingeniería: Bridges-Structures-ArtWorks Part-time colaboration - Madrid 2011
Bridge for the Valencia’s Airport
Competition: Bridge in Gran Canaria
- Acciona Ingeniería (former Iberinsa) Summer traineeship - Madrid 2009
Santander’s New Agricultural Port Terminal
Adif’s New Station Projects
 LANGUAGES SKILLS
*Spanish - Primary language
- English - B2. TOEFL 98, FCE, Sophomore Year of High School in the USA, MSc University of Edinburgh-UK
- French - B2. DELF B2, Architect in France for 6months, Kids instructor in summer camps in France
- Italian - B1. CELI 2, 4th year of Architecture in Università Degli Studi di Roma (Erasmus Programme)
 COMPUTER SKILLS
AutoCad - Expert. 6years. University and professional experience
Revit Architecture - Advanced. 2 years. Personal use
VectorWorks - Basic. 6months. Professional expericence
3D Studio Max - Basic. 1 year. Personal use
SketchUp - Advanced. 3 years. University and professional experience
Photoshop - Advanced. 6 years. University and professional experience
Illustrator - Advanced. 2 years. University and professional experience
Blender - Advanced. 3 months. University experience
EcoTect Analysis - Basic. 2 months. University experience
 COMPLEMENTARY EDUCATION
2012 - Forum BIM: Seminar about working tools and possibilities with BIM Softwares.
aA Asociación Arquitectos. Madrid
2011 - French Intensive course 80h Université Stendhal-Grenoble (France)
- PG Course Building Pathology and Techniques of Intervention 100h. ETSAM
- Revit Architecture 50h. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
- Illustrator 30h. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
- 3D Studio 30h. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
2010 - PG Course City and Environment Design 100h. ETSAM
2009 - Workshop “X Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo” with Andrés Jaque and Uriel Fogué
2008 - Workshop photograpy “The colour of the light” Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo
- Images processed with Photoshop 30h. Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid
2006 - Workshop “Modern Architecture downtown” Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo
 EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
2012 - Volunteer for the Solar Decathlon. Madrid
2003 - Volunteering in a gypsy village teaching mathematics to gypsy children (9-12 years old)
2002-2007 - Teacher at summer camps in France with french kids (6-17 years old)
Brown belt in judo - Regional and nacional competitions (Cantabria, Madrid, Ibiza)
Sailing - dinghy sailing regattas (Opmtimist, L’equipe, 420) and yatching regattas (Elan 333)
Regional, national and international regattas (Spain, France)
Other interestes: skiing, acuatic sports, photography, architectural turism (Brazil,Portugal,USA, Japan, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France, UK, Greece), sustainable design
Availability to travel and live in any city of the world
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