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[...] To my eye, creativity itself is an act of faith. Every time we move onto the page, the stage, the canvas, we are committing an act of faith, and that takes daring. " I don't know what possessed me to try that," we say, and we are telling the truth. Something larger than ourselves - call it grace or inspiration - gave us the courage to become larger ourselves. Isn't that what we're all after? [...]

- Julia Cameron

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experience

Schasler Architekten | 2013

seele GmbH UK | 2011 - 2013

Design International | 2010 - 2011

LloydNorthover | 2007 - 2010

erect architecture | 2007

education

University of Westminster | 2008 - 2010

MSc Project Management RICS CIOB

London Met University | 2005 - 2008

BA (Hons) Architecture RIBA I

I am linda mirtcheva, a project professional who sees architecture and construction as a complex discipline of creating, managing and delivering projects. The inspiration of culture, history and social codes of interaction sets the artistic basis, while managing the project under regulatory, cliental and contractual frameworks essentially guarantees project delivery. 

Tools

Vectorworks, Adobe Creative Suite Graphics, MS Project, Microsoft

Skills

Languages proficient: German, English, French, Bulgarian

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construction

AC 16, Berlin Germany, 2013
Westfield Roof Glass Replacement, London UK, 2012 - 2013
60 Holborn Viaduct, London UK, 2011 - 2013
Principal Place, London UK, 2011
Victoria Circle, London UK, 2011
20 Fenchurch Street, London UK, 2011
Cleopatra Mall, Cairo Egypt, 2010 - 2011

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studio 1 | year 4 sem II

Aim is to create a connection between the Old Town and the HafenCity development of Hamburg. Retaining the historic character of the harbour while creating a new platform of artistic expression are key. The intention is for the audience to witness a performance that is captured by the Old Town Scene in the background.
(teaching unit: studio 1 | G. MacLaren)

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studio 1 | year 4 sem I

Objective is to develop a cafe that responds to seasonal change, expressed in design, material and operation. The orientation and integration of landscape suggest a smooth transition from traffic road to park event. The average period of corten steel oxidization is approximately 12/18 months with a resulting dark brown colour.
(teaching unit: studio 1 | G. MacLaren)

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studio 2 | year 3 sem II

This through school focuses on performing arts and introduces a theatrical method of teaching. The inhabitation of activities is defined by an association scheme of finishes. The defined backstage areas become public to the outside, yet remain private to the inside. (teaching unit: studio 2 | the AOC)

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Model Making

architecture

Rabat Mall, Rabat Morocco, 2011
Aksal Office Fit Out, Rabat Morocco, 2011
Grand Littoral Marseilles, Marseilles France, 2010 - 2011
Morocco Mall Landscape, Casablanca Morocco, 2010 - 2011
Cleopatra Mall, Cairo Egypt, 2010 - 2011
Cleopatra Palace, Cairo Egypt, 2010
Cleopatra Square, Cairo Egypt, 2010
Lexus Park Lane, London UK, 2010
Infiniti Birmingham, UK, 2009 - 2010
Infiniti Europe, Europe, 2008 - 2010
Lexus Europe, Europe/Russia, 2007 - 2008
Greenway Competition: 2012 Olympics, London UK, 2007

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studio 2 | year 3 sem I

This school extension has the intention of putting an emphasis on the traditional architecture of a Victorian School by the means of shifting volumes and controlling proportions. The reorganisation of space requires to correspond to educational needs.
(teaching unit: studio 2 | the AOC)

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studio 3 | year 2 sem II

This sculptural approach of a nursery reflects the social density of Hackney's residential area. Wedges squeezing through the existing have structural multifunctional walls that incorporate services and connective play elements, being accessible from both nursery rooms.
(teaching unit: studio 3 | erect architecture)

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studio 3 | year 2 sem I

The usage of the social sculpture is used as an opportunity for charity members to mobilise and participate social events outside their premise and raise money. The mobility of the sculpture leads to using rather light materials and work in folding boxing schemes.
(teaching unit: studio 3 | erect architecture)

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studio 2 | year 1 sem II

In the midst of the Alpes there is the need for an artistic retreat centre that invites actors, dancers and musicians to run experimental workshops as well as study new artistic pieces of greater volumes. The visual proximity and connection between dance studios and music hall creates the community retreat surrounded by nature.
(teaching unit: studio 2 | Fioretti)

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studio 2 | year 1 sem I

Task is to use the natural material of willow in an alternative context of usability and structure in order to create and define space. Designing a tunnel made of this material enforces to overcome the constraints of flexibility and durability. Specific knotting techniques are implemented to achieve a supporting structure.
(teaching unit: studio 2 | Fink)

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email

linda at mirtcheva dot com

skype

linda dot mirtcheva

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