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Radu Vlad Ghelase
337 Alix St     
New Orleans, LA 70114
Areas of Expertise:   
Architectural Design: design development, construction documents, project management, construction administration.

IT: network consulting; security and network architecture, CAD service provider, multimedia & graphic design experience.
Practical experience in furniture design, prototyping and production, as well as various expertise in general metal and woodworking.
Current Employments

WESTROM dESIGN srl - Bucharest / New Orleans (westrom.ro)(founding partner and project manager) - current activity includes participation, counselling and supervision of all current WESTROM projects.

Mouton + Long Architects  (www.moutonlong.com)
City:                  New Orleans
State:                 LA
Country:               USA
Dates of Employment: January 2002 - present
Job Title:                 architect / project manager
                             - Architectural design, Project Management, Construction Administration
- Various residential projects in the New Orleans area.
- Various restoration jobs in the New Orleans historic district facade adaptations, consulting for small business projects.
- IT planning and Development strategies
- Officewide CAD and network administration
Previous Employments:

Company:               SIZELER Architects  (www.sizeler.com)
City:                       New Orleans
State:                     LA
Country:                  USA
Dates of Employment: June 1999 January 2002
Job Title:                 intern architect
- Architectural design, Project Management, Construction Administration, Code Research and Local/State Administration linking.
- Member of the 3-person CAD Committee, in charge of CAD practice advising and standardizing, as well as development strategies.
Honors/Awards: - Gambit Weekly Publics Choice Award for UNO Wellness Centre
               - bestofneworleans.com best building 2002 - for UNO Wellness Centre
Company:         TULANE UNIVERSITY Office for Campus Planning http://www.tulane.edu
City:            New Orleans
State:           LA
Country:         USA
Dates of Employment:1998 - 1999
Job Title:       assistant for the Campus Architect
- Tulane campus master planning, design development, architectural design, urban planning, CAD and presentation
Company:               WESTFOURTH Architecture SA
City:                  New York / Bucharest
State:                 NY / RO
Country:               USA /Romania
Dates of Employment: 1996 - 1997
Job Title:             architect
- architectural design, urban planning, interior design, CAD and presentation

Company:               WESTROM dESIGN http://westrom.ro
City:                  Bucharest
State:                 RO
Country:               Romania
Dates of Employment:1995 - 1998
Job Title:             architect
Function:              manager
- project management, design development, site management,
multimedia services, consulting,

Company:               COMPROIECT
City:                  Bucharest
State:                 RO
Country:               Romania
Dates of Employment:1992 -1994
Job Title:             designer
Industry:              Architecture
- architectural drafting, graphic design, model production, photography

collaboration with architecture offices, for general architecture projects, restoration and interior design:

1997 - "3T birou de arhitectura" - company headquarters

(see http:// www.geocities.com/SoHo/Lofts/9018/portfolio.html)

1997 - "Atrium Design"
Bucharest - restoration projects

1995-1996 - A.D. Design srl
Bucharest & "Ghika" Foundation hotel remodeling in Bucharest and restoration projects
(see http:// www.geocities.com/SoHo/Lofts/9018/ad.htm)

1995 - A.R.U.A. (Architectes Urbanistes Associes)
Bucharest - Bank headquarters in Bucharest and Brasov (see http:// www.geocities.com/SoHo/Lofts/9018/portfolio.html)

1994 - "ARTE ammenagements" srl -
Bucharest - interior design projects (offices, shops)

1992 - "ATRIA-Architectes Associés" - Paris - private quarters, villas, urban studies

1990-1992 - "FAMADO-Architecture" -
Bucharest - Hotel and tourist projects

1991 - courses of restoration at the History of  Architecture Department of the "Ion Mincu"
Institute of Architecture - Bucharest - collaboration

1987-1988 "DIVERTIS" S.A. (I.A.P.I.T.)
Bucharest - advertising, graphic design

Technical Skills:        
CAD: Autocad 12-2004 (including LISP programming), 3D Studio 4-Max5, Lightscape, CAD format multi-platform conversion expertise.

multimedia: Animator Pro, 3D Studio4 - Max5, DVD authoring
presentation graphics: Photoshop, Corel Draw, Pagemaker,

web-design: Adobe Pagemill, various Macromedia software, HTML, CSS (basic), website administration, Apache web server configuration and administration.          
IT & Networking: Novell Netware, Windows Server, security and access management, firewall/router + wireless and remote access configuration and administration/
Experience in office CAD standards planning, development and enforcement, as well as implementation of the National and AIA CAD standards.
Non-Technical Skills/Professional Strengths:
healthcare architecture, restoration, adaptive reuse, interior design, graphic design, preservation studies.
photography, graphic skills, model making.

Developing a growingly deeper understanding of the applicable building and life safety codes  as well as comparative analysis and application of international codes

Bachelor in Architecture - "Ion Mincu" School of Architecture, Bucharest 1995
Master in Architecture (March2)- TULANE University, New Orleans LA 1999, second proffessional degree.
RNA - Romanian National Register of Architects, professional license (no. 00787, since 1997)
UAR - Romanian Union of Architects - professional membership, since 1995
OAR - Romanian Architect's Order - professional registration - since 2000
UNRMI - National Union of Historic Monuments Restorators - professional
membership , since 1997

Languages Spoken:  
Romanian - native

English - very good
French - very good
Italian - good
Russian - basic understanding
Familiarity with Cyrillic and Greek alphabets

College:  Tulane University - School of Architecture
City, State:              New Orleans,LA
Country:                  USA
Years Attended:       1998 - 1999
Graduation date:       May 14, 1999
Degree Obtained:      Master in Architecture - March II
Major:                    architecture
College:        Ion Mincu School of Architecture (UAIM)
City, State:              Bucharest
Country:                  Romania
Years Attended:       1988 - 1995
Year Graduated:       1995
Degree Obtained:      Bachelor in Architecture + license
Major:                    architecture
College:     Ecole d'Architecture Paris-la-Vilette - UP6
City, State:              Paris
Country:                  France
Years Attended:       1993 - 1994
Year Graduated:       1994
Degree Obtained:      1 year exchange program
Major:                       architecture





Anna Bertucci Ghelase

337 Alix Street
New Orleans, LA  70114
(504) 367-8139

Architectural Design:
Site Planning, Design Development, Construction Documents, Interior Design, Project Management, Engineering Coordination, Manufacturer/ Product Coordination, Bidding, Construction Administration
Experience taking a project through all stages: from first client contact through construction.
Furniture design:
Prototyping and production, general metal and woodworking
 Mouton + Long Architects
Metairie, Louisiana 
Dates of Employment: 1997 - present
Job Title:           Intern Architect
- Architectural design, Interior Design, Project Management, Construction Administration, Site Planning, Engineering Coordination
- Medium and small scale commercial and residential projects in numerous locations in the United States
-Medical Facilities, Restaurants, Office Buildings, Miscellaneous Commercial and Residential projects
Tulane University Urban Design Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana 
Dates of Employment:  Fall 1997- Summer 1998
Job Title:           Intern Architect
- Aided in organizing and participated in Louisiana Mayoral Conference where mayors from cities throughout Louisiana consulted with local architects about urban design issues in their cities.
Kornberg Associates, Architects
Del Mar, California
Dates of Employment:  Summer 1996
Job Title:            Intern Architect
-Worked on numerous laboratory and healthcare facilities including: Cleveland Clinic Foundation


Tulane University - School of Architecture
New Orleans,Louisiana
Years Attended: 1992- 1998
Graduation date: May 1998
Degree Obtained: Master of Architecture I M Arch I
Major:          Architecture
Ursuline Academy
New Orleans,Louisiana
Years Attended: 1988- 1992
Graduation date: May 1992
Proficiency in the use of: AutoCAD versions 12, 13, 14, 2000, 2002, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, Microsoft Office and Open Office Suites

Exhibition of mixed media table (personally designed and built) in Contemporary Arts Center Arts for Arts Sake Exhibition- Art in Architecture/ Architecture in Art

Co-House Captain AIA- Christmas in October 1999