Daria Gordina       CV



Sept 2012 - Sept 2013                     MA Architecture at the University of Westminster, London, UK

Diploma                                                  North Sea Oil Platforms Re-Development

Jan 2009 - July 2010                    Degree Architecture  at St Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Diploma                                                   Hotel, Sports and Spa Centre at the «Red Lake» ski resort, Russia

Award                                                        Third Prize in Final Year Diploma Project Competition


Sept 2004 - Jan 2009                   BSc (Hons) Architecture at St Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Diploma                                                   High-Rise Residential Development


October 2008                                     Architecture Student Exchange Programme at the University of Applied Sciences, Kaizerslauter, Germany

Project                                                       Energy Saving Systems Applied in a Private Housing


                                                                        WORK EXPERIENCE

Self employed                

Jan 2016 – Present                           Main architect, interior designer  

Projects                                                     Apartments' interior design, private house reconstruction, industrial design proposal

Responsibilities                                Outline concept, design drawings, 3d modeling and visualization, material selection, site supervision


Troyard Ltd                       www.krasnoeozero.ru

Jan 2016 – Present                          Main architect  

Project                                                      Staff residence, health centre and ski rental building at the “Red Lake” ski resort

Responsibilities                              Design concept for the reconstruction of the buildings and engineering structures, facades design

                                                                        of the energy sufficient staff residence building, internal design plans


Studio-44 Ltd                  www.studio44.ru

Oct 2013 - Jan 2016                       Leading architect

Projects                                                   Student sport centre  for the St Petersburg State University residence, Russia

                                                                        Youth Palace “Zastar”, Astana, Kazakhstan - “Tatlin” award at “Zodchestvo” international architectural

                                                                       festival in Moscow, Russia (Best Project 2014)

Responsibilities                              Stages B (design brief), C (concept) and D (design development), project submission

Southwark  Square Ltd       www.gagarinsquare.co.uk

June 2013 - Sept 2016                 Architect, director’s assistant

Project                                                    Gagarin Square, Southwark, London, Uk

Responsibilities                             Stage D (design development), project application for the planning permission, website updates


GMW Architects        www.gmw-architects.com

May 2013 - June 2016                 Architect

Project                                                    Reuse of the former press centre into public space and offices, Olympics village, London, Uk

Responsibilities                             Stages B (design brief) and C (concept)

Studio-44 Ltd                  www.studio44.ru

July 2010 - Sept 2012                  Architect

Projects                                                  Schoolchildren Creativity Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan - "Chrystal Dedal” at “Zodchestvo” international

                                                                       architectural festival in Moscow, Russia (Best Building 2012)

                                                                      Infrastructure for a new high-speed train station, St Petersburg, Russ

                                                                      Martial Arts Palace, Astana, Kazakhstan

                                                                      Student Apartment House, St Petersburg, Russia

                                                                      Residential and Office District “Varshavskiy”, St Petersburg, Russia

Responsibilities                           Stages A (appraisal), B (design brief), C (concept), D (design development), K (construction,

                                                                    design functional diagrams and general layout plans, detailed design drawings of the residential buildings

                                                                    and public spaces, research of the historical buildings and proposal for their reconstruction, masterplan

                                                                    drawings of the area development, coordination with the city planning strategy, transport and functional

                                                                   diagrams, facades and interior design, project documentation for submission by building control, 

                                                                   presentation to the client and for the international competition


KesslerDwyer              www.kesslerdwyer.com

Sept 2010 - Jan 2011                   Architect  

Project                                                   Private family residence, Kent, UK

Responsibilities                           Outline concept with three design options, design drawings, interior design, 3d modelling and visualization,

                                                                     material and construction selection


Troyard Ltd                     www.krasnoeozero.ru

Dec 2009 - July 2010                 Architect  

Project                                                    Hotel, sports and spa centre at «Red Lake» ski resort (Diploma Project)

Responsibilities                             Feasibility, outline concept, presentation of several options for the area development, design drawings,

                                                                       functional diagrams, 3d modeling and visualization

Studio-44 Ltd                  www.studio44.ru

Sept 2007 -July 2010                  Architectural Assistant

Projects                                                   Reconstruction of a historical building for the use as a 5-star hotel, St Petersburg, Russia

                                                                        Almazov Health Rehabilitation Centre, St Petersburg, Russia

Responsibilities                              Stages C (concept) and D (design development) and E (Detail Design; Final proposals), project submission

                                                                       *all stages are taken from UK "RIBA Work Stages"

                                                                        ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


IT Skills                                                 Microsoft Office Applications, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe in Design, AutoCad, Revit, 3Dmax, Sketch up, Maya

Languages                                          Russian (mother tongue); English (fluent, IELTS score 7.5), French (basic)