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									ALICIA POZNIAK                                          BA BArch[Hons]

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  E D U C A T I O N                                                                                                                                                               .

2005 - 2007                                                  Bachelor of Architecture [First Class Honours]                       current equivalent > MArch
UTS - University of Technology Sydney
Recently reclassified as a Masters of Architecture to meet new international standards. The curriculum centres strongly around architectural design and theory core subjects,
closely integrated with technology, sustainability and professional practice subjects. On completion of the overall 6 year course, students are competent practising
architectural designers with 5 years part-time industry work experience.

2001 – 2005                                                  Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
UTS - University of Technology Sydney
The Bachelor of Arts in Architecture is the first degree and stage of education required to become registered architect. Upon completion, students may enter the second
degree stage; the Bachelor of Architecture, now classified as a Masters of Architecture.

1999 – 2001                                                  Bachelor of Design
UNSW - University of New South Wales                         [Spatial, Object, Lighting, and Graphic Design, Photography]
College of Fine Arts
The College of Fine Arts is a long standing Sydney Fine Arts Institution as part of one of Australia’s largest universities, the University of New South Wales. The Bachelor of
Design is a unique course which uses the infrastructure of a fine arts college to school designers in conceptual thinking through exploring a broad range of design methods
and mediums. It provides students an unprecedented grounding in design education in Australia.

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2007        Royal Australian Institute of Architects [RAIA] NSW Chapter 2007 Graduate Design Medal
The Design Medal is awarded each year to a graduating student from the state of NSW. It awards excellence in architectural design based on the design project produced
in the final year of the Bachelor of Architecture degree. Remuneration by the Mirvac Design Medal is $4500.

2006        RAIA P a r t r i d g e P a r t n e r s 2006 Structures Prize – UTS Finalist
An annual prize for a student in the fourth year of architecture, a year in which all of the schools integrate construction and structures subjects with design. Awarded to the
design which best demonstrates the intimate relationship between structural engineering and architecture.

2005        RAIA BlueScope Steel Glenn Murcutt 2005 Student Prize - National Stage Finalist
This prize recognises outstanding architectural student work which demonstrates excellence in response to place, technology and Australian culture. The prize is presented
every second year at the RAIA National Architecture Awards.

2004        RAIA NSW HPA Mirvac 2004 Student Award
Awarded to a graduating student from the first degree leading towards the Bachelor of Architecture. Remuneration by the Mirvac Design Award is $3000.

2003        RAIA ‘Imagining Architecture’ Conference, Student Design Competition Award
1999        University of New South Wales High Achiever Award
Awarded to first year students who enter their chosen degree with the highest grade average .

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5.2002 - 5.2008          D e s i g n + P r o j e c t A r c h i t e c t _ BNA Pty Ltd
BNA is a young, up-and-coming, boutique design and architecture practice based in Sydney, Australia

         Duties + role   Design and documentation, contract administration for small to medium commercial, retail and high-end residential
                         projects. Responsible for all project phases.
                         Graphic design direction– corporate identity design and formatting of all BNA and project specific graphic
                         requirements- including building signage, competition entries, presentations + stationary
         Achievements    2005 National IDEA Awards: Corporate Design - Finalist
                         2005 Australian Interior Design Awards: Corporate Design - Highly Commended
                         2004 Australian Interior Design Awards: Corporate Design - Shortlist
                         Sydney East Darling Harbour Competition – Entrant
         Publications    Montse, Borras [ed.]; Lobby Design, Daab GMBH, Cologne, 2006. pp. 22-29
                         (inside) australian design review, Corporate (IDEA) Awards 2005, Issue 38. 2005, p.128
                         Commercial Design Trends, Transition Zone, vol. 2104, 2005

7.2001 - 4.2002          A r c h i t e c t u r a l A s s i s t a n t [part time] _ NSW State Department of Public Works & Services, Government Architect’s Office
The New South Wales Government Architect’s Office is a multi-disciplinary group of design professionals across master planning, concept design and building design,
focusing to produce environmentally sustainable solutions.

         Duties + role   Presentation drawings and documentation to development approval for the ‘Building the Future’ Sydney inner city
                         secondary schools development program
                         Concept Design - Callaghan Secondary College, Newcastle, NSW
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8.2003 - 5.2008          Freelance Architectural + Graphic Designer
Private project work for select clients completed on a self-employed, part-time basis.
                         Architectural – Full services for small to medium residential projects.
                         Graphics – corporate identity design, website design consulting, packaging, events marketing graphic requirements

3.2007 - 5.2008          A r t i s t ’ s A s s i s t a n t [part time] _ Janet Laurence Studio
Ja net Laurence is one of Australia’s internationally recognised artists, well-known for her site specific installations, architectural collaborations, and ephemeral artworks.
         Duties + role   Presentations, graphic visualisations, documentation and project management for art works and installations

8.2007 - 12.2007 D e s i g n T u t o r _ University of Technology Sydney - Faculty of Design Architecture and Building
The University of Technology Sydney is recognised as one of the leading institutions for architectural education in Australia.
         Duties + role   Tutoring and mentoring students in Autumn semester of 1st year Architectural Design

 SKILLS                                                                                                                                                                           .

SOFTWARE          AutoCAD, Microstation 2D/3D, Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat
                  Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
                  Proficient on Mac + PC platforms

LANGUAGES         Fluent in English and Polish, Intermediate Spanish + Japanese, conversational Portuguese

  C O U R S E S              +    I N V O L V E M E N T S                                                                                                                     .

2008              Toastmasters International Speechcraft Communication + Leadership Course
                  Public Lecture + Design Forum: ‘Pecha Kucha’ Sydney - Invited speaker
                  Intermediate Spanish Course, Ibero Language School, Buenos Aires
2004              Superstudio 2004, Vision for Sydney 20:20
2003              CAA Commonwealth Association of Architects Sixth International Student Design Competition - UTS nominee
                  RAIA Colorbond Steel Student Biennale - published entrant
1998              Japanese Intermediate Language Certificate
OTHER             NSW TAFE [Technical and Further Education Institute] Certificate in Art Photography
                  Australian Music Education Board [AMEB] + Suzuki Method, Pianoforte
                  Royal Australian Dance Academy, Ballet + Contemporary Dance

EXHIBITIONS       ‘Homes in the Sky’ – Apartment Living in Sydney, Urban Study Exposition, Museum of Sydney                                        2007
                  UTS Faculty of Design Architecture and Building Annual Exhibition, UTS Gallery Sydney                                            2002 - 2006
                  Warringah Art Exhibition, Warringah Council, Sydney                                                                              2002, 1997-9
                  ‘Express Yourself’, Manly Gallery, Sydney                                                                                        1999
                  Mosman Council Youth Art Prize Exhibition, Mosman, Sydney                                                                        1999, 1997
                  Pittwater Art Festival, Avalon, Sydney                                                                                           1998
                  Art School Exhibition, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney                                                          1997
                  ‘Exposing the Environment’, Observatory Hill Urban Field Studies Centre, Sydney                                                  1997

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M a n l y D a i l y , Lisa Capozzi, B o d y o f t h o u g h t b e h i n d d esign, 7 June 2007, p.9
D A B N e w s , U T S F a c u l t y o f D e s i g n A r c h i t e c t u r e a n d B u i l d i n g , Enriched Nth Narrabeen bathing project, a medal winner for UTS
architecture student, w w w . d a b . u t s . e d u . a u , A u g u s t 2 0 0 7
U T S N e w s r o o m , Jim Griffiths, Swimming in success, 2 Aug 2007
Architecture Australia, Radar Headlines, NSW Chapter, Issue. Sept/Oct 2007
Manly Daily, Julian Leembruggen, Fresh eye for Dee Why, 20 August 2004, p.17
Architecture Bulletin, Education – RAIA Student Awards, Issue. No.5, May 2004, p.23
Architecture Australia, Radar Headlines, NSW Chapter, Issue. Sept/Oct 2003

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