Şerban
STURDZA

 
Serban Sturdza
Profession : architect
Date of Birth : 14th September 1947

Membership in Professional Societies :
- from 2010 to date - Member of the Romanian Academy.
- from 2005 to date - Member in the City-Planning Consulting Committee near the Bucharest Municipality Council
- from 2002 to 2010 - President of the Architects’ Chamber of Romania
- 2000-2004 - Member in the City-Planning Consulting Committee within the Ministry of Public Works and Territorial Planning
– 1999-2002 - President of the Architects’ Union of Romania
– from 2000 to date - President of Maria Association
- from 2000 to date - Member of Pro Patrimonio Association
- from 1997 to date - Member in the Romania Nostra Centre for the Protection of Historic Monuments
- 1996-2001 - Member in the National Commission of Historic Monuments
- from 1990 to date - Member in the Regional Commission of Historic Monuments – Banat, Crisana
- from 1971 to date - Member of the Architects’ Union of Romania

Detailed Tasks Assigned :
- from 1993 to date - Working in the PRODID SRL architecture and design office in Timisoara and, as of 1998, in its Bucharest premises
- 1991-1998 - Teaching classes of urban structures at the Timisoara Polytechnic Institute – Architecture Faculty
- 1990-1993 - Head of Department at the Timisoara Institute of City Planning and Urban Renovation (IPROTIM)
- 1974-1976 - Assistant Professor at the Architecture Desk – Prof. Arch. Hans Fackelman - Timisoara Polytechnic Institute
-1971-1978 - Teaching the class of strained structures at the Timisoara Fine Arts Secondary School, period during which he attends the SIGMA avant-garde artists’ group of Timisoara: Constantin Flondor, Stefan Bertalan, Ion Tulcan
- 1971-1990 - Architect – Civil Architecture - IPROTIM Timisoara – Head of Department: Arch. Nicolae Dancu

ARCHITECTURE DESIGNS
1975 - Timisoara County Hospital – in collaboration
1975 - Timisoara Capitol Cinema Theatre – renovation and modernizing
1976 – Lugoj Child Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital – rehabilitation of the centre for disabled children
1977 – Timisoara Hematology Centre
1980 - Timisoara Municipal Hospital – Lecture Hall
1988 - Timisoara Unirii Square – restoration: facades, urban decorations, ornamental lighting, gardens
1990 - Timisoara General Urban Planning
1991 - Timisoara Orphanage and Therapeutic Centre
1992 - Evaluation Study of the functional, ecologic and environmental potential of the banks of the Bega Canal in Timisoara
1992 - Timisoara – Historic City-Centre: Study of Urban Renovation

Housing Area: Rehabilitation
1992 - Timisoara – Soros Centre – renovation, fitting out, attic building, extension
1993 - Timisoara – Baroque Palace – renovation: art museum fitting out
1993 - Timisoara – Premises of the Banat-Crisana Historical Monuments Commission (8, Rodnei St.) – restoration-renovation
1993 - Ukraine – Children Holiday Village
1994 - Bistrita Nasaud City-Centre - City-Planning Study
1995 - Timisoara – Students’ Church
1996 - Timisoara – French Cultural Centre – renovation, fitting out
1997 - Bucharest – Dwelling on Nanu Muscel St.
1997 - Cluj-Napoca – General Urban Planning – in collaboration
1998 - Timisoara – Citadel – Historical City-Centre – Urban Renovation Study and City-Planning Regulations
1998 - Timisoara – Banc Post Bank – DUP
1998 - Timisoara – Banc Post Bank Premises
1998 - Bucharest – Attorney Office on Magheru Blvd. – fitting out
1998 - Timisoara – Citadel Historic District – ornamental lighting
1998 - Sannicolau Mare – Central Area – ZUP
1999 - Fitting out of Lasting Stall Exhibition – CERF 1999
1999 - Timisoara – Square 700 – DUP
1999 - Lugoj – Market – ZUP and SF
1999 - Bucharest – Nike Shop on Balcescu Blvd. – fitting out
1999 - Bucharest – Private residence on Caragiale St.
1999 - Timisoara - Private residence in Muzicescu area
1999 - Studies of Urban Implementation of the New Image of CEC (Savings Bank) at:
- Bucharest 2 and 3 Subsidiaries on 75, Unirii Blvd.
- Arges County Subsidiary – Pitesti
- Ialomita County Subsidiary – Slobozia
- Dolj County Subsidiary – Craiova
- Brasov County Subsidiary – Brasov
- Mures County Subsidiary – Sighisoara
1999 - Sibiu County Subsidiary - Implementation of the New CEC Image, by environmental and advertising objects
1999 - SF - Bucharest – Lipscani CEC Subsidiary – fitting out
1999 - Bucharest –CEC 2 and 3 Districts Subsidiaries on 75, Unirii Blvd. – fitting out
2000 - Norms Set for the Implementation of the New CEC Image
2000 - Bucharest – Lasting Exhibition Stall – CERF 2000 – fitting out design
2001 - Bucharest – Private residence on Cantilli St.
2002 - Bucharest – Housing Building on Petru Cretu St. – fitting out, consolidation
2002 - Voluntari village – 2 private houses
2002 - Clinceni village, Ilfov County – fitting out of private house
2002 - Bucharest – consolidation, fitting out, extension of building on Caragiale St.
2002 - Bucharest – Baneasa Residential Area - private residence
2002 - Savarsin Castle – fitting out – restoration
2003 - Bucharest – fitting out of Bookshop-Teashop on Magheru Blvd.
2003 - Bucharest – fitting out of Attorney Office on Cantilli St.
2003 - Botosani – Calinesti village – fitting up – consolidation of manor house
2003 - Timisoara – North Railway Station – urban illustration
2004 - Voluntari village – private house
2005 - Bucharest – fitting out and consolidation of dwelling on Romniceanu St.
2005 - Bucharest – fitting out, consolidation and extension of dwelling on Romulus St.
2005 - Brasov- restoration, covering of Sinca cave complex
2005 - Bucharest – Private residence on Popa Tatu St.
2005 - Bucharest – ZUP and Local City-Planning Regulations on “Cultural Itinerary: Arthur Verona St., Icoanei Garden” – in collaboration
2005 - Bucharest – fitting out of building on Arcului St.
2005 - Bucharest – consolidation, extension, fitting out of dwelling on Fuica St.

PARTICIPATION IN ARCHITECTURE CONTESTS – PRIZES
1975 - UAT Prize – Renovation and modernizing of Timisoara Capitol Cinema Theatre
1976 - UAT Prize – Timisoara County Hospital Lecture Hall
1978 - UAT Prize – Lugoj Centre for disabled children
- UAR Prize – Timisoara Hematology Centre
- TIMISOARA CIVIC CENTRE Contest – First Prize
1987 - UAR Prize – Renovation of Timisoara Unirii Square – historic city-centre, facades, urban decorations, artistic lighting, gardening
1993 - C. JOJA Architecture Prize - Timisoara Orphanage and Therapy Centre
1993 - SPREEBOGEN International City-Planning Contest – Berlin – participation
1994 - PIATA 700 Architecture and City-Planning Contest - Timisoara – First Prize
1995 - ARHITEXT Prize – design and fitting out of Marcelini Shop – Timisoara
1996 - Bucharest 2000 International Contest – participation
1999 - CEC – Corporation Image National Architectural Design Contest - First Prize
2000 - Nominated for the Excellence Prize in Culture on 1999
1990-1999 - Member in several national and international juries for architecture and city-planning contests.
2006 - Architecture Biennial Contest – First Prize for the restoration of Miclescu Manor House, Bucecea village, Botosani County

EXHIBITIONS
1993 - SAO PAOLO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL – BRAZIL (architecture and design objects)
1994 - ROMANIA’S PAVILION AT THE TJEN-HON INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION – SOUTH KOREA (design objects)
1994 - NEW-YORK – USA – Architecture Exhibition – presentation of an architecture project and a design object
1996 - MILANO ARCHITECTURE TRIENNIAL - presentation of 2 architecture projects
1996 - VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL – Vice-Curator of Romania’ s Pavilion, author of the exhibition’s design, presentation of 5 architecture projects and a VST 96 environmental design object
1997 - BUDAPEST – HUNGARY – Romanian architecture exhibition - presentation of 5 architecture projects
1998 - THESSALONIKY – GREECE – renovation of architecture monuments; presentation of 2 architecture projects
2004 - BUCHAREST NATIONAL ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL

PUBLICATIONS
- NEW BUILDING TODAY – European Architecture of the 1990-1995 – Vienna, Austria – 1995
- ARHITECT DESIGN – Bucharest, Romania – 1995
- 581 ARCHITECTS IN THE WORLD – Tokyo, Japan – 1999
- Articles and interviews in the magazines: Octagon, Constructions’ Agenda, De Arhitectura, Architecture, Daily Magazine

Key Qualifications:
Architecture
Interior decoration
Urban planning
Restoration
Furniture Design
Architectural Research

Education:
1965-1971 Studies at the Bucharest Ion Mincu Architecture Institute, under the guidance of architects: Prof. Dr. Octav Doicescu, Stefan Lungu, Sergiu Hanganu
1971 Graduation design in architecture and city planning at the Bucharest Ion Mincu Architecture Institute on the topic: Central Area of Cluj – Cultural Centre, jointly with Liviu Gagescu (first graduation design achieved in a team).

ACTIVITY IN EDUCATION
AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
? Head of a group for an experience exchange of the architect students from the Delft Architecture Faculty – The Netherlands
? Initiator of a program of study trips to Venice for the architect students in Timisoara and Bucharest, with the support of the Romanian Cultural Centre in Venice AT NATIONAL LEVEL
1976-1999 - Timisoara – Constructions Faculty – temporarily hired as architect for the design office and teaching the city-planning classes
2001-2004 - Bucharest – Architecture and City-Planning Faculty – hired as architect

FIELDS OF INTEREST
? public buildings, banks, museums, religious buildings
? urban and building rehabilitation
? restoration of historic monuments or buildings in architecture reservations
? rehabilitation of traditional techniques of artistic hardware and traditionally painted furniture