Maria Isabel Rasmussen
Address Housing Development & Management
SE - 221 00 Lund
Tel: +46-(0)46- 222 9761
+46-(0)46-222 4469 (Direct)
Fax: +46-(0)46- 222 8181
Born: 1 June, 1964, Colombia
2004 – today: Housing Development & Management, Lund University, Sweden 2011 – PhD student
Lecturer and tutor, at post graduate level and in undergraduate training in Sweden.
Project assistant, for PROMESHA (Programa para el Mejoramiento Socio Habitacional), a Sida supported capacity building program in urban and housing development for Latin America. Responsible for quality management of regional and national capacity building activities. Coordinator for Bolivia and Ecuador, two of the seven focus countries of the program; lecturer at the national activities in there countries.
Have planned, conducted and coordinated several missions of capacity building activities in Latin America with different NGOs, central and local governments as well as local universities.
Editor for the PROMESHA´s working paper serie, Cuaderno de Análisis.
Project assistant at Housing Development & Management, for the advanced international trainning programmes Conservation & Management of Historic Buildings, Shelter Design and Development; and Harmonious Urbanization Development, all of them capacity building programmes supported by Sida. Coordinating, implementing and in some cases tutoring activities.
Teacher and tutor for undergraduate students both at the faculty of architecture and at the faculty for engineer, Helsingborg Campus; at Lund University
Exhibitions Designer of the HDM department exhibition for the World Urban Forum 4, Nanjing 2008.
2002 – 2004 Architect office: Landskronagruppen AB, Sweden
Responsible at Landskronagruppen AB, for organizing the design process of an industrialized housing project in Malmö. Responsible for coordinating with the sub-consultants (Tyréns AB, Malmö; WSP, Lund; Bengt Dahlgren AB, Landskrona) and responsible for the quality control of drawings and documents delivered to the housing manufacturer Open House Productions AB.
1997 – 2002 Architect office: Philip Rasmussen Rådgivende Arkitekter, Denmark
Co-designer at Philip Rasmussen Rådgivende Arkitekter, private office Denmark for several projects: town planning, renovation in inner city areas, regional tourism development and design of roads, including bicycle road systems and road projects in coordination with the Danish road ministry.
1994 Architect School: The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Denmark
Lecturer at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Kunstakademiet, Human Settlements Department, Copenhagen, both for Danish students and Latin American professionals. Interchange in culture, architecture and language.
1990 (March-May) Architect office: Grønbæk, Høgsted and Paludan, Denmark
Grønbæk, Høgsted and Paludan. Private office, Denmark. Architect (Trainee).
1988-1989 Architect office: Planarq Arquitectos, Colombia
Planarq Arquitectos. Private Office, Colombia. Architect (Trainee during studies, thereafter employed architect)
Seminars & Forums
1984 – 1989 Architecture studies at Los Andes University Colombia. Master of Architecture
1986 – 1987 Exchange student at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen. Department for Building Design.
1992 – 1994 Guest-student at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Restoration Department, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Preparation for postgraduate studies)
1989 – today Various courses in computing and software for architecture, amongst others Archi-Cad, AutoCAD and graphic programs as Quark x-press, Illustrator Photoshop and Webdesign.
Languages: Spanish, Danish, English and Swedish.
Adobe graphic design programs as: Illustrator Photoshop, In design.
Web design programs
Page Manager: Maria Rasmussen, Lena Andersson
Last updated: 2012-12-17