To retain and hone their skills – but also as idealists – they also develop visions for public urban
spaces at their own initiative.
Current and former staff
Evgenia Zioga, is an architect and urbanist based in Rotterdam. She holds a Diploma in Architecture and Engineering from the University of Patras in Greece (2009) and a Master degree in Urbanism from Delft University of Technology (2013). Evgenia seeks to explore urbanism and architecture in various scales and she is particularly interested in the intersection of sustainable architecture and urban regeneration strategies. Before she starts a master program in the Delft University of Technology, she worked in an architecture office in Greece and currently is a member of TomDavid, searching for new experiences in architecture and urban design.
Pilar Sande López, born in Spain, completed her studies of Bachelor of Architecture Degree in Cesuga, part of University College of Dublin in 2011. She has been working for two years in an architecture and urban planning firm in Spain, in both new construction and restoration buildings projects, where she obtained the knowledge necessary to keep growing in the architectural field. Now, her ambition to continue exploring new ways of understanding architecture led her to know different cultures and find new opportunities, while maintaining cooperation with Spanish architects.
Ana Oche, born in Spain, completed her studies in architecture at the Technical University of Madrid in 2012. A year earlier, she was working in India where she discovered a new way of understanding architecture. Thanks to this professional opportunity, she developed her final master thesis within the framework of international development cooperation in India; and considers that it is one of the best experiences that architecture has offered her so far. One of her passions is discovering new cultures and exploring different countries. That is why she decided to come to Rotterdam to discover different ways to develop architecture in a city full of opportunities for the architects of this new century.
Delta Carolina Gomez, born in Venezuela, currently studying her 4th year of Architecture in the University of the Andes (ULA). Her love for traveling and getting to know new cultures brought her to the decision of seeking an opportunity to work in a foreign office so; she landed in Rotterdam, for the variety of architecture in the city and the possibility of working at TomDavid, this architecture firm caught her eye for the diversity of projects, styles and designs to which she could feel related to. As an eager student this was the perfect opportunity to learn and expand her knowledge of architecture.
Alexine Sammut, born on Malta and daughter of a gifted carpenter, completed her architecture degree at the University of Malta in 2008. For three years she then worked with one of the busiest offices in Malta. Whilst roaming throughout Europe, India and the US in her student days, she continued her architecture studies at Iowa State (US). She was often involved in the organisation of lectures, workshops and exhibitions aimed at creating architectural design awareness. Her lifelong interest in architecture and innovative design has fuelled her decision to search for challenging, new experiences and grow professionally. She relocated to Rotterdam in 2011 for its vibrant culture and opportunities in architecture.
Leire Recio Iparraguirre, born in Spain, finished her studies in Architecture and Master Degree in Interior Design in 2009. She has been working in studios in Spain and Italy, where she improved her knowledge in the architectural area. One of her passions is traveling and exploring social and cultural challenges that cities can provide. That is one of the reasons why she landed in Rotterdam, to keep on seeking new undiscovered areas of the architectural field to strengthen her knowledge and work experience.
Max Fabris graduated in Architecture and Urbanism in 2007 at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, São Paulo,Brazil. In the following years he worked in two of the biggest architecture offices in Brazil.During this time he did a two years post graduation architecture program at Universidade Presbiterian Mackenzie, São Paulo, Brazil, graduating from there in 2010. As enthusiast of architecture and always seeking to improve his skills and knowledge in the field he moved to Rotterdam to begin a master program in architecture in 2011.