personal information

david stancu – born in bucharest, romania on 08.06.1985


work experience

october 2013 – current
freelance architect @ DAVID STANCU Birou Individual de Arhitectura
after returning from China started developing his practice in Bucharest

october 2010 – october 2013
worked in Hangzhou, China for Zhejiang South East Architectural Design Co. Ltd.
and LOA Architects Ltd. on various large-scale projects mostly mixed use
residential/hotel + commercial or office + commercial

july 2006 – october 2010
worked in Bucharest for several companies being involved in the technical design
process for a series of medium and large scale projectsincluding banks, residential
developments, public buildings, etc.



green drinks hangzhou
hangzhou, china, 21.05.2012 – presentation of passive house standard and relevant examples
green drinks hangzhou
video of the presentation

summer university sibiu
association for urban transition, sibiu, romania, 19 – 20.07.2010 – presentation of isover
contest winning projects of 2009 & 2010
summer university sibiu

university of architecture and urbanism “ion mincu”
bucharest, romania, 03.06.2010 – opportunities and responsibilities of the architect in the
framework of the sustainable development
, delivery of practical presentations

isover competition 2010
innsbruck, austria, 19-22.05.2010 – presentation of the national stage winner project
(1st prize) passive house project
inssbruck 2010

RENEXPO south-east europe
bucharest, romania, 13.11. 2009 – international trade fair and conference for renewable
energy and energy efficient construction and renovation with passive and low energy houses
RENEXPO South-East Europe 2009

isover competition 2009
ljubljana, slovenia, 21-24.04.2009 – presentation of the national stage winner project
(1st prize) passive house project
ljubljana 2009


organizational skills

stories in bucharest
photo and urban awareness exhibition, bucharest, romania, 15 – 22 january 2010
team: mara bogoescu | ioana tilicea | alexandra ion | alina panait | silviu vultureanu | petru dragoiu | matei niculescu | david stancu
stories in bucharest
60 wooden churches project
participation through university summer practice, consisted of in-depth measurements of the musetesti wooden church in gorj county, romania, photographic and detail documentation, july 2009
team: frunza craita | mihordescu maria luiza | sandu anca | sichitiu ana | trantea ioana | stancu david
60 wooden churches project

stART dambovita
survey, analyses and promotion of a different concept of organizing the dambovita river as part of bucharest cultural landsacape, bucharest, romania, july – october 2007
team: follow the link below
stART dambovita
stART dambovita @ OAR website



NEW MNIR International Redesign Competition
may 2016 – 3rd Prize.

The Bamiyan Cultural Centre International Design Competition
january 2015 – Participation.

october 2011 – participation.

ISOVER students contest 2010
the 7th International stage of ISOVER multi-comfort house students contest took place in innsbruck, austria, from may 19th to the 22nd. national stage – 1st prize.

ISOVER students contest 2009
the 6th international stage of ISOVER multi-comfort house students contest took place in ljubljana, slovenia, from april 21st to the 24th. national stage – 1st prize. international (final) stage – special prize for presentation.
isover 2009 international
isover 2009 national

the romanian chamber of architects & national university of arts
september 2008 – participation in the competition for the extension of the national university of arts in bucharest .

ovidiu place redesign competition
june 2008 – participation, organized by the city hall of constanta

ISOVER students contest 2008
the 5th international stage of ISOVER multi-comfort house students contest took place in dubrovnik, croatia, during june 1st and 4th. national stage – honorable mention.


additional information

thesis: commercial – public space in-between orient and occident

photographs published in the 2011 issues of that’s zhejiang magazine

co-founder of stechkin photos

published articles on asia docs portal

published articles on civitas politics portal

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