Curriculum Vitae - Mark Rosa

Name: Mark Rosa
Born: January 7th, 1972, Munich, Germany
Father: Dr. Dirk Rosa, Dipl. Volkswirt, born in June 17th, 1942
Mother: Renate Rosa, nee Hartmann, sound engineer, born in July 15th, 1944
Brother: Frank Rosa, Doctor of Medicine, born in July 18th, 1967

Professional Positions
Degrees
Education
Studies
Extracurricular Activities


Professional Positions top

1999-2000 Teaching and Research Assistant at the Chair of Architecture & CAAD, Prof. G. Schmitt, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
programming and teaching the courses 'dreamscape' and 'digital teritory' (parallel to post graduate studies)
1998 Teaching and Research Assistant at the Chair of Architecture & CAAD, Prof. G. Schmitt, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (parallel to studies)
programming and teaching the course 'Raumgeschichten'
1996-2000 assistant to the systems administrator for the student computer cluster at the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (parallel to studies)
1997-1998 systems administrator for the Chair of Architecture, Prof. M. Angelil, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (parallel to studies)
1994-1997 'Hilfsassistent' at the Chair of Architecture & CAAD, Prof. G. Schmitt, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (parallel to studies)


Degrees top

October 2000 Successfully finished the individual one year post graduate course in CAAD (NDS-CAAD) at the Chair of Architecture & CAAD, Prof. Maia Engeli, ETH Zurich with the project 'CommunityViewer'.
1999 Dipl. Architect, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
1991 Abitur in mathematics, economy, english, physics in Vaterstetten, Bavaria, Germany


Education top

1999- post graduate studies in Architecture & CAAD at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
1993-1999 studying architecture at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
1982-1991 high school in Vaterstetten, Germany
1979-1982 elementary school in Baldham, Germany


Studies top

1999 Diploma at the Chair of Architecture, Prof. H.E. Kramel, Title: "Ein Kinderhort für das Niederdorf" (= a child care center for Zurich's Old Town), receiving a travel grant
summer 1996 8th semester design course with Prof. M. Campi, Title: "Ein Wolkenkratzer für Seoul" (= a skyscraper for Seoul, Korea)
winter 1997 7th semester design course with Beat Jordi, Title: "Stadt bauen in Pfäffikon, Zürich" (= urban planning in a suburb of Zurich, Switzerland)
summer 1997 practical training with SCDA - Soo Chan Design Associates, and architectural office in Singapore specialized on exclusive private housing preservation of chinese shop houses, working as specialist in CAD and assisting the chief designer
winter 1996 6th semester design course with Prof. H.E. Kramel, Title: " SPAS, Sudan Prototype Airport System"
fall 1996 designed and wrote a new program in PERL 5.0 to enable the students to apply for a design course interactively over the internet, using a www-browser.
fall 1996 passed the "2. Vordiplom" (second intermediate exams) at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland
summer 1996 5th semester design course with Prof. F. Oßwald, Title: "A Center for Dining and The Art of Cooking in the Old Aarburg"
winter 1995 working at the chair of CAAD, Prof. G. Schmitt, ETH Zurich, instructing students in the use of AutoCAD, Photoshop, RADIANCE (Raytracing), AutoLISP,C++ and PERL programming, authoring of WWW-pages in HTML, Polytrim (Animation)
fall 1995 passed the "1. Vordiplom" (first intermediate exams) at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland
summer 1995 4th semester design course with Prof. H. Spieker, Title: "Conference Center and Restaurant on the Peninsula Au, Lake Zuerich, Switzerland"
winter 1994 3rd semester design course with Prof. H. Spieker, Title: "Eine Hofhaussiedlung" (= cluster of houses with private courtyards)
winter 1994 optional course "CAD programming" at the chair of CAAD, Prof. G. Schmitt, ETH Zurich on UNIX, with AutoLISP and C
winter 1994 seminary week "collaborative design" at the chair of CAAD, Prof. G. Schmitt, ETH Zurich on UNIX, together with students from the National University of Singapore, using AutoCAD, Radiance, Video and Audio conferencing with Whiteboard
summer 1994 2nd semester design course with Prof. H.E. Kramel, Title: "A Museum and Library for Sabbionetta, Northern Italy"
summer 1994 optional course "CAAD praxis" at the chair of CAAD, Prof. G Schmitt, ETH Zurich on UNIX, using AutoCAD and AcadGraf
winter 1993 1st semester design course with Prof. H.E. Kramel, Title: "A Quarter for Immigrants in Sabbionetta, Northern Italy"
winter 1993 seminary week "virtual reality" at the chair of CAAD, Prof. G. Schmitt, ETH Zurich on UNIX, using the applications AutoCAD, Radiance, Artisan and Polytrim
winter 1993 optional course in CAAD at the chair of Design, Prof. H. E. Kramel, ETH Zurich on Macintosh, with ArchiCAD
1992 six months of practical training at an architectural office, AIC Bauplanungs- und Consulting GmbH, Deisenhofen near Munich working with CAD tools
1992 six weeks of practical training at a sanitary installation firm, Fa. Maurer & Platner, Weissenfeld near Munich
1991 eight weeks of practical training at an electrical installation firm, Fa. Kuhn Elektro Service, Munich


Extracurricular Activities top

since 1996 professional skipper for 'Segelschule JOJO', Munich, Germany
since 1987 sailing the mediterranean sea with chartered yachts
1994-1997 vice president of the students' council at the department of architecture at the ETH Zurich
1990-1996 surf and sailing instructor in youth camps for Fa. Sport Scheck Reisen GmbH, Munich
1988-1996 ski instructor in youth camps for Fa. Sport Scheck Reisen GmbH, Munich
1991-1992 military service in the medical corps of the German Army
1990 six weeks of practical training in the stock trading department, Bankhaus Max Flessa, Munich
1988 three months school exchange with the Sydney Grammar School in Sydney, N.S.W., Australia
in 1985 and 1986 two school exchanges with Aix en Provence and Marseille in France