Ivan Sergejev

Ivan Sergejev

Mid-level Architect / 4 yrs

Tallinn, Estonia

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Founding / Board member

Interdisciplinary Research Honor Society

Architect, Fulbright Scholar, Data Center Enthusiast, TEDx speaker and more.
Work History
  • March 2015 - Present

    Symposium Curator

    Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB 2015)

    TAB Symposium lies at the heart of TAB's main events program, which will take place in September 2015. It is a lively two-day architectural discussion, which will this year take an interdisciplinary route, looking at the way space, technology and community intertwine in the context of the third industrial revolution. Curatorial position involves topic and program development, selection and communication with speakers, marketing strategy development and budgeting, along with other issues pertaining to international event organization.
  • February 2014 - Present


    Project Rhizome

    Project Rhizome is an independent project which aims to illustrate the benefits of combining the interests of internet infrastructure expansion with the creation of an attractive urban environment.
  • September 2013 - January 2015


    Alver Architects

    Architectural position at the office responsible for some of the most beautiful examples of contemporary Estonian architecture, such as the Rävala 4 office tower in downtown Tallinn, De La Gardie shopping center, and Pühajärve hotel & Spa.
  • September 2012 - June 2013



    Internship in the world’s leading office for architecture and cultural analysis. Experience of working in a high-pressure, hyper-horizontal environment in direct cooperation with some of the best minds in the field, including work on Business Development and three winning competitions: Miami Beach Convention Center, Plaza at Santa Monica and Coconut Grove. About 4,000 hours in 10 months.
  • August 2011 - May 2012

    Teaching Assistant

    Virginia Tech

    Prof. Christian Gänshirt: assistance with the “Building Cities” class: lecture and worshop material preparation, student work coordination, leading student discussions, class administration.
    Prof. Paola Z. Bassett: assistance with the “Building Assemblies” class preparation; research assistance (application of fabrics and computation in design); textiles lab oversight; student guidance.
  • March 2007 - January 2010


    Allianss Architects (formerly Urban Mark Architects)

    Part/Full-Time position in a leading Estonian architecture and urban design office. Deep involvement in a multitude of projects of varying scales and programs. Major contribution: Development Strategy for the Old City of Narva, Estonia - expert, senior designer.
  • July 2008 - September 2008


    Erick van Egeraat AB

    A large international office with all its implications.. Tasks included research and studies, 3D modeling, preparation of CAD drawings, presentations and explanatory materials.
  • MArch 2, Fulbright Exchange

    Virginia Tech

    2010 - 2013
  • ERASMUS exchange

    University of Portsmouth

    2010 - 2010
  • Integrated BA/MA (eq. BA in Ar

    Estonian Academy of Arts

    2006 - 2010