Curriculum Vitae


Mario Soustiel Grad Dip Arch Part II (ARB/RIBA) – Architectural Assistant / Designer

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Professional Background

from Sept 2010 Web Designer / Flash Developer / Marketing @ MarioSOU

  • Designed and Effectively Published Artist Portfolio – SouthWest Landscapes ( )
  • Established the Promotional Portfolio of the company’s [DARY SA] for the upcoming season (2011-2012)
  • Currently designing the {fall / winter 2011-2012} website – Redesigned the web portfolio {fall / winter 2010-2011} ( )
  • Redesigned the website for the – Fachzahnarzt für KieferOrthopädie – website in Reutilngen, Stuttgart. ( )

May – NOW 2012 Architectural Assistant PII / Leader Draftsman

  • Currently completing a full conversion of a house in Wimbledon Village
  • Surveyed, Designed and Approved Planning Application for a 4 Apartment Semi-Victorian House – to be restored to its former Glory (Restoration & Conservation Project)
  • Designed and Approved Planning Application for a Semi-Georgian House – to be fully converted and built a new extension of equal size to the side (Restoration & Conservation Project)
  • Architectural Consultant

April 2012 Freelance 3D Designer @ RANDOM International

  • Involved in a lighting design process on CINEMA 4D for the SHARD, London Bridge
  • Applied methodologies for Architectural 3D Design
  • Architectural Consultant

March – August 2011 Gallery/Production Assistant @ Carpenters Workshop Gallery

  • Resolved a Set-Design Project for the Design Miami/Basel 2011 – 3D renderings, technical specifications, installation Drawings.
  • Main Architectural Advisor for interior setups, designs and technical installations + additional refurbishments are effectively managed by myself
  • Offered to render in 3D Sketch Up all of the Gallery spaces, Fair-Booths with the exhibits. London, Paris, Basel and Miami.
  • Proposed a last-minute solution for a projector presentation for a Pavilion in Paris, for the works of Studio Job – Robber Baron
  • The “Chelsea Branch” face of the Gallery. Administration and other PR duties for the branch.

Jan – May 2010 Teaching Assistant @ C-Scaipe Kingston University

  • Researched the context for identifying and inventing Sustainable Communities (sample communities: Surbiton and Stepney)
  • Represented architects in the research for identifying sustainable communities amongst other professions of the construction industry

2007 – 2008 Supply Chain Officer @ Greek Air-Force

  • Designed short-time accommodation facilities for aircraft engineers

2006 – 2007 Part I Architectural Assistant Petros Makridis + Associates

  • Part of the team short-listed in Stage 2 within eight other practices – Competition: ‘East Gate of Thessaloniki’. [Master-Planning Design Team]
  • Part of the Team short-listed in Stage 2 within three other practices – Competition: Community Centre in North Greece. [Synthesis Team]
  • Effectively Contributed for the Completion of the School Theatre “Pappas Hall” in the campus of Anatolia College in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Part of the Team for the design of the sustainable Eco-building in the city centre of Thessaloniki on Vas. Irakleiou Street.
  • Supported the architectural team in various projects in the domain of client consult and physical 3D representational methods


Educational Background

2008-2010RIBA II – Grad. Diploma in Architecture Kingston UniversityLondon

  • Published work in the 22.07.10 Architectural Review (AR +) website and in the 27.07.10 Architectural Review (AR +) issue ‘Delight’ section
  • Successfully led group to a complete full inhabitation survey of a traditional English Public House – Work included in the University Prospectus
  • Published work in the 4.12.08 Architectural Journal (A J) as representational art for the Unit
  • Study of the Villa Giulia of Rome as part of Prisca Thielmann’s Study of Hadrian’s Villa (Building Design 28 May 2009)
  • Dissertation on Alvar Aalto’s interpretation of Organic Architecture
  • Exhibited stone sculpture work during the summer exhibition as part of interchange between architecture and stone sculpture

2003-2006RIBA I – BA (Hons) Degree in Architecture Kingston UniversityLondon

  • Successfully integrated architectural duties with interior design students in ‘Pre2Comp’ group project
  • Dissertation topic: New York, A Sustainable Metropolis
  • Taken part in the ‘Caravan Project’ to represent the school competition


Computer skills: Photoshop CS5 (12yrs), AutoCAD 3D/2D (10yrs), VectorWorks 12.5(7yrs), Illustrator CS5 (9yrs), In-Design CS5 (9yrs), Sketch-Up V-Ray (5yrs), 3ds Max 2011 (1yr), Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint – Proficient PC and Apple-Mac user.

Drafting:Photography, Retouching and Graphic Design / Illustration

Handicraft: Stone Sculpture, Carpentry, Metal Works, Glass Works, Etching, Book Binding, Concrete and Plaster Casting

Special InterestsPhoto-Retouching, Web-Design, Handicraft/Sculpture, Architectural Speculation

LeisureIndoor/Outdoor Rock Climbing, Cycling, Painting

LanguagesGreek (native), English (fluent), Spanish (intermediate), French (basic), Finnish (basic), Hebrew (basic)


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