CURRICULUM VITAE



Oscar Wilhelm Abrahamsson
Master of Architecture II, 2016, SCI-Arc, Southern California Institute of Architecture
Master of Science in Architecture, (candidate 2017), LU, Lund University
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 2013, LU, Lund University

EDUCATION
Master of Architecture II __ 2014-2016
  SCI-Arc, Southern California Institute of Architecture, USA
Master of Science in Architecture __ 2014-2016
  Lund University School of Architecture, Sweden
Bachelor of Science in Architecture __ 2009-2013
  Lund University School of Architecture, Sweden
Exchange program in Business, Art and Architecture __ 2012
 UAB, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Technology and Design Programme __ 2006-2009
  Eberstein Gymnasium, Sweden (graduated with highest GPA)

WORK

Studio of Relativity/Relativity Architects (RA) __ Los Angeles 2017-present,
  Architectural Designer
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) __ Los Angeles 2015-2016,
  Teaching Assistant
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) __ Copenhagen 2013-2014,
  Architectural Intern/Design Team Member

PROFESSIONAL WORK
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Worked closely together with Partners and Project Managers as an important member of the design teams for the following prominent international design competitions and concept proposals: Museum of the Human Body, Montpellier, France; Axel Springer Media Headquarters, Berlin, Germany; PFA Headquarter Office Building, Copenhagen, Denmark; RTE Energy Office Building, Lyon, France; Västerås Transportation Hub, Västerås, Sweden.

TEACHING
2016 – Guest lecturer - Lund University, School of Architecture
2016 – Teaching Assistant - SCI-Arc, Marcelyn Gow (Undergraduate Thesis Studio)
2015 – Teaching Assistant - SCI-Arc, Marcelyn Gow (Undergraduate Thesis Prep Seminar)
2015 – Teaching Assistant - SCI-Arc, Elena Manferdini (Graduate Thesis Studio)

HONOURS
2016 – SCI-Arc Merit Graduate Thesis (for outstanding Thesis Project), SCI-Arc
2016 – Alpha Rho Chi Medal (for design excellence and professional leadership), SCI Arc/National Professional Fraternity for Architecture and the Allied Arts
2016 – SCI-Arc Service Award (for outstanding contributions to the school), SCI-Arc
2016 – MCHAP Student Award, SCI-Arc Nominee for best Student Project, MCHAP Organization
2014-2016 – Full Admissions Scholarship & Continuing Merit Scholarships, SCI-Arc
2014 – Graduate Studies Research Grant, The Holger Crafoord Foundation, Lund
2014 – Sara Birnbaum Prize (for Academic Excellence), Lund University
2014 – Honorary Medal of the Architecture and Industrial Design Guild (for outstanding constributions to the school), Lund University
2014 – Graduate Studies Grant, Swedish Bar Association, Grant Foundation, Stockholm
2009 – The Eberstein Medallion (for highest GPA), The Eberstein Foundation, Norrköping
2009 – The Polytechnic Scholarship (for particularly successful studies), The Norrköping Polytechnic Society, Norrköping

PUBLICATIONS & EXHIBITIONS
2017 – In Is the New Out - presented at the School of Architecture Spring exhibition, A-building, Lund University
2016 – In Is the New Out - presented at the LACI Grand Opening Exhibition, inaugurated by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti - Los Angeles (USA)
2016 – In Is the New Out - presented at the Selected Thesis Exhibition - SCI-Arc Gallery
2016 – In Is the New Out / Graduate Thesis Weekend - published on Designboom (ITALY)
2016 – In Is the New Out - presented at the Graduate Thesis Weekend - SCI-Arc (16 critics inc. Sylvia Lavin, Birgit Lohmann, Elena Manferdini, Todd Gannon, Andrew Zago, Pippo Ciorra, Donald Bates, Craig Hodgetts, Dwayne Oyler, Anna Neimark, Bruno Juricic, Ciro Najle, Jordan Kaufmann, Steven Lauritano, Kristy Balliet, Hazem Zaida)
2016 – Urban Cosmetics - MCHAP Student Award, SCI Arc Nominee for best Student Project - published on MCHAP Organization's webpage at IIT, Chigaco (USA)
2016 – Urban Cosmetics - Models and drawings exhibited at SCI-Arc Spring Show - Los Angeles (USA)
2016 – Colore Piegati - Model exhibited at SCI-Arc Spring Show - Los Angeles (USA)
2016 – Cartoonish Collisions/Taino Art Pavilion - models and drawings presented at Morphosis Architects HQ (10 critics lead by Thom Mayne & Eui-Sung Yi)
2015 – Absent Figures - Hand picked as a designer for SCI Arc's publication 'A Voice for Architecture' (USA)
2015 – Gastronomical Innovation Center - published on Suckerpunch Daily (USA)
2015 – Gastronomical Innovation Center - published in CURVE Magazine (LEBANON)
2015 – Gastronomical Innovation Center - published on Archello (THE NETHERLANDS)
2015 – Gastronomical Innovation Center - published in Evolo Magazine (USA)
2015 – Gastronomical Innovation Center - Models and drawings exhibited at SCI-Arc Spring Show - Los Angeles (USA)
2013 – Post-digital Curiosities - exhibited at Museum of Sketches - Lund (SWEDEN)
2013 – Post-digital Curiosities - Exhibited at the School of Architecture Spring Show - Lund (SWEDEN)
2013 – Post-digital Curiosities - presented at the Bachelor's Studios' Finals - Lund University
(7 critics inc. Sir Peter Cook, Abelardo Gonzalez, Tina-Henriette Kristiansen, Erick Carcamo, David Garcia)
2013 – Post-digital Curiosities - Exhibited at the Architectural Mutations Runway Show - Lund University
2012 – Urban Oasis - Project presented and exhibited at Lund City Planning Office - Lund (SWEDEN)
2011 – Stol - Seating piece exhibited at Copenhagen Design Fair - Copenhagen (DENMARK)
2011 – Stol - Seating piece exhibited at the juried exhibition SYDFORM at Form & Design Center - Malmö (SWEDEN)
2011 – Stol - Seating piece exhibited at Stockholm Furniture Fair - Stockholm (SWEDEN)
2011 – Mechanical Fowl - Model exhibited at Lund Architecture Film Festival, Museum of Sketches - Lund (SWEDEN)

DIGITAL SKILLS
Adobe Suite – Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Acrobat Pro
Drawing – Autocad, Sketch up, Revit
Advanced design and rendering – Rhino, Grasshopper, Autodesk Maya, Mental Ray, VRay, Keyshot, 3D Coat, 123D Catch, ZBrush, ZPrint, Processing
Processing – Microsoft Office, iMovie, iPhoto

LANGUAGES
Swedish – native language
English – second language - excellent verbal and written fluency
(IELTS overall band Score 9.0/9.0)
Danish, Norwegian – excellent understanding
Spanish – basic knowledge, studied on exchange
German – basic knowledge, studied in high school