Esmeralda Bierma



2020–23: Architect at NU Architectuuratelier, Gent, Belgium

2019–20: Architect at Bovenbouw, Antwerpen, Belgium

2019: Junior Architect at Laura Alvarez Architecture

2018: Graduated Master of Science in Architecture and Engineering at Bouwkunde TU Delft

2017–18: Graduation in Explore Lab “Independent graduation track” at Bouwkunde TU Delft

2016–17: Trainee and Junior architect at Laura Alvarez Architecture (LAA), Amsterdam

2017: Collaborator on the research Form as Method of Juan Benavides, architect and artist, based Mexico. Divided Authorship, House of Volumes by Juan Benavides and Esmeralda Bierma

2016: Participant at the workshop ‘Beauty, Scarcity and Community’ at the Biennale Interieur 2016, Kortrijk, Belgium

2015–16: First year Master of Architecture at TU Delft. Participant in the studios: Complex project led by Kees Kaan and Interios, Buildings and Cities led by Daniel Rosbottom.

2015: Living and studying 3 months in Chicago with the studio Complex Projects examining the city and its decline.

2015: Intern at Fons Kooymans Interior Architect, Arnhem, NL

2013–14: One-year exchange at the Faculty of Architecture in Barcelona, ETSAB. Following housing project with Carlos Ferrater and CollLeclerc Arquitectos

2011–14: Bachelor of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft

Living in Granada, Spanish language course B1, traveling in South America, living in Buenos Aires and doing social work with children in orphanage.