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Suzanna Törnroth

Graduate Urban Planner/Designer

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Projects

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About me

Curious, ambitious and a little eccentric by nature, my background mirrors these qualities. Passionate about discovery, creation, art, design, and cats.

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Autocad
  • Sketchup
  • Arcgis
  • GIS
  • Microsoft Office

Work history

2017

Collaborating Master Thesis Student

Perkins + Will

Jan 2017 - Sep 2017
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Internship
  • A thesis titled “Using vernacular design to alleviate inequalities in socio-spatial capital: A case study of Dubai’s park provision” was developed. It was a human-centric and socially-aware study of urban park design using macro and micro spatial analysis methods.

2017

Visiting Urban Planner

Kalix Municipality

Nov 2016 - Jan 2017
  • Kalix, Sweden
  • Internship
  • Part of a university course, a team of 11 urban planners and engineers collaborated with Kalix Municipality to plan for the potential redevelopment of Kalix city center.

2016

Urban Planning Intern

CPG Consultants

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Singapore
  • Internship
  • The internship entailed assisting the planning of projects in Vietnam, Dubai and China, and the submissions of ISOCARP Awards for Excellence 2016 and Xi'an Aviation City Competition.

2015

Public Relations Intern

Agency V

Jul 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Internship
  • An interest in the fashion industry equipped me with basic PR skills through preparations for SS15 Press Day and Fashion Week activities. Daily activities consisted of showroom and social media maintenance, lend outs, communication, organisation, and the odd styling.

2014

Radio Host

RadioAF

Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
  • Lund, Sweden
  • Freelance
  • Co-founded and hosted the ‘International Radio’ show that aired live weekly.

2013

Content Writer

Lundagård Newspaper

Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
  • Lund, Sweden
  • Freelance
  • Alongside studying for a B.Sc, I was actively involved in writing for Lundagård Newspaper. The newspaper is Sweden's oldest student newspaper, which covers everything from events to cultural debates, seminar reviews and the latest news. Some of my articles can be found at http://lundagard.net/?s=suzanna.

2012

Freelance DJ

Self-Employed

Oct 2011 - Oct 2012
  • Lund, Sweden
  • Freelance
  • DJ-ed at some nations (student clubs) and have experience playing techno, electronic, hip hop and latin music.

Education

2017

M.Sc. in Climate Sensitive Urban Planning and Building

Luleå University of Technology

Sep 2015 - Sep 2017
  • Luleå, Sweden
  • A masters degree oriented towards urban design with a curriculum based on hands-on project work and proposals.

2014

B.Sc. in Development Studies, Major in Sociology

Lund University

Sep 2011 - Sep 2014
  • Lund, Sweden
  • A bachelors degree oriented towards development in all sense of the word - economic, social, political - in different parts of the world. Sociology provided a human-centric, behavioural understanding behind development.