Tackling gaps and mismatches in the field of higher education for architecture and urban planning while exploring and addressing discontinuities along the national borders in-between Romania, Hungary and Serbia

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Associate Professor

Hello. This is my story.

Ana-Maria Branea is a graduate of the Faculty of Architecture, Polytechnic University of Timisoara, class of 2009 and has an Urban Design Master’s Degree (2010) and a PhD on the subject of urban management and e-participation (2014). She is currently an Associate professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, where she teaches studio design and urban planning and is head of the Urban Planning Batchelor’s degree unit, having been a faculty member since 2009. She is part of the Research Centre for Urban Planning Timisoara since 2006, undertaking large scale applied research on urban design and planning, is a member of the city’s Urban planning technical advisory committee and won awards in national and international competitions on architecture and urbanism.

My education

Faculty of Architecture Timișoara

2003-2009 Architecture Bachelor studies

Faculty of Architecture Timișoara

2009-2010 Master Studies in Historical Surfaces Regeneration

Politehnica Univesity Timisoara

2010-2014 PHD in management and engeneering

My expirience

Project Pruitt Igoe Now - Natural Reclaim, organizer OAR Timis, Timisoara, Romania, 2012

Nominee for the Projects Section of Anuala Timisoreana de Arhitectura

Pruitt Igoe Now Competition, project Pruitt Igoe Now - Natural Reclaim, with Alexandru Malaescu, organizer Michael R. Allen - Preservation Research Office St. Louis & Nora Wendl – Department of Architecture at Portland State University, Saint Louis, USA, 2012


Transiting Cities – Low Carbon Futures International Design Ideas Competition, project Latrobe City - Reclaiming the Landscape, organizer Latrobe City, RMIT University, Office of Urban Transformations Research and Regional Development Australia, Latrobe City, Australia, 2012


Urban ID: Architecture and urban regeneration competition for Lia Manoliu National Stadium, Bucharest, Organizer United Kingdom Embassy in Bucharest and Sector 2 – Bucharest City Hall, Bucuresti, Romania, 2011

1st place

Secu Resort, with Alexandru Malaescu, Urban ideas competition Resita City – Secu Resort, organizer Resita City Hall, Resita, Romania, 2009

1st place

Câlnicel Area, with Alexandru Malaescu, Urban ideas competition Resita City – Câlnicel Area, organizer Resita City Hall, Resita, Romania, 2009

3rd place