Carlien Donkor

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TU Delft, Department of Architecture

Researcher at the Department of Architecture, Delft University of Technology collaborating with the UNESCO Chair Water, Ports and Historic Cities. Enthusiastic about Sustainability & Water for Climate and context adaptation.

Experienced Architectural Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the design and construction industry. Previously worked with Mario Cucinella Architects in Bologna and Wonda World Estates in Accra. Over seven years of proven excellence in turnkey project delivery from architectural design, construction, project management, supply chain, procurement, and logistics, with a demonstrated ability to reduce cost by standardising processes, negotiating favourable terms for multimillion-dollar projects. 

Obtained an MSc Architecture(Doctor of Architecture) from Politecnico di Milano. Graduation thesis focused on urban water management for a climate robust historical city Milan. Undergraduate studies at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Lifelong Learner and curious to explore through travelling, networking and research. Citizen of the world, always looking to learn a new language, currently Dutch, German and Spanish.

Last publications
Bavuso Marone, A.; Aprea, A.; Donkor, C.E. (2018). Waterland. Unveiling the lost memoirs of a city through integrated urban water design. The case of Milan. Accessible at 


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