Raluca Dobrotescu is an Intern Architect at ERA, with an academic background in heritage engineering. Her thesis centred on creating a framework to ensure the ongoing maintenance of existing buildings. It delved into the process of researching, surveying, and documenting the condition of buildings in order to properly determine the corrective and preventive maintenance work required.
Prior to joining ERA, Raluca has worked on heritage conservation projects in both the private and public sector. She was also involved in international projects, such the Bagan Workshop in 2018, where she participated in the documentation of a number of Buddhist temples in Bagan, Myanmar, and a project with the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from 2019-2020 to create a set of policies and standards for heritage conservation with case study examples.