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Andreea Ion Cojocaru

Andreea Ion Cojocaru

CEO
NUMENA

Andreea Ion Cojocaru is a licensed architect, software developer, and the co-founder & CEO of NUMENA, an award-winning German company. Andreea works at the intersection of architecture and immersive tech to develop projects and tools that explore new approaches to cognitive and spatial challenges.

Andreea was formally trained as an architect at MIT and Yale, where she was awarded the AIA Gold Medal for best graduating master student by the American Institute of Architects. Prior to NUMENA, she gained design and project management experience in architecture practices such as Kohn Pederson Fox and Robert A.M. Stern in New York. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and a frequent guest speaker at international events in the XR space.

 

Andreea Ion Cojocaru is speaking at the Museum XR Summit 2024 :

Truth vs Fiction in Narrative XR for Museums

The job of museums and cultural institutions is to preserve and communicate historical truths. However, the stories we create to make sense of the historical data available to us inevitably involve contemporary cultural biases and inferences that fill in the gaps. Attend this talk if you want to learn a series of strategies for developing narrative XR experiences that clearly communicate facts while also engaging the visitors’ imagination.

Andreea Ion Cojocaru