Andra Ionel has studied architecture at the University of Architecture and Urbanism “Ion Mincu” in Bucharest and graduated from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. She has been a scholar of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). She has been an intern at offices in Basel, Freiburg, and Karlsruhe. She worked at SO-IL in New York City. She is currently working on projects and international competitions.