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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
September 22, 2018

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GF-*, Block **, Seaview Township, DHA, Karachi, Pakistan +92-304-***-**** Nationality: Pakistani DOB: 28.Feb.1947


Freelance Architect Oct ’13 - Date

Self Employed

Design Operation Specialist / Project Consultant Jan ‘10 – Sep ‘13

Alilc Overseas Limited, Lagos, Nigeria

Project Manager, Facilities Management Department May ‘06 – Oct ‘09

Merchant & Associates, Karachi, Pakistan

Senior Architect May ‘01 – May ‘06

S+N Design, Architects and Interior Designers, Karachi, Pakistan

Proprietor / Chief Architect Jan ‘85 – Dec ‘00

Concept Design, Architects, Engineers & Interior Designers, Karachi, Pakistan

Assistant Chief Architect Nov ‘75 – Nov ‘84

Federal Ministry of Works & Housing, Lagos, Nigeria

Senior Architect May ‘74 – Oct ‘75

Pakistan Environmental Planning & Architectural Consultants, Karachi, Pakistan

Architect Dec ‘72 – Nov ‘73

Naqvi & Siddiqui, Incorporated Architects, Karachi, Pakistan

Atiksalim Associates, Chittagong, Bangladesh


Bachelors of Architecture (B. Arch), University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1969


Associate Member, Institute of Architects of Pakistan (A.I.A.P.)

Member Pakistan Council Architects & Town Planners (M.P.C.A.T.P.)


Pakistan (Oct ’13 – Date)

Interior Layout and design of 11th. Floor, Dawood Centre, Karachi for Dawood Group of Companies

Nigeria (Jan ‘10 – Sep ’13)

Renovation and Facelift of 3 Blocks of Luxury Apartments having one block of 6 nos. 2-Bed Room apartments and two blocks of 12 nos. 3-Bed Room apartments with Support Service Block, etc. Additionally 6 nos. of Luxury Town Houses all in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Construction of approximately 10,000 SM Warehouse/Plastic Factory at Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria (suburb town of Lagos). Approximate cost: US$ 2.00 million.

Monitoring products design specification and QA/QC.

Pakistan (Jan ‘85 – Oct ’09)

Design/Project Management of 10,000 sq. ft office for Nortel Pakistan with estimated cost of PKR 25.00 million (project postponed by client).

Turnkey project for Hewlett Packard at the Forum with a cost of PKR 14.00 million.

Turnkey project for Am Ex Bank Corporate Office at the Forum, Karachi with a cost of PKR 6.50 million.

Project Management of NCR office 10,000 sq. ft. at Islamabad.

Interior design and supervision of small Deli shop at the Zamzama, Karachi.

Interior design of Deans Shopping Mall, Peshawar.

Interior design, construction / Project Management of bungalow in Mohammad Ali Society and Naval Housing Scheme, Gizri, Karachi.

Interior design, Project/Construction Management of office for Hascol and Radio City and the Pantaloons shops at the Forum, Karachi.

Interior design and supervision of Rangoonwala Community Centre, Dhoraji, Karachi.

Interior of Shell Planning Department floor at Shell House, Karachi.

Construction/Project Management of Auto Workshop at Khaskheli, Badin District for Union Texas Pakistan Inc., having covered area of 7,000 sq. ft. consisting of steel frame and reinforced cement concrete structure with a cost of PKR 7.00 million.

Complete renovation/remodeling of Darakhshsn Villa, DHA, Karachi.

Interior design, renovation & fit out of System Travels (Pvt.) Limited, two of their offices, one in Shafiq Plaza, Sarwar Shaheed Road & other in Sidco Avenue, Karachi.

Interior design, renovation & fit out of Gerry’s Tours in Central Hotel Building off Abdullah Haroon Road, Karachi for Gerry’s Group of Companies.

Interior design, renovation and decoration of Solo, a gift shop in Clifton, Owner, Mrs. Rizwana Sartaj.

Interior design, renovation & fit out of ground floor of Lotia Building on Club road (near Metropole Hotel), Karachi, for Gerry’s International (Pvt.) Limited. Covered area 100 sq. meters cost: US$ 120,000.00.

Design of show room cum office complex in PECHS for Ali Bhai Motors on Shahrah-e-Quaideen, Karachi. Total floor area 1200 sq. meters Cost: US$ 500,000.00.

Turnkey project for bungalow of Mr. Shah Abu Tahir, Electronics Engineer based in Kuwait. Covered area 350 square meters Cost: US$ 75,000.00.

Renovation / extension / addition of bungalow in DHA on 800 sq yards. Covered area of 450 sq meters. Cost US$ 100,000.00. Owner Business tycoon, Mr. Yahya Bawani of Bawani Group.

Bungalow for Mr. Tariq Ibrahim, Businessman, in DHA on 600 square yards. Covered area 300 square meters Cost: US$ 100,000.00.

Turnkey project for Bungalow for Mr. S.H. Jaffery, Executive, BCCI, in DHA on 500 square yards. covered area 450 square meters Cost: US$ 100,000.00.

Turnkey project for Bungalow for Mr. Ghayasuddin Ahmed, Executive Vice President, Habib Bank in Clifton on 1000 square yards. Covered area 700 square meters Cost: US$ 175,000.00.

Host of small projects.

Nigeria (Nov ‘75 – Nov ’84)

Bank Branch: Interior design & renovation of 10 bank branches all over Nigeria for Owena Bank and Habib Nigeria Bank ranging from 150 to 1000 square meters each.

Office block: For the Federal Produce Inspection Services at two sites. Each block has 3,500 square meters floor area and estimated cost both blocks was US$ 4.5m million. Once block was in tendering process when I left Nigeria.

Cooperative College: Three colleges were being built. Two of them at new sites while the third one has additions / extensions to the already existing campus. Buildings at new sites included: Teaching / Administration Block, hostels for male & female students, residences for Senior Staff, student house, club, clinic, maintenance yard. The work was being done in phases. Phase I of both the projects, when completed cost about US $ 9.00 million each. The estimated total cost of both projects was about US$ 42 million.

12 storey blocks of flats in Lagos: 16 such blocks of 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom flats for Federal Government Civil Servants on various locations in Lagos. Total numbers of such flats were 384 costing US$ 25.00 million.

1004 Housing Units for both legislators and civil servants in Lagos. Apartment blocks included 4 bed, 3 bed and 2 bed units, shopping complex, primary school, water treatment plant, power generating plant building, tennis courts, buildings ranged from single storey to 14 storey. Cost of the complex when completed was US$ 114.00 million.

Represented Nigerian Government in International Conferences & Seminars involving discussions on co-operation and mutual development among the countries.

Renovation, maintenance / up-keep and furnishing of State Houses (official residence & offices of the Head of State / President & his Deputy) in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria.

Plus a host of other small projects whose cost was less than US$ 0.50 million each.

Pakistan (Dec ‘72 – Oct ’75)

Gas meter assembly plant: main assembly building & office block US$0.5 million

Expatriates’ housing colony at Pakistan Steel Township, Karachi. The project comprised of 3 bedroom & 2 bedroom blocks of flats, single room hostel for bachelors. Dining hall, stadium, multi-purpose hall for indoor games, clubhouse, shopping center, clinic, etc. Cost: US$ 8.00 million.

Multi storey office building 4,500 sq. meters rentable area, Cost: U$0.75 million.

Office cum residential complex at Lahore having an office building of 1500 sq. meter, mosque of 5,000 persons, blocks of flats, detached houses, community center etc. Cost: US$ 1.50 million

Bangladesh (Dec ‘69 – May ’72)

Brigade Headquarters of Bangladesh Rifles (Secret Project) in Sylhet. Cost: US$ 14.00 million.

Small Office Building, Chittagong.

Habib Bank Ltd., Steel Mill Branch, Chittagong.

Cinema Building in Chittagong: Capacity 1,000 seats. Cost: US$ 1.50 million.

Time Office, Steel Mill, Chittagong.

Bungalows in Chittagong.

A design professional with over 48 years of local and international experience with special expertise in; Feasibility Studies Design Research Comprehensive Physical Planning Sketch Ups Submittals Building Design Interior Design & Fit Out Construction Drawings & Documentation Design Management Value Engineering Construction Management Construction & Renovation Quality Control & Assurance Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Revit Drawings

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