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Senior Architect

Ernakulam, Kerala, India
April 29, 2020

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(M.Arch in Sustainable Architecture)

Mob: 009***********, 009*********** Email: Talented and result oriented Sustainable Architect with 5 years of work experience in Muscat, Oman and 2.5 years in Sustainable architecture (post-graduation), having a strong passion and appreciation for design and detail. Intend to build a career with a leading corporate which deals with sustainable practices and green buildings, along hand committed and dedicated people, which will enable me to capitalise on sound technical knowhow in the field of energy and resource efficiency, commercial and design expertise and will help me realize my potential. I am willing to work as a key player in a challenging and creative environment with opportunities for professional growth. EDUCATION

Pursuing LEED Green Associate course

Post-Graduation: Master of Architecture (M. Arch) in Sustainable Architecture from M.E.S. School of Architecture, Kuttipuram, Kerala, affiliated to the University of Calicut, India (2017–2020)

Graduation: Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) from T.K.M. College of Engineering, Kerala, affiliated to University of Kerala, India with 71% Aggregate (2004-2009)

Schooling: Indian School Al Ghubra, Muscat - A.I.S.S.C.E: 83% WORK EXPERIENCE

1. EXPERIENCE during M.Arch – LIVE PROJECTS Sept 2017- Jan 2020 Worked on live projects in order to understand various aspects of sustainability during the progress of the curriculum. The projects involved in included the following:

A year long study on The effect of indoor environment quality on occupant well-being - a study on naturally ventilated small scale industries in Ollur industrial estate at Thrissur, Kerala. This study established the IEQ levels in the studied buildings and helped propose sustainable solutions to enhance the indoor quality, which resulted in better health and well- being of the occupants. Incorporated the use of Berkeley’s Thermal comfort model, IEQAT tool, BUS Methodology for Occupant Survey for analysis. Use of software’s like Energy plus, Grasshopper, Honeybee, Ecotect in order to quantify the thermal comfort, energy usages and lighting levels in the industries. A recommendation of policy level measures was involved in this study.

A year long study of Munroe island, the sinking delta island of Kerala, through the three phases of sustainability – Social, Economic and Environmental aspects. Revival of the Pattamthuruthu settlement at Munroe Island, by use of sustainable measures after a detailed study on all 3 aspects of sustainability was completed.

Six month study - Retrofitting a local school building by analysing the issues faced by it in terms of thermal comfort and energy efficiency and achieving a green building solution through the use of climate responsive sustainable design approach. Use of softwares like grasshopper, honeybee for daylighting simulation, manual calculations to understand the thermal comfort.

Attended 2 week workshop on building with bamboo and stone at Sacred Hearts, Auroville.

Attended 1 week long workshop on softwares Energyplus, Grasshopper, Honeybee, Rhino.

Attended 4 day workshop on ECBC and Equest.

2. Al Manarah Engineering Consultancy, Muscat, Oman Nov 2014 – May 2016 Designation: Associate Architect


- Designing projects which complies with government regulations.

- Preparing and assisting in developing architecture documents, design specifications, sanction drawings, detailed technical drawings.

- Managing an integrated approach to design, by building a good link with the other departments (Structural, electrical, HVAC, administration).

- Handled client meetings.

- Lead a design team of 2 people to produce the best results and to meet the deadlines. Achievements

DHALKOOT Hospital (built up area-5670 sq.m, G+1), location - Dhofar Governorate, Oman.

Extension of HAYA Water - Head Quarter Building (built up area-2200 sq.m., G+2), location - Al Ansab, Oman

Design development for a Three Star Hotel (built uparea - 750 sq.m., G+2+P) located at Sohar, Oman.

Developed and refined the Graphic Design for tenders of Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) Staff Accommodations located at (built up area - 1354 sq.m., G+1) Duqm and Sohar (built up area – 1000 sq.m.), Oman.

Responsible for the Design and Architectural Detailing of multiple Residential Apartment complexes in and around Muscat.

3. Simon Engineering and Partners, Muscat, Oman August 2013 – August 2014 Designation: Associate Architect


- Conducted design presentations for various projects for clients better understanding.

- Coordinated design personnel for the implementation of design documents for capital projects as it required knowledge of architecture design and technology and ensuring compliance of plans according to various regulatory codes.

- Preparing and assisting in developing architecture documents, design specifications, sanction drawings, detailed technical drawings.

- Met expectations by ensuring on-time schedules.


Ministry Of Transport and Communication – Special facilities for Khasab Port, Oman.

(Traders building – 759 sq.m., Restaurant – 524 sq.m.)

Special Economic Zone Authority Ministry Office Building (built up area – 2820 sq.m., B+G+7) located at Duqm, Oman.

OMRAN – Staff Accommodation Facilities for JMW, IHG & AEGO Hotels, Convention Centre. (5000sq.m., G+3),

Warehouse at Mabela, Oman – (Ministry storage purposes) – Conceptual Design Tender.

Assisted in multiple commercial and residential projects. 4. Module Engineering and Consultants, Muscat, Oman Feb 2011- July 2013 Designation: Junior Architect


- Developed designs for multiple small scale commercial and residential projects.

- Provided technical expertise and guidance in the preparation of Architecture Layouts, Drawings and Schedules.

- Familiar with building codes and zoning.

- Applied artistic expertise and technical skills to create sketches and colourful architecture presentations, rendering and layouts.


Designed Commercial + Residential (built up area – 450 sq.m, G + 8 Floors + Penthouse) Building located at Mabela, Oman for Mr. Hussain Habib.

Designed Commercial + Residential (built up area- 500sq.m, G+7 Floors +Penthouse) Building located at Al Amerat, Oman for Mr. Aiman Al Hosni.

Designed Apartment (built up area – 300sq.m, G + 2 Floors + Penthouse) Building located at Al Khuwair, Oman for Mr. Abdul Aziz.

Review and Modification of 16 Villa Residential Complex located at Madinat Sultan Qaboos, Oman (built up area – 2000sq.m, G+1).

Proposed designs for 40 villa projects which included Individual villas, Twin villas and Four villa complexes located in Oman.

Design and review for extensions of residences, commercial complexes located in Oman. 5. Gulf Engineering Consultancy, Muscat, Oman Aug 2007–Jan 2008 Designation: Trainee Architect


- Preparation of Architectural presentations.

- Provided CAD and drafting assistance.

- Use of technical skills in preparation of handmade 3d models for better cliental understanding and analysis of design.


Six Villa Complex

College at Buraimi

Restaurant at Nizwa

Maritime College


Autocad 2013 (advanced level)

Google Sketchup - Vray (advanced


Adobe Photoshop (advanced level)

3ds Max 2011 (intermediate level)

Microsoft Office (advanced level)

Ecotect (intermediate level)

Climate Consultant (advanced level)

Open Studio (beginner level)

Ladybug – simulation

software(beginner level)

Honeybee – simulation

software(beginner level)

Grasshopper – simulation software

(beginner level)

E Quest – simulation software

(beginner level)

Rhino – simulation software

(beginner level)


Name : Sunitha Arun

Date of Birth : 05-11-1986

Sex : Female

Marital Status : Married

Languages : English, Hindi, Malayalam

Nationality : Indian

Valid Driving License : Oman

Membership: Council Of Architecture, India.


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