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Design Architect

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Qatar
Posted:
September 23, 2020

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ANJALA SALIM

MSc. (Sustainable Design), B.Arch., PMP, LEED GA, UPDA

Contact: +974-******** Email. adgcbp@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE SUMMARY

Versatile, creative, and methodical Architect with rich experience of over 7 years with the ability to roll out innovative architectural designs over a diverse portfolio of mixed-use development, commercial, educational, healthcare and residential projects. Presently associated with FD Consult, Qatar as a Project Architect, Coordinator and Life Safety Consultant.

Professionally competent in managing technically challenging projects right from concept stage to completion and closure entailing client requirements and spatial planning while managing various stakeholders, materials, project costs and quality control. Experienced strategist and planner with distinction in effective designing, coordinating and liaison with Local Authorities.

Possess excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills. Ability to work effectively and lead teams. Promote team spirit and works collaboratively to achieve team goals. Well versed in Revit Architecture, AutoCAD -2D and 3D, Sketch Up, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Project, Primavera and Microsoft Office. Well versed in NFPA 101 and UPDA registered.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Architectural Planning and

Designing

BIM coordination

Project Management

Life Safety Consultant

Authority Approvals

Communication and

Negotiation Skills

Stakeholder Relationship

Management

Troubleshooting and Problem

Resolution

Liaison and Coordination

Site Supervision

EDUCATION

Master of Science (Msc) in Sustainable Design ~ University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States Bachelor of Architecture (B-Arch) ~ National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NITC), Kerala, India Trainings and Certifications:

Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified through Project Management Institute (PMI), License No. - 2045637 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental design) Green Associate, License No. – 11016269 WORK EXPERIENCE

FD CONSULT, Qatar From June 2018 to Present

Project Architect / Project Manager

Successfully managing multiple architectural design projects.

Involved in designing and overseeing projects from concept stage to construction documents. Planning at macro and micro level, by taking inputs from the client, consultants, specialists and coordination until finalization of construction drawings.

Responsible for working and negotiating favourable outcome with Local Authorities to procure all necessary approvals for development activities.

Assisting in preparing management schedules as per the design and operation related requirements and monitoring project status during the course by periodic project review meetings.

Writing and presenting reports and proposals.

Coordination with various vendors until finalization in order to match design requirements with consideration of budgetary parameters.

Develop and implement risk mitigation plan for the life cycle of projects.

Performed Value Engineering & Cost Benefit Analysis through virtual design options in BIM, which contributed in significant reduction of construction cost.

Managed RFIs, reviewed shop drawings, project specifications and BOQs, and coordinated with consultants and sub-contractors.

Assist in the design control, construction administration phase and project close-out.

Lead project teams in the office and mentor less experienced staff members.

Seek new work by marketing and giving presentations. 2 Page

DIVERSE CONSULT, Qatar Jan 2015 to June 2018

Architect

Functioned as the lead Architect for small to medium projects and assisted senior Architects in large projects.

Presides over preliminary meeting with clients to determine their needs and wants.

Study and recommends design solutions for various projects.

Provide technical review and oversight of the design-build process for new projects.

Support department procedures to provide effective coordination between disciplines.

Adapt, develop and refine designs and other development details to ensure durable, weather tight and energy efficient projects.

Response to contractor questions.

Manage the aspects of construction changes.

QATAR DESIGN CONSORTIUM (QDC), Qatar May 2013 to Nov2014 2014

Junior Architect

Under general supervision, preparation of design drawings specific to the instructions outlined in the documents.

Apply standard architectural techniques and procedures.

Produced 3D models and renderings for portfolio and client communications. KNA ARCHITECTS, Bangalore, India May 2011 to Jun 2012 Trainee

Shadowed architects in the firm and acquired thorough knowledge of the expectations and requirements.

Work with Architects in the development of projects KEY PROJECTS

Residential, Business and Mixed-use Tower at Lusail and Pearl (F10, C04, C09, ECQ-D12, D30)

Doha Festival City, Entertainment Zone (Fit Out Design)

Manateq Commercial and Residential Buildings

Eastwood Academy at Marina

Al Wakra Stadium (Life safety Consultant)

Factory and Warehouse projects

Qatar Post Office (Prototype design to be implemented in 7 location).

Public Parks. (Architecture and coordination)

Residential Complex

DOCUMENTAION AND RESEARCH

Masters Research paper on Vernacular architecture for sustainable high-rise development in Qatar.

Undergraduate thesis on Sustainable retreat centre in Wayanad, Kerala

Documentation of Nilambur Kovilakam (200-year-old palaces and temples build by the then ruling kings near Nilambur, Kerala, India).

Documentation of Nambuthiri House (Residences of a specific caste of Hindus called the Namboothiri designed in traditional Kerala style Architecture following the Vastu Shastra principles).

Documentation of Trivandrum Fort. (The old city of Trivandrum, Kerala, India).

Documentation of Auroville, Pondicherry with detailed study on Roger Anger’s work.

Seminar on Kinetic Architecture.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Ranked 1031st (All India Level) and 62nd (State Level) for B Arch (All India Engineering Entrance Exam).

Senior Executive of Design Committee during Tathva ’10.

Junior Executive of Design Committee during RAGAM’09.’10.

Member of the working team of Annual NASA Design Competition 09.

Member of the working team for Louis I Kahn trophy ’09,10. Personal Details: Date of Birth: 26/03/1990 Nationality: Indian Languages Known: English, Malayalam, Hindi



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