CV, Architect, Urban Designer with 8 years experience

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 16545

Skills keywords: communication, coordination, project management
Short Bio:

Architect & Urban designer - 8 years experience.
I have completed a Bachelor in Architecture, a Master in Finance & a Master in Urban Design. In my previous job, I worked with developers and client representatives on a 200 M USD mixed used project Also, I speak, read and write fluently French, English and Arabic.

Current location: Al Rayyan, Qatar - View on map
Nationality: Italian
Spoken languages: Arabic, english, french, italian
Location I am interested in working: qatar, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom


Master in Urban Design September 2011
University College London, London, UK

Master in Finance July 2009
Ecole des Affaire Supérieures and ESCP Europe, Beirut, Lebanon

Bachelor in Architecture June 2006
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

French and Lebanese Baccalaureates, math section June 2001
International College, Beirut, Lebanon

Career Summary

Dorsch Group Doha, August 2014 – present
Assistant Resident Engineer / Architect – Technical Team

Participate in the site supervision and review the technical documents of all landscaping packages of Lusail City.

Project: Lusail City, Doha, Qatar

Duties and Responsibilities
– Review shop drawings, materials submittals and method statements.

– Participate with the Site team in final inspections and approval.

– Provide support to the Resident Engineer of each package.

SDC Group (Project managers and client representatives) Beirut, January 2012 – July 2014
Design Coordinator

Manage the design coordination of landscaping (20000sqm), 73 apartments (66 typical and 7 un-typical apartments, 10000sqm) and VIP building (3000sqm)

Project\; Summerland Kempinski Hotel and Resort, Beirut, Lebanon (200M USD)

Duties and Responsibilities:

– Coordinate of the proposed design changes of landscaping, un-typical apartments and VIP building with the project architect and MEP design engineer for their review.

– Coordinate and supervise the design implementation on site of execution plans of landscaping, typical and un-typical apartments and VIP building.

– Monitor and report progress of work, including site supervision and preparation of progress report.

– Review shop drawings, materials submittals and design queries.

– Coordinate meetings with different parties and prepare Minutes of Meeting.

– Review BOQ and Variation Orders.

– Participate with the relevant designers in final inspections and approval as required on behalf of the project owner.

– Provide support to project manager.

– Ensure that project is delivered on schedule and within budget.

– Prepare technical documents for each un-typical apartment including relevant drawings and specifications, interior design guidelines, procedures for cost evaluation of proposed changes and guidelines for implementation of buyer originated design changes. Review and technical comment of buyer’s proposed interior design.

– Work with owner’s sales team and prospective buyers as required to explain buyer’s options for revising the interior design of specific apartments.

– Manage design revisions and issue relevant variation orders to Interior Finishes Contractor for each un-typical apartment. Direct and coordinate field team in the review of proposed Variation Orders.

– Prepare monthly report of the 73 apartments (66 typical and 7 un-typical apartments).

Dar Group Beirut, Lebanon, April 2009 – August 2010

Prepare masterplans, concept design, design development and execution drawings

Projects (Concept design)

– Complexo Salinas Urban Development, Luanda, Angola

– Catumbella Airport, Luanda, Angola

– Water Tank, Luanda, Angola

– Mainga Appartments, Luanda, Angola

– Villa 03, Luanda, Angola

Duties and Responsibilities:

– Prepare masterplans for the Complexo Salinas and Catumbella Airport projects.

– Prepare design solutions that meet the client’s brief.

– Prepare preliminary design of different options.

– Deliver concept design reports for the clients.

– Identify and analyze the projects’ main issues and find solutions.

– Coordinate work with architects team members.

– Coordinate between the different teams and departments including engineering (MEP, transport, infrastructure, and environment), urban planning, project management, 3D rendering and graphic design.

– Coordinate between the different offices (Beirut, Cairo and Luanda).

Projects:  (Design development and Execution)

– Nikki Beach and Resort, Porto Arabia, Doha, Qatar

– Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University for Women (PNU), Riyadh, KSA

– New Lobito Hotel, Luanda, Angola

– Kilamba Tower (Offices), Luanda, Angola

Duties and Responsibilities:

– Prepare design development and detailing drawings.

– Execute tender drawings at different scales.

– Coordinate with MEP consultants and others.

– Coordinate design and technical aspects with Perkins & Will.

– Participate in materials selection.

Nabil Gholam Architecture and Planning Beirut, Lebanon, July 2007 – March 2009
Junior Architect
Prepare design development and execution drawings


– Beirut Marina Zaytoona Bay, Downtown, Lebanon

– Skygate Residential Tower, Ashrafieh, Lebanon

– American University of Beirut Engineering Laboratories Building, Ras Beirut, Lebanon

– Philippe Jabre Villa, Broumana, Lebanon

Duties and Responsibilities:

– Prepare design development and detailing drawings.

– Execute tender drawings at different scales.

– Draft 3D models and design development sketches.

– Assist in material and detail selection.

IDEP Consult Beirut, Lebanon, September 2006 – June 2007
Junior Architect
Prepare concept design, design development and execution drawings


Bank Audi branches in major cities in Egypt

Duties and Responsibilities:

Execute complete construction drawings packages according to Bank Audi design guidelines (materials, proportions, furniture, layouts).


Smith-Miller and Hawkinson Architects New York, U.S., July-August 2005
Prepare concept design and design development drawings

49 Wooster Street, Champlain and Massena border station

Bernard Khoury Architects Beirut, Lebanon, July-August 2003
Prepare concept design and design development drawings

Al Mawarid Bank Competition and AUB Pilot Plant Program