ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

Technical Skills

13+ years of experience in different stages of varied projects, mostly residential and mixed-use projects.

Acquired design skills such as site analysis, schematic design, design development, technical assistance, preparing construction documents and detailing.

Ability to work in team environments, coordinate project team and mentor less experienced staff.

Proven capabilities in problem solving, coordination of architectural and engineering disciplines, review and development of specifications and making independent decisions for projects and project teams.

Special expertise to illustrate feasibility reports and design proposals to project team’s design and marketing efforts.

Recognized for ability to meet the tight deadlines, efficient time management, and prioritization of work to achieve them.

Software Skills

Advanced in AutoCAD - Adobe Suite - Sketch Up

Intermediate in Revit Architectural - Rhinoceros

Languages

English: Full professional proficiency
French: Limited working proficiency
Persian: Native or bilingual proficiency
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Architectural Designer

Hariri Pontarini Architects

Canada - Toronto

www.hariripontarini.com

2016 - present

Senior Architect/Co-Founder

espAr Studio

Iran - Tehran

www.espar-studio.com

2009 - 2016

Designed individually with a partner on varied projects and competitions, including residential, commercial, cultural, office and façade design. Member of the design team for several competitions; two of which won first prize.

 

Conception of preliminary design ideas and their development to more specific concepts

Acted as the leading individual contributor and coordinator of design problem-solving

Prepared information regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment

Responsible for Code analysis and compliance of project design

Analyzed building codes, space requirements, site requirements and other technical documents

Ghadir Mixed-use Building

Iran-Tehran / 2015 / 22,800 sqm of commercial, office, parking / senior architect

Guggenheim Helsinki Museum Competition

Finland-Helsinki / 2014 / 12,100 sqm of cultural, museum / senior architect

Namakabrood Residential Complex

Iran-Namakabrood / 2013 / 110,000 sqm of residential, parking / senior architect

Arak Shopping Center

Iran-Arak / 2010 / 12,500 sqm of commercial / senior architect

Associate / Project Manager

Arsh[4D] Design Studio

Iran - Tehran

www.arsh4d-studio.com

2010 - 2016

Acted as the leading individual contributor and coordinator of design problem-solving under supervision of a principal. Member of the design team for several competitions; four of which won first prize.

 

Conception of preliminary design ideas and their development to more specific design concepts

Coordinated project team and mentored less experienced staff

Attended regular meetings with clients, municipality permit specialists, contractors and other specialists

Conducted regular site visits to check on progress, ensured that the project is running on time and to budget, resolved problems and issues that arise during construction

Prepared and presented feasibility reports and design proposals to the client

Interfaced with other disciplines to integrate all project elements into unified designs

Produced working drawings, construction documents, specifications and detail design

EIED Headquarters

Iran-Tehran/ 2016 / 14,000 sqm of office, parking / project manager

Narenjestan Commercial Complex

Iran-Sari / 2015 / 43,000 sqm of commercial, cultural, parking / project manager

Shariati Mixed-use Complex

Iran-Tehran / 2014 / 33,200 sqm of commercial, office, parking / project manager

Arg Shopping Mall

Iran-Tehran / 2012 / 78,000 sqm of renovation in commercial, parking / architect

Shar Residential Complex

Iran-Tehran / 2012 / 37,000 sqm of residential / architect

Ofogh Residential Complex

Iran-Tehran / 2011 / 280,000 sqm of residential, commercial, parking / project manager

Residential Complex for members of Iran Parliament

Iran-Tehran / 2010 / 54,000 sqm of residential / architect

Design Architect/Job Captain

Bavand Consultants

Iran - Tehran

www.bavand.net

2006 - 2010

Acted as the leading individual contributor and coordinator of design problem-solving under supervision of a project architect and a project manager. Member of the design team for three competitions; all of which won first prize.

 

Conception of preliminary design ideas and their development to more specific design concepts

Attended regular meetings with clients and municipality permit specialists under supervision of a project manager

Worked with the design team along all stages of schematic design and design development of projects and competitions

Prepared and presented design proposals to the client

Produced working drawings, construction documents and detail design

Ahvaz Urban Railway Stations

Iran-Ahvaz / 2010 / 12,500 sqm of stations / job captain

Nargess 5-star Hotel

Iran-Zibakenar / 2009 / 40,000 sqm of hotel, sport center / architect

Nargess 5-star Hotels

Iran-Mashhad / 2008 / 660,000 sqm of hotel, shopping center, sports center / project manager

Khoozestan Electricity Company

Iran-Ahvaz / 2007 / 44,000 sqm, of office, parking, conference, sports / architect

Intern / Junior Architect

Urartu Consultants

Iran - Tehran

2004 - 2006

Worked with the design team during all stages of schematic design and design development

Assisted in the coordination of plans and designs

Produced working drawings, construction documents and detail design

Azadi 4-star Hotel

Iran-Tehran / 2006 / 16,000 sqm of renovation in hotel rooms and restaurants / junior architect

Shahran Residential Tower

Iran-Tabriz / 2005 / 38,000 sqm of residential / junior architect

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Architecture

Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)

Iran-Tehran

2007

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Iranian Association of Architects

Registered Architect

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

First Prize of “Ghadir Mixed-use Building” national competition, senior architect, espAr Studio + Boozhgan Studio, Iran-Tehran, 2015

First Prize of “Namakabrood Residential Complex” national competition, senior architect, espAr Studio, Iran-Tehran, 2013

First Prize of “Shariati Mixed-use Complex” national competition, member of the design team, Arsh[4D] Design Studio, Iran-Tehran, 2013

Third Prize of “Darya Commercial Complex” national competition, member of the design team, Arsh[4D] Design Studio, Iran-Tehran, 2013

First Prize of “Shaar Residential Complex” national competition, member of the design team, Arsh[4D] Design Studio, Iran-Tehran, 2012

First Prize of “Atin11 Residential Building” national competition, member of the design team, Arsh[4D] Design Studio, Iran-Tehran, 2012

First Prize of “Arg Facade Design” national competition, member of the design team, Arsh[4D] Design Studio, Iran-Tehran, 2012

Third Prize of “Refah Bank Facade Design” national competition, senior architect, espAr Studio, Iran-Tehran, 2011

 

- Portfolio and References available upon request -