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: Ahmet Selim A. : Architect, M.Arch : Academy of Fine Arts, Istanbul, : Kadikoy Maarif Koleji : + : Ziverbey, Hakki Manco Sk. , Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey : + :
Contests and publications
Several st and nd prize in contests held by the Academy of Fine Arts in Istanbul, Turkey, Reconstruction and renovation studies of Cakiraga Mansion BirgiIzmir, an important landmark of Turkey&;s traditional architecture. The studies were compiled in a book printed by the Academy of Fine Arts. st prize in contest "The home, from the past to the future" sponsored by the Ministry of Culture in . Contest "Ahlat Culture Center" held by the Ministry of Culture in .
Computer programs AutoCAD, Office Language Very good in English
SKILLS IN GENERAL Through years of my professional career in connection with design and construction working on large scale and prestigious projects on and offsite, I have developed skills required for coordination of teams of designers, subconsultants and subcontractors including expats, and liaison with the client. I am well versed in design through to preparation of construction documents, review and coordination of subcontractors&; shop drawings, value engineering, and supervision of works on site for compliance with design.
RECORD OF PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND to Date
Date: Company: Position: st of December rd of July Proplan PMC Head of Design Office for Baku New International Terminal Project and associated facilities
Joined Proplan upon their invitation for coordination for Baku New International Terminal Project and associated facilities among practices, and audit of design in terms of practicality, doability and value engineering. Resigned on rd July since the client, AZAL, terminated Proplan&;s PM/CM contract.
Date: Company: Position:
May November Resigned DIA Holding FZCO Executive Architect
Responsible for Design Office management and coordination in preparation of construction documents of upscale projects in Baku, Azerbaijan. Major works contributed include; Baku New International Terminal and Associated Buildings New International Airport project in Baku, concept by Arup of Milan. Coordination and review of SD and CD stage drawings prepared by a team of architects from Woods Bagot, engineers from Buro Happold, and steel structure and external envelope subcontractors Waagner Biro. Contribution to detail design development. Recladding of existing terminal in Baku, concept design by Arup of Milan, support to concept and detail design development by Werner Sobek engineers, Stuttgart. New Air Traffic Control Tower in Baku airport. Concept design by Arup of Milan, design development by Woods Bagot/Buro Happold. Coordination of disciplines involved and review of CD stage drawings prepared by Turkish architects and engineers. Highend Buildings A unique and iconic convention centre, hence "Heydar Aliyev Center" of ,m construction area. Schematic design by Zaha Hadid Architects comprising of an auditorium, multipurpose hall, library and museum; a "pond café", and underground carpark with large cascading landscape over consisting of three waterfalls/ponds. Services included production of construction information and detail design including freeform components in close collaboration and coordination with architects, structural and MEP disciplines and fabricators. Site visits performed to ascertain compliance of works with the design. Worked in Zaha Hadid offices in London to expedite progress of design. Made frequent visits to fabricators in Italy, Germany and Austria. Preparation of preliminary to schematic design and structural/MEP coordination of Flame Towers complex on , m covered area consisting of m high office, m high residential and m high hotel tower, and a retail area across a podium among the towers. Concept design by HOK of the UK. Preparation of concept designs for speculative office and hotel buildings. Supervision for preparation of designs for highend villas by third party local and expat practices. Date: Company: Position: September April Yamasaki LLC USA for Baytur Coordinator, then Project Architect/Designer
Joined Baytur for coordination and review of construction documents prepared by Yamasaki Architects LLC in USA, Michigan, Troy Detroit for $M Doha Convention Center project in Qatar. After a period of stay in Michigan, joined Yamasaki upon their invitation, moved to Baku to prepare construction documents and perform coordination among subcontractors for a highrise upscale project, Nizami Residences in Baku owned by Pasha Construction.
Date: Company: Position:
January July GMW Architects UK, then GMW Mimarlik ve Danismanlik Ltd. Istanbul Senior Architect/Designer
Cerruti Hotel by Rezidor SAS Group, IstanbulMacka, Turkey Designer and "Client&;s Representative" representative to GMW Mimarlik of the hotel to be operated by world famous fashion designer Cerruti. Preparation of construction information including interior design of ,m hotel with seven levels of underground carpark built on old Macka Hotel plot. Turner Intl LLC of the USA was Project Managers to the owner, Pension Fund of Turkey. Green Palace Hotel, AntalyaKundu, Turkey Design and interdisciplinary design coordination of the fivestar hotel in Antalya owned and operated by IC Holding. With a covered construction area of ,m, hotel building has rooms, Balinese style singlestorey villas with private plunge pools; and twostorey lake villas with private sunbathing decks on an artificial lake. Favori Jewellery Company HQ Building and Workshops, stanbul, Turkey Design, then Construction Management Full scope architectural and interior design of sixstorey ,m building comprising of ,m office and ,m highly specialised workshop spaces. Facilities combine company&;s management, design, production and marketing functions all under one roof. Also management of subcontractor&;s and Client&;s site staff and review of subcontractors&; shop drawings through a construction period of . years was performed. Fenerbahce Sports Club, Istanbul, Turkey Design of the club building comprising of restaurants, ballroom, marine sports facilities, and private lounges on , m covered area. Armada Shopping Centre, Ankara, Turkey Detail designs of the external skin and interior design components of ,m shopping centre and ,m Office Tower. Completed in . Airports and Sea Terminal Ataturk International Terminal and Car Park, Istanbul, Turkey Senior Architect coordinating between the contractor and a team of multinational consultants and subcontractors. M USD project involved a , m terminal with gates including boarding bridges, m long pier structure, , bay multistorey car park on , m area and a new underground railway station. Turner Intl LLC of the USA was Project Managers.
Preparation of CD level of information and performing multidisciplinary coordination for; m high apron / ramp control tower nos passenger boarding bridges of architectural steel structure with glazed ramps, External envelope comprising of , m stick system curtain wall, , m composite panel , , m soffit cladding and bespoke solar shades , m structural silicone, planar and stick system glazed internal screens Interior design development
Seismic modernisation of curtain wall and internal nonstructural components after earthquake in Turkey. Curtain wall was isolated from the main structure by exposed bespoke architectural steel cantilever columns and tension structures.
Atatürk International Terminal Expansion, Istanbul, Turkey With the addition of five boarding bridges, existing terminal was designed to expand by , sqm with similar facilities as of existing. Cairo International and Domestic Terminal Project Managers, DarUlHandasah Responsible for interdisciplinary coordination and detail development of external envelope comprising of GFRC panels, glazed curtain wall and roof; also seismic upgrade and restraint design of nonstructural building components for the ,m terminal. Performed frequent site visits for presentations to the Client. Antalya International Terminal, AYT, Turkey Upgrading of the earlier design following a design audit prepared by GMW London, performed multidisciplinary coordination, preparation of design development and detail design drawings of internal and external architectural components of the building on ,m construction area. Terminal has PBBs and an open carpark with , bays. Cruiser Terminal, Kusadasi, Izmir, Turkey Designer of the new cruiser terminal to be built on an existing reclaimed land to reflect the traditional architecture with a vernacular approach. The design was highly appreciated at a seaport exhibition in Miami in . Date: Company: Position: October December Lukoil / Luktur Co. Inc. Senior Architect
Design of seven buildings in HantiMansisysk, Western Siberia where Lukoil&;s main interests were. Projects involved an hotel/office building, a bed hotel, two apartment blocks, two office buildings, a culture centre with a seat music hall and music school. Luktur was then closed due to the economical crisis in Russia. Date: Company: Position: Ihlas Holding Co. Inc. Senior Architect/Designer
"Turkiye Gazetesi" Hospital
Design of a , m hospital building with singlebed rooms, doublebed rooms, suites, seven operating rooms, a polyclinic, bed cardiac ICU, MR, CT and fourXray units, an emergency department and a three storey underground carpark with bays. HQ building, YenibosnaIstanbul
Preliminary design of "Turkiye" newspaper print hallincluding seat conference hall, a selfservice restaurant, a cafeteria, and , m curtain wall for the building on , m covered area.
Educational facilities,secondary school and lyceé campus with boarding facilities and TV studio
, student capacity campus with classrooms of which are allocated to media education, laboratories, bed dormitory, sports hall for spectators, seat theatre, seat cafeteria, TV studio and bay underground car park. Since the land use restrictions, sports hall, theatre, cafeteria and the TV studio were packed into a single very unique structure. "Marmara Evleri" high school
Design of student school building with classrooms, labs, sports hall for spectators, seat theatre and seat cafeteria. Date: Company: Position: United Engineers Group Co.Inc. New Jersey Istanbul Office, United Engineers Group Co. Ltd Istanbul Senior Architect then Project Manager
Istanbul Light Rail Transit System LRTS
Preliminary alignment design of a meter long tunnel under the existing prison hospital that was cut and demolished at one end to allow for the tunnel. Scope included design of two stations before and after the tunnel. Project Manager of four FIDIC consultancy service contracts for Cukurova Metropolitan Region Urban Development Projects CMRUDP funded by the World Bank
Services covered studies to provide new housing zones with serviced lots, setting out of design criteria, preparation of implementation and expropriation plans, preparation of alternative accommodation plans for various income groups and road design. Also preliminary design of junctions, roads and a diamond interchange on TarsusMersin highway for Tarsus Municipality; consultancy and supervisory works for Tarsus and Mersin HUDC Housing and Urban Development Company. Date: Company: Position: Gungor Mobilya Furniture manufacturers and interior designers Partner responsible for design and production
Interior and furniture design of offices and upper income group residences. Date: Company: Position: Military Duty Lieutenant, Turkish Airforce, Army Corps of Engineers Designer
Design of Turkish Air Forces military accommodations in Istanbul and in Etimesgut Ankara military hospital and military school extension in Istanbul. Date: Company: Position: Bank of Municipalities, Istanbul Design and Supervision
Design of shopping facilities, schools, office buildings, a holiday village with rooms for municipalities in Marmara Region of Turkey.