CV History

Experience
2005-2010 GAPP Architects / Urban Designers
– Project Associate for upgrade, refurbishment and extension works at Artscape.
– Coordinating associate architect for Faircapes Harbour Bridge Residential and Hotel development.
– Project Architect for Infinity residential development for Kingfisher Homes.
– Project Architect for Caledon Casino Hall Extension.

2002 – 2004 MRJ Rundell & Associates, London.
– Project architect for conversion and restoration of 6 storey Gerorgian Town House back to a private residence in London for private client.
– Design Architect for Art storage facility and private viewing gallery for the White Cube.

1997 – 2002 Skidmore Owings & Merrill Inc. London.
– Coordinating associate architect for a 555 unit residential apartment complex for Ballymore Homes in London Docklands.
– Project architect for new business offices at Hayes Park for Tishmann International.
– Architect working on unique office development siting over train line and using the previous development foundations for Heron Properties.
– Coordinating architect for design development of Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai, India.

1995 – 1996 RMJM, Dubai, UAE.
– Design architect for Emirates aircraft maintenance hanger turn key bid.
– Project architect for Mashreqbank Office Refurbishment working with Gensler as the design architects.

1993 – 1994 TR Hamzah & Yeang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
– Job captain for 36-storey hotel, office and retail development for the Sheraton hotel chain.
– Architect for initial concept bid for Ministry of Finance Headquarters development proposal.

Social Responsibility Work
2010 Community Library for Groendal
– prepare concept plan and 3d model based on Equal Educations 80m2 library concept.
2010 Roof over Existing Outdoor Pool at Kronendal School, Hout Bay.
– prepare presentation of possible options with costs.
2009 Stage for Edith Stephens Wetland Park
– Organised stage building project as GAPP team building exercise with Murray & Roberts.
2008 Sustainable Holliday Cottages
– Concept sketch for floating “green jewels” adjacent to stream for private client.
2007 Hout Bay Community Centre Link to Mainstream Shopping Centre
– Sketch proposal to link community centre and assocated small businesses with the Mainstream Shopping Centre and Sunday Market.
2006 Bicycle Repair Container
– Council approval plan to Locate Bicycle Repair Container for township entrepreneur.

Other Projects
2008 – 2009 House Staub
– Designed house for private client in Hout Bay, up to Council submission stage.
2008 Designed and managed new GAPP reception desk and screen on low budget.
2007 – House Stephenson
– Designed house for private client
2007 – 2009 Initiated GAPP Cape Town newsletter.
2007 – 2009 Ran GAPP Friday afternoon talk series.
2006 House Rich, Pool Deck.
– Concept sketch for new swimming pool and outdoor area.
2005 – 2007 Own Private House
– Designed and managed the building of my own house.

Achievements & Publications
2009 WAN – Own House
1991 Aberdeen Society of Architects Silver Medal – commendation.
1990 European Young Architects Steel Design Seminar – special mention.
1990 Master class, Cromarty, Scotland. – Mr Jeremy Dixon and Mr Ian Ritchie.
1989 British Steel Architectural Student Award – commendation.

Skills
Vectorworks for Apple / Microstation / Basic Autocad
Sketchup / knowledge of Photoshop
Powerpoint / Word / Excel
BIW – web based document control system
SOM Procedure Trainer
APMP – Association for Project Management, Professional Exam.

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