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Akbar Ali

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

9 years of professional experience in the fields of design and construction supervision (the last 8 years in Dubai & Riyadh), with hands-on experience in a wide range of projects including Health care, Residential, Commercial & Retail, Hotel, Mixed Use & Master Planning.
Currently performing in the capacity of a project architect with responsibilities ranging from design to construction documentation to construction supervision, my interest and passion have been to work closely at the site as well in addition to design tasks, in order to make sure the design intent is executed on the site to the best possible.
Qualified, competent & hard working with remarkable communication, analytical & computer skills, ability to learn new skills and take challenges in positive aspects. Has an excellent flair for detailing with proficiency in the application of latest BIM technologies.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

DAR AL RIYADH CONSULTANTS E & A – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Project Architect, April 2009 - Present

Responsibilities include preparation of Construction documents using AutoCAD, in coordination with all engineering disciplines, sub-contractors and specialist consultants, review of project specifications, BoQs etc. among others.
Worked as a team consisting of Architects & Senior Architects, and reporting to the Head of the Department/Project Managers, identifying and confirm the scope of work, implement strategies to deliver the documents within the time and budget allocated using QA/QC procedures.
Key Projects Include:
Damac Residential Twin towers, Riyadh
GOSI Al Rimal Gated Community, Riyadh
GOSI Extension of Granada Mall (Retail), Riyadh
Head Quarters, Madina Development Authority
Crowne Plaza hotel expansion, Riyadh
Ministry of Housing Residential Project, across Saudi Arabia
Saudi Food & Drug Authority (Office), Dammam
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh
Al Yasmine Mixed Use, Riyadh
Commercial Centre, Dammam
Parking buildings & Mosque, Security Force Hospital, Riyadh

Burt Hill Kosar Rittelmann – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Project Architect, February 2008 - February 2009

Responsible to execute the following projects in the capacity of a Project Architect.

Supervise the expansion & renovation of emergency and urology departments for Al mafraq hospital, Abu Dhabi, including overseeing, inspection, tracking, recording & monitoring the work progress & quality of all construction activities.
Manage a team of CAD to deliver design and construction documents as per the project scope & Creating Construction documents from Revit Model for the Proposed Brumrungrand Al Mafraq hospital, Abu Dhabi.

Spielmann Design Consulting & JO. Franzke Architects – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Design Architect, May 2006 - January 2008

Plan & Manage the project including coordinating with the sub-contractor for the necessary installation arrangements, control of renovation & interior design related works for Meadows sports bar, Dubai, and Al Gandhi Villa extension, Hatta.
Worked as part of team on various projects, involving Architectural/ Interior design tasks, Design Development, Detailed Design and Construction Drawings for the following key projects:
Design of offices for fresh fruit company, Dubai
Extension of park view hotel, Dubai
Al Gandhi villa, Hatta and Al Gandhi villa, Al Awir and many other villas
Apartments at Jumeirah Village