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Farhad Khandan

Farhad Khandan

Toronto, ON, CA

 

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Farhad Khandan

Address: 141, Angus Drive, Toronto, ON   M2J2W9
Tel: 647.669.1545
Email: farhad.khandan@gmail.com
Portfolio: http://issuu.com/farhadkhandan/docs/farhad_khandan

OBJECTIVE

Internationally trained Architect seeking the position of an Internship

HIGHLIGHTS of QUALIFICATIONS

 Over 8 years of relevant experience in architectural projects
 Master’s degree in Architecture
 Professional abilities in schematic design, parametric design, 3d modeling
 Ability in modeling complicated forms and analyze it into 2d shapes to be built as physical model
 Strong background in participation in national and international design competitions
 Broad background in design of commercial spaces, shopping malls, institutional buildings, educational spaces, residential complexes, houses projects
 Ability to develop a project from concept into final presentation and drawings independently                                  
 Proficient in a vast array of Architectural software in Modeling, Drawing, Rendering, Post Processing, Graphic and Layout, Making Architectural Animations and always eager to expand my knowledge in this field
 Computer skills including
3Dsmax,Vray Adobe Photoshop ACAD 2D & 3D, Microsoft Office
Rhino, Grasshopper for Rhino , Sketch up After Effect & Premiere Revit (still learning) & its components


WORK EXPERIENCE

2013      Architectural Visualize, Voluntarily
Core Architects, Canada, Toronto

Project Highlights:

• Collider Activity Center, Sofia, Bulgaria (international competition), Gross Area: 20,000 m2
3d Modeling, rendering, post processing, graphic Layout, developing schematic design, planning


2011-2012 Senior Architect
ContemporARchitectURban Designers Group (CAUD), Iran

Project Highlights:

 Jay Mixed-Use Complex, Tehran, Iran, 1.730.000sqm, Head of architecture design team from schematic design through design development phase, in association with ASAR Consulting Engineers

2004-2012 Drafter (2004-2005), Designer (2005-2009), Senior Architect (2009-2012)
Asar Consulting Engineers, Iran

Project Highlights:

• Iranian Residential Town- Gross Area: 2,000,000 sqm- Under construction
• Imam Reza International Building- Residential and Commercial complex- 20,000 sqm
• Dubai Burjside Terrace Residential- Gross Area: 63,000 sqm- Under construction
• Sadr Metro Station- Gross Area: 13,000 sqm-Completion 2010 
• Ghods Printing Area and Hq Building- Gross Area: 18,000 sqm, Completion 2010
• Algeria Great Mosque International Competition- Awarded the 5th- Area: 20,0000 sqm- 2007
• Gol narges Bookshop- Area: 14,000 sqm- Under construction
• The 5 Star Behdasht Hotel- Gross Area: 47,000 sqm- 2010
Ghom commercial and Institutional building- Gross Area: 35,000 sqm-2009


2008-2012 Senior Architect
AHD & Partners, Iran

Project Highlights:

• Kish Residential complex, Kish, Iran, 70.000sqm, Designer in schematic design phase

2009-2012 Senior Architect
  Negin Shahr Ayandeh, Tehran, Iran

EDUCATION

2004 Master of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (with GPA of 16.50/20.00)
Master Thesis Topic: Winter Sports Village

HIGHLIGHTS of COMPETITIONS and AWARDS

2012 Jay Mixed-Use Complex, Urban Design two-stage Competition, Tehran, Iran, ASAR Consulting Engineers, Head of architecture design team, 1st Prize
2011 Milad Commercial & Recreational Complex, International Design Competition, Tehran, Iran, Independent Practice with A.Monsefi & A. Garmaroudi, Architectural Designer, 4th Prize
2010 Irancell Headquarter, Design Competition, Tehran, Iran, ASAR Consulting Engineers, Head of Architectural Design team, 1st Prize
2009 Astara Commercial & Recreational Complex, Design Competition, Astara, Iran, ASAR Consulting Engineers, Architectural Designer, 1st Prize
2008 Kish Residential Complex, Design Competition, Kish, Iran, AHD & Partners, Architectural Designer, 1st Prize
2007 Imam Ali Mixed-used Complex, Design Competition, Tehran, Iran, Piramoon Designers, Head of design team, 1st Prize
2007 Noor Public Garden, Design Competition, Independent Practice with Ali Andaji Garmaroudi and Amin Monsefi, Architectural Designer, Honored


PUBLISHED PROJECTS

2012 Jay Mixed-Use Complex, Tehran, Iran, Published on archdaily.com
2011 Milad Commercial &Recreational Complex, Tehran, Iran, Published on archdaily.com
2011  Tehran Football Camp, Tehran, Iran, Published on archdaily.com

 

References are available upon request
 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Core Architects, Toronto, ON, CA, Intern Architect

Architectural visualization, schematic design, planning

Jan 2013 - current
 

Asar Engineering Consultant, Tehran, IR, Senior Architect

Senior designer, Schematic design, Working drawings

Jan 2004 - Dec 2011
 

Education 

University of Tehran (UT), Tehran, IR, MArch, Architecture

Jan 1997 - Feb 2004
 

Awards 

JAY Mixed-Use Complex, Urban Design two-stage Competition, Tehran, Iran, ASAR Consulting Engineers, Head of architecture design team, 1st Prize, 1st Place

The competition organizer, University of Tehran Architecture and Civil House (UTACH), announced the two-stage competition of Jay mixed-use complex design in April 2012. The first stage of competition announced publicly to call the architecture groups which are qualified for this program. UTACH finally elected 15 companies among 85 registered groups to attend the next stage. In the second stage, the groups were required to offer their proposals in three different scales included a master plan of the whole site, an urban design of one zone and an architectural design of a particular building.

2012
 

Milad Commercial & Recreational Complex, International Design Competition, Tehran, Iran, Independent Practice with A.Monsefi & A. Garmaroudi, Architectural Designer, 4th Prize, Award

The young architectural studio, ContemporARchitectURban Designer’s Group, was recently awarded 4th prize in the international competition to design a huge 300,000 square meter complex in Tehran. With the Milad telecommunication tower being the tallest tower in Iran, this competition focused on the second phase of Milad complex. The project program includes commercial, office and hotel spaces near the tower. More images and architects’ description after the break.

2012
 

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