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Mushtaque Abban

Mushtaque Abban

Alexandria, VA, US

 

About 

A designer at heart, looking for opportunities to create spaces to enhance peoples lives and experiences.

Employment 

AECOM, Arlington, VA, US, Architect

Prepare and coordinate with design development and construction drawings . Execution of design on site and checking of the quality of work. Preparing and coordinating information between consultants, contractors and site I was also working as presentation coordinator for all design presentations for AECOM. I am also a part of meetings with clients.
Worked on the following projects
 Kaiser Permanente – Gaithersburg – MD
 Kaiser Permanente – Largo – MD
 Kaiser Permanente – Washington DC
 VA Hospital – Orlando – FL
 VA Hospital – Kanas City KS
 Stony Brook Medical – New York NY
 Chaitanya Medical Center – Bangalore India

Nov 2010 - current
 

Arcop Associates Pvt. Ltd., Karachi, PK, Architect

Prepare and coordinate with design development and construction drawings . Execution of design on site and checking of the quality of work. Currently working on the following projects as vice job captain
 Grand Hyatt Development, Islamabad – Pakistan (Mixed use development with covered area 300,000 Sq. meters and expected to be complete by June 2010).
 Sofitel Hotel & Towers, Karachi – Pakistan. (Mixed use development with covered area 60,000 Sq. meters and expected to be complete by end of 2009).
 Novotel Hotel & Commercial Complex, Lahore – Pakistan. (Mixed use development with covered area of 100,000 Sq. meters. In design development stage expected to be complete by end 2011).
In addition to preparing and coordinating information between consultants, contractors and site I was also working as presentation coordinator for all design presentations for Arcop. Was also a part of meetings with clients.
Worked as project architect on the following projects
 Paragon Constructors Head Office, Karachi – Pakistan (2,000 sqm high end office completed in September 2008)
 MultiNet ISP Head Office, Karachi – Pakistan (3,500 sqm. head office exterior and interior completely renovated completed in December 2008)
 Aqua Lounge, Karachi – Pakistan (Interior done for 1,000 sqm. fine dining destination completed in August 2008)
 Shah Residence, Karachi – Pakistan (Exterior and interior completely redone due to be complete in December 2008)
 Skin & Laser Surgery Center of New England, New Hampshire (1,500 sqm. Dermatologist’s clinic exterior and interior renovated completed in October 2008)

Jul 2007 - Oct 2010
 

Payette, Boston, MA, US, Intern Architect

Worked on schematics for NMR Facility at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. It included developing site plans, sections and elevations for the new facility and making various options for presentation to the client

Jun 2004 - Sep 2004
 

Education 

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, MArch, Architecture

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Spring 2006
DESIGN III STUDIO
Worked with Prof. Michael Kuenstle to teach his design studio and help the students to apply abstract ideas learned in previous studios to create architecture.

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Fall 2005
CORE I STUDIO
Worked with Prof. Tony White to teach his design studio and help the students to develop and refine their design skills and re-evaluate their ideas about architecture.

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Summer 2005
DESIGN I STUDIO
Worked with Prof. Alfonso Perez Mendez to teach his design studio and help the students to develop and refine their design skills.

Aug 2003 - May 2007
 

NED UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, Karachi, PK, Bachelors, Civil Engineering

Achieved 1st Position (out of 161)

Jan 1998 - Dec 2001
 

Awards 

MRP Thesis, Honorable Mention

Bachelors Research Project Comparative analysis of existing building systems under enhanced Seismic Risk (using Uniform Building Code – 1997)
Masters Research Project Student Housing: Vertically Layered Multi-Cultural Fabric

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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