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Atos Batarra

Atos Batarra

Riccione Marina, IT

 

About 

I’m an Italian Architect with more than 28 years of experience and last 5 years spent in Qatar on a large scale and landmark project (The Pearl)


Professional Profile

Architectural and Interior Designer
Fields:
1. Hospitality and Residential
− Hotels
− Resorts
− Spa
− Luxury Villas
2. Commercial
− Malls
− Luxury boutiques
− Show rooms

My role usually includes:

− Design concept
− Supervision and control of CAD operation
− Preparing production details
− Performing site survey
− Preparing schedules to coordinate the design concept from office drawings to on-site fitting
− Liaising directly with clients with regard to design issues
− Evaluating worker’s performance
− Attending production and on-site operations meetings
− Advising client on interior design factors, such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishing and equipment, and color coordination.
− Coordinating the development design, or creation of new applications, ideas, relationships systems or products, including artist contribution
− Observing, receiving and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources
Urban planning and tourism development

I have a great experience on these fields.
I worked and travelled all over Western and East Europe for more than 20 years and I was living in one of the most famous beach resort in Italy, Riccione, on the Adriatic Coast where I have been adviser for the most important town’s authorities :
− direct advisor to city’s Mayor
− advisor to board of directors of main Hotels Association
My role included strategy’s development study of the site with geo-marketing and trend analysis with the goal to increase the tourist businesses.
From 2000 till 2008 I was member of board of directors of Palacongressi Spa, a public society building one of the most technologic meeting palaces in Italy with delegation and responsibility on interior design and furniture.


Education/ Qualification

Dates  1978 - 1983
Title of qualification awarded  Doctor Architect
Principal subjects / occupational skills  Architectural and Interior Design – Urban planning development
Name and type of organization providing education and training  Architectural University
Florence (Italy)

 

Professional Experience

Dates  10/2008 to 30/06/2011
Occupation or position held  Senior Architectural Manager
Main activities and responsibilities  Chief of architectural and design department :
Coordinating the development design, or creation of new applications, ideas, relationships systems or products, including artist contribution. Choosing, verifying and super visioning contractors.  Coordinating the work of contractors.  Solving problems that may arise during building and realization. Ensuring that work is prepared as per specifications in the highest standards.  Carrying out defect inspections.  Performing site survey.  Attending production and on-site operations meetings.
Name and address of employer  UDC – The Pearl Doha - Qatar
Type of business or sector  Development Company

Dates  02/2007 to 09/2008
Occupation or position held  Senior Architectural Manager
Main activities and responsibilities  Chief of architectural and design department
Name and address of employer  Design Italiano Qatar Wll – Doha Qatar
Type of business or sector  Architectural and interior design company

Dates  2005/2007
Occupation or position held  Free lance Architect in Italy and Europe
Main activities and responsabilities  Developing design concepts, design and site survey in many different projects and In cooperation with other architects as Arch. Gianni Ronchetti  ( Lighting designer) and  Arch. Michele Paghera (Landscaping design).
Name and address of employer  List of customers available – no employer
Type of business or sector  Hospitality, retails, urban planning, landscaping

 

Dates  02/2000 to 01/2008
Occupation or position held  Senior Architectural Manager - member of board of directors
Main activities and responsibilities  Chief of the architectural/interior designer department, coordinating staff activity, development of design, ideas, relationships, system of products, including artistic contribution.
Name and address of employer  Palariccione Spa
Type of business or sector  Conference centre

Dates  1990 to 1999
Occupation or position held  President of board of directors
Main activities and responsibilities  My role included strategy's development study of the site, with geo-marketing and trend analysis with the goal to increase the businesses and coordinating the
activity of each department
Name and address of employer  Azienda Farmacie Spa Riccione - Italy
Type of business or sector  Pharmaceutical Development company


Dates  1985 to 2005
Occupation or position held  Senior Architect
Main activities and responsibilities  I was responsible of Architectural staff, super visioning Cad operation, performing on-site surveys, coordinating the development design or creation of new application, ideas.
Relationships, system or products, including artistic contribution.
More than 350 shop realized all over Europe.
Name and address of employer  Champion Europe Spa – Campogalliano - Italy
Type of business or sector  Retail


Additional Information

− ITALIAN EMBASSY DOHA :
Technical Consultant in charge of certification of quality of the Italian Construction Companies operating in Qatar from 02/2008 till now (Nomination letter from the Italian Embassy here attached)

− QSAS ( Qatar sustainability assessment system ) :
I attended the workshop on new certification system for urban projects organized by Barwa Education from January to March 2010

− SUSTAINABLE QATAR Association ( Green building consultancy ) :
I’m member since January 2010

− TEACHING ACTIVITY :
From 1985 to 1996 I was “Technical and creative drawing” teacher and Vice Headmaster an Italian Pubblic College
 

Employment 

UDC The Pearl Qatar, Doha Qatar, Senior Architectural Manager

a large scale and landmark project (The Pearl) with following responsibilities:
• Coordinating the development design, or creation of new applications, ideas, relationships systems or products, including artist contribution
• Choosing, verifying and super visioning contractors.
• Coordinating the work of contractors.
• Solving problems that may arise during building and realization.
• Ensuring that work is prepared as per specifications in the highest standards.
• Carrying out defect inspections.
• Performing site surveys.
• Attending production and on-site operations meetings.

Oct 2008 - Jul 2011
 

Design Italiano Qatar Wll, Doha Qatar, Senior Architectural Manager

Lead Architect of staff for design Residential , Hospitality, Retail, Offices and Hard Landscaping. Projects.

Jan 2007 - Oct 2008
 

Education 

University of Florence, Florence -Italy, BArch, Architect and Urban Planning

Oct 1976 - Oct 1983
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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