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Wassim Nasr

Wassim Nasr

Manchester, GB

 

About 

Education

2010-2011: The University of Manchester (UoM)
Msc Construction Management. Grade 2:1

• Developed excellent knowledge of key concepts underpinning many of the major fields of project management, especially project planning and control.
• Developed good knowledge of people aspects of project management: communication, teamwork, leadership, decision making, negotiating and personnel management.
• Regularly worked in small groups on several projects for some modules.


Dissertation: The Impact of Space Use Within Prison Design and the Function Upon its Inhabitants

2004-2010: Notre Dame University (NDU), Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon
BA in Architecture, GPA: 2.7

• Provided with the proper exposure to enhance reflective approach to design.
• Developed the intellectual and theoretical backgrounds through the study of ancient, modern and contemporary history and theories of architecture.


1991-2004: Mont La Salle (MLS), Ain Saadeh, Lebanon
Official Lebanese Baccalaureate, part 2


Work Experience

Dec 2009-sept2010:  Family business, Nasr Contractor
   Site supervisor.
• Worked on the documents control.
• Chose the site workers.
• Solved small construction problems and issues.

Sept 2009- Sept 2010: S-Architecte, Hazmieh, Lebanon
   Assistant Architect.
• Worked on execution drawings and blueprints.
• Overlooked the implementation of drawn plans.
• Assisted the manager on controlling the documents on site.
• Assisted in creating details of some architectural elements. 
• Redesigned, improved and reviewed the changes that occurred.
• Assisted the interior designer in parts of the interior work, for example drawing the tiling design.
• Worked on presentations and the format of drawings submitted.
• Participated and wrote the minute of the meetings held in the office and stored it in each project’s portfolio.

Jan 2009- Sept 2009: Hilights, Ashrafieh, Lebanon
       Lighting Designer.

• Designed lighting elements distribution on the plans provided by architects, working as part of the project team.
• Attended client meetings and exchanged thoughts.
• Listed up the bill of quantities (BOQ) of the chosen elements with detailed descriptions.

June2008 - Sept 2008: Sunny Jamal Architectural Office, Clemenceau, Lebanon
         Internship in Architecture.

• Assisted in the drawing of plans and execution drawings of some projects, and some detailing work.


Additional Skills

Languages: Arabic (Fluent)
                           English (Very good written and spoken ability)
French (Very good written and spoken ability)

Computer skills:  AutoCAD 2D & 3D, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Adobe Photoshop, 3D MAX, Microsoft Office Project
                                          
Societies: -Worked in a team on the plans of a traditional Lebanese house.
                  -Organized several activities and entertainment for kids.
-Was one of the founders and a member of the Architecture Club at Notre Dame University (NDU).

I have always wanted a career in Architecture and design industry and am eager to build on my design and drawing skills I have already gained during my previous work as assistant architect and supervisor on site at S-Architecte, a leading architectural firm in Beirut.In addition to this, I have worked for the family business as site supervisor for the construction of a building in Beirut

During my undergraduate degree I developed practical and technical skills and an understanding of the sustainable architecture. I used my range of skills in problem-solving, team working and creativity both in group and some individual projects.

 

Employment 

Family business, Nasr Contractor, Beirut, LB, Site supervisor

• Worked on the documents control.
• Chose the site workers.
• Solved small construction problems and issues.

Dec 2009 - Sep 2010
 

S-Architecte, Beirut, LB, Assisstant Architect

• Worked on execution drawings and blueprints.
• Overlooked the implementation of drawn plans.
• Assisted the manager on controlling the documents on site.
• Assisted in creating details of some architectural elements.
• Redesigned, improved and reviewed the changes that occurred.
• Assisted the interior designer in parts of the interior work, for example drawing the tiling design.
• Worked on presentations and the format of drawings submitted.
• Participated and wrote the minute of the meetings held in the office and stored it in each project’s portfolio.

Sep 2009 - Sep 2010
 

Hilights, Beirut, LB, Lighting Designer

• Designed lighting elements distribution on the plans provided by architects, working as part of the project team.
• Attended client meetings and exchanged thoughts.
• Listed up the bill of quantities (BOQ) of the chosen elements with detailed descriptions.

Jan 2009 - Sep 2009
 

Sunny Jamal Architectural Office, Beirut, LB, Internship in Architecture

• Assisted in the drawing of plans and execution drawings of some projects, and some detailing work.

Jun 2008 - Sep 2008
 

Education 

University of Manchester, Manchester, GB, Masters, MSc Construction Project Management

• Developed excellent knowledge of key concepts underpinning many of the major fields of project management, especially project planning and control.
• Developed good knowledge of people aspects of project management: communication, teamwork, leadership, decision making, negotiating and personnel management.
• Regularly worked in small groups on several projects for some modules.

Dissertation: The Impact of Space Use Within Prison Design and the Function Upon its Inhabitants

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011
 

University of Notre Dame, Beirut, BArch, Architecture

• Provided with the proper exposure to enhance reflective approach to design.
• Developed the intellectual and theoretical backgrounds through the study of ancient, modern and contemporary history and theories of architecture.

Sep 2004 - Jun 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 



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