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Raheel Yousaf

Raheel Yousaf

Voorhees, NJ, US

 

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About 

Educated at the University of Huddersfiled, a RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architecture) accredited institution and obtained both a Bachelors (Hons) and Diploma Masters in Architecture International.  Gained valuable experience by producing global projects under varying contextual issues in Spain, Holland, China, Malaysia, Greece, and USA.  Differentiating cultural significance and contextual requirements has allowed me to produce architecture that is unique to its location. 

 

My international experience has enabled me to build my own architectural approach that is led by the local needs, requirements, and impact of the proposed design in the local context and environment.  I strongly believe in a sustainable approach in architecture; not mere add-on technologies, but an in-built sustainable approach which addresses the needs of each individual project in terms of its context.           My philosophy is explored in further detail in my thesis titled; Nature + Technology = Solution?

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Lynx Architecture, Birmingham, GB, Associate

Directed the design of a nine unit residential complex
Produced a design for a fully sustainable home to meet Passiv Haus specifications
Monitored quality control on all drawing and specifications
Led the visualisations team creating internal and external rendered images
Managed office finances and accounts inlcuding accounts payable, payroll, overheads, and allocation of funds
Co-ordinated office resources to create efficient work rate
Spearheaded the branding and recognition of the firm

Jul 2011 - Oct 2012
 

Capita Architecture, Cambridge, GB, Architectural Assistant

Revaluated design on large military barracks to conform with change to construction requirements
Selected to be a part of multiple team projects after showing commitment to meet multiple deadlines saving late fees
Produced construction detail drawings and National Building Specifications
Created finishing schedules, including windows, doors, and decorative finishes
Created submission drawings including plans, sections, and elevations
Managed time with client, contractor, and end user

Aug 2008 - Sep 2009
 

Andrew Wallace Architects, Manchester, GB, Architectural Assistant

Conducted site surveys to create as existing drawings
Created proposed plans, sections, and elevations
Coordinated communication between architect and client ensuring business needs are met
Produced submission drawings including plans, sections, and elevations

Oct 2006 - May 2007
 

Education 

University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, GB, Masters, Architecture International

Sep 2009 - Jul 2011
 

University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, GB, Bachelors, Architecture International

Sep 2005 - Jul 2008
 

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