Anjana Ranot VK

Anjana Ranot VK

Dubai, AE

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  • 19+ Years multi-disciplinary experience in Architecture & construction field. Working knowledge of:
  • Managing & Writing Specifications: Working knowledge of CSI Manual, Masterspec & Masterformat 2004 & 95. Familiarity with ASTM and BS-EN & other European standards, methods, and codes of practice. Covered specifications for UAE, SAUDI ARABIA, KUWAIT, OMAN, QATAR, INDIA, JORDAN, MOROCCO, IRAQ & IRAN.
  • Design Coordination & Management, Projects and Team Management, Contracts Experience: Handled million Rupees projects involving 4-star hotels, +100 acres Bio-technology Parks, office complexes, residence etc.
  • Materials specialist: Comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of Building materials & systems, products, their applications, specifications and their manufacturers.
  • Drawings Review, samples, technical (datasheets) review and approval
  • Vendor selection & Management – wide data base of 300+ international / UAE based manufacturers/ vendors/ suppliers. Good knowledge of the building and construction industry, regular interaction with industry leaders.
  • Sustainability Consultant- Estidama (Abu Dhabi).
  • Was Subject Matter expert on Board of two Indian companies to provide technical expertise for conducting exams, review question papers and recruitment of technical staff.
  • Expert in AutoCAD, M.S. Office, Outlook, M.S. Excel & M.S. Projects. Learnt Revit & Archicad.
  • Hard working, quick learner, multi-tasker, good communication, organizational and managing skills.


Al-Khatib & Cracknell Landscape Architects, Dubai, AE, Senior Associate- Specifications & QA/QC

Responsible for formulating Specifications and maintaining Quality Assurance and Quality Check for the design- drawings and other technical documents. Meet manufacturers/ Vendors for receiving techno-commercial representations. Ensure Estidama & ADM compliance in Specifications for Abu Dhabi projects.

Manage Specifications formation and delivery–Masterformat 2004 system (CSI), QCS (Qatar).
Prepare and update regularly master draft copy of specifications to be used for general projects. Review sub consultant’s specifications, change format from NBS to CSI for European sub-consultants.
Check the drawings and other technical documents prepared by the CAD team and advise amendments as required, in terms of technical details & Materials selection.
Review & approve technical details (versus specs) in shop drawings & samples received from contractors, consult and advise designers for appropriate technical details.
Ensure Estidama related information is accurately inserted at relevant locations in specifications.
Regularly meet, coordinate with & approve manufacturers and suppliers for the projects.

Sep 2013 - current

Al Bayaty Architects, Abu Dhabi, AE, Senior Architect Engineer

Writing specifications, Estidama approvals for the projects, Advising technical details to the design teams, Design Coordination. Approve Materials, manufacturers and suppliers for all projects.

Finished specifications of 30 tendered projects, Estidama approvals for 5 projects (up to 2 pearls) and design coordination of two projects within a span of 3 years.

Abu Dhabi Projects

National Rehabilitation Centre (Hospice) for Musanada
Forensic Evidence Warehouse (with Secure PM LLC)
Grand Mosque at Al Ain
Renovation of Gen. Admin. Of Min of Interiors Building
ADIB Building
Explosion Section buildings at Baniyas
Al Fujairah Diagnostic & Rehabiliation for Disabled Clinic
Workers city at Lulu Island
Plaza View Residential & Commercial Building
Renovation of dept of Naturalization ports & Affairs
Residential towers (3-4 in number) at Abu Dhabi
Villas (10+ villas in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain)

Iraq Projects

Fallujah Residential Complex, Fallujah/ Iraq
Sulaimania hills township, Sulaimania / Iraq
Rotana Hotel, Sulaimania/ Iraq
Staff Accomodation tower for Rotana Hotel at Sulaimania, Iraq
Waziria Towers, Iraq

Sep 2010 - Sep 2013

Premier Enginnering & Contracting WLL, Doha, QA, Senior Architect (Project Management)

Job Profile : Design coordination, Projects Management. Dealing with clients, consultants, sub contractors & suppliers. Led the Design & Projects team for the Civil & Interior works in a contracting company wherein the core team consisted of an Architect, a QS, a draftsman and a document controller, supported by site engineers, workshop workers. Reporting to the G.M. of the company.

Projects : Interiors of Seafood Restaurant- Cultural Village, Interior works- VCU-Q Building at Education city Qatar, Millworks- Hamad Hospital Women’s OPD at Qatar, Petrofac’s Office Doha, Wood works- Atiq Villa at Qatar.

Sep 2009 - Aug 2010

TCG Real Estate, New Delhi, IN, Senior Manager - (Design & Contracts)

Job Profile : Design coordination/ review/ management, Drawings review, Specifications for Infrastructure planning, office buildings, Labs, Commercial Complexes, Managed M.I.S. (projects reporting system) for the company’s projects in North India. Led 2 Architect Managers, one Assistant Manager (M.I.S.). Reporting to Vice President- Design / Vice President- Projects & Coordination.

Projects : Master Planning of Bio-technology parks: IGIB Campus (area 47,000 sqm), International Bio tech Park (100 acres), BTS Campus (area-37,000 sqmt)
Buildings: AG-1 Building (Lab) at IGIB Campus (G+4, Labs & offices), BTS-2 (G+8, B2, Labs & offices) at IBP Campus, BKC-1 (G+12, B2, Offices) Building at Mumbai.

Sep 2007 - Sep 2009

Central Park Estates Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, IN, Assistant Manager (Arch & Project Planning)

Job Profile : Design, review & Coordination (Infrastructure, Architecture & Interiors, Landscaping)
Independent handling of a 4-star Hotel project. Work included concept formulation, coordinating work of the consultants (architecture, services & structure) and site staff, formulating specifications, approval from govt. authorities. Visited Hongkong & Bangkok for design workshops with consultants – HOK & Green Architects.
Led a team of one Asst. Architect, Draftsman, Interior Designer. Reported to HOD-Architecture. Received appreciation letter & special bonus from the C.E.O. in appreciation of the work done.
Projects : Novotel Gurgaon Hotel (4-Star Hotel, G+12, B2), Central Park-2 (luxury housing, G+15, B2)

Jul 2005 - Sep 2007

Vastu-Architects Group & N.I.T. Hamirpur, Hamirpur, India, Sr. Architect & Visiting Lecturer

Job Profile : Residential Design (15 houses), Also taught part time as a Lecturer.

Aug 2001 - Jul 2005

Foliage & SNA, Chandigarh, IN, Architect & Assistant Architect

Naval Academy of India -landscaping design. design-assistance on award winning residences, autocad drafting, model making, client meetings.

Aug 1999 - Jul 2001


Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, IN, Masters, Construction Engineering & Management

Jul 2003 - Aug 2005

Chandigarh College Of Architecture, Chandigarh, IN, BArch, Architecture

Jul 1994 - Aug 1999


2nd best thesis, 2nd Place

Architectural thesis adjurned second best in college in year 1999.


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