Chandrashekhar Hampiholi

Chandrashekhar Hampiholi

Singapore, SG



A versatile architect with an analytical mind, seeking to leverage his successful international experience in Architecture, Consulting & Digital Design Management into a challenging senior position in the domain of architecture & construction industry.

More than twenty-four years of industry experience with a vital mix of design, project management and business development, Chandra has demonstrated core competencies in Architecture, Master planning, Infrastructure Design and Digital Design Management.  Abilities in planning, designing and executing different types of projects from inception to completion; Demonstrated effective leadership, communication, coordination, motivation, & team building across multiple projects with international teams of building professionals.


Surbana Jurong Consultants Private Limited, Singapore, Singapore, SG, Principal BIM Manager

• Spearhead organization’s BIM Deployment and BIM Implementation
• Deploy BIM verticals, like architecture, Structural, MEP, Infrastructure, Aviation, etc..
• Develop BIM Governance and BIM Standards for the Organisation
• Develop training material and train BIM specialists in various sectors
• Manage BIM Deliverable for Mega projects such as Airports
• Develop BIM Execution plans for various projects and verticals
• Mentor BIM Managers through various workshops and sharing sessions
• Work with SJ offices worldwide collaborativily to maximise the benefits for projects

Jun 2016 - current

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Singapore., Singapore, SG, BIM Manger

BIM Manager – Seconded to Changi Airport Group
BIM Manager of Changi East Development Projects for Terminal5 Project.
Quality control and quality assurance for BIM models from Main Contractor.
Assist the client CAG in formulating tender specs for BIM consultants for T5
Schindler Lifts Singapore Pte Ltd. Jan 2015 – Jan 2016 BIM Specialist
Lead and manage a team of Engineers for documenting large projects in BIM.
Prepare BIM Implementation plans and oversee a team of BIM modelers.
Train Engineers in the use of BIM software like Revit, Vasari, Dynamo etc….

Jan 2016 - Jun 2016

EHAF Consultants Engineers, Doha, QA, Head of Architecture

Head of Architecture Department Job Description :
Lead & manage a team of Architects, Designers and other building professionals.
Ensure all works executed are to highest standards to meet client expectations.
Inspire creativity through all Architectural Works & set good industry practices.
Identify areas of technical innovation, inspire the team to achieve high standards
Spearhead /implement BIM technology, start projects to be documented in BIM
Identify trends in both techniques and technology for design & business needs
Work with the top management to produce key performance indicators
Lusail Marina COM-005 Office Tower: 30 Stories tower located at Lusail, Doha.
Lusail Marina Mix-011 Hotel & Hotel Residences: Five Star hotel/ apartment

Apr 2012 - Jun 2013

Azizi Investments LLC, Dubai, AE, Design Team Head / Chief Architct

• Advice the developer/client on feasibility, space requirements, costing and time lines
• Develop schemes & concepts for various projects including mixed use developments.
• Oversee and guide a team of designers, architects and engineers as the design team head.
• Manage & deliver several multi-storied mixed-use projects to the tune of USD250m each.

Sep 2009 - Mar 2012

Woods Bagot, Dubai, AE, Senior Architect & CAD Manager

• Over all CAD coordinator for a Nakheel Waterfront Residential development in Dubai
• Design, implement & monitor CAD Standards for the documentation & presentation.
• Assist Project Architects on project establishment, training and related project issues
• Train architects on CAD Standards and Building Information Modeling(BIM) standards.

Aug 2008 - Sep 2009

Covekinloch Architectural Limited,, Auckland, NZ, Senior Architectural Designer

• Research, Analysis and Design solutions to Architectural projects, renovation & refurbishing,
• Concept Design, Detailing and 3D Documentation using CAD and BIM tool such as Vectorworks
• Project Management from inception to completion of several apartment and residential buildings.
• Client administration and management of ongoing projects and periodic site Supervision

Sep 2007 - Jul 2008

Architects Team 3, Ltd., Singapore, SG, Regional Manager/ City Head

• Head of the branch office, manage and run an architectural practice of 20 architects
• Coordinate with clients, contractors and consultants to run projects smoothly on time
• Marketed the firm to bag several projects in Chennai and Bangalore thereby increasing the profits
• Project Architect for Hexaware-IT parks/ IT campuses, Condominiums & other SEZ projects in India.

Nov 2005 - May 2007

Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore, SG, Lecturer / Media Lab Manager

• Design, manage and implement and deliver courses in Architectural Studio, CAD/3D & Electives.
• Established Multimedia lab for the architecture school to train students & building professionals
• Modules taught: Architectural Studio, CAD/3D, Digital Photography, & Architectural Presentations.
• In-charge of Multimedia Lab, Authorised Training Centre Manager for Autodesk Advanced ATC.
• Consultant to National CAD Standards, which drafted CAD Standards for Singapore(CP83).

Nov 1995 - Dec 2005


Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, DE, MArch, Master of Infrastructure Planning

MIP (Master of Infrastructure Planning), University of Stuttgart, Germany ; Thesis : Managing Urban Growth; Completed in 1989. Scholarship from the Ministry of Arts & Science, Baden Wurttemberg, Stuttgart, a German federal scholarship for 2 years leading to the post-graduate studies M.I.P. at Universität Stuttgart.

Sep 1987 - Aug 1989

Bangalore University, Bangalore City, IN, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

B. Arch., (Bachelor of Architecture), Bangalore University, India. ; Thesis : Dasara Exhibition Centre. Completed in 1983 with First Class and Distinction

Sep 1977 - Mar 1983


9/87-9/89 Scholarship from the Ministry of Arts & Science, Baden Wurttemberg, Stuttgart, a German federal scholarship for 2 years leading to the post-graduate studies M.I.P. at Universität Stuttgart., Scholarship

Scholarship for 2 years full time study at University of Stuttgart leading to postgraduate degree in Infrastructure Planning. Award of DM 1400/- per month for 24 months covering tuition and living expenses.


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