Joshua Fitton

Joshua Fitton

Kuala Lumpur, MY



Part II Architect with relevant work experience in Asia in Commercial, Residential and Public building types and design. Thesis study on Tropical Architecture and Tropical Regionalism as well as passionate about finding a balance between internationalism and place.
Competence in drawing preparation in AutoCAD as well as graphical representation in ArchiCAD (Visuals) and Photoshop with great proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Skilled in applying creativity in exciting and innovative design concepts and proposals.


Iqmal Holdings, Kuala Lumpur, MY, Brand Development

Iqmal Holdings, KL, Malaysia
Development Consultant, late 2012 – current
Comprehensive study and preparation of presentation material and practical use of personal presentational abilities in the securing of International Brands to the corporation. Team work, discussions as well as meetings with foreign brand principles in bringing together common interests and priorities in the corporation for financial benefit.
-Preparation of proposal documentation for two major international brands to enter into the
Malaysian retail Market.
-Working together with Lawyers and legal team in securing best possible outcome for the
-Working with potential retailers in brand placement and sales/profit potentials.

Nov 2012 - current

RSP Architects Planners & Engineers, Kuala Lumpur, MY, Junior Architect

Hands on approach to multiple projects which included Housing, Offices, Commercial, Public as well as Mix Use developments. Working under experienced Architects in Project Design as well as projects in different stages of completion. Preparation of Physical Models, Conceptual Designs, Drawings, Specifications and Presentations.
-Diverse range of tasks and responsibilities managed including design proposals, working
drawings, client presentations and meetings.
- Ability to juggle multiple concurrent projects and tasks .
-Familiarizing ones self with local building codes and bylaws.
-Site inspections and defects listing experience.

Jul 2009 - Aug 2010

Ismail Othman Arkitek, Malacca, Malaysia, intern

First hand experience in manual hand drawings as well as computer generated drawings (CAD). Practical knowledge on building and planning procedures in local council departments.
-Development of hand drawn visualizations and spatial layout.
-Introduction to Computer Aided Design and Drawings.

Jul 2005 - Aug 2005


University of Lincoln, UK, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK, BArch, Architecture

BArch in Architecture (RIBA Part 2) 2010 - 2012
University of Lincoln, School of Architecture UK
- Comprehensive thesis study and writing on the impacts of 'western' design and designers
on Asian (Indian) culture and architecture. (LeCorbusier Chandigarh study)
- Incorporation of extensive thesis study into design and practical application of findings into
- Design through making, study and application of design methods through physical model
making and spatial exploration.
- Mentor to final year Undergraduate students in job search and preparation.
Experience Gained: Through my two years of Architectural studies I have had the freedom to explore and narrow down my research and interest to tropical Asian architecture (Tropical Regionalism) as well as the influences that the west has on current architects in Asia.
This has enabled my study and research to be very personal and self motivated as this is the area in which I have previously practiced in as well as serve as a 'search for a better understanding' of the local that I am in.

Aug 2010 - Sep 2012

University of Lincoln, UK, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK, Bachelors, Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture (RIBA Part 1) 2005 - 2009
University of Lincoln, School of Architecture UK

-Achieved a First Class Distinction in first year
-Won best overall design for a first year project
-Achieved 2:1 for the second year
Modules Include: History and Theory of Architecture, Design Process and Communication, Design and Society, Sustainable Design, Architectural Design
Experience Gained: The Architecture course that I have completed has seen me complete a range of work from group projects to public presentations of personal work. I have matured my design language and along the way, picked up many invaluable skills related to the trade such as detailed model making, CAD, ArchiCAD (3D rendering), Photoshop, as well as presentation skills. This course has sculpted and developed me to become a more complete designer, thinker and person

Aug 2006 - Jun 2009

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