Gabor Peli

Gabor Peli

San Antonio, TX, US





Freelancer - Architect, and Interior Designer, Budapest, HU, Architect, Interior Designer, 3D Visualizer

During my studies and upon graduating from university I have regularly participated in architectural competitions and took part or lead in design projects of smaller scale. The size and the type of the projects range from concept design of a 25,000 m2 library building in Ljubljana, through detailed interior design of historical-style apartments to full design documentation of a terrace canopy addition to an existing family house. Throughout the aforementioned projects my duties involved preparation of freehand sketches, photo-realistic visualization of the exterior and interior, full construction plans, detailed plans for custom-made furniture pieces and supervision of construction works.
As of March 2013 I have undertaken interior design and design architect’s site supervision of multiple office fit-outs and refurbishments of residential buildings under my own company’s name.

Sep 2007 - current

Jones Lang LaSalle, Budapest, HU, project manager / head of department

Jones Lang LaSalle is a leading real-estate consultancy firm functioning in an international corporate business environment. As head of their Budapest Project & Development Services department my daily duties included technical consultancy, construction monitoring, overall management of turnkey office fit-outs, refurbishments, cost, time management and fostering sustainable alternatives using my LEED Green Associate skills. Furthermore I also undertook preparation of technical due diligence reports and coordination of specialists’ reports necessary in case of real-estate transaction.

Apr 2011 - Nov 2012

Lufem Engineering Services, Abuja, NG, project manager / chief site supervisor

As a member of the engineering team and deputy of the Chief Engineer my duty was to provide overall technical supervision and consultancy as well as to keep in touch with the representatives of the Delta Affairs Ministry of Nigeria, the Design Consultants and all the relevant suppliers, parties and authorities. My further duties included scrutinizing the eligibility of design and contractual documents on a regular basis, and making sure that they are communicated to and executed properly by the engineers and their teams. Moreover my job was to act as an official translator for the Chief Engineer and conciliate with the head of account and administration.

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Transinvest-Budapest Ltd., Budapest, HU, project manager assistant

At the Extension & Refurbishment of Budapest International Airport I worked on board of the FIDIC engineering team. As the assistant of the Project Manager I was responsible for keeping touch with the Client and Contractor on a daily basis and assuring the seamless flow of information between the different Parties and Authorities. It was my duty to define management processes within the project and to summarize them in a Manual. Furthermore It was also my duty to distribute the incoming design related documents to the relevant engineers in the team, as well as to write the minutes of the Project Coordination Meetings. The official language of the project was English.

Dec 2008 - May 2009

Finta & Associates Co., Budapest, HU, draftsman

As a member of a designing team my duty was to prepare and finalize technical drawings, outline proposals, scheme design proposals or detail drawings according to the guides and sketches of the leading designer or the project manager with the help of computer or by hand.

Jul 2007 - Dec 2007

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