Abdulrahim Alraie

Abdulrahim Alraie

Riyadh, SA



Abdulrahim M. Alraie                                                                         Architect
Personal Information
Name : Abdulrahim Alraie
Nationality : Jordanian                 Place of residency : Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
Marital status : Married               Date of Birth  : 27/5/1982
Mobile: +9665 6740 6766             E-mail:

  UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN    (Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering) 2005

Design Experience
Omrania & Associates (Riyadh) (2006 - 2010)
Capital Market Authority (CMA) KAFD (Riyadh): Tower’s Podium design development.  solving interior circulation and connecting the tower with surrounding towers through secured entrances and bridges.

SAMBA Bank, Headquarters, KAFD (Riyadh): This competition held on may 2009. SAMBA headquarter in KAFD (King Abdullah Financial District) is one of the most important towers in the district. It has strategic location. This gives nice view towards the financial plaza in the heart of the main 5 buildings in the district.  Omrania worked with HOK (USA) as joint venture. My Design was one of the 2 designs submitted to the final jury. it was a nice experience to work with experts   

Alnahda Women Center - ID (Riyadh): This center is mainly for Individuals with Down syndrome. I worked (representing O&A) with Sima Malak office, creating suitable environment for end-users 

Defense Air-force Heliport (Riyadh): Design the training center which includes simulating rooms and classes. The heliport located at the main base in Riyadh. Also assigned me the task of designing the site layout. I've gained good experience in this project, understanding the requirements of helipads and its standards.

Urban Phenomena (Jeddah) (2005 - 2006)
LOMAR  Showroom (Riyadh): After the success of Jeddah branch (designed by UP) our task was transferring the same image of LOMAR to the new branch in Riyadh, I worked with UP team to produce the design and avoid any defects prior.
ALBABTAIN SALES OFFICE (Jeddah): The task was designing interim stand alone building for (Centerial mall), it was small building but I had much pleasure at the design progress. Our goal  was representing the company image and characterize the building itself.

NBCC Factory Offices - ID (Jeddah): re-design the existing office building. We add a modern touch for the new design.

ALNAHDI Pharmacy - ID (Jeddah) : Design a prototype for Alnahdi’s pharmacy new image. We produced full package for interior theming which can be applied for all branches.

Freelance Design (2006 - 2011)
Mr. Majed Al-Butti Private Villa (Riyadh): The villa located in Alghadeer district, The land area is 2100 M , my client was looking for special design which meets his family life style, and private place for his kids to have fun in open area under the supervision of their parents, at the same time he was looking to have the ability for future expansion. The design mission was not easy. however, I've got a result delighted the client, and I was happy with.

Family House (Riyadh): This was one of my hardest tasks, since I have to satisfy all of my family members and myself. The house includes my parents flat and another 3 flats for my brothers. Land area about 550 M. It was a big challenge for me to take advantage of all spaces. But in the end I could form a balance between these factors.


Visualization Experience

CHEER 3D  (2010 -2011)
Middle East I Project Director
I have worked with CHEER3D  over the past year as project director, , my job was following up with each project starting from scratch until the final product, I have also directed work team technically to achieve perfect results. we have provided numerous animations and still images  for many important projects in the Middle East. such as:

BANBAN urban development (ALAKARIA)
SAUDIA CITY urban development (ATKINS)
King Abdullah Madinah Waqf (5 stars hotel) (O&A)
King Saud University - girls campus (Bin Laden Group)
KINGDOM tower 2 (kingdom holding)
East Of Riyadh Development (kingdom holding)

Omrania & Associates (2006 - 2010)
During my work at O&A I established the visualization department with Mr.Yasser (HOD). I gained much experience in handling huge projects and controlling file system. We handled a lot of in-house projects, such as:
Riyadh Municipality, Headquarters
Advanced Learning School
Olaya Batha’ Corridor (LRT)
Riyadh Traffic Center
Ministry of Health
Prince Naif Multipurpose Hall

Dar Al Hekma college (2005 -2006)
Visualization Instructor
Worked as 3D instructor for two semesters, Also contributed to the establishment of teaching contents for this subject. I introduce 3DsMAX program to be the official program used by ID students to generate their final work.

3DsMAX  (9 years): modeling (Polygons , Patch) – texturing (normal mapping , Unwrap) – lighting (Day and Night) – rendering  (Scanline , Vray , Mental ray, network rendering)
MAYA (3 years) : modeling (Polygons) – Texturing (automatic, Unwrap ) – lighting – rendering (Maya software – Mental ray)    

AutoCAD ( 9 years ): working drawings , Xref
Google Sketchup ( 4 years ) Conceptual modeling and development
Adobe Photoshop ( 8 years ) editing - Arch. presentation
Adobe After Effect ( 1 year) movie - photo editing and light effects
Microsoft Office ( 11 year)
Study Maquette
Manual Sketching 



Omrania, Riyadh, SA, Architect

Design, Design Development , Visualization

Oct 2006 - current

Urban Phenomena, Jeddah, SA, Jr. Architect

Design, Design Development , Visualization

May 2005 - Sep 2006


University of Jordan, Amman, JO, BArch, Architectural Engineering

May 1999 - Mar 2005

Areas of Specialization