Rony Ghadban

Rony Ghadban

London, GB



An architect, awarded the MSc in Architecture in [ Emergent Technologies and Design ] from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London [ AA ] in November 2011.
Passionate about the associative modelling in Grasshopper/ Rhino and VB scripting, BIM modeling in Revit, utterly keen on working with digital modelling, geometry and iterative processes using evolutionary strategies and computational techniques.
Currently living in London, UK.



Arup Associates, London, GB, Architect

Apr 2012 - current

Amman Institute for Urban Development, Amman, JO, Urban Designer / Urban Planner

• Part of the consultant team for planning the growth of the capital city of Amman through to 2025.
• Part of the design team for community planning major parts of Amman, and assisted in numerous projects related to city planning, urban design and community development.

May 2009 - Sep 2010

HOK, London, GB, Architect

• Al-Ain Masterplan: urban-scale masterplanning in Abu Dhabi - Emirates.
• Le Reve Cairo / Baku Boutique Hotel: urban design developments in both Egypt and Kazakhstan.
• Barts and Royal London Hospital: Health-care design, site oce team to design the ‘The Royal London Hospital’’.
• The UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation [ UKCMRI ]: digital design team to design a medical research centre in the heart of London, using REVIT software package to set up a Building Information Model (BIM).

Mar 2007 - Apr 2009

The Urban Workshop [ Amman ] / Urban Exchange London Ltd [ London ], London, GB, Architect / 3D Visualizer

• Engaged in urban studies related to major development sites around Jordan, and attended workshops involving British consultants such as: Alsop Architects, Foster and Partners, Foreign Oce Architects, Arup and Wordsearch.
• Worked as part of a team of designers to lead the 3D visualizing process.
• Involved in the development design of major elements of the projects.
• Took part in studying, masterplanning and reconstructing of urban sites; new communities, large-scale multi-use developments and city centres characterized by commercial feasibility, architectural integrity and civic growth.
• Produced the 3D design package of whole projects, to deliver at the nal stage illustrated reports and DVD of the 3D animation and digital model to be presented to developers and investors and end users.

Dec 2005 - Oct 2006

Team Young & Rubicam, Amman, JO, Graphic Designer

• Joint work between the Studio and Creative departments as Senior Graphic Designer. Developed creative design, graphics work, and presentation skills dramatically.

Apr 2004 - Nov 2005

Faris & Faris architects, Amman, JO, Architect

• Managing and working within a design team framework from the schematic design phase through to construction process, on project types varying between residential, commercial and high rise (+15 oors).
• Preparation of tender reports, nal electro-mechanical and construction drawings with coordination and recommendations of electrical, mechanical and civil engineers.
• Being on projects construction sites, working on supervision and management with direct coordination with the senior architects and construction services.
• Project planning & scheduling in the pre-construction phase of projects.
• Reviewing and approving of contractors’ submittals; shop drawings, product data, mock-ups, test results, etc.
• Follow up with the project schedule and ensure that deadline as targeted.
• On-site supervision and communications on daily basis with clients.

Feb 2002 - Feb 2004


Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, Masters, Emergent Technologies & Design [ AA ]

course: Emergent Technologies and Design [ EmTech ]
school: Architectural Association School of Architecture - London [ AA ]

Handed in the nal Design Dissertation [Crystal City C2] in October 2011. The Programme was focused on design innovative technologies, design research in new production paradigms. Evolutionary Computation and the application to architectural design is focused on genetic algorithms for structural form nding and generative design. The instruments of analysis and design in EmTech were computational processes.

Sep 2010 - Oct 2011

Applied Science University, Amman, JO, Bachelors, Architecture

course: Five-year full professional architectural qualication studies
school: Applied Science University - Amman [ ASU ]

Sep 1996 - Jul 2002

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