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P ORT FOLIO AHMED SILEEM


I am an architect who builds, and therefore I am an optimist. Being an optimist is a prerequiste for anybody who wants to build, because construction is a matter of optimism; it’s a matter of facing the future with confidence. CÊsar Pelli


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Ironbound Community Center Design Intent:

This center is a focal for the Ironbound section of Newark. Acting as a library that provides study spaces and a cafe. It bring the community together which in turn makes it safer. It introduces an “extension� of Independence Park within the building and make the user more area of their surroundings.


Design Intent:

Design a 2 family home for Habit for Humanity for Humanity with the firm that will be buying the house.

Kitchen 285sqft.

Storage 264 sqft.

Kitchen 285 sqft.

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Storage 264 sqft.

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Dining 184 sqft.

Bedroom 107sqft 9’11”x9’6” Bedroom 107sqft 9’11”x9’6”

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Garage 424 sqft.

W/D 15sqft 4’x3’

BR 55sqft 5’x13’

Living Room 175 sqft.

Living Room 175 sqft.

W/D 15sqft 4’x3’ BR 40sqft 5’x8’

closet 15sqft 4’x3’

closet 15sqft 3’x4’

closet 15sqft 4’x3’

closet 15sqft 3’x4’ M. Bedroom 197sqft 19’4”x9’8”

M. Bedroom 197sqft 19’4”x9’8”

Ground Floor

Main Floor

Bedroom 6 136sqft 13’8”x9’6”

BR 55sqft 5’x13’

Dining 184 sqft.

Garage 424 sqft.

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Bedroom 136sqft 13’8”x9’6”

Top Floor

BR 40sqft 5’x8’

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First Street Green

DIG

PULL

PEEL

EXTRUDE

Design Intent:

The site is a place for artists show their work or used as a performance space. Design a space that can act as a focal point along Houston St. for more than just artists.


Newark Graduate Housing

Design Intent: Design a

350 unit building to accomdate graduate students from NJIT, Rutgers, & Essex County College. This building provides everything from a daycare center to a bar. It activates local streets by making the perirmeter transparent while also having commerical zones as a treshold.


QUAD UNIT PLAN: SECOND LEVEL

SINGLE STUDIO UNIT PLAN

SCHOLAR UNIT PLAN

MARRIED APARTMENT UNIT PLAN

SCHOLAR UNIT PLAN

QUAD UNIT PLAN: FIRST LEVEL


Ground Floor

2nd Floor


3rd Floor/Private Use

Typical Floor Plan


VENTILATION RETURN

CEILING HANGER

8” DEEP STRUCTURAL BEAM

2” SPACERS

WOODEN FLOOR FINISH

18” DEEP STRUCTURAL BEAM

8” DEEP STRUCTURAL BEAM

2” PLYWOOD SPACERS

WOODEN FLOOR FINISH

1/2 “ EDM ROOFING 4” SLOPED RIGID INSULATION 4” LIGHT WEIGHT COMPOSITE DECK 6” STRUCTURAL BEAM

GALLERY SPACE

COURT ROOM

HORIZONTAL PLYWOOD 6” COMPOSITE CONC/STEEL DECK

STRUCTURAL PLYWOOD

CHANNEL GLASS

STAINLESS STEEL FRAME

CONCRETE POUR STOP FIREPROOF STEEL FRAMING

STEEL FLASHING

LOUNGE AREA

BOLTED T STEEL ANGLE DROPPED CEILING P LIN

18” D DEEP GIRDER

WOODEN FLOOR FINISH O VENTILATION SUPPLY T

DROPPED CEILING P

18” D DEEP GIRDER

ALUMINUM GUTTER M

WATER E DRAINAGE

2” MASONRY PAVERS A

BOLTED STEEL FRAMING

WOODEN GAURDRAIL


3" concrete on 2" metal deck Brick 3 5/8" 1/4" shear studs air gap 1"

1' - 0"

0' - 5"

rigid insulation 3"

0' - 7"

CMU 7 5/8"

metal furring 1 5/8" gypsum board K-Series Bar Joist-Angle Web 12K3 drop ceiling with tie backs

1/4” INFILL - 12“ FRAME MULLION MECHANICAL ARM 2” BOLT 1/2” NUT RUBBER GASKET ANCHOR FOR GLASS 1 1/2” BOLT 1 1/4“ GLASS DETAIL 01

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