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Md Waseem Akram

ar.mw.akram@gmail.com India: +91 8376907323 02.02.1991 Indian Nationality OBJECTIVE : Seeking a position as an Architect/ Designer

March 2012 Axiom India competition topic “Adaptive reuse of Khirki Masjid”. activities/ workshops Aug- Sept 2011 Toast master international’s “Youth Leadership Program” July-Aug 2011 Urban Design Theory and Practice, Upper Division Course, United States Fulbright Lecture and Workshop Series.

educational background 2008 - 2013 Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, Jamia Millia Islamia Bachelor of Architecture with first division 2006 - 2008 Jamia Sr. Sec. School, Jamia Millia Islamia Intermediate with second division

skills

Professional Design development | Bamboo design & construction methodologies | Mud construction and techniques

2004 - 2006 Jamia Sr. Sec. School, Jamia Millia Islamia Matriculation with first division scholarships and awards 2008 - 2013 Muslim Education Trust Student scholarship awarded for professional degree.

IT Revit Architecture | Auto CAD | Adobe Photoshop | Adobe InDesign | Google Sketch Up | MS Office. language English speak / read /write

2009 - 2011 Ministry of Minority affairs, India Student scholarship by government.

work experience

2008 - 2010 Human Welfare Trust Student scholarship

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017 Archohm Consults Pvt. Ltd.| Architect July 2014 - Jan 2016 Design Plus | Architect May 2013 - July 2014 Kamath Design Studio | Jr. Architect Jan 2013 - April 2013 Arcop Associates Pvt. Ltd. | Intern publications March 2015 Design Matrix Design for identity, pages 108-109

July-Aug 2010 Short Term Certificate course on “Landscape Project” in collaboration with Fachhochule Erfurt (University of Applied Science, Erfurt, Germany).

Urdu native language Hindi speak / read /write others graphic design | photography


Professional work/ 2016/ archohm / urban design Contributed in preparation of working drawings, details of architectural inserts and design development of signage

RE-DEVELOPMENT OF TAJ GANJ

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The approach to urban development in Taj Ganj envisages enriching its life through contemporary design; respecting and retaining its essence and spirit and not blindly emulating the past. The project attempts to sew together disparate urban edges that are commercial, institutional, parks, bazaars, old city fabrics and the slums. This is to present new perspectives of the city that emerge from the multiple layers that have been created over time. The strategy advocates an inclusive policy towards the most valued stakeholders-namely the shopkeepers and local residents of Taj Ganj and primarily involves improving the street character and upgrading the basic amenities and infrastructure. It proposes a coherent but non-uniform urban design along the entire stretch, giving priority to non-motorised mobility through a radical change in the visual texture of the place. Recognizing the gap in the facilitation of the tourism sector, it provides creative and viable solutions at various levels. Lighting, landscape, seating, signage, security check-posts, toilet blocks and facilities for drinking water are some of them; community centres, parks and other such interaction spaces for the slum areas are others. Urban interventions at specific nodes such as the Kutta park, a pavilion or two, pause spots, and viewing points make up the value additions to this area. The active ‘streets as connectors’ align visitors to the ethos of the ordinary people as heirs to the cultural legacy along wihthe Taj. Like all roads, they lead to it; but more importantly through this, begin urban networking and eventually they weave the fabric of the entire city of Agra. The homogeneity of materials makes the street and its furniture provide a cognitive setting to the wondrous monument whose second name is harmony.


Taj Ganj Masterplan

urban design

Fatehabaad Road East Gate Road Taj Ganj Katras West Gate to Parking West Gate to Mandi Chowraha West Gate to VJB Chowk architecture

Community Centre Site Taj Ganj Visitor Centre Kutta Park Pavilion Security Check Post Toilet & Security Check Post Architectural Elements


elements

profiling the street

before The street as a pedestrian zone

after The street as a plaza


toilet block

elevation Passage

PH Toilet

Male Toilet

Female Toilet

Changing Room

Control Room

Image of the passage with red agra jali.

Passage

plan

View of toilet block.

Image showing fromt Elevation

Image showing construction of toilet block.


signages

Story telling signage

Story telling signage

Story telling signage

Directional signage

Directional signage


Professional work/ 2016/ archohm / urban design Contributed in production of working drawing by coordinating all services.

SAFAI URBAN DESIGN

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The Master Plan of Saifai shows that there are lots of upcoming projects in Saifai like residential, institutes, hence there is a demand and need of planned infrastructure system. The city›s infrastructure services like sewerage, water supply, roads etc were not designed in a planned manner. So as to cater these new and old projects the city needs to develop into a planned infrastructure zone. DESIGN Redesign of all roads incorporating the following points• design of cycle track. • design of footpath with extra space for street furniture›s and planters. • design of solar street lights. • sections including the design of intersections. • widening of road wherever required. • integrating the existing canal with the proposed road section and providing cycle track on it. landscape and horticulture for medians, footpaths and cycle tracks. recommendations for design of signage›s and street furniture›s to enhance the functionality and aesthetics of roads. Improvement of existing plumbing system and proposal as per requirement. Installation of CCTV cameras for security purpose and provision of free WI-FI for residents.


safai masterplan

legend


sample area

modern services

Cable tray

Electrical trench

Catch Basin

Ventillation for Electrical trench

Crossover pipe

Catch Basin Manhole chamber Manhole for sewer chamber for drain

activity band components


typical section of road d

Existing Section

Proposed Section


Professional work/ 2014/ design plus / recreational Contributed in design development and production of working drawing for cricket stadium and 5 star hotel.

saili international sports complex

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I.S.C., Saily is a comprehensive, international sporting complex being desig in the heart of West India. The complex attempts to breed serious sports champions for the city and its neighbourhood with Sports Facilities. It is aimed to expand the social and health infrastructure of its neighbourhood and the city. It caters to the local and evolving demography and Institutional population as a lifestyle destination. Its existence shall expand on the existing sports infrastructure of the region in addition to becoming an urban landmark, formally and functionally. As a grand vision, SSC would assist DADRA AND NAGAR HAVELI to draw in an IPL match for starters, eventually aiming towards forming its own ranji team. On a match day, the sports complex shall be destination for a large volume of people over a short period of time. SSC is designed for: - Clear Zoning - Efficient Circulation - Indicative Signage It includes the following programmes: - IPL compliant cricket Stadium - 8000 Seat Football Arena - Indoor Badminton Arena - Tennis Courts

Basketball Volleyball Swimming Pool Area 400M running track and field Arena Supporting Facilities Club building with Bar, Library, Spa 5star compliant Residential Building


Professional work/ 2016/ archohm / recreational Contributed in masterplanning, design development of individual units and preparation of DPR

greater noida eco parks

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The project pursues the Uttar Pradesh State Government’s intent of developing different parcels of forest land within the Greater NOIDA area, amounting to nearly 2400 acres, as Eco Parks. Eco Parks offer a great opportunity of rejuvenation, diversification and maintenance of a healthy eco system; and particularly when situated within an urban context, as in the case of Greater NOIDA, this ecosystem includes the people and their city. So, while the Biodiversity of the forests can be enriched, offering it as a public space not only addresses the ever-pressing demand for sustainable recreational opportunities, but also creates the possibility of protecting the forests by placing them in the public eye. Consequently, as the city protects and nurtures the forest, the forest reciprocates by cleaning up the air and water for the city and educating its people. The three sites identified for the development of the Eco parks are as follows: 1. Forest Block Gulistanpur West approximate area: 700 acres henceforth referred to as Surajpur 2. Forest Block Gulistanpur East approximate area: 339 acres henceforth referred to as Gulistpur 3. Forest Block comprising Murshidpur, Luksar and Atai Muradpur approximate area: 1300 acres henceforth referred to as Murshidpur Surajpur and Gulistanpur, located in the north of Greater NOIDA, lie close to each other. Although separated by the Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) site, the two forests are connected by the Lohiya Nala flowing through them and the UPSIDC site The third site of Murshidpur forms the southern tip of Greater NOIDA.


master plan surajpur

LEGEND 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Entrance Existing island Seasonal swamp Interpretation Centre Detention Pond Boundarywall Existing nala Wooden deck Inspection track Stretch one Stretch two Stretch three Stretch four Stretch five Stretch six


interpretation centre

Veiw from approach

Veiw ramp connecting watch tower

Veiw of watchtower nad office block


watch tower

Entrance Gate

Dustbin

Signage

Boardwalk


Professional work/ 2016/ ARchohm / educational Contributed in designdevelopment of the hostel block and the swimming pool block and production of workingdrawing for the laboratory block. Preparation of DPR.

sanskriti school

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The Sanskriti School, Lucknow is envisioned to be one of the most prestigious institutions of the country. It will house classes from Nursery o XIIth std, and provide state of the art infrastructure for sports, extracurricular activities and over all development of children. The school is to be situated on a 10 Acre site in the newly master planned CG city at Lucknow. The site is strategically located adjoining the site for the CSI tower housing for senior IAS officials and in close proximity to the Advance Training Institute, which will house facilities to be used by the officials as well. The site occupies a prime location as an L-shaped corner plot adjoining the 55m wide green connector which runs through the heart of the CG city. The green connector conceptually and experientially connects the natural green - Forest in the north to the man made green - Park in the south. It also creates a green buffer between the 45m wide road and the abutting plots. The site is serviced from the 18m wide internal road. The concept of the site plan is to situate the school building towards the north east adjoining the green connector such that the large open areas with playgrounds can be created towards the south west forming a buffer space between the buildings of the CSI tower and the School.


mass

void

green terrace

green green terrace terrace

hostel

pool + dining

connecting bridge

planning

form evolution

elevation

front sectional elevation


site plan

legend 1. Classroom Block 2. Laboratory Block 3. Library Block 4. Auditorium, Admin, Multipurpose hall 5. Swimming pool, Dining, Infirmary 6. Hostel Block 7. Pump room, Underground water tank 8. Substation 9. Meter room 10.Guard room 11.Kids Play area 12.Bus Parking 13.Car Parking

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section of activity block

View from green connector


Professional work/ 2013/ kamath design studio/ Educational

Muskaan, Bhopal


Professional work/ 2016/ archohm / commercial Contributed in detailing, production of working drawing and coordination on site as well as with respective MEP consultants.

agra cafe

06

With the completion of the Yamuna Expressway and envisioning of the Agra Inner Ring Road, the high-speed road network used by travellers-millions of them each year, is served by pause/ reprieve spaces such as the Agra Pavilion situated on the Mall road. Additionally it is a place where city residents can linger over cuisine- a component of the local and regional culture. The pavilion therefore emerges simply and clearly from a functional point of view. The facility is a symmetrically laid out food complex comprising of cafes, restaurants and kiosks, all wrapped around a courtyard. Terraces and Verandahs connect this central courtyard to the belt of green buffer between the building and the road running parallel to the site. The informal cafes are sandwiched between two masses at the ends which house the fine dining blocks. As a gesture of continuity of the streetscape of Taj Ganj, the concept of the sand stone Jaali- the lamp post with an abstraction of the profile of the minaret and dome of the Taj was inserted but appropriately adopted to the context of the cafe- as a set of towers marking the position of the place in the urbanscape of the historic city.


1. Service carriage way 2. Kitchen/ utility 3. Food stall block 4. Restaurant block 5. Courtyard 6. Car parking 7. Pavilion 8. Two wheeler parking 9. Bus parking

site plan

1. Office 2. Restaurant 3. Toilet block 4. HVAC room 5. Solar power room

first floor plan

fog zone


Cross section through restaurant

Cross section through main staircase and passage

view of the courtyard

view from access road


Professional work/ 2015/ design plus / commercial Contributed in detailing, production of working drawing.

faculty housing

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Faculty housing is part of Silvassa institute of higher learning which has been proposed for the teating and non teaching employees. The towers of both staff housing and class II/ IV employees permit combination of different unit types. Tower A 01 x Principal’s House - 130 sqm 23 x type 1 - 100 sqm Tower B 24 x Type 2

- 80 sqm

Tower C 24 x Type 1

- 100sqm


Professional work/ 2013/ kamath design studio/ residential


My Photography


thank you ar.mw.akram@gmail.com

Architectural Portfolio  

Portfolio contains selected professional works done from 2013 to 2016

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