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Resume MERAL QUANE Personal Details: Address: 55 BRITON ROAD NORTHAMPTON NN3 2BS Tel: 01604 404668 E-mail: mkquane@hotmail.co.uk Education:

Degree in Architecture, University Engineering & Architecture Faculty /ANKARA/TURKEY 1981

Skills : Languages: Turkish (Native) English (professional proficiency) Experience 2013-2010

Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop AutoCAD 2013, 3D Max (in progress)

DELAPRE ABBEY: Voluntary working for historical building, restoration project. AutoCAD drawing, documentation, research. Landscape design.

2013-2006

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY COUNCIL-Northampton Town Centre Conservation Area Committee Member. To advise and support architectural group.

2001-2003

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (BAT) CIGARETTE FACTORY / TIRE, TURKEY: Site based designer for architectural finishing works with Samko A.S, for Laing International Ltd. Factory consisting of administration office block, main production block including factory offices and testing areas, utility block for services and water treatment plant. Approximate value of finishing works $781,000. (£540,000) Total project value $17,000,000 (£12,000,000). Responsible for, final detailed design and project coordination with mechanical and electrical installations of finishing works, including interim payment applications ,submittals and preparation of final accounts. Finishing works included: gypsum board partitioning, suspended ceilings, plastering, and painting, floor finishes including raised access floors, ceramic tiling, fittings, fire walls and fire stopping.

2001

LAW OFFICE /ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Freelance Interior designer. Refurbishment of existing international lawyer’s office including fixtures and fittings, value $30,000. Client Koc & Gorur. Responsible for concept design through to detailed design and specification, placing all contracts, arranging purchase of fixtures and fittings, supervision of the works, evaluation of final account submissions.

2001-2000

PYRAMID CULTURE CENTER / KAZAN, TATARSTAN, (RUSIA): Recreation and cultural centre, including 300 seat concert hall, 12 lane bowling alley, fitness centre, two restaurants, fast food cafeteria, bar/discotheque, billiard hall, and back office areas, approximate overall value $30 million. Interior Designer working for contractor, responsible for leading the interior design team of 3 designers and 2 AutoCAD technicians from concept through to final shop drawing design including: wall finishes, including acoustic wall paneling with integral lighting, suspended ceilings and light fittings, floor finishes including sprung timber floors, vinyl flooring, ceramic and carpet tiles, fixtures and fittings. SAPOVA HOUSE / KAZAN , TATARSTAN: Luxurious Residential apartment Interior Designer responsible for; Concept design through to detailed shop


drawings, material specification preparation. TAIF HEADQUARTERS / KAZAN , TATARSTAN: Interior Designer Responsible for; concept design, shop drawing production, material & furniture specification and selection. 1997-2000

DUNKIN DONUT’S / ISTANBUL-Bagdat Cad., Ortaköy, Akmerkez. Three Branches on Key Contract basis; Freelance Interior Designer, $150,000 each, responsible for concept design through to tender drawings and specifications, supervision of sub contractors, through to completion. EXIMBANK MEETING HALL / ANKARA: Key Contract; Freelance Architect Refurbishment. $43,000. PEGASOS HOTEL /Antalya-Interior design and project coordination ; Responsible

for projects from concept to completion 1986- 1997

MNG Construction Company / Ankara / TURKEY Interior Designer Department Manager. Leading a team of 8 designers and Autocad technicians. Responsible for, project Co-ordination of Architectural, Civil and Services engineering installations through concept design to shop drawing preparation, material specification & furniture selection, and completion. All works for the following projects             

1986 -1984

1981

Mega Residence (Prestigious Hotel 30 rooms) / ISTANBUL ($6,620,000) Presidental villa. / Marmaris-TURKEY (£200,000) Mega Residence (Prestigious Hotel 21 rooms). / ANKARA ($4,442,000) Magic Life (Five star hotel 850 rooms). / ANTALYA ($132,387,000) Magic Life Der Club Kemer (Five star hotel 263 rooms). / ANTALYA Magic Life Der Club Kiris (Holiday Village 350 rooms). / ANTALYA Ankara Hilton (Five star hotel 327 rooms). / ANKARA Sapanca Arcadia Villas (250 Villa, 35 000 m2) / SAPANCA MNG Headquarter. / ANKARA Tokat City Hotel (four star hotel, 90 rooms). / TOKAT Ankara City Club (luxurious sport & spa center, restaurant). / ANKARA Luxurious villa. / ANKARA Prime Minister Office / ANKARA

MDP Design Office ,interior designer Design & Decoration, Shop Drawing, Furniture design, Detail Drawing, Lighting Design. City planning office

Other Interest: Art, architecture, photography, opera, gardening, cooking. Referees: ERGUN KARADENIZ/Project Manager/EMAAR/Turkey/+090 542 339 19 52 Figen Koruklu/ Project Manager/Beymen –Harvey Nichols/Istanbul/Turkey/+090 532 244 40 33


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