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Mohsen Khanmohamadi Portfolio September 2018


Index CV Professional Works Mohsen Khanmohamadi Experienced Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture & planning industry. Skilled in Concept Development, Architecture Visualization and design professional with a Master’s degree focused in Architecture from Azad University, Central Tehran Branch. mohsen.khanmohamadi@ outlook.com unit 6, no 23, 3rd Shian st., Lavizan, Tehran, Iran +98 912 477 0388 linkedin.com/in/ mohsenkhanmohamadi issuu.com/mohsenkhan

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Lybra Cafe Valiasr Commercial Dehghan House-Garden Eilkhaneh Residential [in]Exterior|Falahatian Yardhouse Nashtaroud Residential-Commercial Juan Apartment

Academic Projects

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Social + Spacial Assets

Competitions Makran Low Budget Housing Bamian Cultural Center Padideh Kish Resort Mirmiran

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Educational background

References

MA Architecture at Azad University-Central Tehran Branch 2013- 2016 GPA 17.4 out of 20 BA Architecture at Azad University-Central Tehran Branch 2008-2012 GPA 17.4 out of 20 High school diploma in mathematics and physics 2004-2008 GPA 17.8 out of 20

Nashid Nabian - Previous lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Design - Co-founder in Shift Process Practice architeture studio Mobile: +98 912 130 6410 Email: nashid_nabian@hotmail.com

Work experience Freelance architect 2016-present Teacher assistant at Contemporary Architects Association 2015 Teacher assistant at Azad University-Central Tehran Branch 2014-2015 Architect at Shift Process Practice 2014-2015 Junior architect at L.E.D. Architects 2012-2014

Shahab Mirzaeian - Lecturor at Islamic Azad University - C.E.O at L.E.D Architects Mobile: +98 912 198 7432 Email: shahabmm.led@gmail.com

Honors & Awards

Skills

1st prize in 6th Mirmiran International Annual Award 2012 Wind and Architecture. In cooperation with Mahdi Ghotbi, Alaleh Sakhaeifar 2nd place in Memar Award 2014 Eilkhaneh Apartment. Member of Shift Process Practice office 2nd place in Designing Monument of Martyrs 2012 Semnan Museum. In cooperation with Hossein Khanmohamadi 2nd Place in Memar Award 2016 [in]Exterior|Falahatian Yardhouse. Member of Shift Process Practice Honorable mention in Mashhad-Neyshabour Gate Competition 2011 In cooperation with Mahdi Ghotbi, Shahab Towliat, Amirsiavash Ghorbani Shortlisted project in Memar Award 2016 Juan Apartmen. Member of L.E.D Architects Shortlisted project in Memar Award 2015 Lybra Cafe. In cooperation with Hoya Studio

Publications New Year in Historical Districts of Tehran 2011 Khanmohamadi, M. (2011), New Year in Historica Districts of Tehran, Hamshahri Architecture: Journal of Architecture and Urbanism (pp. 97-100), Tehran Municipality.

Presentation & graphics

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Indesign

Drafting, 3D modeling & rendering

Autodesk Autocad McNeel Rhinoceros Sketchup Chaos Vray Autodesk Revit Autodesk 3Ds Max

MS Office

Word/Excel/PowerPoint

Art & Crafts

Physical model making Hand drawing & sketching

Languages

English - IELTS academic 7 German - B1 Persian - Native Turkish (Azerbaijani)

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Professional Works

Dehghan Garden-House

Valiasr Commercial

Falahatian Villa

Eilkhaneh Apartment

Juan Apartment

Nashtaroud Residential-Commercial Building

Lybra Cafe

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Lybra Cafe Freelance architect - 2015 Responsibilities: Construction management, design development, presentation In cooperation with Hoya Studio

Shortlisted project in Memar Award 2016

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Entrance and facade is designed in a way that grabs attention of the passing people. They can have a take-away coffee.

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KITC KITCHEN HEN KITC HEN People or musicians can have a short rest in the triangular entrance zone while drinking their coffee.

KITC KITCHEN HEN KITC HEN Those who don’t want to spend much time in the cafe but also would like to enjoy interior atmosphere of cafe can use this area.

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KITC KITCHEN KITCHEN HEN First floor is dedicated mostly to students who want to sit and advance their personal project in their free time or between classes.

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KITC KITCHEN HEN KITC HEN Upper floor is the smoking area and contains a big Circulation table for bigger gatherings which require more time. Circulation Circulation Circulation

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Design team decided to use exposed concrete as the main material in both saloons. In order to have a quality concrete with lower cost to meet the not so high budget of this small project, it was decided to train unprofessional workers to use a DIY method of making concrete that was much cheaper than other options. Interestingly, the result was much better than expected. Later on, the concrete panels and boxes were used to host electricity sockets and flowers.

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Valiasr Commercial Building Freelance architect - 2017 Responsibilities: Head Architect, design development, 3D modeling, rendering, presentation In cooperation with Alaleh Sakhaeifar

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Valiasr commercial building is a renovation project, it is located in the Valiasr street in Tehran, Iran which is said to be the longest street in Iran with lots of important buildings. It is for sure one of the most important cultural zones in Tehran. The goal of the design team was to depict a modern project with the most possible visibility from the street. Tall glass double facade framed by concrete gets the light to almost every space and grabs the attention of passing pedestrians. Before renovation

Before renovation

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First Floor Plan

Section A-A

Before renovation

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Dehghan Garden-House Freelance architect - 2016 Responsibilities: Head Architect, design development, 3D modeling, rendering, presentation In cooperation with Alaleh Sakhaeifar

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This building was an unused small left over building at the corner of a 10.000m2 garden, we renovated it into a home-office; a place where client wanted mostly to hold meetings in or spend a few hours when he is at the place. Project consisted of reinforcing the structure, designing interiors, facade and landscape.

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Ground Floor Plan

First Floor Plan

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Eilkhaneh Apartment Shift Process Practice Architecture Office - 2014 Responsibilities: Presentation, Diagrams www.shift-arch.com/projects/eilkhaneh 2nd place in Memar Award 2014

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Typical apartments in Tehran

Eilkhaneh

Eilkhaneh, with a pioneer approach of design was one of the most influencing projects for me, Not only I learned a lot during making presentation documents for this project, but also I tried to present it in the best possible way. Many new ways of presentation have been used in this project. From combining pictures with wall section to generating high resolution 3D sections from the whole project. This led to a good understanding of this complicated project. one thing I learned during this project was that it’s much harder to talk about good project than the normal ones! since it has to be accurate and presentator should cover all the different aspects of the project.

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First Floor Plan

2nd Floor Plan

3rd Floor Plan

4th Floor Plan

Unit 3 - 130 m2

Unit 2 - 40 m2

Apartment Apartment

HouseHouse

Apartment Apartment

House House

Unit 1 - 90 m2

Section B-B

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[in]Exterior|Falahatian Yardhouse Shift Process Practice Architecture Office - 2015 Responsibilities: 3D modeling, rendering www.shift-arch.com/projects/falahatian-villa Shortlisted project in WAF Award 2018 2nd place in Memar Award 2016

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My collaboration in this project was 3D modeling and rendering, as well as post production and preparing presentation documents. Anyway, some materials like final facade material has chenged during the construction phase.

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First floor plan

Ground floor plan

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Nashtaroud Residential-Commercial Building Shift Process Practice Architecture Office - 2014 Responsibilities: Design development, 3D modeling, rendering www.shift-arch.com/projects/nashtarood-residential-complex

As it can be noticed, one of the most amazing things about this project is it’s facade with thousands of louvers giving the project a beautiful solid shape, as well as provideng a continuous view to the Caspian sea. Nashtaroud is also unique in it’s planning between Iranian projects, it has elevated villas each with dedicated outdoor green space. Some of these units have a room which can use as a room of the villa or as a single unit for guests or other people.

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High-level concept: some floors allocated to a mixture of units and services accessible to residents.

From conceptual development to schematic design: vertical access, elevated gardens, shared corridors, wet boxes and boundary conditions.

Scenario 1: grounded building / parking at level -3 Scenario 2: elevated building / parking at level -3

Scenario 3: elevated building / parking at level -1 Scenario 4: elevated building / parking at level -1 / continous pedestrian access/ oblique landscape surface

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A

3rd floor plan

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Terrace

Dining Room

1 Living Room

Family Room

Terrace

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Kitchen

Con.

Elevator 8per W.C

Bath Bedroom

Elevator 8per

Bath

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Able to divide to two bedrooms

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Garbage Room Living Room

Bo.

Terrace

Elevator 13per

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service elevator Patient elevator

Bedroom

Electrical Room

El. Bedroom

Terrace

Dining Room Bedroom

W.C Kitchen

Family Room

Bath Bedroom

Con.

7 Dining Room

Bedroom

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Con.

Bedroom W.C

Kitchen

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Bedroom

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Bath El.

Bo. Bedroom

Bath

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W.C

Kitchen Family Room

Living Room

Dining Room

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Terrace

Dining Room

Living Room

El.

Con.

Terrace

Living Room

El.

Kitchen

Con.

Bath

Bo. Bedroom

Elevator 10per Bath Kitchen

Elevator 10per

Bedroom

W.C

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Public ST.

Con. Bo.

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Terrace Terrace El.

Dining Room

Living Room

Living Room

Dining Room

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Bo.

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Kitchen

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Bo. Kitchen

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Con.

Living Room

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Public Terrace and Green Area

Terrace

Void

Kitchen

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Bath

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Electrical Room Bo.

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Elevator 13per service elevator Patient elevator

Terrace

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El. Garbage Room

Living Room Bedroom Elevator 8per

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Con.

Elevator 8per Dining Room

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Family Room

Dining Room

Con. Bath

Kitchen Bedroom Breakfast Room Bath

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W.C

Kitchen

Bo. Bo.

Living Room Terrace

Terrace Bedroom

Bedroom

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Juan Apartment L.E.D Architects - 2013 Responsibilities: Design development, 3D modeling, Physical modeling www.archdaily.com/797241/juan-apartment-shahab-mirzaean Shortlisted project in Memar Award 2016

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Becouse of special taste of the client and in order to make a creative atmosphere in this apartment, many complex strategies has been taken in the design process of Juan apartment. being a member of design team in this project has helped me to have a better understanding of sections. It was a good sample of turning normal flats into doublex and triplex units. The client demanded a design for a residential apartment in 3 storeys, located in a middle-class district of Semnan city. With respect to negotiations with the client and in order to create a maximal usable area, the design switched from an ordinary apartment block of two separate units to two separate triplex and duplex units, because the client was interested in level differences in one single unit. Two of these units were combined together on the main faรงade, letting maximum natural light in from the street. In the triplex unit, a central void was placed in the heart of the building to connect all the spaces together and to make all the spaces visible from there. The public and private spaces were also separated from each other by this void.

Unit A Unit B Unit C

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Interaction of Units

Unit C: Flat

Unit A: Triplex

Unit B: Douplex

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Academic Projects

Valiasr Culture House

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Valiasr Culture House Master’s final project - 2016

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Valiasr Culture House is the design part of my master’s project: “Cultural complex design according to the effects of spatial qualities on spatial assets”. Goal of the project was to design a cultural complex in which people find the scence of belonging in,this goal accomplished by the use of factors I have found in my thesis.

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Making an entrance from Valiasr metro station by an underground ramp.

Setback from main streets to alocate more space to public activities.

Hight of the buinding harmonized with the surronding buildings importantly Vahdat Hall.

Continuing the local streets into the site to make a better access to the site.

Cutting in the building for getting various views towards the interior streets.

Moving the building edges in the main elevation.

Impacting shiftings in the site to make open areas in different levels.

Adding Openings

Linear green areas and benches along the side to give the sense of movement of the sorrounding streets.

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Firs FirstBasement Basementplan Plan 01 Foyer 02 Cafe 03 Blackbox 04 Backstage 05 Amphitheatre 06 Cinema Tech 07 Terrace 08 Gallery 09 Chappel 10 Lobby 11 Restaurant 12 Birds Garden 13 Inner Yard 14 Storage 15 Men’s Washroom 16 Women’s Washroom

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Competitions

Bamian Cultural Center

Makran Low-Budget Housing

Padideh Kish Resort

Mirmiran

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Makran Low-Budget Housing Competition - 2017 Respinsibilities: designer, concept development, studies, 3D modeling and rendering. In cooperation with Mahdi Ghotbi & Alireza Houbakht

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Has risen by the Piloti, this proposed house A unit is devided to two open and closed space verically. The open space which is created at ground level not only reacts sufficiently to tough environmental climate condition, but also provides users a flexible semipublic space. Interior space of the house is considered as flexible as possible. The sliding wooden partitions can create different type of rooms. In addition the accordion windows can thoroughly relate the inside and outside. Since the natives use roof of their houses so frequently during nights, the roof of this house unit is designed in a way to fulfill this demand.

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Temporary shaders allow the usage of rooftop even under direct sunlight on daytime.The high parapet provides privacy and security for the family members.

Usage of concrete along with domestic materials leads to a fast and cheap construction. Cantex is a domestic panel made from straw. It is used for thermal and moisture insulation, keeps insects out and is cheap.

The stair case corridor provides one level of privacy and works as a filter between the exterior and interior spaces.

Straw panels used in facade are used to fight sand storms and bad weather at the time of need. These panels are mounted on a rail system and are flexible.

Deep frames provide a better shade agianst direct sunlight and also provides a better protection against heavy rainsvv.

The open space on the ground floor provides a semi-public space for the inhabitants of the building and the neighbours when needed.

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Bamian Cultural Center for UNESCO Competition Shift Process Practice - 2015 Responsibilities: Co-Designer, Presentation and graphics www.shift-arch.com/projects/bamiyan-cultural-center

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The Buddhas of Bamiyan were an ancient monument in Afghanistan which dynamited and destroyed in March 2001 by the Taliban. In this project we tried to turn those empty voids into the main concept of design. So by designing various sections and joining them togather we shaped our buildings with different atmospheres yet similar to each other and to the bamian sculptures.

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24. Temporary Collection

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Padideh Kish Resort Competition L.E.D Architects - 2013 Responsibilities: Design development, Physical model making, presentaion

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Padideh Kish is a destination resort in Kish Island, iran. As a destination for a trip to the most attractive touristic place in Iran, “Padideh Kish” on one hand consists of a flexible and wide-spread range of social scenarios related to leisure and on the other hand special events such as commercial, sports and so on. The noble concepts which nourish and support the idea of design, could be explored from two main perspectives: Social – cultural and geographical perspectives.

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To have a better understanding of whole aspects of the project we decided to make a physical model. The physical model with the scale of 1:1000 was made from laser-cut plexi sheets and foam boards, and different methods were used to make the personage. The size of the model is 200x120 cm and was coated with a white paint after the parts were put in the appropriate places.

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Mirmiran Conceptual Competition - 2011 First Prize Wind and Architecture In cooperation with Mahdi Ghotbi & Alaleh Sakhaeifar http://www.mirmiran-arch.org/index.aspx?call=CompetitionsPer&lang=per&p=19

Tower contains panels which rotate with different directions of wind. This way they have the ability to shape the wind. As well as this, these panels are from mirror and reflect the city in different ways. people can see their city differently in different wind conditions. Its so much the wind itself, smooth and unpredictable, just touches your skin and goes..

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Thanks for your attention.

Mohsen Khanmoahamadi - Architecture Portfolio 2018  

Architecture portfolio

Mohsen Khanmoahamadi - Architecture Portfolio 2018  

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