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NIKOLAOS RETINIOTIS CV-PORTFOLIO 2013


NIKOLAOS RETINIOTIS Contact

I. PROFILE

E: retiniotis@gmail.com T: (+961) 76037970 A: Wash me Blg. Ain El Mreisseh, Beirut, Lebanon

A multi-creative designer with a pragmatic and a socio-cultural approach towards architecture, with working experience in U.K., Europe, Middle East and Asia.

CAD Skills 3D:

-Ecotect (10yrs) (Environmental Analysis)

-SketchUp (10yrs) -Artlantis (10yrs) -3D S Max (3yrs) -Maxwell Renderer (4yrs) -Rhino (2yrs)

2D:

-AUTOCAD (10yrs) -Microstation (3yrs) -Adobe Photoshop (9yrs) -Adobe Illustrator (9yrs) -Adobe In Design (9yrs) -Microsoft Office (18yrs) (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

II. EMPLOYMENT Aug.2012-Currently: Salameh Hoshaymi Architectural Design Office, Beirut, Lebanon.Internationally awarded winning Architectural office that was first established in 1960.

Position held: Architectural Associate Key Projects include:

Dahr Bassila Residential-Masterplanning, Lebanon [$ 5 million, 9000 Sq.m. Concept-Planning Stage] An ideal location for 44 luxurius appartements and one Villa (6 Blocks) on the prime mountains of Dahr Bassila (1000 m. altitude) looking over the mediteranean sea and Beirut. (see Images #1,#2 pg.#3)

Responsibilities over: • Thoroughly, in-depth 2D/3D study and design development into design proposals. • Development of historical, cultural, climate issues. • Able to develop design and revise in meeting snew brief requirement. • Design development responding to client’s brief and requests. • Push preliminary studies to a design proposal with different options. • Preparing documentation for the authorities and story-board. • Project presentation in public forum and basic member participating in meetings with clients. • To assist chiefcarchitect on Site Supervision. • Insight into detailed design and the traditional cultural-construction methods.


Languages

Dahr Bassila / Dahr-Bassila-Lebanon / Permit Stage / Residential Complex

Greek – Mother Tongue. English – Fluent. French – Basic Arabic – Beginner

Distinctions -The Digital Craftsmanship

School” and the “Construction School of Sustainable Materials”, (Bachelor’s final projects) were selected as the “Top ones” for the WSA’s exhibition during the RIBA’s visit.

-Shortlisted for the international competition for the Indian Heritage Center in Singapore.

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Other Skills -Hand drawing, Excellent

communication, presentation and organizational skills, ComputerAided drafting, Modeling, analysis, Detailed design, Physical modeling and prototyping.

-Water polo, (5yrs) in Pana- thi-

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Img.#1 Complex Siteplan

naikos 1908 (Athens), Creating music through programming.

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Education Sep.2008-Jun.2010:

Masters in Architecture, M.Sc (RIBA part 2) Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University. (see Images #9,#10 pg.#7)

• Dissertation Title: Is the Ippodameion system still relevant? How the ancient Greek cities had affected the modern western urban design, focusing on the works of Le Corbusier. • Thesis Title: Forming the Sound. A Sanatorium for PTSD veterans of war. Sep.2004-Jun.2007:

2:1 First in Design, BSc (RIBA part 1) Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University. Projects included: • Mixed Use Scheme on Riverside, in Cardiff. • The Digital Craftsmanship School. • Construction School of Sustainable Materials.

Mar.2011-Aug. 2012: Surbana, Singapore. Internationally awarded winning Architectural company that was first established in 1960, with offices in 16 countries across Asia (U.A.E., South East Asia, China).

Position held: Architectural Associate Key Projects include:

Zhaoyuan Masterplanning and Library, China [¥ 1 billion, 600000 Sq.m. Concept-Planning Stage] An opera house, a gallery, a woman’s association club, residential, 2 court houses, a police station and a library. A centre of arts and culture that embraces the people of Zhaoyuan and unite them with their ancestor’s philosophy. With Confucius. (see Images #3,#4 pg.#5)

Responsibilities over: • In-depth 2D/3D study and design development into design proposals and vice-versa. • Development of historical, cultural, climate issues. • Responsible for the story-telling board. • Coordinating a team of four designers and guiding rendering to working team. • Able to develop design and revise in meeting new brief requirement. • Confident in design development responding to client’s brief and requests. • Push preliminary studies to a design proposal with different options. • Supported the overseas project consultancy design pursuits or/and development proposals. • Publicized or in publications. • Preparing documentation and story-board. • Project presentation in public forum. • To assist chief design architect in design proposals. • Workload assignments and coordination between different parties. • Participated in meetings with clients, consultants and planning authorities in China and Singapore. • Insight into the procedures involved in a design and construction project through detailed façade design. • Embrace cultural understanding of the different parties.


Sep.2010-Jan.2011: Design Research Unit, Cardiff - U.K. Award winning Architectural practice that was first established in 2001 within the premises of Cardiff University.

Zhaoyuan / Shandong-China / Concept-Planning Stage / Multi-Complex

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Position held: Architectural Assistant Project:

“Zusammenspiel”: Kronenwiese, Zurich [€25m.] (see Images #5,#6 pg.#5)

A large mixed-use project at the centre of Zurich which achieves high standards of sustainability with 105 residential apartments including luxurious Villas.

Img.#3 Top View of the Site

Img.#4 GF plan of the Library

Zusammenspiel / Zurich-Switzerland / A-F stages / Residential Complex

Responsibilities over: • Design development drawings (2D and 3D). • Urban regeneration proposal drawings. • Detailed construction drawings. • Environmental Analysis.

Img.#5 Complex Section

Img.#6 Construction Section


Sep.2007-Jun.2008: Feilden Clegg Bradley, Bath - U.K. Award winning Architectural practice that was first established in 1978, with offices in Bath and London.

Position held: Architectural Assistant Key Projects include:

Leventis Art Gallery, Cyprus – [£21m. C-E] (see Image #8 pg.#7)

An art gallery with restaurant and housing for the AG Leventis Foundation, a private foundation with a record of sponsoring education and the arts internationally.

Responsibilities over:

• Design development drawings (2D and 3D), Specializing on the Residential Core and on the underground parking area. • Design specification and Detailed drawings. • Visualization Package (3D Digital and Physical modeling and rendering). • Environmental Analysis: Analysis of day lighting and rights to light as well as detailed material specification. • Site works supervision. • Gained insight into financial implications.

Gallaghan Square Cardiff, U.K. [£100m A-B] (see Image #7 pg.#7)

A large mixed-use project at the centre of Cardiff which is trying to achieve high standards of sustainability, improve Cardiff’s life style and create a new hot spot of new places for employment.

Responsibilities over:

• Schematic proposals. • Landscaping. • Urban regeneration proposal drawings. • Drawing of masterplan. • Environmental Analysis: Analysis of day lighting and rights to light. • Design development drawings.

Woodland Trust Headquarters, Linconshire, U.K. [£5,1m. A-E]

This new headquarters for the Woodland Trust, in Grantham, Lincolnshire will house a staff base of 200 people. The project aim is to create a highly innovative and sustainable building within a market rate budget.

Responsibilities over:

• Schematic proposals. • Design development drawings.


Dec.2008-Feb.2009: Bennet-

ton’s Headquarters in Tehran [£35m.]

Leventis-Gallaghan / U.K. / A-E stages / Mixed Use(Museum,Housing,Office,Library) #7 Img.#7 Entrance-Library Gallaghan

Img.#8 Leventis-Museum_Section

Competition «Designing in Tehran». Jun.2005-Sep.2005, Jun.2004Sept.2004: Internship at S4Architects, Greece.

Position held: Architectural Assistant.

Key Projects include:

Restaurants in Larissa, Athens, Thessaloniki and Peireus Greece [£ 250k-350k]

Sanatorium / Cardiff-U.K. / A-E stages / Psychiatric Clininic for Veteran Soldiers

III. REFERENCES References will be available on request.

IV. WEB SITES wix.com/retiniotis/nikosretiniotis

Img.#9 Siteplan Sanatorium

Img.#10 Siteplan Sanatorium


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