Vikash Jairaj Parbhoo Cape Town. South Africa. email@example.com +27 (0)76 6045 234 www.linkedin.com/in/vikparbhoo
“Some of South Africa’s most promising young architects”.
- Design Times
EDUCATION University of Cape Town (UCT)
Centlivres Building. Ronderbosch. 7701. | www.uct.ac.za 2019 (Pending)
Master of Architecture (Professional) Dissertation: Pending
Bachelor of Architectural Honours Major subjects: Arch. Design Studio, History & Theory, Adv. Building Technology.
Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)
c/o Heerengracht Str. & Hertzog Blvd. 8000. Foreshore. | www.cput.ac.za 2016
BTech: Architectural Technology Degree 4 out of 5 subject distinctions: Grade 74%
Major subjects: Applied Design, Theory of Design, Construction & Detailing. 2013 - 2015
ND: Architectural Technology Diploma 12 out of 17 subject distinctions: Grade 76%
Major subjects: Principles of Arch. Design, Studio Work, Construction & Detailing.
2008 - 2012
Wynberg Boys’ High School
Lovers Walk, Wynberg. 7800. Cape Town. | www.wbhs.org.za
CERTIFICATES & SHORT COURSES 2018
WORK EXPERIENCE URBA | architecture and urban design
602 B Buitenkloof Studios. 8 Kloof Street. Gardens. | www.urba.co.za
Intern Architect Experience and responsibilities:
- Urban Design coding.
De Waterkant Centre. 9 Somerset Rd. 8001. Green Point. | www.dhk.co.za 2017
Senior Architectural Technologist Experience and responsibilities:
- Inception documentation. - Design development & presentation packages. - Design co-ordination, tender documents & unit layouts. - 3D Rendering, Laser cutting & Model building. - Construction drawings and site inspections/visits. Key projects: Axis Residential (Century City), BT Ngebs Casino & Entertainment + Residential & Offices (Mthatha), Dainfern Luxury Apartments (Johannesburg), Drostdy Hotel Extension (Stellenbosch), Maccasar Mall (Cape Town), New HQ for Capitec Bank. (Stellenbosch), Site B Mixed use Competition Entry, (Cape Town CBD), Somerset Lakes Lifestyle Centre. (Somerset West). 2014 - 2015
Key projects: BP Pick ‘n Pay Express store fit-outs (Kenilworth + Sea Point + Klapmuts), Mill Square Retail and Offices (Stellenbosch), New Bay West Mall (Port Elizabeth).
LANGUAGES English Afrikaans
i-to-i GA Level 3 Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate (TEFL) 140 Hour course: Lesson Planning, Lesson Content, Lesson Delivery & Practical Lesson delivery.
Nov 2018 Present
Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Adobe Lightroom Autodesk AutoCAD Autodesk Revit Autodesk Recap Google Sketchup Lumion Twinmotion Hand drawing Model building MS Office Photography Movie Maker BlogSpot Wix
Design Times. Issue 63: Young Architects: “Some of South Africa’s most promising young architects”.
INTERESTS Photography Photo editing Freehand sketching Computer rendering Playing the violin Chess Reading Writing Soccer Table Tennis Passion for music Technology Community service
Cape Town. South Africa.
Freelance event Photographer and Photo editor
2012 - 2014
Butlers Pizza Plumstead delivery driver
2013 2011 - 2012
Wynberg Boys’ High Interact Chairman / President
2010 - 2011
Beau Soleil school of Music - String Orchestra
ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS University 2018
UCT Council: Partial Merit funding Award for Honour studies
4 subject distinctions Department Certificate for Best Technology student in 4th year
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PG Bison Competition: top 20 National finalist Cape Institute for Architecture Award for Best National Diploma Graduate over three years of study 2 subject distinctions
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Saint Gobain Prize for Best 2nd Year CPUT student for 2014 Marley Floorworx Prize for Top student in Construction & Detailing 02 Parklands Prize for Top student in Studiowork 02 Deans Merit award of excellence 4 subject distinctions
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Parklands Prize for Top student in Studiowork 01 Deans Merit award of excellence 6 subject distinctions
2010 & 2011
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2010 2010 & 2011 2010 2010 2009
Human Rights Youth Conference, with UNASA & Amnesty International – Certificate of Achievement Smyly trophy for Best overall Wynberg Boys’ Expo project Bronze medal for Eskom Regional Science Expo Gold medal for Wynberg Boys’ Science Expo Project Wynberg Boys’ First Aid Colours awards First Aid level 3 – Code: METS/F3/0954 First Aid level 1 – Code: METS/F1/0608
COMMUNITY WORK 2016 2014 2012 2011 - 2012 2011 & 2012 2011 2011 2010 - 2012 2009 - 2011 2009 - 2011 2008 - 2012 2006 - 2012
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CPUT, with VPUU participatory design project in Lotus Park CPUT participatory design project in Khayelitsha Rotary Club badge of excellence Wynberg Boys’ Interact Chairman/President One-to-One Festival volunteer Rotary Club Partnership Shield Wynberg ‘Sleeping bags for Refugees’ project Two Oceans Marathon marshal TEARS Street collection volunteer Uncle Paul’s Christmas Party volunteer Wynberg Boys’ Service Core Committee Community Chest Carnival volunteer
REFERENCES Referee contact details available upon request.
Architecture Curriculum Vitae