Resume

e m r a n a   s i k d e r 
NSW Registered Architect 9256

summary
 
With more than nine years’ experience in architectural industry across Australia and New Zealand, I have exceptional skills and experience in designing and coordinating projects from feasibility to construction.
key competencies
 
  • Project Leadership
  • Client communication
  • Proficient construction knowledge and strong attention to detail.
  • Management and coordination of project consultants through collaborative efforts.
  • Good communication & workflow management skills
  • Excel in team situations.
  • High level of verbal and graphic presentation skills.
  • Experienced in multi-residential, boutique residence, retail and public facilities design and development.
  • Experienced in all stages of project design from feasibility to completion.
education
  2006 University of Sydney, Australia
   
Masters in Design Science with honours (Sustainable Design Science)
AUSAID Scholar
Research: Development of an Eco-indicator for affordable and sustainable urban low income housing in tropical climate zone.
  2003 Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology 
Bachelor in Architecture (Gold medallist)
professional qalification
  2013 NSW Board of Architects
Registered Architect (no. 9256)
  2015 Green Star Accredited Associate
  2014 WHS White card
Work Safety in the Construction Industry
academic achievements
 
  • Dean’s list of excellence     –University of Sydney, 2005 & 2006
  • Architectural Science Prize–University of Sydney, 2006
  • John Dixon Prize in Sustainable Design - University of Sydney, 2006
  • Australian Development Scholarship(AUSAID) Commonwealth Govt. of Australia – 2005
  • Gold medallist, Bachelor of Architecture- 2003, BUET
experience
  architectus, sydney
may 2016- current
www.architectus.com.au
  Role: team leader
Responsibilities:
  • liaise with client
  • council liaise
  • Responding to BCA, LEP (Local environmental plans) and DCP (Development control plans) requirements.
  • management of design teams(architectural and services consultants)
  • delegation and supervision of work within the team
  • team management and motivation
key projects
  82 waterloo road, nsw
multi residential urban housing: 360 apartments
  • Role: team leader               

  TURNER, SYDNEY
December 2012 – april 2016
www.turnerstudio.com.au
  Role: Project Architect
Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with client
  • Council Liaise
  • Preparation of Design options to respond to client brief and demands
  • Responding to BCA, LEP (Local environmental plans) and DCP (Development control plans) requirements.
  • Management of design teams(Architectural and services consultants)
  • Delegation and supervision of work within the team
  • Team management and motivation
  • Design development at various phases of projects.
  • Project Leader- DA, Construction documentation through to ADC
  • Produce feasibility, DA, Tender and Construction documentation packages
  • Value management coordination during tender process
  • Develop Design excellence competition entry.
  • Reviewing shop drawings
  • Site observation as part of advice during construction role.
  • Responding to RFI’s
  • Internal Documentation Reviewer
  • Member of Project Leaders ,Detail, Training, ESD and CAD committee
key projects
  Washington Park Stage 1 Private: Como Riverwood, NSW
Multi Residential Urban Housing: 197 Apartments
  • Role: Project Architect                
  • Client: Payce Communities
  • Site Area: 4,553sqm      Gross Floor Area: 18,150sqm
  • Cost: $50 million
  • Completion Date: June 2015
  • Sec 96, Tender, Construction documentation, Advise during Construction.
  Washington Park Stage 2 Private: Fairmount Riverwood, NSW
Multi Residential Urban Housing: 192 Apartments                
  • Role: Project Architect 
  • Client: Payce Communities
  • Site Area: 6,150sqm      Gross Floor Area: 18,230sqm
  • Cost: $95 million
  • Completion Date: July 2015
  • Advice during Construction.
  333 Kent Street
Mixed use Hotel -116 keys & Multi Residential -153 Apartments
  • Role: Team Leader 
  • Client: Maville Bay
  • Site Area: sqm                                Gross Floor Area:18,286 sqm
  • Design Excellence competition
  South Village
Mixed use Retail/ Multi Residential: 25 Retail & 781 Apartments
  • Role: Project Architect 
  • Client: Payce Communities
  • Site Area:42,500 sqm                    Gross Floor Area: 85,000sqm 
  • Yield Analysis, Master Planning, Apartment layout and retail planning.
  • DA documentation and coordination.
  Windsor Road
Multi Residential Urban Housing: 562 Apartments
  • Role: Project Architect 
  • Client: Hai Shing
  • Site Area:40,700 sqm                    Gross Floor Area:50,774 sqm
  • Feasibility & yield analysis, Façade characterization, DA documentation.
  Otto 1 & 2, Rosebery, NSW
Multi Residential Urban Housing/Retail: 154 Apartments
  • Role: Team Member(2iC to Project Architect)
  • Client: Capital Corporation
  • Site Area: 16,740sqm   
  • Gross Floor Area stage 1: 15,740sqm  stage 2: 9,370sqm
  • Cost: $35 million
  • Completion Date: May 2015
  • Tender and Construction documentation
  George & Allen: Waterloo, NSW
Mixed use-Multi Residential Urban Housing/Retail: 151 Apartments
  • Role: Team Member
  • Client: Built 
  • Site Area: 6,020sqm      Gross Floor Area: 12,200sqm
  • Cost: $35 million
  • Completion Date: March 2015
  • Construction documentation.

  KRIKIS TAYLER ARCHITECTS, SYDNEY
February 2010 – July2011
www.kta.com.au
  Role: Project Architect
Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with consultants
  • Delegation and supervision of work within the team
  • Prepare information regarding design, schedule, specifications and materials associated with construction projects.
  • Produce construction documents and specifications
  • Reviewed architectural documents for potential conflict with other disciplines
  • Acted as primary point of contact for clients and other consultants on a variety of retail, public and multi residential projects.         
  • Achieved on-time project completion through effective planning and organization.
  • Responded to RFI's and on site queries.
key projects
  Luxe Apartments, Sir John Young Crescent, Sydney
Multi Residential Urban Housing: 77 Apartments
  • Role: Project Architect 
  • Cost: $70 million
  • Completion Date:  2011
  • Construction documentation
  Youth Centre, Macquarie Field, Sydney
Public and Community Facilities
  • Role: Project Architect 
  • Client: Brookfield Multiplex
  • Cost: $7million
  • Completion Date:  2012
  • Sec96,Tender, Construction documentation and Advice during construction.
  Shopping Centre and Residential Towers, Marketown, Newcastle, Australia 
Multi Residential/Retail Complex
  • Role:Team Member 
  • Client: Cartier Group
  • Site Area: 4,553sqm      Gross Floor Area: 18,150sqm
  • Cost: $145 million
  • Completion Date: June 2011
  • Construction Documentation
  Town house, Balkham Hills, Sydney
Residential Development, 37 Town houses                               
  • Role: Team member  
  • Client:
  • Cost: $14million
  • Completion Date:  2012
  • DA and Construction documentation

  YOUNG + METCALF ARCHITECTS, SYDNEY
August 2009- December 2009
www.youngandmetcalf.com.au
  Role: Graduate  Architect
Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with client and consultants
  • Prepared conceptual designs.
  • Produced DA documents
key projects
  Potts Point Childcare Centre, RSL Anzac Village, Narrabeen NSW
Alteration
  • Role: Team Member 
  • Client: RSL Narrabeen
  • Cost: $1 million
  • Completion Date:  2009
  • DA documentation
  Chapel & Montgomery Centre, RSL Anzac Village, Narrabeen NSW  
Alteration
  • Role: Team Member 
  • Client: RSL Narrabeen
  • Cost: $2 million
  • Completion Date:  2009
  • DA documentation
  Chatswood Community Nursing home, Chatswood ,Sydney 
Mixed use Nursing facility and Apartment
  • Role: Team member 
  • Client: RSL
  • Cost: $5 million
  • Completion Date:  2009
  • DA documentation

  DANIEL MARSHALL ARCHITECTS, NEW ZEALAND
July 2007- July 2009
www.marshall-architect.co.nz
   
  Role: Project Architect
Responsibilities:
  • Maintained liaison with council for DA approval.
  • Maintained liaison with the clients, consultants and builders to ensure the smooth running of every day operations.
  • Delegation and supervision of work within the team
  • Contributed from concept to developed design in close collaboration of the principal.
  • Produced specifications, DA & CD documents.
  • Prepared photo rendered presentation & 3D models with animation.
key projects
  Murray house, Lucerne Rd, Auckland
Boutique luxury residence
  • Role: Project Architect 
  • Cost: $4 million
  • Completion Date:  2011
  • Concept design,  DA, Tender and Construction documentation
  Pent house, Metropolis, Auckland
Apartment refurbishment
  • Role: Project Architect 
  • Cost: $1.5 million
  • Completion Date:  2008
  • Preliminary design and Construction documentation
  Walker house, Paparata Auckland
Boutique luxury residence
  • Role: Team member
  • Cost: $2.5 million
  • Preliminary design and DA documentation

  MARK ASSOCIATES, DHAKA, BANGLADESH
August 2006-July 2007
  Role: Project  Architect
Responsibilities:
  • Developed concept design.
  • Directed the production of construction documents, drawings, and specifications. 
  • Organized client and team meetings.
  • Reviewed architectural documents for potential conflict with all disciplines.

  TKNRK ARCHITECTS ,DHAKA,BANGLADESH
December2002 - December 2004
  Role: Graduate Architect
Responsibilities:
  • Collaborated with project architects and other consultants in all phases of projects.
  • Transformed functional and spatial requirements into feasible design solutions incorporating        planning principles and technical requirements.
  • Developed presentation drawings and construction documents.
academic experience
  North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
September 2006- July 2007
Lecturer
– Department of Architecture
  University of Sydney, Australia
March 2006- July 2006
Teaching Assistant
– Faculty of Architecture and Planning
  Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka
March 2003- December 2004
Lecturer
– Department of Architecture