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Abdurahman Medallah

Design & Engineering Director at AKM&Partners

Work experience

Engineering Director

Design and Engineering Director
Managed urban and architectural public/private projects among which: Al Aali Community Development(200 Million), King Fahad Park Urban Redevelopment(400 Million) & The Park Tower(100 Million) Strategized urban development initiatives, programmed land- use, public amenities & networks of public transportation routes Augmented regulatory frameworks and local urban codes on real-estate and community developments projects Mitigated risks and effects of codes, environmental and economic impacts on ventured strategies and concepts Provided urban scheme data and graphs enriched reports and graphical representations using cartographical and infographical mappings, data and statistical graphs, renderings and prepared presentations to advance proposals among clients, public agencies and officials Coordinated and reviewed design work among architecture, civil, and infrastructures according to quality check against Amanat & City Commissions codes, IBC & Saudi Building Codes & standards Led project teams to execute projects using managing techniques, planning & scheduling to meet project goals & budgets Achieved records in negotiating bids, contract deals and Change Orders with identified corporate goals Prepared project proposals, Scope Of Work, Change Orders, Meeting Minutes among other administrative activities Participated in value engineering, cost control and project years of experience assessment workshops


Department of Home Ownership and Urban Development
Saudi ARAMCO, Khobar, KSA, Intern

Draft Assistant

King Fahad University for Petroleum &
Pi-Consult, Khobar, KSA, Draft Assistant Academic &, Dept. of Environmental


Dept. of Environmental
Academic &, Administrative Design, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Adjunct Faculty Affiliation Taught urban and architectural design studios Structured curriculum and learning outcomes & academic frameworks Participated in jury reviews, research excursions and contributed to academic assessment and accreditation proceedings 2 years of experience

City of Boston-Re

City of Boston-Re
form] ing the Urban Equilibrium East Boston, USA. Advised the work of 6 students in the investigation of architectural/landscape typologies in East Boston and testing of typological forms and programmatic behavior around global/local economic pressures and social welfare conditions.


Housing Center of Greater Boston
Greater Boston Area, USA. Advised the research and design development of the Off-grid Grid urban energy infrastructure. The project addresses means of segregation, disparity, and resource consumption and had the aim of empowering people through power.

Director of Research and Assessment

Boston Architectural College
Boston, USA, Director of Research and Assessment Monitored over 25 research and community outreach projects Designed curriculum structure and assessment techniques Served on multiple institutional committees and work exhibitions including NAAB accreditation for 2012 years of experience


Boston Architectural College
Boston, USA, Instructor Taught urban design and architectural studios Advised community outreach projects for the City of Boston and the Fair Housing Center Structured scientific design studios and advanced use of analog and years of experience digital visualization techniques Honors & SOA Graduate Honors Award for Excellence & Significant Contribution


Department of Neighborhood Development, City of Boston-Urban
Agricultural Models Greater Boston Area, USA. Advised urban agriculture strategies for underserved areas in Boston. The research surveys fresh produce production, consumption, and economic viability. Two models were proposed to promote employment, education, training opportunities, and nutritional value for local food production. Graduate Patterns of Consumption,(UC Denver) Projects Shanghai, China, Analyzed Shanghai's economy and retail use in the form of patterns of consumption and proposed agendas to revitalize the national economy by maximizing local consumption. River North,(UC Denver) Denver, CO, USA, 2010 Tested a regulatory structure that strengthens civic space and productive landscape through investigating the new Form-Based regulatory code

Auraria Campus,(UC Denver)

Auraria Campus,(UC Denver)
implemented in Denver in and the previous Euclidian code. Denver, CO, USA, Developed demographic and traffic analysis to link Auraria Campus with Downtown Denver. Redesigned Speer boulevard and provided more developable land to fund the paused Auraria Campus extension project. River North,(UC Denver) Denver, CO, USA, 2009 Systemized organizational and formal infrastructures to act as social, ecological and physical linkages. And addressed the environmental degradation of River North through sustainable natural forms.

Project Coordinator

Zuhair Fayez Partnership
Khobar/Jeddah, KSA, Project Coordinator/Job Captain/Architect/Designer Held lead design roles for large master plan and architectural projects including the King Abdullah University for Science and Technology Developed conceptual design and sustainable development 5 years of experience approaches according to LEED certification


Zuhair Fayez Partnership
Khobar/Jeddah, KSA, Co-op Design Plus, Khobar, KSA, Intern



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Syracuse University School Of Architecture


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University of Colorado Denver

University of Dammam King Faisal University


College of Architecture