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Summary

The more complicated the task is the more I enjoy it.

Roles

  • Advanced BIM modeling and detailing in Revit including parametrics and Boolean expressions
  • 3D co-ordination through Navisworks, BIM360 and IFC BCF software: BIMcollab, Revizto,
  • Supervising a variety of projects in terms of Revit modelling, technical detailing, compliance with Building RegsBIM procedures and issue management system
  • Setting up and applying BIM standards & developing relevant Revit content - 3D & 2D
  •  Investigating design & model deficiencies and compliance using Solibri Model Checker
  • Liaising with contractors, engineers and other professionals to coordinate and solve design related issues
  • Designing structures, creating plans, sections & details
  • Solving problems that might occur during the building process
  • Software: Revit (Advanced Extra), Navisworks (coordination & clash detection), Dynamo (Revit programming language), Solibri Model Checker, BIM360, BIMcollab, Revizto, BIMtrack and BIMsync (IFC and BCF based coordination), DALUX Field (on-site issues), BIMTrack, Trimble Connect and BIMsync, AutoCAD, Office

Profile

"I am a proactive and adaptable project coordinator with strong imagination and a creative mind, with twenty years of international experience in a variety of sectors such as Ministry of Defence, Industrial, Commercial, Housing and also Modular architecture."

"I overcome challenges through a tenacious and questioning approach, drawing on wide-ranging technical expertise. I am also an articulate and diplomatic communicator and an effective team player with strong coaching skills."

""I consistently use the latest digital technology in order to increase efficiency and accuracy along with lateral thinking, 3D tools and hand-drafting in providing solutions both architectural and technical."

Work experience

2018Present

Senior BIM Coordinator / BRE BIM Informed Profesional - Task Information Manager

Waldeck Consultancy

Revit Development Group - advancing the use of Revit and increasing overall efficiency by utilising Dynamo coding and Boolean expressions, "smart" objects both 2D and 3D, parts and assemblies, setting up NBS specs based Revit keynotes, developing library of components, ad hoc modelling and data extraction, setting up a library of details, submitting software and workflow innovations, setting up and using  IFC and BCF based coordination and issue management software, introducing general and project specific Project, Shared and Global Parameters, setting up Uniclass 2015 naming convention for project organisation, tutoring junior staff members.

Network Rail Doncaster Development Unit - a 3-storey office development along with a separate storage facility.

Role: Coordinating and delivering the project, applying Building Regulations, BSs, BIM standards and procedures. Distributing and coordinating deliverables within the team. Producing relevant drawings and details. Advanced BIM modeling and detailing in Revit including parts, assemblies, split walls, parametric components 2 & 3D and"smart" drafting.

3D co-ordination and checking through Navisworks, BIMcollab, Revizto, Aconex BIM Model and Solibri Model Checker.

2017Present

Senior Architetural Technologist / BIM Coordinator / BIM & Revit Developer

GT3 Architects

BIM Committee - organising BIM workload towards BIM Level 2 Certification with BRE, focus on applied technology, workflows and legal aspects. Laying foundations for AR (Augmented Reality) and MR (Mixed Reality) technology. Introducing IFC and BCF based coordination software. Writing BIM and Revit related articles on Linkedin. Utilising the power of Dynamo.

Examples:

Video: Revit - Adjustable Openable Door Set

Video: Revit Dynamo - Curtain Wall - Random colour panels

Video: Revit Dynamo - Stairs headroom compliance - 1of2   /  Stairs headroom compliance - 2of2

LinkedIn: BIMsync, LinkedIn: BIMcollab, BCF or How to Save Time and Money

Morden Leisure Centre - A leisure centre consisting of a 25m swimming and learner's pool complying with ASA standards, dance studio, fitness area and gym. Model designed to match very specific BIM requirements from Pellikaan contractor.
Role: Senior BIM coordinator – Advanced BIM modelling, detailing in Revit, developing 3D & 2D parametric Revit content, online coordination via Skype 4 Business, advanced 3D coordination via IFC and BCF based software - BIMsync and BIMcollab. Developing adequate workflows, standards and preparing a 'Design & BIM booklet' for the Client and practice for future cooperation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzo-f4-bJoE

20162017

Senior Architectural Technician / BIM & Revit Developer

Purcell Architects

Nottingham Castle Visitor CentreA very tricky design to model in Revit due to its unusual shape and form, simply pushing the software to its limits.
Role: Senior Architectural Technician / Revit Developer – Advanced modelling including 'split walls' and 'openable 3d doors', detailing in Revit, developing 3D & 2D library content, 3D coordination against Structure and M&E through Navisworks and BIM 360 Team, clash detection, detailing, setting up Design Options etc...

DNRC Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre£200m Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre - Stanford Hall, Loughborough

https://www.thednrc.org.uk/

Design Development, Construction Packages
Role: Senior Architectural Technician / Revit Developer – Advanced BIM modelling, detailing in Revit, setting up construction issue packages, hitting the ground running

20142016

Senior Architectural Technician / BIM & Revit Developer

CPMG - Architects

 

Alcatel/Lucent - Upstart Facility Development - industrial architecture development - a set of four combined industrial buildings converted into a modern research facility - steel structure mixed with reinforced concrete

RIBA Plan of Work part 1-5 - Design Development, Tender Package, Construction Issue, BIM Model development & 3D Co-ordination

Role: Senior Architectural Technician/Job Runner - BIM modelling, Navisworks Co-ordination & Clash Detection, technical details, online coordination via Skype 4 Business

Northampton University - Waterside Development -  £140mln new site development - see:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89m36LvX8Ew

Working on two out of six newly designed buildings: Research & Enterprise and Logistics Hub - concrete and steelwork. Teaching facilities, FM offices, cafeteria and lecture room.

RIBA Plan of Work part 1-4 - Design Development, Tender Package, Construction Issue.

Role: Senior Architectural Technician / BIM compliance, Revit advanced modelling, plans, sections, detail drafting in Revit, etc...

Variety of smaller projects - advising on structural issues, helping with Revit modelling and BIM compliance, detailing in Revit etc...

De Montfort University - Fletcher Development - £40mln development - a set of four buildings composed of an existing 11-storey concrete tower and up to 6-storey new buildings - concrete and steelwork. Teaching facilities, offices, cafeteria and expo centre. 

RIBA Plan of Work part 1-4 - Design Development, Tender Package, Construction Issue.

Role: Senior Architectural Technician / Revit Developer, BIM modelling, plans, sections, details.

20112014

Technical Architect / Senior Architectural Technician

Church Lukas

 

Exeter University - a 6-storey student accommodation for over 120 students. In a city centre, based on a previous Travelodge hotel design footprint. Studio apartments, a common room, FM suite, laundry, plant room etc.

RIBA Plan of Work part 0-2 - Preparation & Brief, Concept Design.

Role: Technical Architect / Senior Architectural Technician – BIM modelling, plans, sections, details.

Nottingham, One Maiden Lane - a 9-storey student accommodation, comprising of approximately 130 single person studio apartments on a very restricted plot between two existing buildings in the city centre.

RIBA Plan of Work part 0-3 - Preparation & Brief, Concept Design, Tender packages

Role: Technical Architect / Senior Architectural Technician – Revit based BIM modelling, plans, sections, design options, details.

Durham University - an old county hospital re-development. The existing hospital building converted into student studios, plus additional 4 buildings containing cluster bedrooms. Altogether for approximately 450 students on a historic site.

RIBA Plan of Work part 1-3 - Preparation & Brief, Concept Design, Developed Design.

Role: Technical Architect / Senior Architectural Technician – Plans, section, details, in-team co-ordination.

Bath Spa University Campus - a town house style student campus based on Hopkins' tender design.

Description: A vast development incorporating students accommodation in (approx. 400 beds) - 80 buildings, 5 different types, 3-storey townhouses.

RIBA Plan of Work part 1-3 - Preparation & Brief, Concept Design, Developed Design.

Role: Technical Architect / Senior Architectural Technician – Plans, section, details, co-ordination, co-operation with other professionals.

Kensigton, Penrhyn Road - a multi-storey student accommodation

Description: A five-storey students accommodation (approx. 80 beds)

RIBA Plan of Work part 1-4 - Preparation & Brief, Concept Design, Developed Design, Technical Design.

Role: Technical Architect / Senior Architectural Technician – Plans, section, details, co-ordination, co-operation with other professionals.

Nottingham Trent University - a large City Centre, Academic and Mixed-use scheme

Description: A development incorporating students accommodation (approx. 900 beds) - 4 buildings, 7-13 storeys, entertainment venue, SU zone, sport and leisure areas.

RIBA Plan of Work part D-L - Design Development, Tender Package, Construction Issue, Practical Completion.

Role: Technical Architect / Senior Architectural Technician – Plans, section, details, co-ordination, co-operation with other professionals.

Birmingham, Lyttleton House - students accommodation

Description: An existing dormitory's refurbishment - planning application and feasibility study

Role: Senior Architectural Technician - Plans, sections, designing and re-designing


20102011

Architectural Technician

Caledonian Building Systems

Residential Project –Hotel for Employees – Total’s Gas Processing Plant Sella Ness

Description: Hotel accommodation for Total Gas Processing Plant workers

Role: Architectural Technician – planning stage to completion/ Plans, sections, details

SLAM Project – Single Living Accommodation - GAZA Barracks

Description: Modular single living accommodation 6-blocks estate for Ministry of Defence

Role: Architectural Technician – planning stage to completion / Plans, sections, details

SLAM Project – Single Living Accommodation Estate – Brize Norton

Description: Modular single living accommodation 9-blocks estate for Ministry of Defence

Role: Architectural Technician – planning stage to completion / Plans, sections, details

SLAM Project – Junior Rank Officers Accommodation – Hounslow

Description: Hotel for Ministry of Defence

Role: Architectural Technician – planning stage to completion / Plans, sections, details

Ministry of Defence clearance - MoD form 1109 8000 BPSS

counter-terrorism measures

20042009

Architectural Assistant / Architectural Technician

RPS Group / BurksGreen

(selected projects)

Project 371 - Ministry of Defence

Description: Governmental office and maintenance facility - counter-terrorism measures

Role: Architectural Assistant / Technician - planning stage to completion / Plans,sections, details

Fresca Group - Thanet Earth Project

Description: 85 hectare development and a food manufacturing plant

Role: Senior Architect Assistant – from preliminary design / Plans, sections, details

Derby & Leicester TRSAs

Description: Trunk Road Service Stations

Role: Project Coordinator Assistant - planning stage to completion / Plans, sections, details

Project Vauxhall - Distribution

Description: 500,000 sq ft distribution centre

Role: Architectural Assistant - from preliminary design to completion / Plans, sections, details

ProLogis Prime Point 14 Stafford – Distribution

Description: A set of three distribution buildings – DC1, DC2, DC3

Role: Architectural Assistant - from planning stage to completion / Plans,sections, details

Education

BRE BIM Academy

Watford, UNITED KINGDOM

Institue of Management and Leadership

Lincoln, UNITED KINGDOM

University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture

Warsaw, POLAND

Technical College in Architectural Designing & Building Technology

Warsaw, POLAND