Fields of expertise:
Architectural planning, drafting, and building techniques. Efficient communication with private, commercial, and public sectors.Application of various architectural styles in compliance with different building codes. Ability to interact with an interdisciplinary team and allocate resources.
Remodeling extensions including interventions to the structure of the construction.
Artisan in wet and dry plastering &faux finishes. Contractor in renovation and tiling.
Teaching construction techniques, technical drafting and on site security to high school students heading towards contractor college or architecture.
Proficient in Archicad 3D
Design and project management of a commercial building (1999-2000) at the Architectural firm of Paul Poncin in Belgium
Independent Architect in Liege, design and project management of public and private buildings (1996-1999)
Green architecture projects at the pioneering Architectural firm of Yves Delhez in Belgium(1995-1996)
Internship at the architectural agency, Aria in Belgium (1994-1996)
Internship at the Architectural firm of Dominique Boutay in Belgium (1993-1994)
Architect and contractorat Acte3 Brasseurs on a 90,000 sq/ft Modern Style renovation project - Liege (2007)
Project manager at E.F.T Le Coudmain - Seraing, Belgium (2004-2006)
Independent contractor-renovation of condominiums in Belgium (2002-2004)
Independent contractor -Conversion of a 70,000 sq/ft, 18th century architectural museum into a restaurant, bar, concert hall and outside gardens called Le Béguinage Liège, Belgium (2000-2001) http://www.nuns.be/
Structural and finishing repair on projects ranging from old 18th century traditional homes to contemporary buildings -Liège, Belgium (1996-1999)
Green architecture building techniques at the Architectural firm of Yves Delhez in Belgium (1995-1996)
Coordinator and Instructor:
Instructor: Summer classes for youth on the subject of architectural expression and sculptural architecture -U.C.L Louvain-la-Neuve (2010)
Plastering and faux-finishes and guidance of young adults in the field of construction-CEFA St-Martin-Seraing (2006-2008)
Coordinator: Mentoring and providing quality assurance for the students as apprentices with contractors CEFA St-Martin- Seraing(2006-2008)
Mentoring and instructing young adults in plastering techniques-Le Coudmain-Seraing(2004-2006)
Instructor: Summer classes in the conceptualization and creation of mosaics at the Ateliers d’Art Contemporain-Liege (2007 and 2008)
Teacher: Giving theoretical classes on construction techniques in masonry, protection against humidity and insulation solutions.
Giving classes on technical drafting as applied to the construction field codes, rules and standards.
Giving classes related to security in the construction field as well as how to organize on site contractor day.
Jan 2012 - May 2013
Contruction equipment and method teacher
Teaching high school grade students in the construction field comprehensive techniques on how to build following codes and technical solutions as they are applied in Belgium.
Teaching technical drafting rules,standards and the representation in two dimentional drawings of a volume.
Teaching security codes and protection rules in Belgium.
Teaching how to organize contractor work on site, theoretical aspects plus tips & tricks on how to solve easy problems.
Mar 2011 - Sep 2011
Week end team sales associate II
-Sales associate during the week-end in the Garden Center as well as in the lumber section assisting customers to load merchandises and re-stacking wood. Ability to assist customers in answering positively and/or find items, load heavy lifts plus multi task easily.
May 2011 - Sep 2011
-Helped the contractor into preparing the future major extension of an early last century villa by demolishing parts of the buliding and select materials to keep for re use.
Jan 2006 - Sep 2008
-Coordinator of apprentices on work sites.
-Job seeker for apprentices
-Report of activities of apprentices on site.
-Instructor of wet plastering techniques,including clay Eco-sustainable plastering
Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
Acte-3 Brasseurs sprl
-Associated with two other associated architects in the renovation of 3 ``maisons de maîtres``.
-Renovation of plastered and ornemented ceilings
-Renovation of marbles
-Renovation of balconies
Sep 2004 - Jan 2006
-Project manager a major renovation project in compliance to city codes and specifications according to buildings of historical value.
-Project manager: ceiling structures at the Financial headquarters of the Namur County 100.000.000 sq-feet
-Managed and instructed a plasterers team on site
-Teacher of construction techniques classes
-Supervisor of security codes enforcement
Sep 2009 - Dec 2009
Certification in CAD graphics
Oct 2008 - Oct 2008
-one week skilled level class on the graffitos renovation and creation topic
Apr 2005 - Apr 2005
-Classes on techniques to insulate facades with a mineral compound on top of a insulated layer.
Sep 1988 - Jun 1993
-Thesis on evacuation system throughout history around the world
Sep 1987 - Jun 1988