Sonia Pimenta

Sonia Pimenta

Interest

Travelling; Music ;Dance ; Movies; Photography and Art.

Summary

    ·A total of 6 yrs experience in the field of Architecture; Landscape architecture with 5 yrs experience in Corporate and Retail Interiors.

    ·Currently working with RSP Design Consultants; Bangalore; as a Senior Architect – Interiors; since 2005 till date (5 yrs); on Corporate Interiors for Major IT firms in Indiafor LEED - Platinum Rated Projects.

    ·Bachelors of Architecture form GOA College of Architecture with 74% Aggregate in the Final Year for Final year Research Thesis Topic ‘Relation between Spaces and Shopping’.

Objective

To attain a position as a Senior Architect / Senior Project Coordinator /Team Lead in a Multinational Interior Design / Retail Firm.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2005 - Present

SENIOR ARCHITECT - INTERIORS

RSP DESIGN CONSULTANTS ; BANGALORE

Designation: Senior Architect – Interiors

Job Profile

  • Senior Architect and Designer for Corporate and Retail Interiors ; providing interior fit-out solutions for major LEED – Platinum Rated Projects in the IT industry.
  • Development of Planning strategies for interior fit outs and design concepts and its Site Implementationconsidering Clients brief and Budgetary constraints and Stringent timelines.
  • Coordination with various Engineering Consultants in India and across the Globe related to the various services that need to be implemented to provide a user friendly interior environment.
  • Workforce harnessing in order to deliver timely project deadlines as per client and PMC indicators.

Projects

Corporate interiors:

1.CISCO GLOBALISATION EAST CAMPUS @ CESSNA BUSINESS PARK; Bangalore; 1.8 million sq.ft. 2007 – till date

Was involved in the Phase 1 design of the South East Asia Global Briefing Center for Cisco with design and site coordination as a major role. Also workspace planning and designing for the office space for Buildings B03 and B04 – a LEED Platinum rated building .Currently working on Building B05 and B06 for in developing the planning as well as the design concepts aiming LEED Platinum Rating for these future buildings that will be completed by 2011.The scope of work also involves development of tender drawings and coordination with vendors and service consultants along with people management to ensure timely delivery of project timelines .Also timely adaptation and revision of design concepts w.r.t budget constraints ; market fluctuations and client requirements

2.NOKIA R&D CENTER @ VRINDAVAN TECH VILLAGE; Bangalore: 1.5 lakh sq.ft. January 2010 – till Date

Was involved in the planning and design development of the R&D office for NOKIA –A LEED Platinum Rated Project. An Open office concept with emphasis on extensive collaboration – a neo concept in office planning and design; derived upon extensive studies and surveys conducted by workspace planning consultants. Development of Tender Drawings and coordination with external service and design consultants is also a part of the job undertaken.

3.R&D OFFICE FOR SUNGARD AT KHARADI PUNE: 60,000 SQ.FT: October 2009 – till date.

Was involved in the planning and design development of the R&D office for SUNGARD. The design and planning involved an adaptative solution as well as incorporating the elements of the built structure into office interiors and planning. It also involved preparation of tender and construction drawings along with service coordination.

4.PHILLIPS INNOVATION CAMPUS @ MANYATA BUSINESS PARK: BLOCKS 2A & 2B; 3A & 3B; Bangalore; 6 lakh sq.ft. : 2006 – 2007

5.OFFICE FOR TARGET RETAIL @ EMBASSY GOLF LINKS BUSINESS PARK; Bangalore; 1.5 lakh sq.ft. 2006

Development of design concepts; preparation of tender and construction drawings for the project was a major role played. Also doing timely site visits and ensuring the quality as well as compliance to the drawings and materials specified by the architect ;to be incorporated by the contractor and vendors.

6.AUDITORIUM AND CORPORATE FLOOR FOR L&T @ WHITEFIELD ; Bangalore ; 10,000 sq.ft- 2005

Developed the designs for the auditorium and the corporate floor; it involved integration of audio visual requirements with the interior look and feel of the space with a strategic selection of materials.

7.IBM INNOVATION CENTER @ EMBASSY GOLF LINKS BUSINESS PARK ; Bangalore ; 10,000 sq.ft - 2007

8.OFFICE INTERIORS FOR IBM @ EMBASSY GOLF LINKS BUSINESS PARK; Bangalore; 1.5 lakh sq.ft. 2005 - 2006

Hospitality and Retail:

9.CLUBHOUSE FOR MANTRI ALTIUS ON CUBBON ROAD; Bangalore ; 13,000 sq.ft - 2005

Individually handled project right from client brief undertaking to the design concepts as well as development of tender and construction drawings and time site visits till the site hand over.

10.GALAXY MALL FOR EMBASSY GROUP ; Bangalore ; 80,000 sq.ft – 2005

Development of design concepts for mall interiors and coordination with the architects for incorporation of the same.

Learning’s:

·Handling large scale projects within limited timelines and budgets.

·Workforce harnessing to present effectiveand timely solutions

Dec 2004 - Jun 2005

Junior Project Architect; Retail and corporate interiors

RD&M

Designation: Junior Project Architect; Retail and corporate interiors

Job Profile

·Assistant to the Project Architect; involved in the development of conceptual schemes for retail and corporate interior projects.

·Creating construction drawings and on site supervision of project construction

Corporate interiors:

•Tally solutions @ koramangala – Bangalore ; 80,000sq.ft

•Cafeteria for hexaware solutions @ Bangalore ; 15,000 sq.ft

•Krone communications @ peenya Bangalore ; 30,000 sq.ft

Architecture:

•Proposal for research and design center for D- link @ Bangalore

•Proposal for akzon oble @Whitefield Bangalore

Retail interiors:

•Proposal for titan Timex stores in India

•Proposal for delsey baggage stores in India

•Proposal for hal exhibition pavilion in Bangalore @ jakkur aerodrome @ Bangalore

May 2004 - Dec 2004

Project architect landscape architecture and planning

INTEGRATED DESIGN

Project architect

Landscape design and planning

•Residential fit out for sjr group @ Whitefield Bangalore 25 lakh sq.ft

•Salarpuria infozone @ Whitefield Bangalore 6 lakh sq.ft

•International stone sipcot for ace group Bangalore

Education

Education
Jun 1999 - May 2004

BACHELORS OF ARCHITECTURE

GOA COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE

PERCENTILE AGGREGATE : 74%

Jun 1996 - May 1999

HIGHER SECONDARY

SMT . PARVATHIBAI CHOWGULE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

PERCENTILE AGGREGATE : 64%

Skills

Skills

AUTOCAD