Oluwatoyin Lawal

Oluwatoyin Lawal

Work History

Work History
Mar 2012 - Present

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

MACKINTOSH ARCHITECTURE

  • Worked as a research assistant for the Mackintosh research group under Prof. Pamela Robertson.
  • Using Building Information Modelling tools, digitized the works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh such as the Willow tea room on Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow and the Ingrams street tea room in Glasgow.
  • Presentation images of these projects were also produced. 
Apr 2010 - Sep 2011

JUNIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT

TRIARCH NIGERIA

Worked closely with the senior architects and the directors on design projects.

Developed conceptual sketches and schematic, prepared two and three dimensional design drawings.

Resolved technical design problems in the design development stage.

Assisted site architects and engineers on construction sites, made necessary observations and reported to the directors.

Produced 3D visuals for all projects in the office between April 2010 and September 2011.

A few projects involved in are;

    •Design of a 5-floor office building for Veepee Industries on Herbert Macaulay road, Yaba, Lagos.            (Finalised: April 2011)     •Design of multiple units  of town houses at Lekki peninsula scheme 1,  Lagos. (Finalised: August, 2011)     •Branch development for Guaranty Trust Bank, St Gregory road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria (Realized: September      2011).      •Design of office extension for Bristow Helicopters at Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos,            Nigeria.     •3d visualisation for all projects at the office between April 2010 to September 2011           
Jan 2008 - Nov 2009

HOLIDAY INTERN

TRIARCH NIGERIA

Across three sessions of holiday internship, contributed in the design stages of the above listed works, drafted the  designsketches and accompanied the senior architect to site meetings and inspections. Some of the projects involved in during this period includes;

  • Branch design for Access Bank plc at Garki , Abuja, Nigeria.  (Completed)
  • Branch design for Access Bank Plc at Wuse, Abuja., Nigeria.  (Completed)
  • Branch design for Guaranty Trust Bank Plc at Ogun State University, Nigeria. (Completed)
  • Remodelling of a two-storey hotel at Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. (On-going)
  • Design and construction of multiple units of residential apartments at Victoria Island (Completed)

Education

Education
Sep 2011 - Sep 2012

MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE

GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART

Specialised in Digital Creativity and Investigated Parametric Design in Architecture with emphasis on bottom-up design approach.

Wrote extensive research essays on Architecture and Tourism and Digital Technology and its impact on contemporary architecture practices in Glasgow.

Nov 2005 - Mar 2010

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY

  • Underwent a four year training in architecture and finished with Honours .
  • Gained basic knowledge in the theoretical and practical aspects of Architectural Design.
  • Had three spells of internship during the program and was privileged to be involved in real life projects.
  • Got acquainted with a number of digital design programs like AutoCAD, Revit, 3d Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop to mention a few. 

Interest

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Sustainable and energy efficient buildings

Parametric design and computation

Urbanism

Objective

To continue to develop in design by constant mental exercises such as participation in competitions and exploratory projects.

To give the maximum best in any institution i find myself in. 

To continue to learn from available senior colleagues while I contribute optimally within any institution.

Skills

Skills

V-ray

3d Studio Max

Grasshopper

Adobe Photoshop

Autodesk AutoCAD

Rhinoceros

Autodesk Revit Architecture

Architecture and Design