Basic Info

Taher Abdel-Ghani

2 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Architect (intern) at One Design Inc.

Experience Details

Architect (intern)

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Entry Level

Urban Design and Development projects using 3D SketchUp modelling and 2D visual renders, e.g. Photoshop & InDesign


Company Details

One Design Inc.

Shanghai, China

1-10 employees

Architectural and Design Services, Research

N/A

Sep 2016 to Mar 2017 (6 months)
Perceptions – Infrastructure for Refugees at Bauhaus University Weimar (student activity)

Experience Details

Perceptions – Infrastructure for Refugees

Creative/Design/Art

Student

A 5-day workshop that focuses on exchange of expeiences and knowledge in order to come up with a variety of solutions for refugees, in the city of Erfurt


Company Details

Bauhaus University Weimar (multinational) (student activity)

Germany

N/A

Nov 2015 to Nov 2015
Architect at Archinos Architecture

Experience Details

Architect

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Entry Level

Conservation of Heritage using architectural software skills, e.g. AutoCad 2D, SketchUp & Adobe Photoshop, and also using video documentation techniques
Project Completed Tasks:
1. Sultan Qaitbay Festival (Video Documentation)
2. Maqa’ad Qaitbay Conservation Project (Initial Surveying Stages + Video Documentation)
3. Hawd Qaitbay in Old Cairo (3D Site Modelling & Area Documentation)
4. Keep it Real (Contemporary Art vs. Traditional Craft Workshop in Old Cairo)
5. 3-storey Villa in Hacienda Bay, North Coast, Egypt (Technical Drawings)
6. Dangiel Site Museum, Sudan (Conceptual + Design + Technical Phases)
7. Jebel Barkal Site Museum, Sudan (Conceptual + Design + Technical Phases)
8. Deir El-Ghazali Monastery, Sudan (Doumentation + Conceptual + Design + Technical Phases)


Company Details

Archinos Architecture

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Architectural and Design Services, Research

N/A

Jul 2014 to Sep 2015 (1 year 2 months)
Sultan Qaitbay Festival at Archinos Architecture (student activity)

Experience Details

Sultan Qaitbay Festival

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture, Creative/Design/Art, Project/Program Management

Entry Level

An event that celebrates the completion of the conservation and adaptive re-use project of Hawd El-Sultan Qaitbay in the “City of the Dead” in Old Cairo. Furthermore, a tribute to the local craftsmen and promoting their trades by designing a showcase for them in order to be shown to the public


Company Details

Archinos Architecture (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Jun 2015 to Jul 2015 (1 month)
Architect at CDC-Abdel-Halim Ibrahim

Experience Details

Architect

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Entry Level

Urban Design and Redevelopment approaches using architectural softeware skills, e.g. AutoCad 2D, SketchUp & Adobe Photoshop
Project Completed Tasks:
1. El-Khandaa’ Project in Medina, Saudi Arabia (3D conceptual studies + Urban Design Proposal)


Company Details

CDC-Abdel-Halim Ibrahim

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Architectural and Design Services, Research

N/A

Apr 2015 to Jun 2015 (2 months)
Keep it Real Workshop at Archinos Architecture (student activity)

Experience Details

Keep it Real Workshop

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture, Project/Program Management, Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

A close collaboration between ten artists and the local craftsmen in the area of Old Cairo, as a method of preserving the local traditional crafts from extinction. The products are to be exhibited in Bayt El-Sinnari


Company Details

Archinos Architecture (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Oct 2014 to Nov 2014 (1 month)
Technical Architect at HAZ MArble

Experience Details

Technical Architect

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Entry Level

Natural Stone installation for exterior cladding and interior finishing using AutoCad 2D
Projects Completed Tasks:
1. Presidential Palace in UAE (Exterior Landscape Stone Installation)
2. Muscat Internation Airport in Oman (Interior Finishing Stone Installation, including creating a Cutting List)
3. Mesheireb Properties Complex in Doha, Qatar (Exterior Cladding)


Company Details

HAZ MArble

Cairo, Egypt

51- 100 employees

Architectural and Design Services

N/A

Mar 2014 to Jul 2014 (4 months)
Freelance Copywriter at ArtBeat Media

Experience Details

Freelance Copywriter

Writing/Editorial, Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level

Writing short commercials for an International Medical Company called GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The commercial would include mostly Medical products used by the customers, i.e. doctors


Company Details

ArtBeat Media

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Media Production

N/A

Jan 2014 to Jun 2014 (5 months)
Architecture Visualization Workshop at Megawra Hub (student activity)

Experience Details

Architecture Visualization Workshop

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

A 5-week seminar discussion about Cairo’s Urban Development through installation of a visual architectural comic book


Company Details

Megawra Hub (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Jan 2014 to Feb 2014 (1 month)
Future House Competition at REMAL Foundation & Ein-Shams University (student activity)

Experience Details

Future House Competition

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Entry Level

Fourth Place in the Solar Decathlon International Competition. The purpose was designing a furistic conceptual house that would be environmental-friendly


Company Details

REMAL Foundation & Ein-Shams University (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Feb 2014 to Feb 2014
Intern Junior Architect (intern) at Luiz Pizzaro Architects

Experience Details

Intern Junior Architect (intern)

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Student

Designing a 3-storey hostel in Barcelos, including plans, sections, elevations and Interior 3D shots, using AutoCad 2D and SketchUp


Company Details

Luiz Pizzaro Architects

Portugal

1-10 employees

Architectural and Design Services

N/A

Jan 2012 to Feb 2012 (1 month)
The Domestic Denial of a Heroic City Workshop at MSA University / Port-Said University / Thessaloniki University (student activity)

Experience Details

The Domestic Denial of a Heroic City Workshop

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Student

In Collaboration with Port-Said University & Thessaly University from Greece. The aim was to restore the Suez Canal view to the public, after being blocked by high-rise residential buildings


Company Details

MSA University / Port-Said University / Thessaloniki University (student activity)

Port Said, Egypt

N/A

Sep 2011 to Sep 2011
Engineer Trainee (intern) at Under the Supervision of Eng. Hani Shekeeb

Experience Details

Engineer Trainee (intern)

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Student

Supervising Site construction for a 2-storey house in 6th October City, including Materials and Exterior Finishes


Company Details

Under the Supervision of Eng. Hani Shekeeb

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Architectural and Design Services, Engineering Services, Real Estate/Property Management

N/A

Jun 2011 to Aug 2011 (2 months)
2nd Architecture Exhibition at MSA University (student activity)

Experience Details

2nd Architecture Exhibition

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Student

Participated in the preparation of the exhibition through a short video documentation of the whole set-up process


Company Details

MSA University (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Jul 2011 to Jul 2011
Mosaic Making (intern) at Al-Youssef, Co.

Experience Details

Mosaic Making (intern)

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture, Creative/Design/Art

Student

An Egyptian-Italian Company selling mosaic-decorated products
Projects Tasks Completed
City Stars Mall in Egypt (Interior Flooring at the Food Court Entrance)


Company Details

Al-Youssef, Co. (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Architectural and Design Services, Engineering Services, Arts and Crafts

N/A

Jun 2009 to Aug 2009 (2 months)
Junior Summer Program at The American University in Cairo (student activity)

Experience Details

Junior Summer Program

Training/Instructor

Student

Instructor for juniors in the fields of Science, theatre and sports


Company Details

The American University in Cairo (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Jun 2007 to Jul 2007 (1 month)

Education

M.Sc. in Urban Planning

Education Details

M.Sc.

Urban Planning, Architecture

Bauhaus University & Tongji University, Germany

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Urban Sociology Urban Planning Transportation Urban Commons

N/A

Bauhaus University & Tongji University
2015 - 2017
College Diploma in Project Management

Education Details

College Diploma

Project Management

The American University in Cairo, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

The American University in Cairo
2014 - 2015
B.Sc. in Architecture

Education Details

B.Sc.

Architecture

Modern Sciences and Arts University (MSA), Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Architectural Design, Working Drawings, AutoCad, ArchiCad, 3D MAX, Landscape Design, Urban and Regional Planning

N/A

Modern Sciences and Arts University (MSA)
2007 - 2012
High School - IGCSE

High School Details

IGCSE

Port-said Language school

Egypt

2007

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Port-said Language school
2007

Certifications

Certificate details

Honorary Certificate

Feb 2015

N/A

N/A

N/A

European Union & Archinos Architecture

An honorary certificate from the Ambassdor of the European Union, the President of the Alexandira Library and Archinos Architecture for participating in the “KEEPitREAL” workshop

Certificate details

Competition Workshop

Feb 2014

N/A

N/A

N/A

REMAL Foundation & EIn-Shams University

An honorary certificate from the department of Architecture for participating in the Solar Decathlon International Competition

Certificate details

REVIT Certificate

Jan 2014

N/A

N/A

N/A

CAD MAsters & AUTODESK

A Certified Certificate from CAD Masters training centre and Autodesk for completing a REVIT Architecture Pro Course

Certificate details

Internship Certificate

Feb 2012

N/A

N/A

N/A

Luiz Pizzarro Architects

An honorary certificate for completing an Architectural Internship in Portugal, in coordination with IYDA (Intercultural Youth Dialogue Association)

Certificate details

Certificate of Attendance

Sep 2011

N/A

N/A

N/A

Society of Egyptian Architects

An honorary certificate for participating in an Urban Planning Workshop in Port-Said

Certificate details

Honorary Certificate

Jul 2011

N/A

N/A

N/A

Modern Sciences & Arts (MSA) University

An honorary certificate from the department of Architecture for participating in the 2nd Annual Architecture Exhibition

Certificate details

Championship Certificate

Jan 2007

N/A

N/A

N/A

Al-Ahly Sporting Club

An honorary certificate for achieving:
1. 1st place in High Jump U-14 Competition
2. 3rd place in High Jump U-18 Competition
3. 3rd place in High Jump U-20 Competition

IELTS
Apr 2014

Certificate details

IELTS

Apr 2014

7.0 out of 9.0

N/A

N/A

British Council

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

REVIT Course

Jan 2014

CAD MAsters

N/A

Training/Course Details

Why are you Alive?

Sep 2015

Online Course (Udemy.com)

N/A

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2nd Architecture ExhibitionAdobe IndesignAdobe PhotoshopAdobe PremiereAl-Youssef, Co.AnalyticalAnalyzingArabicArchitectArchitectural And Design ServicesArchitectureArchitecture Visualization WorkshopArts And CraftsAutoCADBauhaus University WeimarBuilding ConstructionCertificate Of AttendanceChampionship CertificateCinemaCitiesCompetition WorkshopCreativeCyberlink PowerdirectorDesignEditorialEngineer TraineeEngineering ServicesEnglishFilmmakingFreelance CopywriterFuture House CompetitionGoogle SketchUpHonorary CertificateIELTSInitiativeInnovativeIntern Junior ArchitectInternship CertificateJournalismJunior Summer ProgramKeep It Real WorkshopMediaMedia ProductionMicrosoft OfficeMosaic MakingPerceptions Infrastructure For RefugeesPersistentProgram ManagementProjectProject ManagementProperty ManagementPublishingREVIT CertificateREVIT CourseReal EstateResearchSkilled TradesSportsSultan Qaitbay FestivalTechnical ArchitectThe Domestic Denial Of A Heroic City WorkshopTravelUrban PlanningUrbanismVideo EditingWhy Are You Alive?Writing

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Advanced

: Intermediate

: Advanced

: Advanced

English

English

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Cyberlink Powerdirector

Cyberlink Powerdirector

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

AutoCAD

AutoCAD

: Advanced

: Medium

:

5-7 years

Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp

: Advanced

: Medium

:

5-7 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Indesign

Adobe Indesign

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Filmmaking

Filmmaking

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Architecture

Architecture

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Urban Planning

Urban Planning

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

Less than 1 year

Research

Research

: Beginner

: Extreme - I love it!

:

Less than 1 year

Key Skills

Analytical, Creative, Initiative, Innovative, Persistent

Online Presence

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