Projects

   L&T Realty Oct‘13 – Present: Elante Mall, L&T Reality Chandigarh, India

(Location: Surat/Chandigarh, India)

Consultant Architect: Tenant Coordinator / Retail Fit-outs (SPOC)

  • Retail Stores/Kiosks/Anchor/office block Fit-Out    
  • So far completed 83+ In lines, including Anchors & 18 office fit-outs.

Inorbit Malls


July ‘13- Sep.’13
Inorbit Malls India Pvt. Ltd. 

(Location: Surat/Vadodara, India)   

Consultant Architect- Tenant Coordinator / Retail Fit-Out

    • Aggressively involved in New launched Inorbit Vadodara for inline stores

Inorbit Malls  Apr ‘11- Nov.‘12 Inorbit Malls India Pvt. Ltd.  (Mumbai, India)

Tenant Coordinator/Fit-outs:

    • Managed fit-out of four Inorbit properties across India that incurred aggregate footfall during weekend is of 40,000 individuals. The fit out brands stores included UCB, Tommy Hilfiger, Blackberry, Homestop, Shopper stop, Crossword etc.

    • The activities included site project management, drawing audits and approvals, material inventory management, and vendor management. During the process.

    • Achieved 5-7% reduction in the initial estimated cost & time by ensuring optimization in designs & services.

Sep ‘10-Mar ’11: Sankalpan Architect Pvt. Ltd. (Mumbai, India)      

Team Leader – (Retail Design & Space Planning)

    • Design & execution of retail brands such as Crossword, Shopper’s Stop & Home Stop that covered total retail area of 1,20,000 sq.ft. and catered to weekly footfall of 20,000 individuals.

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Sep ‘09-Aug ’10 Independent Consultant (Location: Mumbai, India) Consultant

    • Designed and executed interiors of residential properties of area 970 sq.ft. in Powai, Mumbai.

    Antilia-Building-Night-View-Most-Expensive-House-In-India-Wallpaper2  Aug ’07 -Aug ‘09 (Combine) Reliance Industries Ltd & Reliance Retail Ltd. (Mumbai, India)  

    • In house Architect – Residential Interiors of “Antilla”, costliest residential property in the world
    • Coordinating with a multi-national team of interior designers for top 4 floors of The Antilla.

    • Managed inventory of FFE (Fixture, Furniture & Equipements) of top personal FOUR floors of chairman’ residential.

    • Reliance Retail

 Manager – Retail Design

Developed design concept of ‘The Reliance Town Centre’ to create ‘One Stop’ hub to cater to retail needs of consumers in tier 2, 3 and 4 towns across India. The design covered entire spectrum of retail commerce including cinema multiplexes, food courts, hypermarkets, activity areas, and third party retail areas.

    • Project was rolled out in the 9 cities across India that witnessed weekly footfall of 200000 individuals with consistent growth rate of 12%.

Jan ’07 –Jun ‘07:  Michael Aukett Architects (Mumbai, India)

http://www.michaelaukett.com/retail.htm

Consultant Architect (Space Planning) – Hypermarket and Supermarkets Fit-Out

Projects – Flamez Mall Faridabad (98,000 ft2 – Hypermarket), Star city Mall, Delhi, U & Me Mall Gurgaon.

    • Hypermarket designing – transforming Business dimensions (percentage and area allocated for different formats like Apparels, jewelry, cards & gifts, home wares, electronics, BWS etc.) Into Retail Layout, redesigning retail spaces as per modified business figure as in when required, objective was to strike a perfect balance between customer experience & business requirement by focusing on every requirement from parking, circulation Movement (Escalator + Travelators ) Trolley movement, cash tills, department categories, brand categories, back house design.

    • The design was rolled out in four reputed malls in NCR (National Capital Region), India covering area of 200000 m2.

Jun’06 –Dec‘06: DSP Designs (Mumbai, India)

Consultant Architect (Space Planning) – Retail Design for M/s Coteba International, Paris

Projects – Reliance Shopping Mall

    • Gathered requirements and prepared plans, elevation, sections, and planned amalgamation of various service agencies, selection of Interior finishes

    • Handled day to day project execution tasks with the assistance of a team of two junior architects, directly reporting to me.

May’05–May’06: DV Joshi & Company  (Mumbai, India)
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Consultant Architect (Space Planning):

    • Santacruz Airport, Mumbai: Worked on Designing of Arrival Façade elevation, VIP lounge, Mezzanine Area. Part of the onsite Architectural Team, Responsibilities included management & documentation of complex master file, detailing drawings & MEP amalgamations/coordination & everyday site issues.

    • Godrej Agrovet, Bangalore: Development of Plans after collecting client’s brief, working drawings –Detailing, co-coordinating with different service consultant.

    • Renovation of Vikhroli plant, Mumbai: Design and development to transform factory into office space of 10000 m2.

    • Renovation of Toll Gate: Won the best design award for the two toll gate designs, competing amongst Mumbai’s reputed architectural teams. The challenge was to minimize heavy vehicle traffic congestion and queuing inside the toll gate complex. The design was appreciated for originality in problem solving and rolled out to successful pilot and full-scale operation.

Apr’04–Apr’05Architect Hafeez Contractor Hafeez contractor

(Location: Mumbai, India)

Architect (Space Planning)

    • Vedanta Housing, Orissa – Gathered requirements and developed architectural design

    • Architectural Projects: Sahara Townships, Sahara Hotel-Concept revision

    • Promenade landscape at Thane, Mumbai: An urban landscape project under leadership of Mr. Hafeez Contracter. I developed a novel design from scratch that is at par with International design standards mainly addressing the redevelopment of area under flyover.

Sep’03–Mar’04:  Dushyant Kumar Architects Pvt. Ltd.

(Location: Lucknow, India)

Intern Architect

    • Management of design audits and approvals from Government authorities.

    • Preparation of commercial and residential designs for clients.

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