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PROFILE I have been working as a professional architect for the past 16 years . I have worked in Botswana, New Zealand, England, South Afr ica and Zambia in a var iety of architectural pract ices , on a wide range of projects . These range from large hospita ls , government and non government bui ld ings, developer funded mult i-unit res ident ia l projects , educat ional , inst itut ional , private houses, inter al ia . The scope of my involvement has typica l ly been from project incept ion, feasib i l i ty, in it ia l scheme design, design development, contract documentat ion, contract administrat ion and project complet ion. My interest i s in design which i s beautiful and respects society and the environment.
EXPERIENCE SENIOR ARCHITECT, ANDERSON+ANDERSON INTERNATIONAL , ZAMBIA 2012PRESENT
Senior Project Architect on large scale commercia l , educat ional , private res ident ia l and non governmental organisat ions projects from incept ion to complet ion.
ARCHITECT, CHRIS P ITCHER ARCHITECT, SOUTH AFRICA 2009-2012
Registered professional architect in private pract ice focus on res ident ia l and large scale transpor tat ion projects .
ARCHITECT ASS ISTANT, AVANTI ARCHITECTS , UNITED KINGDOM 2005-2008
Architect assistant working on large scale healthcare projects in a mult i member/disc ip l ine team environment.
ARCHITECT, DE IGHTON GIBBS ARCHITECTS , NEW ZEALAND 20032005
Project Architect working in a medium s ize , design focused, pract ice par t icular ly on mult i-unit res ident ia l , commercia l and private housing projects from incept ion to complet ion.
ARCHITECT, ANDERSON+ANDERSON INTERNATIONAL , BOTSWANA 1999-2002
Project Architect on commercia l , private res ident ia l and governmental projects from incept ion to complet ion.
EDUCATION Nelson Mandela Metropol itan Univers ity, Por t El izabeth, South Afr ica . B. Arch 1998
Por t El izabeth Technikon, Por t El izabeth, South Afr ica . B. Tech. Arch 1996
I won a number of student awards, design and technica l , during my studies .
SKILLS Design, Detai l Design and documentat ion, Project Administrat ion, AutoCad, Revit , Archicad, Sketch-up, Photoshop, NBS Specwriter, Off ice appl icat ions , Spanish language. German language
REFERENCE MURRAY ANDERSON, ANDERSON+ANDERSON INTERNATIONAL , ZAMBIA ANDERSON@ZAMNET.ZM
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I was project architect on a remote Pol ice outpost in the Kalahar i Deser t . This inc luded 24 houses in an attached pol ice vi l lage, Pol ice stat ion, Pol ice cel ls , Communicat ions centre, Workshop and Stores .
I was project architect on a competit ion entr y for the Botswana Power Corporat ion Train ing Centre, inc luding Accommodation for students , Train ing workshop, Faci l i t ies and an Administrat ion centre.
I was project architect on the Botswana Centre for Distance Learning. (BOCODOL) This inc luded 18 houses, an Administrat ion centre, a Studio to prepare distance learning materia l , a Librar y, Teaching spaces and c lassrooms, a Canteen and Computer tra in ing fac i l i ty al l designed around a cour tyard to enhance col laborat ion.
I assisted on a sustainable , natural ly venti lated award winning technology centre (BOTEC)
In New Zealand;
I was project architect on the re-development of a major vehic le showroom and workshop inc luding substant ia l landscape design to mitigate pol lut ion from the fac i l i ty (as required by an extensive resource consent approval process) .
I was project architect on a recycl ing fac i l i ty inc luding temporar y storage and administrat ion off ice also subject to an onerous resource consent process .
I was project architect on var ious Mult i Unit Residentia l projects in which maximis ing the return on investment within a t ight design schedule was impor tant .
In the United Kingdom:
I was lead technica l design architect on two large NHS Hospita ls bui lt on a PFI Joint Venture working c losely with the contractor to achieve compl iance with design standards and construct ion budgets .
I assisted in var ious competit ion proposals for Healthcare fac i l i t ies .
In South Afr ica ;
I worked on a major Transpor t Interchange Faci l i ty located in Namibia integrated into the exist ing town layout . The fac i l i ty, c lustered around a tower, inc luded long route bus stat ion, shor t route taxi stat ion, retai l and food preparat ion, chi ld care fac i l i ty, secure vehic le parking, administrat ion centre and cultural tour ism spaces. I fur ther worked on private houses in c lose col laborat ion with contractors .
In Zambia ;
I was project architect on a large vehic le showroom, workshop and vehic le c lear ing fac i l i ty.
I was project architect on the development of the German Embassy in Lusaka and new Visa sect ion.
I was design architect on var ious educat ional projects ranging from the development of a new school to developing a proposal for a remote learning fac i l i ty uti l is ing new teaching technology.
I was design architect on a new healthcare c l in ic .
I was design architect on a new agriculture seed fac i l i ty, inc luding off ice , tra in ing centre and canteen for large subsistence farmer groups.
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mrchrispitcher @ gmail.com +26 0 979 2 555 86
CFB CLINIC MISC A.20 15/03/2016
ANDERSON + ANDERSON INTERNATIONALARCHITECTS firstname.lastname@example.org ZAMBIA
9 Ash Road Woodlands +26 01 266455/266400 PO Box 30263 Lusaka 10101
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Fire Cabinet Fire Cabinet
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CHANGE ROOM10 m2
FM OFFICE10 m2
LAB STORE3 m2
STAFF ROOM10 m2
CONSUMABLE STORE10 m2
GAS STORE4 m2
RECEPTION RECORDS ACCOUNT18 m2
AMBULANCE DROP OFF45 m2
DISPOSAL HOLD4 m2
DIRTY UTILITY6 m2
PAEDIATRIC TREATMENT18 m2
BIN AREA3 m2
CLEAN UTILITY9 m2
2 m2MECH3 m2
PUBLIC ENTRANCE43 m2
FLOOR CONSTRUCTION100 high x 300 mm wide tiled skirting150 mm concrete floorpower floated finishconcrete sealer250 micron underlaycompacted sand bedcompacted hardcore with ant treatmentfloor structure to be confirmed by structural engineerfinished floor level 200 mm above external natural ground levelstep free access (slab set down) to showers
WALL CONSTRUCTION200 mm concrete block wallplaster and paint externallyplaster and paint internallywall tiles to wet areas to door head height bathroom kitchen sculleryaccent tiles to 1100 mm high walls to bathrooms
ROOF CONSTRUCTIONKLIPLOK 406 roof sheeting ZINCALUME AZ 150
150 micron underlay
40 mm ISOBOARD
steel top hat branding
12.5 mm GIB board skimmed primed and painted
white shadow line cornice
FLAT ROOF CONSTRUCTIONDERBIGUM waterproof membranescreed to fallspout (150 mm cold rolled section, toes up)100 mm concrete slabexposed underside of slab sealed
CUPBOARD CONSTRUCTIONdouble faced chipboard carcasssolid timber doors and shelf facess/s handels900 mm high granite worktop100 mm high s/s toe board
WINDOW CONSTRUCTIONsteel windows in cottage panes with integrated bugler bars alignedwith pane sizes6 mm clear float glass6 mm obscure glass to bathroomsbrass handles and bracket for lock
DOOR CONSTRUCTION1.2 mm thick pressed metal steel door frame built into wallsemi solid timber internal doorssolid timber external doorsaluminium sliding doorironmongery