U n d e r g r a d u a t e & P r o f e s s i o n a l P o r t f o l i o
Rakan W. Ayyoub
Located in a very distinct district in The Jordanian Capital, Jabal Al Waibdeh
“Mount Waibdeh” is one of the oldest inhibi...
ProjectConceptualization
Instructors:
3rdyear
DR.
ALI
AL
GHOUL
Computer History Museum
SectionA-A
1. 2. ,3. ,4.Computer Ti...
Chosen in the city of Zarka, the functional requirements of the program were
quite brutal and a lot of the concentration w...
20+10+X World Architecture Community Awards
8th Cycle
AWA R D S
Located in one of Jordan’s most visited areas, Jabal Amman...
working on the aesthetic embodied response to architectural spaces, of
both interiors and exteriors, and just the visual p...
Computer History MuseumA t h i r d y e a r p r o j e c t
Computer history Timeline Exhibition
F I G U R E 2 . E
S e m i - ...
Producing the fundamental Design, Final Design and tender documents for
the $ 20 Billion, Shamia Expansion and Service Bui...
Conceptual design, Design Development, and Tender Documents for Abraj Kudai Towers
Complex, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, a 12 mega...
Schematic and Conceptual Design for Le - Meridian Hotel Extension in
Amman Jordan, this included proposals for various opt...
Computer history Timeline Exhibition
F I G U R E 2 . E
S e m i - C o n d u c t o r E x h i b i t i o n
F I G U R E 2 . F
Y...
Building Information Modeling (BIM) and architectural design, including
coordination with other engineering disciplines, a...
Computer history Timeline Exhibition
F I G U R E 2 . E
S e m i - C o n d u c t o r E x h i b i t i o n
F I G U R E 2 . F
U...
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  1. 1. U n d e r g r a d u a t e & P r o f e s s i o n a l P o r t f o l i o Rakan W. Ayyoub
  2. 2. Located in a very distinct district in The Jordanian Capital, Jabal Al Waibdeh “Mount Waibdeh” is one of the oldest inhibited areas in the history of Amman, the Coffee place was chosen to have a very deconstructionist and provocative look in order to make it stand out from the crowed of traditional J o r d a n i a n a r c h i t e c t u r e p r e s e n t i n t h e a r e a The narrow voids linking between buildings are interlocking at different points, these points allow activity to transform and change so it is reflecting the motion of cars and pedestrians withinthatarea. Thebuildingsevolvedovertimeinanarithmeticwayinaseries of1to2levels,theregulationschangedtoallow3,ormore. This growth in length is equal to the change in time, and the continuity and flawlessness of time induces us to think of 1 continuous structure such as a folded structure. When observing the area's skyline of the nearby buildings, each level of the surroundings, can be combined and compressed into a multilevel structure, thus creating a folded sectional grid, jumping in and about 6 levels, each levelrepresentsachange infunctionality. ProjectConceptualization Change in building height = change in time 1 2 3 4 5.... The section shows the sequential jump of levels from number 1 “ The entrance” to number 6 “ The gallery” Notice the ramp leading towards the reading areas which in turn shifts level to the inclined book shelves which is on the same level then shifts levels by rampstowardstheterrace. Notice how the exhibition space is created by the void and the hangingartworkthatcanbeseenfromallaroundthebuilding. The Inclining Book Shelf 3 Reading Area 2 Entrance 1Transformation 5 Terrace 4 Gallery 6 SectionA-A This plan shows the small entrance area, it was designed in this manner to allow for security measures, a ramp follows to take the users to another level hence a change of functionality towards an ordering counter and a setting area, the area views a gallery below from the void and a view towards the outside, the right part of the plan shows another setting area that leads to inclined book shelves. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1. 2. ,3. ,4. 5. ,6.Main Entrance Inclining Ramp Prep. Area Ordering Counter W.C Setting and, , Reading., Void Open To Below , Inclining Book Shelves , Setting and Reading7. 8. 9. The ability to store more books on an inclined bended slab is of vital importance to the projects economical survival, angular walls allow for easy leveling, thus a ramp was created that crosses one level of bookshelves right onto another level, and up towards another rampthatleadstotheoutsideterraces. PlanGroundFloor The Back elevation faces a northen area were there is no direct lightning, northen areas may reduce favorable ambient conditions. This is the elevation used for the book shelves, it is mainly used as afoldedslabthatholdsmostofthebuildingtogether. The Bookplace CafeA t h i r d y e a r p r o j e c t Section A-A Instructors: 3rdyear A t h i r d y e a r p r o j e c t The Book place Cafe F I G U R E 1 . B Voids and the surrounding buildings. F I G U R E 1 . A DR. ALI AL GHOUL F I G U R E 1 . B Hence a 6 leveled folded structure with 6 changes in activity F I G U R E 1 . CF I G U R E 1 . C Time Represents continuity , a folded structure F I G U R E 1 . D 02
  3. 3. ProjectConceptualization Instructors: 3rdyear DR. ALI AL GHOUL Computer History Museum SectionA-A 1. 2. ,3. ,4.Computer Time line Exhibition Entrance Entrance Visible, Storage Exhibition. 1 2 3 1. 2.Computer Time Line Exhibition Computer, Advertisement History Exhibition Visible Storage,3. Exhibition A A B B 1 1. Semiconductor Exhibition, A t h i r d y e a r p r o j e c t Located in one of Jordan’s most visited areas, Jabal Amman “Mount Amman” the area is a very rich cultural and urban space. The Computer History Museum was established as a non-profit organization in 1999 in the united states. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. It is home to one of the largest international collections of computing artefacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, ephemera, photographs, moving images, documents and software. Computer History MuseumA t h i r d y e a r p r o j e c t ProjectConceptualization To conceptualize the design; since the functional requirements of a museum are quite limited, it was easy to symbolize the conception to include chips eachcomprisinganarchitecturalprogram,thusbeing analogous to the machine language of a computer, with interconnecting paths forming an analogous circulation pattern, which introduces a sequential programming of the visitor as he passes through the so called units. The Sketches show the primary formation of the spaces in elevation form , it is clear how the auditorium space is buried underneath and the rest of the museum is composed of interconnected spaces that overlap each other and areconnected. Exhibition Space - Program Exhibition Space - Program Exhibition Space - Program Exhibition Space - Program Exhibition Space - Program Interconnection path Interconnection path The Formation of a logical schemata 1 C o n c e p t i n i t i a t i o n F I G U R E 2 . A 2 Labyrinthine Movements F I G U R E 2 . B Exhibition Unit Exhibition Unit Exhibition Unit 3 Geometrical Formations F I G U R E 2 . C 4O v e r a l l L a y e r i n g F I G U R E 2 . D Computer history Timeline Exhibition F I G U R E 2 . E S e m i - C o n d u c t o r E x h i b i t i o n F I G U R E 2 . F 03
  4. 4. Chosen in the city of Zarka, the functional requirements of the program were quite brutal and a lot of the concentration was on functional and structural accuracy and on healthcare conceptual design for eye centers in general. ProjectConcept A healing theater experience The Bookplace CafeA t h i r d y e a r p r o j e c t Instructors: 4thyear F I G U R E 3 . B Curvilinear formation to facilitate way finding F I G U R E 3 . A DR. SALIM AL FAQIH Functional layering F I G U R E 3 . C Facilitation of way finding Healing Environment to be created here (Stage) Healing and Positive Working experience The Curvilinear Shape enables patients to be spectators All Patients on east side to emphasis circadian rhythms. Central Warhouses Engineering Workshops Outpatient Clinics Cataract Surgery Suite Laundry Department Cataract Radiology Morgue Inpatient Bedrooms Main Visitor Circulation and void Main Labs Emergency Department ICU a f o u r t h y e a r p r o j e c t Cataract Surgery Center Celebration of sight most of us do not go around touching buildings, yet without thinking about it we touch them all the time, celebration of eye sight is of vital importance in hospital design and construction, the idea of walking form darkness to lighthasbeencelebratedinallcultures,"Allcolorswillagreeinthedark", The Placebo Effect The site has no challenging views to promote the placebo pill effect, creation of this placebo pill effect using architectural + environmental challengingaspectsmaycontributetoproduceanarchitecturalconcept. A Healing Theater Theprojectdealswithmanydesignaspects,focusingprimarily on the subject of evidence based design EBD, the project included a variety of healthcare design ideas incorporated and integrated into this building to produce a fully functional, patientrewardingandvisitorfriendlyexperience. In its essence the and theplacebo pill effect interactionbetweenthebodyand the mind was of major importance, hence this evidence based healing environment. This healing environment must reflect a positive working environment for the doctors also, hence the creation of this experience based economy overruns the service based economy. This kind of economy (experienced based is now leading the market e.g branding), for that the creation of a memorable experience makes people place a higher value on it (this is known as scripting the experience), for an experience is basically the knowledge, occurrence and the feelings that takes place, and so making this project as a healing stage was themajorconcept. The diagram Shows the zoning of various departments within the building the main, ia central circulation space and void can be seen clearly here, surrounded by 2 main cores, that distribute circulation and functional flow from oneplacetoanotherseamlessly, Cataract Surgery Centera f o u r t h y e a r p r o j e c t 04
  5. 5. 20+10+X World Architecture Community Awards 8th Cycle AWA R D S Located in one of Jordan’s most visited areas, Jabal Amman “Mount Amman” the area is a very rich cultural and urban space. The Computer History Museum was established as a non-profit organization in 1999 in the united states. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. It is home to one of the largest international collections of computing artefacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, ephemera, photographs, moving images, documents and software. ProjectConceptualization G e o m e t r i c a l F o r m a t i o n s Computer history Timeline Exhibition F I G U R E 2 . E S e m i - C o n d u c t o r E x h i b i t i o n F I G U R E 2 . F A t h i r d y e a r p r o j e c t The shmesani area is filled with voids between buildings, these voids can be used at a lower level in order to maintain some sort of visual continuity. When looking at the area’s surroundingsalotoffeaturescanbenoticed: The external visual framing continuity EVFCaspect will impact the users, and clients ability to interactwiththeoutside,passersbyandcarswillbeabletoviewthebuildingfromtheoutside, givingthematransparentandhonestvisualexperienceofwhatisgoingoninsidethebuilding. The external visual framing continuity EVFC, will also insure a pleasant working environment forthestaffofthebuilding,bringinginplentyofnaturallightning. The internal visual framing continuity IVFC , is a concept based on the honesty of the interactionsbetweenthebankdepartmentsandothermixedusedstories. ForthepurposeofdeliveringanefficientIVFCthebuildingwasfirstsplitinto2mainsections. Then in order to provide a more honest view instead of a building being composed of 1 floor slab, the floor slabs were to be shifted along the Z axis in order for the viewer to grasp a wider viewingframeof2storiesinsteadof1. Viewing two stories at once enables a more confident way finding ability, plus that it enables theclientorbuildinguserstoexperiencemoreofthebuilding,thusthattheyareexposedmore tothenatureofthebankingdepartments,andmoretootherretailstoresandsoon. Split levels were used in order to make a diversity in building uses also, a change in function fromonedepartmenttoanothermayenhancetheusers’psychologicalstateofmind. NationalCommercialBank The building is composed of low e-glazing curtain walls, on a spider based mullion system, t h e s y s t e m i s supported by the aluminum panels at the f r o n t o f t h e b u i l d i n g , t h e panels are in turn supported by t h e m a s t s o n e a c h s i d e . F I G U R E 6 . A Interior Branding for the client’s waiting area F I G U R E 4 . B Interior Branding for the client’s waiting area. F I G U R E 4 . C IVFC EVFC Internal visual framing continuity External visual framing continuity Building Transparency enhances honest client-dealer interaction and may promote a feeling of well being Left Building plan Right Building plan middle area IVFC IVFC Left Building section Right Building sectionVoid View View floor floor floor floor floor View ProjectConceptualization 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.Entrance Lobby, Coffee Place, W.C. , Credit Manager , Credit and Auditing Dept. Daily safe, Security Pass, Dealers’ Hall6. 7. 8. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Shading Device Spider Horizontal Panel Low e Curtain Wall Vertical Bracing Supporting Mast The building is composed of low e- glazing curtain walls, on a spider based mullion system, the system is supported by the aluminum panels at the front of the building, the panels are in turn supported by the masts on each side, this specific design is to encourage a visual movement as cars andpedestriansmoveby. A bank project was intended to teach students the ways in which mid-rise buildings are built and designed, the project is located in an area stacked with mid-rise buildings, and is a very vital commercial and business district in the Jordanian Capital. 05 Instructors: 4th DR. SALIM AL FAQIH
  6. 6. working on the aesthetic embodied response to architectural spaces, of both interiors and exteriors, and just the visual pleasures of thenot surface(glass geometric regularity), but the tactile, auditory and olfactory pleasures that the body responds to a whole, such as textured materials, hollowed acoustic spaces, coding smells to building areas etc and etc.. Instructors: Incorporating the building with natural stone formations. F I G U R E 4 . A DR. SALIM AL FAQIH Sha anav i s i o n a r y I N T E R V E N T I O N There is more to a place than its physical dimensions the understanding of place, sensibility, due respect to it’s natureandthecouragetodesignsomethingnewisprobably an approach to generate new meaningful places. Places are complex systems and we are still very weak in understanding and dealing with complex systems and thier phenomena. Traces that represent the search of the traveler towards a place remind us that earth is not only a surface, but beneath it and beneath our feet the earth continues downwards. We feelthemovementoftheplanetaswefeelgravity. “elements” –theprojectarticulatesonthesemotifs Architecture confronts tradition and can reformulate memoryinawaythatpointstothefuture.Thegoalistobring traditional aesthetic qualities in a entirely novel and previously unforeseen way that discloses the philosophy of timeandplace,andworldexistence. the building is not only an object to be viewed. It is formed merelybyitsrelationshiptoeverythingthatsurroundsit both from a very physical and environmentally significant way. This relationship creates a spiritual connection both withitsplaceandwiththepeoplewhoenterthatrealm. It's the movement within spaces which anticipates the form of the building. “ the sites energy creates a certain movement and rhythm” – 3 dimensional movement, underground. Skydirectionandthemovementhorizontally. ConceptualApproach Middle Corridor Guest RoomGuest Room Kitchen Services Rooms are separated from the main old building by means of a high tech glass box, although the box is not completely open to the outside the above skylight can bring enough light at all times of day Courtyards bring enough intimacy with nature, forming a reasonable spirit of place feeling. The middle corridor is completely interactive with the natural features of the site, the platform which it constitutes allows interaction with the sand below. Kitchen services are close to the restaurant areas and the rooms for optimum service. VillageIntervention In the village area , as someone approaches its entrance a minor plot with old destroyed houses was chooses in order to construct a traditional hotel, the hotel was designed in a manner to contradictthevillagesarchitecturalelement.The Juxtapositioning of the extremely high tech building materials and the very old stones, redefines the sites religious - and architectural elements and exposes them in a eccentric way, the allows the visitors that approach the site to startfeelingandwonderingabouttheplace. Sketching destroyed limestone village buildings. F I G U R E 4 . B Introducing an exhibition inside an old house. F I G U R E 4 . C DR. SALIM AL FAQIH 065thyear
  7. 7. Computer History MuseumA t h i r d y e a r p r o j e c t Computer history Timeline Exhibition F I G U R E 2 . E S e m i - C o n d u c t o r E x h i b i t i o n F I G U R E 2 . F Instructors: DR. SALIM AL FAQIH GroundFloorPlan 124 5 6 8 7 9 SectionA-A 1. Entrance 2. Foyer 3. Library: Reading , Exploration 4. Artificial lightning exhibition 5. Penetration of Nature exhibition 6. Contemporary Meets Past Gallery 7. Amphitheater - the social reunion 8. Restaurant 9. Transitional Tunnel 10. Plaza - play with nature 11. Audiovisuals exhibition 1. Entrance 2. Foyer 3. Library: Reading , Exploration 4. Artificial lightning exhibition 5. Penetration of Nature exhibition 6. Contemporary Meets Past Gallery 7. Amphitheater - the social reunion 8. Restaurant 9. Transitional Tunnel 10. Plaza - play with nature 11. Audiovisuals exhibition FirstFloorPlan 1245 611 7 3 3 SectionA-A 07 DR. SALIM AL FAQIH 5thyear
  8. 8. Producing the fundamental Design, Final Design and tender documents for the $ 20 Billion, Shamia Expansion and Service Building for the Holly Masque in Mecca, ( Al Haram ) expansion project. Instructors: Walkways under terrace areas, comprising ablutions F I G U R E 5 . A DR. SALIM AL FAQIH Detailed design and tender documents for an extension to the Makah Holy Haram to accommodate additional 800,000 worshipers, comprising a new building of 4 praying levels with a capacityof300,000worshipers,connectedatitsground,firstand roof floors to the First Saudi Extension of Makah Haram, and includes a basement level for electro-mechanical services; state-of-the-art technology in natural and artificial climate and lighting controls; security, crowd management, and sound distribution and control systems; structural health monitoring sensors; cleaning equipment; interactive signage; and high end interior finishing works. The project provides internal courtyards covered with 12 operable skylights, 6 fixed ones, 4 fixed domes of 18 m diameter each, and one 36 m diameter sliding dome above the 24 m wide/26 m high ceremonial spine connecting the north and south piazzas through a 59 m wide main gate at the north end flanked by 2 new minarets (135 m high each) on its left and right sides and a 30 m wide gate at the south end. The project also comprises 194,000 m² external praying piazzas accommodating 314,000 worshipers with 2,500 toilet cubicles and 850 ablution points beneath them; a service building of 6 overlapped radial steps accommodating 11,000 toilets, 5,370 ablution points, 2 helipads, service and solid waste management facilities, authorities' offices and a 110,000 m² praying area at its rooflevelfor165,000worshipers;severalbridges(totalof42,750 m²) linking the new building to the service building and to the existing Holy Haram; a service road below the external piazzas and dedicated service culverts carrying all infrastructure utility networks; and a temporary steel bridge for access of trucks duringconstruction. ProjectDescription WorkResponsabilities Participatedintheconceptualdesignandprovidedfulltechnicalsupportthroughouttheentireproject.  ApplieddiverseknowledgeofIslamicarchitecturalprinciplesandpracticesinabroadarrayofassignmentsandrelatedfields.  Was responsible for the production and oversight of construction documents that conform to Saudi standards and client standards,includingdrawingsandspecifications.  ParticipatedincoordinationworkswithotherDardepartmentsandotherconsultants  Was responsible for working directly with the project designer and client (Saudi Government Representative) to realize the projectvision.  Developmentofdetailedsolutionstoexclusiveconditions.  Servedasaresourceandprovidedtechnicalguidancetolessexperiencedarchitects. Construction site of Shamia expansion F I G U R E 5 . B p r o f e s s i o n a l E x p e r i e n c e 2 0 1 1 Al-Haram Expansion Terrace areas with prayer lines directed perpendicularly towards Kabba F I G U R E 5 . C l e f t Transition Area between Shamia Building and service area. FIGURE 5.D middle Bird’s eye view zone 15 FIGURE 5.E right P.Director: 08MR. JOSEPH HAJJAR
  9. 9. Conceptual design, Design Development, and Tender Documents for Abraj Kudai Towers Complex, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, a 12 mega skyscrapers complex joined by a podium. Computer history Timeline Exhibition F I G U R E 2 . E S e m i - C o n d u c t o r E x h i b i t i o n F I G U R E 2 . F Abraj Kudai Locatingasophisticatedmulti-functionaldevelopmentin such a prestigious site in the vicinity of the Holy Haram, imposed certain character and determinants. Due to its huge unparalleled size, height, distinguished location and exposure, the building forces itself as a landmark that should relate to both the Saudi Locality as well as the Islamic Universality of its expected users, over and abovetoillustrateitsmodernmulti-functionalidentity. The project is a “Residential, Commercial Complex” at Manafia area, in Makkah Central Zone, 2.2Km. south oftheHoly“Haram”and1.7Kmthroughtunnel. Thetotalsiteareaisapprox.60,000m²,Ajyadroadfrom theeast,Kudai&BirkatunnelsfromthewestandPrince Meteb land from north the site is accessible from two main roads from east & west as well as a private road from north, surrounded by private buildings and propertiesfromtheEast. However, many advantages were carefully considered and used to achieve the best solution and the maximum benefitoftheallocatedsiteaslistedhereafter:  The site outstanding location and being nearby the Holy “Haram” with a direct access to Haram piazza for bothpedestrianandvehicularcirculation.  The complete separation between pedestrian routes and vehicular circulation due to the presence of the Kudai station , Rail way (APM) and Kudai & Birka tunnels. ProjectDescription WorkResponsabilities  Basicconfigurationofmassing,andsitelayout,productionofsunandwindstudies  Major contributions to the design of elevation openings, including arches, gates, windows and other various design elements including cornices, corbeling design. The design of such elements required deep analysis of Mecca's architecture and a vast study of variousIslamicarchitecturalelements.  Leadingthe3DBIMmodelingofthevariousdesigncomponentsusingSketchupwithateamincluding6architects.  Contributing to the 2D detailing of all design components to produce references for the assembly of major true length design elevationsandsections.  Leading 3D BIM assembly and design of each tower using Sketchup by creating assemblies of components , the design process thrived to produce a highly detailed 3D model of the 12 towers to produce finalized 2D parallel CAD elevations under the supervision ofaSeniorArchitect.  ProductionofHighQualityDesignRendersusing3Dstudiomax,andV-Ray  ParticipatedinFinalDesignandTenderDocuments  ProducingDetailedbuildingenclosuredrawings,sectionaldetails,materialtreatmentsusingRevitArchitectureSoftware.  Reconstructing a detailed Revit based 3D BIM model, the process required redrawing of floor plans, sections, producing room schedules,andotherdrawings accordingtotheListofDeliverables. Main Building Entrance Gate F I G U R E 6 . A Tower 6, with artificial light to simulate natural sunlight. F I G U R E 6 . B Excavation works in site area under construction. F I G U R E 6 . C p r o f e s s i o n a l E x p e r i e n c e Site plan showing a flower dome arrangement. FIGURE 6.D right Void areas between towers. FIGURE 6.E middle Elevation FIGURE 6.F right P.Director: MR. JOSEPH HAJJAR 09
  10. 10. Schematic and Conceptual Design for Le - Meridian Hotel Extension in Amman Jordan, this included proposals for various options with schematic plans, elevations,3d models and rendered images. Instructors: DR. SALIM AL FAQIH The concept was developed as a direct relationship between the site analysis results and the client's needs. The project emerged as a transparent building allowing for the maximum useofdaylight andthestunning viewsofthesite.Theexterior façades represent a dynamic transition between the surrounding buildings to a building that suites its location as a high-techlandmarkforthe21stcentury. Influenced by the Fiberglass reinforced concrete cladding style of the 1960s Iskan's commercial building, the bands of GRC sequentially open up in dynamic steps to reveal more daylight and views. This corresponds to the clients' needs of more ample daylight and views that were not present in the nearby Meridian and the Iskan building. The location of the GRC used in the building is located in the northern elevation of the building that is by nature lacking in natural daylight and isfacingtheoldbuildings,facadesthusblockinganyviews. These GRC steps open up slowly towards the north, thus providing necessary shading during summer daylight when the sun is almost perpendicular to the building and is strongest in the northeastern and northwestern parts of the sky during the morning and evening. The GRC panels lose their influence towards the south elevation to allow for natural daylight to enter during winter times when the sun is lowest in the sky and tends to be present more in the south. The southern elevation is however treated with high tech shading devices that can block the sun completely in the summer whenneeded. ProjectConceptualApproach WorkResponsabilities  LeadDirectmeetingswiththeclientstodetermineprojectneedsandobjectives.  Leadtheentireconceptdesignwithateamofinterns.  Was responsible for coordinating and monitoring Revit modeling between interns, junior architects and other Dar engineering trades.  Leadcoordinationmeetingswithothertrades.  Producedhighqualityrenderingsandpresentationgraphicsfortheproposal.  Leadtheproductionofthedesignpresentationproposalpackagefortheclient.  Participatedinmeetingsandprojectpresentationtotheclient. The glass in the building was designed to be of transparent LOW e glazing with low reflectance, this reduces glare to the surrounding Shmesani residential area and maintains a beautiful exterior connectivity from inside to outside providing amorewelcomingexperience. The building uses floor landscaping in various areas, unlike the landscaping treatment in the ISKAN commercial building that represented a fungi problem in the flooring treatment. The landscaping in this building is based upon HYDROPONICS where soil is not present and the rate of growth of greenery is multiplied. The trees represent shading, increase the real estate value of the building and allow for noise reduction and cancellation from the surrounding highway streets. The mixture of glass, greenery and WOODPLASTIC composites in the elevations allows for a theme rarely present in the country and is suitable to be represented as a new Icon as the Iskan commercial building wasinthepast. Le Meridian Expansion p r o f e s s i o n a l E x p e r i e n c e View from the Abdali complex towards the Iskan area. F I G U R E 7 . A Back Elevation of the tower and part of the surrounding complex F I G U R E 7 . A P.Manager: 10MR. KHALIL FAKHORY
  11. 11. Computer history Timeline Exhibition F I G U R E 2 . E S e m i - C o n d u c t o r E x h i b i t i o n F I G U R E 2 . F Yet another multi-functional development in the vicinity of the Holy Haram, the development includes various functional units in a mini scale urban complex of total siteareaof117665m2. The project included 3 main entrances including a service entrance. The functions were comprised of a Mega-mall of total area: 50826 m2, various types of residential villas with total area of: 19234 m2, a multipurpose hall total area of: 15945 m2 , a health club with total area of: 7566 m2, employee housing areas with total area of: 7200 m2, exhibition hall with total area of: 11330 m2, a small mosque with total area of 480 m2 and a twin tower hotel with a built up area of 83150 m2, yieldingatotalbuiltupareaof287850m2. The project was designed on a crescent geometry basis in the site plan, and the architectural language spoke of Makkah local architecture rather than the typical islamic architecturalelementslocatednearthe hollyharam. ProjectDescription WorkResponsabilities  Basicconfigurationofmassing,andsitelayout,productionofsunandwindstudies  Majorcontributionstothedesignofbuildingenclosure.  Leadingthe3DmodelingofthevariousdesigncomponentsusingSketchupwithateamincluding6architects.  Contributing to the 2D detailing of all design components to produce references for the assembly of major true length design elevationsandsections.  ProductionofHighQualityDesignRendersusing3Dstudiomax,andV-Ray Mega mall F I G U R E 8 . A Private Villa Areas F I G U R E 8 . B p r o f e s s i o n a l E x p e r i e n c e Makah Hotel & Complex Mega Mall entrance F I G U R E 8 . D Multipurpose hall Elevation. F I G U R E 8 . E Typical floor plan showing various spaces. Modified Pointed arch, a variation from the original F I G U R E 8 . C Conceptual design, of the Mecca Hotel and Commercial Complex, a twin tower hotel, joined by a podium, situated within a commercial complex containing a health club, a club house, r e s i d e n t i a l v i l l a s , a m e g a m a l l a n d v a r i o u s e x h i b i t i o n h a l l s . P.Director: MR. SARI JEDEON 11
  12. 12. Building Information Modeling (BIM) and architectural design, including coordination with other engineering disciplines, and preparation of specifications and other technical design documents, for Al Madina Convention Center, Al Madina Al Munawa, Saudi Arabia, Instructors: DR. SALIM AL FAQIH Detailed design and supervision of construction for a 4-storey convention center (including a basement level) on a site area of 91,000 m². The project consists of a main convention theater for 2,500 persons, 2 large exhibition halls, 3 multi- purpose halls, meeting rooms, business center, economic and media center, service and landscaped areas. Parking spaces for 2,100 cars are provided at both the basement and groundlevels.Totalbuilt-uparea:40,405m². Upon Request of the Saudi government the design language was reminiscent of that used in Makah, it is evident how governmental buildings use this architectural language to represent themselfs. A new introduction of roof screens and Kufi font writing on were introduced to the language, the Kufi fontisilluminatedwithLED lightduringnighttime. The design passed through a long proposal phase before getting into the final image, many sub-consultants participated in the design process including interior designers andacousticdesignfortheconventionhalls. This project was the first project to be completely designed using building information modeling in Dar Group. everything wasmodeledusingAutodeskRevit. ProjectConceptualApproach WorkResponsabilities  Participatedindesignconception,anddesigndevelopmentfortheentireproject  Detailedconfigurationofmassing,andsitelayout,productionofsunandwindstudies  Managingateamofjuniorarchitectsandplayingamajorroleintheplanningofsitelayout,siteplanning andparking.  LeadingRevitBIMmodelingoftheprojectsiteusingeaglepointsiteworks.  LeadingtheteamforBIMdetailingofalldesigncomponents.  DirectandcontinuouscoordinationwithotherengineeringtradestorealizeprojectaccuracyandtoproduceawarningfreeRevit BIMmodel.  Leadingtheproductionofthetenderpackageforconstructionpurposes. Madina Convention Center p r o f e s s i o n a l E x p e r i e n c e Entrance hall showing escalators and elevators F I G U R E 9 . A BIM Revit model showing Architectural and structural elements F I G U R E 9 . C Conference Hall with acoustical treatments and Dome area F I G U R E 9 . B P.Director: 12MR. JOSEPH HAJJAR
  13. 13. Computer history Timeline Exhibition F I G U R E 2 . E S e m i - C o n d u c t o r E x h i b i t i o n F I G U R E 2 . F Urban design proposal of a complex of 135 residential and commercial towers to allow room for pilgrims in Makah during pilgrimage season. The design included the design of 9 tower types with variations, with various podium designs to incorporate streets and parking, and other vital facilitates, podium floor areas where between 2000 to 3000 m², tower floor areas ranged from 1000 m² to 3000 m² with 15 to 25 floors per tower, giving a total builtupareaofaround5.3millionm². The urban design took the views towards the Kabah in consideration, this how many towers were massed for maximumexposuretowardstheHaram. The client this time was more open minded to use a modernized Islamic architecture but with a hint of Maka’sLocalarchitecture. TheBuildingopeningsandplansfolloweda3.8mby3.8 grid, this grid was reflected on everything from tower proportions, floor heights, windows, columns and other typicalunits. Islamic patterned screens and abstract Islamic arabesque were used to promote the modern architectural feel of the project. The wooden Mashrabiah theme of Makah and the local yellow stone in Mount Khandama natural formations were strong elementsinthedefinitionofthetheme. ProjectDescription WorkResponsabilities  CoordinationwiththeUrbanPlanningdepartmenttorealizeprojectobjectives  Configurationofmassing,andsitelayout,productionofsunandwindstudies  Deepstudy,researchandanalysisofMecca'shistoricalarchitectureandavaststudyofvariousIslamicarchitecturalelements, tocombinewithmoderngreensustainabletechniquestoproduceaLEEDcomplyingcity.  Leadingthe3DmodelingofthevariousdesigncomponentsusingSketchup.  Contributingtothedetailedplanningandconfigurationofalltowerlayoutsandpodiums.  ProductionofHighQualityDesignRendersusingLumionandPhotoshop Main spine area with water features, ground LED lights and sprinkler cooled environment. F I G U R E 1 0 . A Approaching zone 1, podium spanning a 70 m high cliff. F I G U R E 1 0 . B Voids and the surrounding buildings. F I G U R E 1 0 . C - D Khandama Voids and the surrounding buildings. F I G U R E 1 . A Entire Project site plan showing the Haram service building below FIGURE 10.D Left L shaped tower showing podium below and spine area. FIGURE 10.E Left The design included site analysis, study works, planning, and producing various skin treatments for hotel and residential towers to be used as the bases for the urban planners to build upon. P.Director: MR. JOSEPH HAJJAR 13
  14. 14. www.rakan-ayyoub.com Rakan Ayyoubp r o d u c t i o n s
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