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Residential Project done by " DESIGNERS Consultants "

  1. 1. DESIGNERS Consultants & Associates" Is a Consultancy Firm for Architecture and Interior Design since 1994 DCA is owned by: Consultant Arch. Raef A. Azouz & Consultant Arch. Emad R. Khouzam They both have an engineering experience in Architectural and Interior Design as consultants and overseers the implementation of construction in a wide variety of projects OUR MISSION IS: TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL LASTING RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR CLIENTS WHICH IS BASED ON TRUST IN OUR PROFESSIONALISM, OUR QUALITY OF WORK, AND OUR INTEGRITY
  2. 2. SCOPE OF SERVICES DESIGNERS Office is a well-equipped establishment capable of rendering a wide scope of quality engineering services, thanks to its highly qualified and experienced staff, in addition to state - of – the - art computer software used in designing, drafting as well as presentations. SCOPE OF SERVICES Services performed by DESIGNERS included, but are not limited to: • Architectural Design • Interior Design • Furniture, Fixtures, Fabrics and Equipment Packages • Project Studies • Cost studies • Specifications, General and Special Conditions • Bills of Quantities and Schedules • Working Drawings • Complete Site Supervision including approval of Materials and Shop Drawings • Project management • Technical Reports and Projects Follow-Up • Information Architecture Services
  3. 3. PROJECTS PERFORMED 1- TOURISTIC PROJECTS: • HOTELS AND RESORTS • FLOATING HOTELS & DAHABBEYA CRUISES • RESTAURANTS AND FLOATING RESTAURANTS 2- RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS: • IN EGYPT • ABROAD 3- ADMINISTRATIVE PROJECTS:  COMPANIES HEADQUARTERS 4- HEALTH& INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS 5- RETAIL PROJECTS
  4. 4. 2. RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS PROJECTS IN EGYPT: Sunny Days Retirement Community  Location: New Heliopolis, Egypt  Client: Sunny Days for Touristic Villages  Value: 40ML.E.  Services provided: Architectural & Interior design for the whole building(basement- ground floor and 3 floors)- Landscape area  Completion: 2013  Description: Sunny Days is a place where the building is embracing the landscape and all rooms viewing it. That creates an enormous enjoyment to the surrounded nature and keeping healthy climate for the old people. The Architecture and Interior Design fulfilled an atmosphere where they can be entertained and achieve a perfect social life. A special proposed design to join the Sunny days with the Club house through private path-away from trafficto and fro. Having good use of the club House project opposite sunny Days creates an additional activity for them, where they can enjoy another social entertaining club apart from their accommodation.
  5. 5. - Thinking of the special feeling of comfort and keeping good memories of the past when designing the Hotel rooms and providing an area inside each room for a private piece of furniture. All handicapped standards indoor and outdoor are fulfilled. The Library, the Nursing Room, Lounges, Gymnasium, and all other areas have participated in making this place really special as a Retirement Community place  Total built area: 3623 m2  More information: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WietBD7dNYY http://community.sunnydayslife.com/media-gallery Compound Villas  Location: ElMontazah, Sharm Elsheikh Six attached Villas  Location: Om Elsid Hill, Sharm Elsheikh Private Villas & Apartments: Samples of private Villas: Private villa (A)New Cairo  Location: New Cairo - Banafseg city  Area: all Floor areas:1000 m2  Services provided: Architectural design for the whole building  Description: basement- ground, 1st and 2nd floor: 2 apartments and 1 duplex-roof)
  6. 6. Private Villa(B) New Cairo  Location: New Cairo - Swan Lake compound  Area: all Floor areas:  Services provided: Interior design for the whole building & Landscape area.  Description: The project consist open green areas, kid's playground, pool area, guests living and accommodation, apart from other sleeping and living areas. Private Villa (C) ( Luxurious Residence )  Location: Kattameya Heights, Egypt  Area: all Floor areas: 4200 m2 divided in 2000m2 basement & 2 floors * 1000m2  Services provided: Architectural Design for the facades- Interior Design for master bedroom, children suite and the residential suites- all detailed working drawings.  Description: The project consists of basement and 2 floors. The basement has the area of: piano Bar on 480m2 in the addition of the main pool- Gym- Saunaresidential suites- main kitchen and staff rooms. The ground floor: main Entrance- art galleryreception- saloon- dining room- office- special guest's suite - master bedroom The first floor: 2 children's suites- children's living room- study room- large living room- guest suite Façade Design concept: it has been designed on the Roman Classic Style taking into consideration all element
  7. 7. ratios such as in the Columns & crowns- Arch trimscrossheads & Headers – Cornice- Pediments- Balustrades System- Niches-Finials and all Sculptures. The great residence area and the luxurious design helped applying this concept. Private villa(D) New Cairo  Location: New Cairo City, Egypt  Area: all Floor areas: 2240m2  Services provided: Architectural and Interior Design for the whole building  Description: (basement- ground floor, first floor, second floor and roof) Private villa( E)-Mirage City  Location: Mirage City, Cairo  Area: all Floor areas: 660m2  Services provided: Architectural and Interior Design for the whole building  Description: (basement- ground floor, first  floor, and roof) - Landscape area Private villa( F) 6th Oct.  Location: Gardenia Compound, 6th of October City  Area: Area: All floor areas: 3000m2 Landscape area: 2600 m2  Services provided: Architectural and Interior Design for the whole building and the Landscape area  Description: Basement: Gym-Billiard- Home theatre
  8. 8. Ground floor: reception-dining-office- First floor: Living room- private suite with dressing room-kids rooms Private villa( G) ElObour City Location: ElObour City, Egypt Area: all Floor areas: 960m2 Landscape area: 250 m2  Services provided: Architectural and Interior Design for the whole building- Landscape Design  Description: (basement- ground floor, first floor, and roof) - Landscape area   PROJECTS ABROAD: Residential Administrative Commercial Compound  Location: Chad – Africa  Client: DAMA For Engineering and Technology  Services provided: Architectural& Interior design for the whole Compound- Urban planning- Working drawings  Completion: current  Description: A Residential Commercial and Administrative Complex with the concept design of a group of departed buildings attached together through the landscape. While the Commercial Building as a curvature embracing the landscape, the administrative buildings are in less floor area and vertically extended, and so the balance between both horizontal and vertical extension was achieved.
  9. 9. So lovely having the residential compound urban design giving a huge open green area seen from the main entrance and through the whole land. Privacy and security had a strong impact in designing all entrances and service roads.  Total Land "A" area: 30,320 m2 Total Land "B" area: 27,970 m2 Niger Complex  Location: Niger, Africa  Client: DAMA For Engineering and Technology  Services provided: Architectural& Interior design for the whole Complex Urban Planning & Architecture Design of Residential District  Location: Guinea Bissau, Africa  Client: DAMA For Engineering and Technology  Services provided: Architectural& Interior design for the whole Residential District Urban Planning & Architecture Design of Residential Compound, Uganda  Location: Uganda, Africa  Client: FBW ( Uganda) LTD  Services provided: Architectural& Interior design for the whole Residential District
  10. 10. Samples of private Villas: Private villa in Libya  Location: Libya, Africa  Area: All floor areas: 570m2  Services provided: Architectural& Design Interior
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  29. 29. 8. Curriculum Vita for DESIGNERS Consultants’ Managing Partners
  30. 30. 9. DESIGNERS Consultants’ Award from BD&C - year 2010
  31. 31. PERIODICAL 56 www.BDCnetwork.com 7 Tips for Installing Moisture Barriers 34 AIA/CES Course: Designing Public Libraries 24 Testing the Limits of 3D Modeling Maricopa County Court Tower Phoenix, Arizona INSPIRING THE BUILDING TEAM Big-time BIM 03.10
  32. 32. 22 I New Projects Portfolio Earn 1.0 AIA/CES continuing learning units by studying this article and completing the online exam. 34 I The Evolving Library AIA CONTINUING EDUCATION Expert advice on the proper selection and installation of moisture barriers. 56 I 7 Tips for Installing Moisture Barriers Renters flock to a mixed-use project where a 6,500-sf rooftop patio is paved with bricks made from recycled tires and plastic. 54 I Recycled Pavers Elevate Rooftop Patio • HOK 42 • JBA Consulting Engineers 45 • Designers Consultants & Associates 48 • Walbridge 51 41 I Best Firms to Work For www.BDCnetwork.com Las Vegas city hall; SOM’s Beijing ‘gateway’; Phoenix’s Musical Instru- ment Museum; Georgia Aquarium’s $110 million dolphin exhibit. 18 I On the Drawing Board 16 I Industry Data Autodesk issues BIM deployment plan; what ‘Generation Y’ wants in its workplaces; office construc tion decline nears end; insulation industry council members meet with Obama. 24 RENDERING: GOULDEVANS MARCH 2010 5 COVER: The 695,000-sf Maricopa County Court Tower, currently under construction in Phoenix, will process up to 56,000 court cases a year when it opens in 2012. BIM and integrated project delivery have kept it on schedule. While BIM can unlock process efficiencies on any project, its benefits are most pronounced in large projects, such as the $339 million Maricopa County Court Tower in Phoenix. Big-time BIM PUBLIC BUILDINGS COVER STORY BUILDING DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION Martha VanGeem, PE, LEED AP, principal engineer in build ing science and sustainability at CTLGroup, on the new ASHRAE high-performance green building standard 189.1. 66 I Thought Leaders 65 I Advertisers’ Index 60 I Products At Work End the battle of FSC vs. SFI wood in LEED 10 I News San Diego’s new Shakespeare theater; glass company’s LEED Gold headquarters; Cal Poly’s massive student housing complex. 9 I Editorial DEPARTMENTS 34 54 41 FEATURES INSPIRING THE BUILDING TEAM VOLUME 51, NO. 03 Cause: Providing essential solutions that inspire Building Teams to design and construct great places for people. MARCH 2010
  33. 33. P 48 MARCH 2010 BUILDING DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION rofessional development? Check 5 Generous benefits? Check 5 Team building? Check 5 Sustained growth? Check 5 Founded in 1994, Designers Consultants & Associates is a 53-person design firm that specializes in hospitality (including luxurious floating hotels), restaurants, and retail—not to mention the occasional private villa. During the judging process, it quickly became clear to the www.BDCnetwork.com editors that Designers Consultants & Associates offers many of the same benefits, education opportunities, and employee perks as other leading firms that have won our “Best AEC Firms to Work For” honor since the inception of the program in 2006. With one big difference: Designers Consultants & Associates is based in the ancient city of Cairo, Egypt, making the firm’s forward-thinking, Western-style benefits and programs all the more impressive, and earning Designers a spot on this year’s list of top design and construction firms to work for. Let’s take a look at how this progressive firm has brought fresh Competing in a World Market Designers Consultants & Associates
  34. 34. www.BDCnetwork.com Under Egyptian law, employers contribute 26% of an employees’ salary to social insurance, while employees contribute 14%. At Designers Consultants & Associates, the firm pays 100% of employees’ social and medical insurance. The firm also provides assistance in overcoming one of the more arduous and expensive tasks of everyday life in Egypt— opening up a bank account.The firm helps employees open such accounts, affording them the opportunity to get personal ATM cards as well as corporate credit cards. As a result of having this relationship with a bank, employees have been able to obtain personal loans to purchase housing, furniture, and vehicles. The firm’s offices are a shade of green, offering natural daylighting and two large outdoor spaces. Air conditioning— something American white-collar workers take for granted, but by no means a guaranteed amenity to those working in offices in sweltering Cairo—cools the Designers office, thus enhanc ing employee productivity. Other Western-style benefits are also offered. Monetary bonuses are given in recognition of outstanding project work. And flex time—hardly a common practice in Egypt—is also UNUSUAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS The firm’s in-house educational programs—the equivalent of American-style lunch-and-learns—include a monthly event hosted by the firm’s information architect that touches on new materials and products, sustainable design and construction, and new design and policy issues influencing the firm’s work. A second series of monthly programs (as many as four per month) are hosted by outside experts within the local AEC industry, to discuss issues of importance to the design and en gineering fields. In addition to in-house education, employees are encour aged to take continuing education courses or pursue ad vanced degrees. The firm works with these staff members to reconfigure work hours and project loads to accommodate their class schedules. Managing partners Raef Azouz and Emad Khouzam serve as mentors to the firm’s senior design and engineering staff, who in turn serve as mentors to the junior staff members. The firm’s close relationships with some of the country’s other AEC firms allows Designers Consultants & Associates staff to form out side mentoring relationships—a nontraditional approach, but one that has worked well for Designers. ENCOURAGING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ideas in professional development, employee benefits, team spir it, and strong business growth to the land of the Pharaohs. BUILDING DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION MARCH 2010 49
  35. 35. 50 MARCH 2010 BUILDING DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION available to support work/life balance, allowing employees who qualify to tend to family matters or other personal concerns. Team building is also a major consideration. Firm-wide events and outings occur several times each year, giving employees a chance to bond while celebrating New Year’s Eve together at the big bash the office hosts, or a day of bowling, or playing ping-pong and basketball during a visit to a sports club. A road trip to the historic city of Alexandria offered another chance for Designers Consultants & Associates to build on the spirit of family that makes the firm such a desirable place to work. www.BDCnetwork.com Floating hotels are a niche market within the hospitality sector, and the firm’s luxurious vessels are decked out in rich wood and modern appointments, and offer—no surprise here—amazing water views. Check out some of the firm’s newest floating properties: http://bit.ly/aA19tn http://bit.ly/agQzHZ Finally, managing partners Azouz and Khouzam have worked hard to make Designers Consultants & Associates a firm of growth and opportunity. In just the past few years—some of the roughest for the design and construction industry worldwide—the firm grew in size by more than 50%, from 34 employees in 2007 to 53 employees currently, and they anticipate additional hires during 2010. The firm has also expanded beyond its original markets, Egypt and Libya, to pursue work in places as diverse as Togo, Gabon, Tanzania, Eritrea, Tunisia, Rwanda, Uganda, and Guinea. BD+C — Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor SUSTAINING GROWTH IN THE BUSINESS Designers Consultants & Associates
  36. 36. 10. APPRAISAL CERTIFICATES
  37. 37. “Our creation goes as far as your imagination” 7 El Horeya St., El Merghany, Heliopolis – Cairo, Egypt Tel. & Fax: (+202) 241 855 66 – 229 187 19 Mobile : (+2) 0122 235 65 16 E-mail : designers_office@link.net Info@designersconsultants.com website: www.designersconsultants.com

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