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Marvin Manalang Cv Portfolio


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Marvin Manalang Cv Portfolio

  1. 1. MARVIN M. MANALANGDubai Silicon Oasise-mail:; mobile no.: +97150-1506105EDUCATION:Primary: Holy Family Academy, Angeles City, 1987-1993Awards:First Place, Poster-Making Contest, 1988; With Honors, 1988; With High Honors, 1989With High Honors, 1990; First Place, On The Spot Poster-Making Contest, 1990With High Honors, 1991; Second Place, On The Spot Poster-Making Contest, 1991With High Honors, 1992; With High Honors, 1993; Service Award, 1993Treasurer, Student Council, S.Y. 1992-1993; Vice President, Glee Club, S.Y. 1992-1993Vice President, Sports Club, S.Y. 1992-1993; English Editor of Cor Unum (school paper) S.Y. 1992-1993First Place, On The Spot Poster-Making Contest, 1993Secondary: Don Bosco Academy, Bacolor, Pampanga, 1993-1995UST High School, Espana, Manila, 1995-1997Awards:Third Place, On The Spot Poster-Making Contest, 1994; Most Valuable Player (Volleyball), 1994Third Place, On The Spot Logo-Making Contest, 1995; Conduct Award, 1995Academic Excellence, 1995Tertiary: University of Santo Tomas, College of Architecture, España, Manila, 1997-2002Awards:Dean’s Lister, First Semester, S.Y.2001-2002Class Representative (Group) Design Competition, S.Y. 2000-2001Post Graduate:January 2003 Board Examinations for Architects:Passed (PRC No. 18043)Master of Tropical Landscape ArchitectureEarned units at the University of the PhilippinesINTERESTS:Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Japanese and Filipino Architecture, Architectural and CulturalHeritage Conservation, Environmental Conservation, Furniture and Interior Design, Visual Arts,Photography, Sketching/Hand GraphicsSKILLS & STRENGTHS:eight years of mainly design experience, mostly on landscape architecture;articulating own design and concepts through own graphic skills ;solely prepare a conceptual package for a project from concept development, to preparation of presentationdrawings/schemes and PPT file for client presentation;landscape detail design;communication skills in presenting design projects;use of computer software: MS Word, Exel, Powerpoint, Sketchup (3D software), working knowledge onPhotoshop;knowledge on tropical plant palette
  2. 2. WORK EXPERIENCE:PHILIPPINESEd Aguirre Design Office, Mandaluyong City (2000-2002)Apprentice/Designer/PerspectivistFrom apprentice, became an architect involved in design of most projects of this privately run design studioGardens By Sanders, Inc. (GBSI), Makati City (July 2003-October 2004)Architect/Landscape Designer/PerspectivistSuccessfully handled more than 20 residential landscape design projects in this prominent landscapestudio/contractor in the Philippines, being involved from concept development, schematic design, toimplementation; learned and practice softscape design and estimates and implemented mostly residentiallandscape projectsLor Calma Design, Inc. Makati City (June 2005-September 2006)Architect/Landscape DesignerPioneered the inclusion of landscape design for every project in this design studio known for interior designand contemporary residential projects;The sole architect handling landscape design and implementation for all projects mostly residential andcompetitionDUBAI, UAECracknell Landscape Architects (June 2007-February 2008)Landscape ArchitectInvolved in concept design to schematicProjects:Dubai Sports CityAssigned to work with an Associate to prepare schemes for water features for the Hubs.The EsplanadeAssigned to do detailed design of water features for the surrounding landscape of the projectDubai Towers, DohaAssigned to do schematic design of water features, signage walls and surrounding landscape; Preparedschematic drawings for client meetingsThe Villa at DubailandAssigned to do with team members detailed design of open spaces and other detailed design tasksMudon, DubaiAssigned to design show villa gardens and prepare detailed design drawings of gardens, water features, etc.Burt,Hill (February 2008-May 2011)Architect-Landscape Designer (Landscape Department)Mainly involved in concept stages of projects using hand graphics, software graphics and 3D modelingpresentation to detail designingProjects:One Za’abeel, DubaiInvolved from Schematic Design phase to Detail Design doing presentation schemes on all the landscapedareas of the project and detailingBloom Gardens, Abu DhabiFrom Schematic to Detail Design, presently involved in doing design work on the open spacesJebel Ali Village Park, DubaiPart of a design team from Schematic Design stage to presently doing detail designKalifa Bin Zayed Multi-Purpose Halls Design CompetitionOne of two landscape designers assigned to handle the design work of the project; won the competitionBrighton College, Abu DhabiLandscape designer assigned to do all concept ideas and presentation and management of the landscapespaces of the project
  3. 3. Dialysis Center, Abu DhabiSpearheaded the design direction on the whole landscape areas for this healthcare facility; assigned toprepare all conceptual drawings, presentation slides for the landscape.ADEC school design competition; ICD Tower; Al Mafraq MasterplanAssigned to design and prepare schematic drawings for open spaces and pool decksSaadiyat Marina, Abu DhabiOne of the landscape designers assigned to handle all concept-schematic design works; was assigned towork on two of the largest parks in the developmentDoha Rehabilitation Center (2011 proposal)One of the four-man team assigned to do a conceptual proposal for the Government of Qatar for thedevelopment of a Drug Addicts Rehab Center; Sole person from landscape department assigned to designand prepare graphics for all the open spaces of the proposal; recently won the projectAl Ain Mixed-Use MasterplanAssigned to design open spaces and the main plaza of the development; also involved in developinglandscape design guidelines