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Griet Martens

Griet Martens

Design Manager

ALDAR PROPERTIES PJSC ­ Abu

Architectural Design Manager at ALDAR Properties PJSC

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ALDAR PROPERTIES PJSC ­ Abu

Design Manager

November 2009 ­ To date
Following through Al Zeina whilst assuming role of `beach-wide' Design Manager
supporting the design teams on Al Muneera and the Dolphin office towers ensuring
client's strategies are implemented whilst assisting Head of Architecture with
neighbouring new projects.

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Career
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Aldar Laing O' Rourke

Design manager

Working very closely with the client to ensure the consultants
and delivery team adhere to concept and client's strategies to progress 1221 residential units and 17 retail units within landscaped gardens. Experience of LEED
implementation and large team management.

Career

Laing O' Rourke

Design Manager Laing O'Rourke

£16 million
Procure 21, East Sussex Trust headquarters
Project value: £5 million
April 2008 ­ October 2008
Move the design forward to achieve Guaranteed Maximum Price under target cost
NEC contract option C of a concrete frame 6 storey building forming part of Hastings
college; whilst ensuring compliance to Health Technical Memorandum and Building
Notes and Breeam.
Assist with the headquarters office building for East Sussex in Hove.
Further to the successful progression on the Hastings Primary Care centre, our small
team won the bid for Upper St Leonard Primary Care Centre.



The Atrium, Camberley Design Manager
For Crest Nicholson Regeneration
Project value £75 million
October 2006 ­ April 2008

Responsible for residential blocks consisting of 217 apartments, undertaking all
aspect of design management including design development within close client
relationship.
Experience of line-management to document control team.


Extra curriculum activities for LOR:
Optimise design of temporary accommodation units for benefit of LOR business
specifically in view of reducing carbon footprint of the units.
Presenting `environmental awareness' module to Construction Managers ­ Leaders
of the Future ­ course.

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SELF-BUILD PROJECT

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Feb 2006 ­ November 2006
Design and Construction Management of private 3 bedroom house with gardens
involved in every aspect and detail whilst in full time employment and taking a
landscaping course.


JARVIS CONSTRUCTION UK ­ RICHMOND PRIMARY SCHOOLS PFI
May 2002 ­ May 2004 Design Manager

Employed as Design Manager to ensure timely and correct information transfer
between all involved parties, checking the design for construction time, speed and
cost; resolving design-problems; follow-up of the planning process; assisting with
procurement and planning, checking the final project for compliance to the brief; and
client liaison. Project consisted of 5 new build schools and 2 refurbs. Project Value:
£18 Million.

Career

STRAIGHT IMPACT LTD

Project Manager

Employed as Project Manager, occasionally taking the role of contract-administrator,
servicing franchises of large companies and independent traders enabling their
complete refurbishment or shopfit to become reality from survey, planning, design to
the actual work on site, ready for their first day of trading. Average project-value
£150K of 32 completed projects.

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ABBOTSWOOD PROPERTIES

Architect

Survey, design, planning application and working drawings for residential projects
ranging from town houses to block of flats.
Reason for leaving: Job was not as described or envisaged.

Career

LEWIS AND HICKEY LTD

Architect/Job Runner

Junior school ­ Petersfield
With the prospect of becoming a qualified architect Griet was asked to run this
project taking over most tasks of the supervising project-architect.

Sony Village Project ­ Basingstoke
Involvement was at first limited in assisting with producing all GA's and details, whilst
it grew to organising all planning applications, attending site-meetings,
communicating with all parties involved and further design.
Feasibility studies
Translating developer's brief into freehand-drawn plans and elevations or fully
coloured presentations.

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Career
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CRISPIN WRIDE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO

Graduate Architect

Graduate architect providing support to project Architects in developing schemes to
budget and programme in close contact with the client.
Responsible for updating and maintaining marketing and publishing material for

Career

University of Humberside

Bachelor of Architecture, Arts and Sciences

HAISLG

Bachelor of Architecture, Architecture

HAISLG ­ Institute

Higher Education; Bachelor of, Arts and Sciences

Merrist Wood college