Gürhan Pekuz

International Architect

Graduate from Los Angeles SCI-ARC Masters in Architectural Technologies.

Worked in wide variety of Building projects in different countries as;

4 Years Exp. in Dubai, 6 years exp. in Russia, 2 years exp. in USA

(Projects Total Over 2,000,000 sq.m.).

 Strong Knowledge of Design and Built, Materials, Details and Software. 

Fluent in English, Russian, Turkish & a Photography Enthusiast


09-2014 / 12-2014                  Job Title: Senior Design Architect / Design Manager
                                               Company: Renaissance Const. Co., Moscow
                                               Duties: Project, Specification & Vertical Circulation Coordination, Client and
                                                            Architectural Project Company Coordination, Company Representation
                                                            in Meetings, Design Office Management                      
                                                          - Riviera Mall - Mix use Shoping Mall. 300,000 sq. m. Project by
                                                          - ATK Tower - A mix use building complex with 2 towers with 47
                                                            floors and other adjacent business centers.

Riviera Mall

ATK Tower

06-2013 / 10-2013                 Job Title:   Project Manager  
                                               Company: FUDES, Moscow
                                               Duties:      Construction Planning, Interdisciplinary Project Coordination,  Tendering
                                               Project:     MIBC Plot 16A Delano Hotel Mock-Up - High-end Luxurious Hotel Project Mock-Up. Project by Avroko Architects.

09-2014 / 12/2014                 Job Title:   Procurement Manager
                                              Company: Ant Yapi Const. Co., Moscow -
                                              Duties:      Procurement and Material Research of High-tech or Architectural Materials from all around the World and from Russia.
                                              Management Russian Sub-contractors.
                                              Project:     MIBC Plot 16A Tower - a mix use building complex with 85 floors and 330 meters height. Project size -270.000sq.m.   Project by SOM
                                              Project:     Capital Hill -  Moscow’s most futuristic, high-end villa Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects
                                              Project:     Penthouse at 65th floor MIBC Plot 9 - 750 sq. m super luxurious penthouse. Designed by Iosa Ghini Associati.       

MIBC Plot 16A Tower

Capital Hill -  Moscow

MIBC Plot 9

12-2010 / 03-2013                Job Title:    HandingOver Manager    
                                              Company:  Ant Yapi Const. Co., Moscow -
                                              Duties:       Handing over of Towers, Mechanical Floors and 53 Lifts,
                                                                   Material Research
                                                                   Management of Russian Sub-contractors.
                                              Project:      MIBC Plot 9 Tower - Mix use Building Complex with three towers: 74, 65, 19 floorsand 6 garage floors 301 meters height. Project size                                                                        356.000 sq.m. Designed by NBBJ

07-2010 / 12-2010                 Job Title:    Site Architect
                                              Company:  Renaissance Const. Co., St.Petersburg
                                              Duties:        Supervising Russian Subcontractors at the Finishing Stage which includes:
                                                                    - Glass Works & Wooden Furniture’s of shop facades
                                                                    - Glass Cladding and Glass Film Works of Panoramic Lifts
                                                                    - Brass Decorative Elements of Interior Areas.
                                              Project:      Galeria Shoping Mall - 7 floored retail center Project size - 180,000 sq. m


08-2008 / 07-2009                Job Title:   Site Architect
                                                 Company: Ant Yapi Const. Co., Moscow
                                                 Duties:      Management of Architectural Works on Site
                                                 project:     MIBC Plot 9 Tower - Mix use Building Complex with three towers: 74, 65, 19 floors and 6 garage floors 301 meters height. Project Size: 356.000 sq. m. Designed by NBBJ

04-2004 / 12-2007                  Job Title:   Design Office Architect / Later Site Architect
                                                 Company:  Bin Belaila Baytur Construction Company, Dubai, U.A.E                                                                                                                                        
                                                 Duties:       Developing Designing Details and Shop Drawings Apr/2004 to Mar/2006
                                                                  Pre calculations; Prior to material orders and construction process
                                                                  Supervising Finishing’s in Building 5, 6 and Clubhouse 3, Mar/2006 to Dec/2006
                                                                  Site Application 9 Km of custom made, internal and external expansion joints Dec/2006 to Dec/2007;
                                                                  Drawing As-Built Drawings May/2007 to Dec/2007
                                                                  For weekly progress reports (for Planning Department)
                                                                  For Presentation, Catalogs and Advertisements Developing                                                             
                                                 Project:     Shoreline Apartments and Club Houses at The Palm Jumeria Under Management of Turner Int. - 10 luxury Apartment Towers and 5Club houses. Project size - 367.000 sq m

 1996 / 1999                              Model Builder For Model Car and Plane Shops


08-2015 / 09-2016       Southern California Institute of Architecture -ESTm
                                    Master of Design Research in Architectural technologies, Post Professional Program GPA 3.56/4.0

2009 / 2010                St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Russia - Russian Language Program.

2008                           EC Boston, USA
                                   TOEFL & Upper Level English Courses (Toefl 103)

1999 / 2003                Eastern Mediterranean University, Fac. of Arch., Famagusta, Cyprus.
                                    Bachelor ‘s of Architecture, GPA 3.2/4.0 - Full Scholarship


Digital:                                    AutoCAD, Maya, Rhino, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Illustrator , 3Ds MAX, Vray, Zbrush, Revit, 3D Coat, Microsoft Office,  Grasshopper, Processing ,  Photography,


Languages:                            English: Fluent,  Russian: Fluent, Turkish: Native


Current:                                     Photography, Cycling, Gym.

University Years:                       Mountain and Rock Climbing: Univ. Mount. Club
                                                  Diving: CMAS World Underwater Federation 1 Stars Diver
                                                  Photography: Member of Photography Club.

Earlier:                                       Model Car Assembling and Racing for Model Car Shops.
                                                  Sailing in Istanbul Sailing Club (Optimists and Laser Class).
                                                  Sculpturing, Painting (Water Colors, Pastel, Oil Painting),
                                                  Play Writing and Acting in Plays.

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