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Nahid Akram

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Contact Type Architects (individuals)
Category Other
Telephone (217) 904 - 4369
Email nakram3@illinois.edu
Website www.archinect.com/people/cover/149945194/nahid-akram

Experience

  • Aug 2017 – current

Intermediate Designer

Wimberly Allison Tong and Goo   

Irvine, CA, US, Intermediate Designer

  • Jul 2017 – current

Academic Research Assistant

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL, US

  • Jan 2017 - May 2017

Graduate Research Assistant

School of Architecture University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL, US

Assisting Professor in research on cable stayed columns and proposal writing for experimental set up.

  • Aug 2016 - May 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant

School of Architecture University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL, US

Teaching Assistant for
ARCH 502 Structural Planning
ARCH 550 Reinforced Concrete Design

  • Oct 2015 - May 2016

Sculpture Designer (Graduate Hourly)

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Champaign, IL, US,

Designed and constructed a sculptural piece from waste materials

http://wp.istc.illinois.edu/blog/2016/04/21/now-there-is-an-i-in-green-art-and-krannert/

  • Mar 2011 - Aug 2015

Synthesis Architects, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Associate Architect

Involved in numerous building projects, from concept generation, schematic design, design developments, construction documents, site supervision and delivery.
Key member of several competition winning design projects.

 Education

  • Aug 2015 - current

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL, US, MArch, M.Arch

  • Dec 2004 - Feb 2011

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Dhaka, Bangladesh, BArch, B. Arch

Award

  • 2017

ACSA-AISC Steel Design Competition, 2nd Place

  • 2017

Ideasforward 24H Architectural Competitions, 2nd Place

  • 2016

BNAACC Design Competition, 2nd Place

Student Design Competition for the Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center on Campus organized by NOMAS

  • 2015

Graduate Studio Design Excellence Award, Honorable Mention

Areas of Specialization

  • Architecture
  • Interiors
  • Construction
  • Graphic Design / Signage

Skills

  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • V-ray for Rhino/Max/Sketchup
  • SketchUp
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Corel Draw
  • SAP 2000
  • Microsoft Office Suite.