Rabiul Hassan

[ ceo/founder ]

  • DEGREE : B.ARCH (BUET), FIAB
  • SPECILALIZATION : International Specialization in Hotel & Hospitality Design Services
  • EXPERIENCE: 20+ Years
  • EMAIL: [email protected]
  • PHONE: +8801713125912, +66831931690

Message from CEO

Dear Entrepreneur, The world is having vast opportunity of developments and we know you are the initiator of these. On way if your initiation we the designers & consultants can position your vision on the right track with our observation and experience in this field of development. Our team comprising of international expertise in each and every sector of the development like from Star Hotel Hospitality & Resort Design, Operation & Management to Residential High Scale Condominium, Apartments, Commercial complexes, Theme Park, Water Park like Walt Disney Land, Zoo & Safari Park, Specialized Hospital Complex Design, High rises, Small & Big Scale Shopping Arenas up to Satellite City & Township development, etc. We usually provide our services from feasibility and case study to conceiving the inception of the project, Project brief, Preliminary design presentation for understanding the design product during pre contract period. We follow up the process towards design development and detail design for completion of the project and for proper implementation of the project we offer complete Project Management & Construction Management services including thorough coordination of the project till commercial opening as a whole. This way you can feel our dedication and concentration to our work as we work not only as your consultant but working like a partner of the project by tracking back the whole work schedule, gantt chart and finishing time target on behalf of the owner. We have connection with almost all of the International Hotel Operators like IHG- Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Intercontinental, STARWOOD- Le Meridien, St. Regis, Westin, Sheraton, MARRIOTT, ACCOR- MOVENPICK, Sofitel, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Pullman, Ibis, BEST WESTERN, ANANTARA, AVANI, WYNDHAM-Ramada, HYATT, HILTON, etc. so we can support to ensure your investment ending up with successful business venture. We have completed more than two hundreds of Hotels in home and abroad and always open to help you by providing our services for your proper planning of the projects. We have more than hundreds of architects and designers working as a team in Bangkok, Singapore, Australia and in coordination in Dhaka with supporting offices in China, UAE and other parts of the world so we compete with any scale of any type of project whatever you can imagine we are ready to give our expert services. Our strength is our confidence and capacity. Thank you and welcome to our world.

Biography

November, 1997Dates attended or expected graduation 1991 – 1997
Institute

Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

1989 – 1994 sessionBangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka
 Bachelor of Architecture, obtained first class
ScholarshipsB.U.E.T Technical scholarships
Higher Secondary and Secondary  education
1989Dhaka College, Dhaka
 Obtained first class in Higher Secondary Certificate Examination from science group with 75% marks.
1987Govt. Laboratory High School, Dhaka
 Obtained first class in Secondary School Certificate Examination from science group with 77.9% marks.
2006BRAC University

Degree Name MASTER CLASS

Field Of StudyArchitecture – Successfully completed the MASTER CLASS PROGRAM with Master Architect Muzharul Islam.

 Dates attended or expected graduation 2006 – 2006

Professional Affiliation

Membership
Full Member of Institute of Architects Bangladesh, MIAB (H094) and had an experience of working nearly 21 years after full membership. I was also the membership secretary and member of executive committee of the Institute of Architects (IAB) for the 16th EC.
 
Member of SKAL CLUB – INTERNATIONAL Organization of Hotel Professionals
Language

English (fluent in reading/writing), Bengali (mother tongue), Urdu/Hindi (fluent in speaking),

Arabic (reading & writing-basic)

 

 

Research Work
Worked in a Research Project namely “Sthapotya Bangladesh” of Chetona Sthapotya Unnoyon Society was responsible for the preparation of measured drawings of different historic buildings of Bangladesh and Prepare some Plates for the Publication of the Book in a team Pundra Nagar to Sher-e-Bangla Nagar – Architecture in Bangladesh, edited by Saif Ul Haque, Raziul Ahsan and Kazi Khaleed Ashraf and financed by Ford Foundation, published in 1998.
Training, Seminar & Workshops

UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

Degree Name – International Workshop on Risk Management in Municipal Infrastructure Project

Field Of Study – Architecture & Risk Impact

Dates attended or expected graduation 2005 – 2005

Extensive Workshop carried out under Dr. Ljiljana Rodic-Wiersma, Resource Person of UNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands.

 

 

I am a photographer and have the training on Photography & Film making & Film Media. Member of Bangladesh Photographic Society (BPS) and ADPS. I do photography on spaces of architectural importance and nature.

 

I had completed One year Film Appreciation Course under Bangladesh Film Institute (BFI) in 2004.

 

I am working for Hospitality Sector and the development of tourism sector at home and abroad. So always visiting places of Architectural heritage and tourism importance & I travelled around the world to visit hotels, resorts, attending workshops & seminars like whole Europe, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Middle East, UAE, Qatar, China, Sri Lanka, Male, The Maldives Islands, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Bali, Myanmar, Nepal etc.

 
Attended Workshop and Seminar on “Future of the Past – an architectural heritage of Dhaka” organized by Architecture Department, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1997 
Attended and actively participating the consultation on “Water and Gender” a Workshop and Seminar organized by Bangladesh Water Partnership (BWP) developing National Water Vision 2025 and Frame Work for Action (FFA), held on 14th November, 1999 at the LGED Building. Prepared a Paper “Gender – A Bangladesh Perspective”. 
Attended Workshop on “Generation (Youth) dialogue in formulating National Water Vision 2025 and Frame Work for Action (FFA)” – a consultation jointly organized by Bangladesh Water Partnership (BWP) and Young Entrepreneurs and Professionals Forum (YEP) held on 15th November, 1999 at the British Council Auditorium, Dhaka. 
Surveying the existing health facilities and an ideal standard to be in Bangladesh and preparing a Concept Paper titled “Hospital – a brief history” describing the evolution of hospital and its path from origin to the modern era. 

IEB (Institute of Engineers Bangladesh)

Degree Name – Certified Oracle Programmer

Dates attended or expected graduation 2002 – 2004

 
Participated in the seminar & workshop in SAARCH organized by the South Asian Association of Architects held in 2006 at Dhaka, Bangladesh and was part of the organizing committee. 

IEB (Institute of Engineers Bangladesh)

Degree Name : Training on AutoCad & 3D Visualization

Dates attended or expected graduation : 2002 – 2002

 
Participated the Seminar & Exhibition Paper Arabia, Pool & Spa Exhibitions, Gifts and Premium Exhibitions held in Dubai World Trade Centre on September, 2010. 
Participated in CAA the Commonwealth Association of Architects Congress organized by IAB held in Dhaka on 2013 and was part of the organizing committee. 
Participated three days’ workshop and exhibition of SAARC Chamber of Commerce at Colombo, Sri Lanka in February, 2019. 
Participated the Seminar & Exhibition of Arabian Travel Mart held in Dubai World Trade Centre on 28 April- 1 May, 2019 as Travel Professional and representing STHAPONA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN GROUP. 
Attended as Local Delegate of Bangladesh in Workshop and Seminar of ARCASIA – FORUM 2019 – organized in Dhaka in 2019. The organization of Asian Architects Council. 

Work Experience

From 1997 till to date At different level of my working career I acted as Senior Architect and Project Director with different International design groups, Government, Semi Government and local & international Private organizations and played the key role both in home and abroad. Involved in as architect designer, id designer, also played role in implementation of Project as design architect and also in many project as of management level with PMCM.
  From 1997 to 1999     Engineers Consultants Bangladesh Ltd. (ECBL) As Project Architect
  From 1999 to 2000

Program Manager, South Asia (REP 15)

SASTAC WWF SECRETARIAT 2nd World Water Forum & Ministerial Conference, March, 2000

Dates Employed Oct 1999 – Mar 2000

Employment Duration 6 months

Location : The Hague, Netherlands

  Participated in the Second World Water Forum, held in The Hague, the Netherlands in March 17-22, 2000. Represent South Asian seven countries in Conference, Managing the South Asia Session as ‘Program Manager – South Asia, along with the coordinator, Rep-15, REP-15, in SASTAC, World Water Forum, 2nd Convention for nearly 6 months. Responsible for managing the part of South Asia event taking all the National and private delegates from all the South Asian nations i.e. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, SriLanka, Nepal and Bhutan to the Water Council held in The Hague, The Netherlands under the leadership of BWP (Bangladesh Water Partnership) Chairman Engr. Qamrul Islam Siddique & REP 15 held in March, 2000 and finishing the 3 days international Conference managing the South Asia Program successful and a speaker of the program during the session South Asia, presented during the Forum Second World Water Forum & Ministerial Conference held from 17 March, 2000 to 22 March, 2000.
  From 2000 to 2006     Department of Architecture (GOB) – Public Works Department (Works Ministry) As Architect  
  Major Projects   Works under the Department of Architecture, Govt. of Bangladesh (GOB) § Involved in Architectural Design & Supervision for the 16 TTC (Technical Training Center), 7 new TTC & 5 TTC FOR WOMEN of Govt. of Bangladesh under Ministry of Labour & Manpower in 16 old districts, 7 new districts and in 5 districts for women specially in Bangladesh. Main responsibility was preparing the design, master plans, then preparing the final working drawings and details, supervising Implementation, Hold meetings with the client and incorporate client’s comments, in the working drawings during the progress of works. The Project was GOB Funded. Project was implemented in 2000 to 2006.   § Involved in Designing RAB-11 head quarter at Narayanganj. This was the first of RAB head quarter constructed outside Dhaka City that time in 2004 to 2005. Main responsibility was preparing the design, master plans, then preparing the final working drawings and details, supervising Implementation, Hold meetings with the client and incorporate client’s comments.   Different Works of Govt. of Bangladesh (GOB) as Consultant   § Working as Team Leader in Design Consultancy for the Project “Establishment of Inland Container River Port at Ashuganj” for STHAPONA with DPC Group of Consultants (DPCG) which is the JV member of TCE-DPCG JV. This Project working as local sub consultant of TATA Engineering Consultants of INDIA.   § Involved in finishing of 12-storied Headquarters Building for Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) at Agargaon, Dhaka under Engineers Consultants Bangladesh Ltd. (ECBL) during 1998 – 1999. Responsibility was to Supervise the works especially Banquet Hall/Auditorium finishing. A World Bank Financed Project. The project completed in February 1998.   § Central Mosque for Bangladesh Army at Dhaka Cantonment (design implementation), Dhaka, funded by GOB. Preparing master plan, architectural presentation designs hold meetings with the client, preparing final working drawings with details for building and interior decoration supervising the Construction Work during Phase-1. The diameter of this mosque main prayer hall is 43.5m (142 feet) without any intermediate column which accommodates 5000 persons at a time to pray inside the hall. Total capacity of the complex is 7000 persons. Design was completed in February 2000. Construction except the Minaret was  completed in March 2002   § Head Quarter Complex of Non-formal Education Directorate (NFED) at Mohakhali, Dhaka, under PMED by GOB. Includes 10 storied Office building and 5 storied Dormitory building. Preparing architectural presentation drawings, designs, interior design and decorations, master plans, then preparing the final working drawings and details, supervising Implementation, Hold meetings with the client and incorporate client’s comments, in the working drawings during the progress of works. The Project was ADB financed project. Design was completed in July 1999 – December 1999.   § 8-Storied Building for Bangladesh Bank at Rangpur. Plinth area is 5000 sq m. Design work was performed (May 1996–October 1996). BRTC (BUET) was top supervisor appointed by the Bank. Design was checked by BRTC. 1st Phase construction up to 4th floor completed in March 2008. Also involved for preparing tender document following PPR 2003.   § Urban Primary Health Care Project (UPHCP) for 4 (four) City corporations namely Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna and Rajshahi City Corporations of Bangladesh, funded by ADB, UNFPA, NDF & GOB. Hold meetings with the client and incorporate client’s comments, if any, in the working drawings even during progress of the works. Working full time for the project, defining the concept of the Health service, holding series of meetings with the ADB personnel, PIU’s and other consultants of the project to determine the service packages which may be delivered by each of the Primary Health Care Centers (PHC), defining the functions of each health center, functional flow, after thoroughly surveying some existing health centers giving the similar kind of health services. Monitoring the total survey work in four-city corporation’s areas and preparing the inception report for UPHC Project. Preparing Preliminary designs, justifying them in meetings and developing the preliminary designs. Preparation of Architects brief establishing design conditions and standards. Design along with its interiors with respect to the challenge of providing health services of international standards and Implementation in a small scale of 4 (Four) Storied Maternity Centers, Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care Centers (CRHCC) in 4 (Four) City Corporations of Bangladesh. Defining needs and determining Functions and Program outline for the CRHCCs after Series of meetings and Discussions with the PIU (Project Implementation Unit) and the Project Personnel.   § Bangladesh Open University Main Complex at Gazipur including Media Center having audio-visual studio & TV Transmission Tower, elevated walk way , internal & approach roads, box culvert, VC’s Office, Administration & Registration Building, Library Building, School of Studies, Printing, Publications & Distribution Building at Main Complex and Regional Resource Centre Buildings at 10 different locations of Bangladesh. ADB financed project. Design work completed 1997.  Construction completed in December 1998.   Hospitality Services, International Hotels, apartments, Villas, Offices, Industries   § Involved in Architecture design, Interior design & decoration, fit outs to supervise with project management and coordination work as project architect for the International Star Hotels operated by different international operators group in different parts of Bangladesh especially in Dhaka, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar and Sylhet under Sthapona & Partners, BSA, Thailand and KUPPSS-STHAPONA Collaboration, namely the following :   a.     29 Storied Residential Hotel Building with two basement – MOVENPICK Hotel, Khulna (220 rooms) – International 5 star 29 Storied Tower Hotel in Bangladesh (construction started 2017, target of completion 2022) for AHYAN GROUP. b.     14 Storied Residential Service Apartment Complex along with Shopping Mall on 50 Bigha Land – MOVENPICK LIVING, Dhaka, (360 rooms) – 5 Star Hotel & Service Apartment in Bangladesh (On going design level) for Bashundhara Group. c.      22 Storied Residential Hotel Complex – HOLIDAY INN DHAKA CITY CENTRE (HIDCC), Dhaka, Bangladesh (186 rooms) – 3 Star Hotel for IHG (Intercontinental Hotel Group). (2014 to till date, targeted operation in 2019) d.     Le Meridien-Dhaka (304 rooms) 5 STAR Flagship Hotel for Starwood. (2011 to 2014, operation from 2016). Involved in Architecture Space Planning and site coordination with BSA, Thailand. e.     RAINTREE HOTEL (UNO-Mirage) a 3 STAR boutique hotel (52 rooms) for Hotel Corp International at Dhaka (2013 to 2015, under operation from 2017). It was named later RAINTREE HOTEL. f.       Grand Sylhet Apart Hotel & Resort (236 rms) for Global Asset Ltd. (2012/13, ongoing, will be operated in the name of MOVENPICK Sylhet). g.     Involved in Architecture space planning & Interior Design, Site coordination in the Siam Boutique Hotel at Pataya, Thailand under BSA of Bangkok with Architect Kwanchai Phalajivin. h.     14 Storied Residential Building with Basement on 22 Katha land – Coral Reef KHANBARI Service Apartments at Khanbari, Choumuhoni, Agrabad, Chittagong. The Project is completed in 2019. i.       14 Storied Residential Apartment with Basement on 18 Katha land – “PURBITA” for Coral Reef Properties Ltd. at Cox’s Bazar. j.       HRC-Platinum Grand– 50 rooms 3 Star boutique hotel extension of existing Platinum Suites at Banani, Dhaka for Sheltech Group. (The Project started in 2013, completed and in operation from 2016) k.      Platinum Residence – 3 STAR boutique hotel at Uttara, Dhaka for Sheltech Group. (Completed and in operation from 2013). l.       10 Storied Residential Apartment for Meghbrishti Developers Ltd. at Bashundhara Residential Area, Dhaka. The Project completed in 2019. m.    15 Storied Commercial Tower “BSA PLAZA” at Comilla with shopping complex and Cineplex an ICONIC structure with International look and mood of the Interior. This project construction started 2019 and scheduled to be completed in 2021. n.     10 Storied Commercial cum Residential Apartment for KHABARBARI Ltd. at Pabna. The Project in near to completion by 2020. o.     G+1B+9=10 Storied Residential Apartment for Monihar Developers Ltd. at 45/2 Shantinagar, Dhaka. The Project is in design phase. p.     G+8=9 Storied Residential Apartment for NAVANA at 48 Agrabad, Chittagong. q.     Redesign of Residential Resort facilities in Ashulia Fantasy Kingdom and redesign of the High end Cottages for CONCORD at Ashulia, Dhaka. r.      14 Storied CONDOMINIUM – Residential Complex – first ever designed in Dhaka with International design Partners KUPPSS COLABORATION – Thailand on 73 Katha land including 4 Towers with all the modern amenities at Mazar Road, Dhaka. The Project completed in 2016.   § In-charge as project director for the project management in the 1000 apartments’ building in Dubai, UAE, responsible for the preparation of Interior Design, working drawings and details for the construction of 1000 Kitchen Cabinets in all the 1000 apartments and also for the interiors of public area of the G+3+25 storied Building project named ‘Silicon Gates-1’ in Silicon Oasis, Dubai, UAE. Team Leader of the design team and was responsible for the meeting and coordination with the client and the contractor on behalf of Shing Sung, Korea as Project Director of the Contractor. Also in-charge for the Interior Design of ceiling works, fit-out details and execution of the work for 1000 nos. apartment’s room along with kitchen areas.   § Involved in design, Interior design & decoration, supervision of the project & implementation as project coordinator for the 3 storied large Palace for Bashundhara group at Bashundhara in Dhaka with a built area of 3200 sqm on 27 acres of land. This villa consists of all modern facilities with indoor and outdoor games, swimming pool, wave pool, KOI pond, GYM with total BMS and modern high-tech building automation system with lighting design, wooden fit outs & panelling along with medallions within a contemporary classical style of Californian architecture done by BSA, Thailand. Responsibility was under PMC and coordination.   § Preparation of design and working drawings along with interiors for different Villas and residential buildings in Dubai as Senior Architect. Responsible for coordination with the Client, meeting and setting the design needs and decisions for the Klick Engineering Consultants.   § Responsible for building design, Interior design and working drawings/details and Supervising the project for 14 storied three star hotel complex and shopping tower – “Gold Palace” at 3 New Baily Road, Dhaka. This was a 102 bed hotel at the city centre of Dhaka and very close to CBD. This is designed to serve the need for residential facility for local people and foreign business people who comes to Dhaka for business purpose but needs to stay comfortably close to business district. Later it converted into apartments and mixed use development and completed on 2011.   § Responsible for Interior design, working drawings/ details and involved in supervision and project management up to completion for interiors of the following projects :   a.      Large Wine Cellar with steel structure fabrication at Azman in UAE with 2000 sqm area. b.      Construction of Factory building for INTERFAB Ltd. At Gazipur. Total area of 2200 sqm. Per floor constructed with steel structure. c.      Construction of Factory building for STYLECRAFT Fashions Ltd. At Joydevpur. Total area of 2500 sqm. Per floor Constructed with steel structure. d.      Construction of Factory building for Medlar Fashions Ltd. of Singha Group for their garments factory at Ashulia. Total area of 4000 sqm. Constructed with steel structure. e.      700 seat Auditorium and public hall for Lged Head Quarters at Sher-e-bangla Nagar, Agargaon, Dhaka responsible for the completion part of top floor and the finishing. f.       Interior design and office decoration for the Nitol Insurance of Nitol Group at Motijheel City Center covering 4,500 sft/ 430 sqm floor area. The office conceives 30 pax workstations, board meeting room for 12 pax, 3 other meeting rooms, archives, reception, individual office spaces, kitchen/pantry, IT room/server spaces, toilets. Finishing time: August, 2015. g.      Construction of Factory building for AQUA FOODS INDUSTRIES Ltd. At Gazipur. Total area of 3000 sqm. constructed with steel structure.   § Design and interior decoration along with landscaping for the 9 storied industrial complex for Youngones Bangladesh Ltd. knitting and dying factory in steel structure fabrication with Korean collaboration at Gazipura in Gazipur district near Dhaka. The project is located beside the main highway of Dhaka-Mymensingh road in the Gazipur district. Area of this factory is approximately 45,000 sft per floor and the office area is 1200 sqm per floor with 9 floors for the office space of Viyellatex.   § Design coordination & execution supervision of Convention Center-2 for Bashundhara Group at Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka with an area of 4,000 sqm of steel construction & fabrication completed by BBS.   § Design of Ad Deen Eye Hospital for Bashundhara Group at Bashundhara R/A. The responsibility was design and meeting with the client and incorporating the comment into design decision. The project was completed in 2010.    

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