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CV - Catharine A Atkins

POSITION: Director

QUALIFICATIONS:
B Tech (Technology): Technikon Witwatersrand

REGISTRATIONS / MEMBERSHIPS:

Pr S Arch Technologist:
South African Institute of Architectural Technologists
South African Council for the Architectural Profession

KEY QUALIFICATIONS AND ROLE IN FIRM

Senior Architectural Technologist
Technical Design Development and Detailing
Specialist CAD Operator and Co-ordinator; in-house training and mentorship

SOME RECENT PROJECTS

University of the Witwatersrand, Chamber of Mines Building, 4th Quadrant completion and revitalization (leading technical design development, co-ordination and production)

Wheatbaker Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria (leading technical design development, co-ordination and production)

Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana (leading technical design development, co-ordination and production)

Lakes of Africa shopping centre, Accra, Ghana

Oak Square Development, Accra, Ghana

Brenton on Sea Hotel, Brenton on Sea, South Africa

Pushkin Square, Moscow, Russia

Raphael Penthoues Apartments on Nelson Mandela Square (Job Captain: technical design development, contract administration and site attendance)

Hotel Marginal, Luanda, Angola

New College of Applied Arts & Technology, Botswana

Ilha Da Cazangha Resort, Luanda, Angola

New Parliamentary Offices for the Republic of Botswana, Gaborone. (Job Captain, leading technical design development and production)

Interbank Sports Centre, Gaborone, Botswana

Niger Delta Resort Hotel and Country Club, Delta Province, Nigeria

Dubai Financial Centre, Dubai

Melrose Arch Building H202 (Job Captain: technical design development, contract administration and site attendance)Numerous architectural competitions and other design presentations: Presentation drawings, model making and graphic layouts

PROFICIENCY IN LANGUAGES:
Fluent in English and Afrikaans

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2005
Founding Director of Co-Arc International Architects Inc

1999 to date
Joined Meyer Pienaar Architects & Urban Designers
Collaboration on numerous large-scale projects in all work stages

1998
Employed with Lovell Pugh & Partners: tasked with technical documentation and site inspections on Edenvale Hospital

1996-1997
Work on a part-time basis for Raid Concepts as an architectural model maker and in the preparation of architectural presentation drawings.

1994-1997
Studies at Technikon Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Graduated with B Tech Arch (Technology) degree