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About Me

About Me

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Professional  Profile

I am a highly qualified and experienced Senior Architect currently holding a position of a Design Manager in KPS, Dubai – Design & Build company. I am specializing in commercial & residential architecture with an extensive experience in the commercial, residential and hospitality design.

I am registered with the Royal Institute of Irish Architects with over eighteen years’ of experience in the public and private sector. I hold a Diploma in Project Management and accreditation in Project Supervision Design Process by Royal Institute of Irish Architects.

 

Klaudia Romanow

Design Manager

Dipl.-Ing., MRIAI, Project Manager, PSDP, Conservation Arch. Grade3

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Curriculum Vitale

2022 – Present

DESIGN MANAGER

/ KPS, Dubai, UAE /

 

Design Manager for KPS, Dubai, responsible for design and management ( Design & Build) for a variety of projects from concept through to construction.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design and space planning of variety of commercial projects with emphasis to office space design
  • Managed assigned projects ensuring specified schedules, timelines and budget requirements are achieved.
  • Collaborated with internal and external departments and stakeholders; MEP engineers, structural engineers, pre-construction team, commercial team.
  • Coordinated design, site relevant queries and deliverables to ensure compliance with the construction program and project objectives.
  • Problem-solving approach, identifying risks to mitigate them and improve profit margins.
  • Managed client relationships, ensuring client needs were met and project were executed in line with the expectations.
  • Drove innovation in design, explored and implemented new trends and technologies to enhance the design.

 

2015 – 2022

Head of Design & Architecture

/ KC Peaches Group, Dublin, Ireland /

 

Head of Design & Architecture for KC Peaches Group providing architectural, interior design and project management services. I hold a senior leadership role and I was responsible for owning the definition, management and evolution of the architectural and visual strategy, design concepts and roadmap for KC Peaches Group in Ireland and USA.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creation, development and execution of architectural identity, global design direction, and architectural standards for all KC Peaches Group projects.
  • Responsible for the analysis of trends in the Hospitality and Consumer domains to determine their potential impact on the business, proactively identifying opportunities that enable KC Peaches to meet its current and future business goals.
  • Planning architectural spaces that maximize KCP functionality strategies by maintaining a positive consumer experience and environment that consumers want to visit and return to.
  • Managing and executing comprehensive architectural service in development of projects from initial sketch design through the construction stage.
  • Successfully executed multiple projects, on time, within budget and to agreed specifications as well provided effective, skilled project management to help reduce the costs of delivering projects while adding value to the business by applying proven project management techniques to maintain corporate initiatives to assist in achieving the company’s goals.
  • Responsible to define and manage all architecture blueprints, standards, and policies for KC Peaches. Ensure that these are relevant, and where applicable, compliant to relevant regulations and standards.

2011-2015

Project Architect

/ McCabe Delaney, Dublin, Ireland /

 

Project Architect for an engineering practice engaged for number of insurance claim for residential and commercial projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Acting on behalf of Insurance Company or Private Individuals, responsible for establishing extent of damage and repairs required to conclude the insurance claim.
  • Responsible for site surveys, preparation of repair schedules and associated drawings; Planning Permission Applications and other statutory documents, Tender Documents & Construction Drawings.
  • Liaison and coordination with Design Team members; Quantity Surveyors, M&E Engineers, Structural Engineers etc.
  • Experience in on-site quality control of contractor’s construction of finishes and control of execution of drawings and specifications (partitions, plaster works, wall & floor finishes, joinery etc). Preparation of defects snagging’s.

2010-2011

Architect

/ JV Tierney, Dublin, Ireland /

 

Architect working in a partnership with a Senior Architect of The Office of Public Works carrying out public sector projects from conception to completion on site.

 

2006-2010

Graduate Architect

/ The Office of Public Works, Dublin, Ireland /

 

Graduate Architect worked on projects for medium to large-scale Public Sector offices & visitor centres buildings, both new and refurbishments.

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My Skills

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Interior Design/Space Planning

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Architecture

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Project Management