Ammar is responsible for both integrating BIM systems into the core of Atkins design process and contributing as a team
member on significant architectural and planning projects. Some of these include:
A low-carbon, commercial and hotel tower project with a total built-up area of 221,288m2. It comprises a 269m primary
office tower with a 328-key hotel on the upper levels; and a 220m high secondary hotel tower that houses a 524-key
Hotel and 58 serviced apartments. The towers sit on a five storey retail podium, below which four storeys of basements
provide 2747 parking bays. Ammar contributed as BIM manager and coordinator of architecture, structure and MEP.
- Riyadh Oasis City, Riyadh, KSA
The development of a master plan for a high-density, mixed-use development of more than 7.0M m2 of built up area on a site of 200Ha. Ammar was engaged as an architect and BIM manager, linking all design parameters to a database to
ensure the accuracy and quality of drawings and information.
- ITC Headquarters, Bangalore, India
ITC Bangalore HQ is to be the central hub of ITC's operations in India. It is composed of two 12-storey buildings linked
together by an office bridge, with a total built-up area of 221,450m2. Ammar was BIM coordinator for this project
involving parametric design, spatial coordination, drawing production, quantity extraction, and developing a facility
- Padideh Shandiz Commercial Complex, Iran
A very large commercial mixed-use complex consisting of a major shopping mall, entertainment facilities, a water park,
hotel, serviced apartments, residential apartments, a flower market and garden and a cultural centre. The total area of the buildings exceeds 700,000m². Ammar was involved as an architect on the project, undertaking observation
coordination, conceptual programming and layout.
In addition to his architectural roles on projects, Ammar lectures and consults widely. These initiatives include
- Lecture to American University in Dubai, April 2012
Presentation of a research paper on Corporate Projects Setup in Revit
- Speaker in the Ninth Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium
Presentation of a research paper entitled "Renovating Organic Planning as an Approach to Comprehensive
- Speaker in the Autodesk Building Solutions Conference 2006
Presentation of a research paper entitled "Vertical Design Applications in Building Design and Construction".
- BIM Standards for Atkins USA, UK, ME, India & China
Member of the tactical team charged with setting up the integration of BIM systems in Atkins' global network.