Profile faisal 20arshad

Faisal Arshad

Architect, Academician , FA+P/ Dept of Architecture Comsats Islamabad in Islamabad Pakistan

Faisal Arshad is an Islamabad based practicing architect with 20 years of diverse experience. He did his graduation from UET Lahore in 1998. He is a registered member of Pakistan Institute of Architects & Town Planners (PCATP), associate member of Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP) and an international associate American Institute of Architects (AIA). He started his professional career with Design Group Practice Islamabad, Qaiser Hassan & Impact Design International before moving on abroad to work with TAK Design, an award winning multidisciplinary firm & Sama Dubai in Dubai Holdings.

His portfolio of working with international design firms include Meydan Grandstand Complex Dubai, Bab Al Shams Arena Dubai, Salam Golf Resort - Yiti Oman, Amwaj Mix Use Development at Bouregreg River, Rabat Morocco, New GHQ Complex – Master Plan of E10 & D11 Islamabad.

In 2009, he moved back to Pakistan and founded Faisal Arshad & Partners. FA+P is a practice of involving multidisciplinary professionals as project partners. The portfolio includes private residences, Retail Concessions, F&B (BOT) Design Development at New Islamabad International Airport, Revamp of CIP Lounges at Lahore Airport, Lake House at Khanpur, Flagship & Franchise Concept Stores of International Brands including XEY Kitchens, TEKA Appliances, KALE Sanitary & Floorings, Enza Home & Lineadecor Kitchens.

He has a passion for teaching and has been a visiting faculty at National College of Arts, Rawalpindi. He is a regular faculty at Comsats Islamabad. Faisal Arshad has been an active member of IAP and served as the Honorary Secretary Rwp/ Isb Chapter from 2010-2012. Currently, he is the Vice Chairman of IAP Islamabad/ Rawalpindi Chapter.

He is the recipient of IAP Recognition Award in 2011, conferred to 50 most prominent Architects of Pakistan for their valued contribution to the profession.

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Defining Architecture Through Space, Articulation & Materials

@ VOL 3 ON MAR 10, 2018

Faisal Arshad talks about space articulation and materials in his projects, including his lake-house passion project. Space utilization, materials, nostalgia, nature, cultural values, family and even language all tie into his ideas of what architectural projects and their essence is all about.  Mr. Arshad's large collection of design and participation in architecture design all around the world bring wisdom and experience that makes for a great talk.

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Islamabad @ Behbud Cafe
Mar 10, 2018