Kaneshka Salehi
Board of Directors


 

 
 
Summary
 
 

Experience
Designer,
Proposed Mile High Metropolis, (Sustainable Tower)
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E                                                                                                                                                                                     2007-08

  • Designed Mile High Metropolis
  • Researched, developed, and networked with investors  
  • Developed sketches and graphics
  • Developed multimedia presentation
  • Developed marketing strategy

Designer,
Addition of a Lounge area to his Highness Prince Dr. Khalifa’s Palace in
Dubai, U.A.E                                                                                                                                                                                                      2008

  • Studied and evaluated existing structure to ensure suitability of design
  • Procured materials from China and surrounding countries for the project
  • Hired a Canadian Construction Company, based in U.A.E to build the project

Designer,
Design and planning of Sustainable Resort, Golf Course, Shopping Mall, Custom Homes, and Hotel for Amri Investment Group
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E                                                                                                                                                                                    2008

  • Designed one square mile master plan
  • Presented and marketed design to over 30 investment companies
  • Arranged teams of capable model builders, cad operators, finance experts, and real estate experts to help fund the project

Designer,
Design Belmont Luxury Motors
Belmont, California                                                                                                                                                                                    2006-07

  • Designed a sustainable and alternative energy producing building for luxury autos
  • Provided and Worked with the City Planning Department in obtaining permits through multiple design submissions

Designer/ Construction manager Palace Auto
Dublin, California                                                                                                                                                                                    2004-06

  • Designed a building for luxury autos
  • Hired by the client to manage the construction of the project
  • Produced drawings and models to assist contractor
  • Project Managed, coordinated, assisted the construction company (Hallmark) with the construction phase
  • Oversaw the construction of the building from ground-up

Designer/Drafts person/Model maker, Daniel BH Liebermann, Architect and Associates
Berkeley, California                                                                                                                                                                                    1994-00

Designer/Drafts person/ Model maker, Tsui Design and Research
Emeryville, California                                                                                                                                                                   1992-94

Education
San Jose State University, San Jose, California                       
                  Bachelor of Fine Arts                                                                                                                                                   1995-1998
San Francisco Institute of Architecture, San Francisco, California                                   
                  Masters in Organic Architecture                                                                                                                              1991-1995
Harvard School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts
                  Semester in Architecture Design (career discovery pre-graduate course)                                    1995
Talliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona (School of Frank Lloyd Wright)
                  Semester in Organic Architecture                                                                                                                                1994 

Skills
Licensed General Contractor, Musician, Fine Artist, Glass Artist, Ceramic Artist, Motivational Speaker, Straw Bale Home Building, Metal Sculptor, Interior Design, and Product Design

 

 

 

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