1- Architecture: Planning, design, site supervision, cost evaluation , technical specifications and administrative documentation of divers buildings projects.
2- Construction: Construction several building mainly planned by Architect
3- Long experience with the design and construction of school buildings.
4- Renovation, restoration and improvement of existing buildings.
5- Study to reduce building costs, in remote areas, by the utilisation of locally available construction materials with the participation of local village groups
Spanish (minimal working knowledge)
Portuguese (working knowledge
Cape Verde Island
(Licence of Architecture) State Academy of Architecture and Engineering, Ankara/Turkey, 1977.
“A Self help-Construction Manual” (in collaboration with COOPIBO)
Rwanda / 1985.
A mission to evaluate the condition of the Agro-Veterinary School of Rushashi after the civil war, 1994.
Kigali and Turkey.
Preparation of a video-film about Rushashi Agro-Veterinary School. (The film was made in Rwanda and edited in Istanbul)
. A study to compare the constructions cost of the different types of school buildings being carried out by SFCS (School Construction Service of Ministry of Secondary Education) between 1983 and 1990.
My own Architectural office, in Kigali capital of The Rwandan Republic.
The following major works were accomplished:.
A-Motel project in Kibuye
B-Low cost labour housing at CYOHOHA/Kinihira
C-Renovation, modification and on site supervision of a number of houses in Kigali.
D-Office building in Gitarama for PROMET (NGO)
E-National Artificial Insemination Centre in Kigali
F-Transformation and extension of the Bulinga and Murambi Health Centres for CARE International
G-Poultry production unit for Belgium Co-operation
Society TEKHNE/Kigali (Brussels based technical society) as Chief Architect.
The following works were completed:
A-Restoration, improvement and on site supervision of the CEE office building
B-Modifications and improvements of the residency of the CEE Resident Representative in Kigali.
C-Rehabilitation and site supervision of health centres in different regions of the country (World Bank/Family Health Project)
D-Rehabilitation of the hospital in Rwamagana.
Kigali/Rwanda. With UNESCO (UN) as Expert/Architect “School Construction” project .
A-Participation in improving the prototype-plans for school buildings and simplifying their construction with the objective of reducing costs.
B-Secondary school projects: ZAZA complex (World Bank IDAII), Medical/Nursing training schools in Byumba and Kaduha (World Bank IDA III), Agro Veterinary School of Rushashi (FINNIDA)
C-Office building and Teacher Training Centre in Kigali
D-Supervision of the construction of rural schools (CERAI) in 15 different regions of Rwanda (FENU).
I was organising and supervising six locals draughtsmen.
Praia/Cape Verde Island. With OPS/FENU (UN), School Building Project as UNV/Architect.
. Project preparation, construction and site supervision of primary school buildings throughout the country ( Ilha Do Sal, St. Nicolao and Fogo).
Praia/Cape Verde Island. With HABITAT (UN), project:
“Improvement of the Remote Districts of Praia” as UNV/Planner
Organisation of a survey to determine the life style of the local population and to group the different types of traditional housing in the three districts of Praia. Using this information to prepare a proposition for better and more economic housing which can be built by impoverished people (self help-construction).
TEK-SER ( International Technique Association) in Istanbul / Turkey as Head Architect of the Project Unit.
Works accomplished :
A-Rehabilitation of military housing in the NATO military zone, Turkey.
B-Design of a military communications centre.
Cengiz Bektas/Architectural Office in Istanbul/Turkey as an architectural team member.
Participation in the design of an electronics factory, a hospital and a commercial centre.
1999 – Appointed to the board of the Fethiye, Chamber of Architects
(UIA-Union International des Architects).
(Starting by recent works)
Own office Fethiye, Turkey.
Major works include.
. Kargınca House
. Villa Ebe 2
. Villa Cennet Üzümlü
. Cook’s house, Ovacık
. Yarham House, Ovacık
. Ligth House, restoran bar
. Denise&Nail Tangal House, Ovacık
. Keklik 1 Villa, Üzümlü
. Konak Babadag. Stone constructed guest house comprising of 20 rooms.
. Renovation of Hillside Beach Club (Holiday Village). Work included project and supervision.
. Renovation of Belvü Hotel, Oludeniz
. Renovation of Oludeniz Resort Hotel, Oludeniz
. Renovation of Diana Hotel, Ovacık