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Aradhana Gupta

SENIOR PRINCIPAL
ARCHITECT OAQ MBA

ACADEMIC TRAINING
RICHARD IVEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, ONT, Executive MBA, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO, ONT, Master of Architecture, 2004

UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO, ONT, Bachelor of Environmental Studies, 2001

JOHN ABBOT COLLEGE, SAINTE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE, Dec Natural Sciences, 1996

AWARDS

Finalist in the Kolkata Book Fair, Scottish Pavilion Competition, in collaboration with Ian Pieterse, 2008

First prize in a division, Aurora Borealis Observatory Competition, in collaboration with Ian Pieterse, 2008

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
18 years

QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFILE

Aradhana has 18 years of experience in architecture and urban planning around the world, including 4 years with LOEUF. Outside of Canada, she has worked in the UK, Italy and India. She has had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients, on projects ranging in scale from tiny flats with micro-budgets to high-end pharmaceutical facilities. Aradhana has a Masters of Architecture from the University of Waterloo, 2004, and an Executive MBA from Ivey Business School, 2017.
She is motivated by the creation of healthy and vibrant communities, the protection of our environmental resources, and an economic model that allows for sustainable construction with social impact.

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS

Urban ecosystem, civic and economic environment
C40 Reinventing Cities, Montreal, Competition Winner, CFDA and Gensler Consortium, New construction and research innovations in sustainable urban development, with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and local communities, Project Manager in architectural design and environmental expertise, 2021
Pôle Municipal de Vaudreuil-Dorion, Construction of a new municipal centre, Town Hall, Library, Square, Vaudreuil-Dorion, L’OEUF. Building envelope design, execution documents, ongoing calls for tenders and future site monitoring, 2020
Federal Government Office Building, Shawinigan. Development of a Functional and Technical Program for a new building with a population of 1000 people, NFOE. Architectural design project manager and management of the consulting team, 2019-2020
New pharmaceutical plant, Ontario, Transformation of an automotive plant and interior refurbishment for a medical cannabis production building, Project Manager, NFOE, 2017-2019
Pharmascience Optipack Global, Montreal, Expansion of a pharmaceutical plant, Architectural Design Project Manager, NFOE, 2016-2020.
NDG Cultural Centre and Library, Montreal. Winning project of the competition for a new cultural centre. L’OEUF + FSA + Atelier Big City. Development of building plans for tender, coordination of consultants for design and construction, 2011-2012
Trongate 103, Glasgow, Restoration and redevelopment of 3 existing historic buildings for an Arts Centre, Elder & Cannon Architects. Construction details, 2009
Quartermile development, Edinburgh, Phased redevelopment of the former Royal Infirmary campus, Site Office work, Development of submission plans, permit plans and building plans for the campus and various buildings, Foster + Partners, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2006-2008
Q6 – Quartermile, Edinburgh. New 7 storey office building and retail pavilions around a public square, Foster + Partners, Permit plans, execution documents, tenders, 2007-2008

Housing and community environment
Bois-Ellen Project, Laval, 166-unit project, new affordable housing, L’OEUF, Design development and construction plans, 2013-2014
ASEQ Mille îles, Feasibility study and concept for 40 affordable housing units for environmentally sensitive people, L’OEUF, Project Manager, 2014
Rehabitat, Montreal, Sustainable redevelopment of residential buildings, L’OEUF, Project Manager, Code analysis report, envelope efficiency report, plans for permits, coordination with consultants, plans for upgrades, 2010
OMHM, Several mandates, Montreal, façade safety work, inspections, maintenance, repairs, and renovations, L’OEUF, Project Manager 2010-2014
Lenzie Road, Stepps, Glasgow. Double extension to 2 semi-detached houses, Elder & Cannon Architects, Project Manager, plan development, permit monitoring, 2008
Circus Place, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Victorian villa subdivision, garage and conservatory addition, Elder & Cannon Architects, Project Manager, plan development, permit monitoring, 2008
Hawkhead Masterplan, Paisley, Scotland, Masterplan for the redevelopment of the former hospital campus, restoration and redevelopment of individual buildings, Elder & Cannon Architects, Design, co-ordination and development of working documents, 2008
Q12, Q14, Q16 & Q18, Quartermile, Edinburgh, New build for luxury condominiums, Foster + Partners, site office work, construction drawings, 2006