Bio and Works

 

Reinier Tinapay is uniquely positioned to complement small and medium architectural firms in British Columbia that aims for global standards and looking to add a team player who can work independently. With over 14 years of experience in design and construction industry in Singapore, supplemented with the knowledge to navigate local building codes gained from studying Architectural and Building Technology at BCIT, he has the skillset and experience that could prove invaluable to any team.  Throughout his career, he has been entrusted to lead teams in design tenders and competitions and made significant contributions in securing projects ranging from 5.2 hectares Sports Complex for SDI Architects to a $100 million 600-room Hotel Development at Orchard area for Archurban Architects. The success of these tender campaigns gave the firms he worked for additional clients and better industry recognition.

With his education at BCIT, he is equipped with the skills to:

  • Prepare Architectural design visualizations
  • Develop Architectural drawing productions through Revit and AutoCAD
  • Navigate through the Building Codes and interpret requirements
  • Assist in preparing bidding documents and estimates.

The years of experience in architectural consultancy in Singapore prepared him to:

  • Work under pressure while managing multiple projects
  • Support project managers in the field for construction administration
  • Coordinate with consultants, team members and clients
  • Actively participate in site visits and take note of issues for onward coordination
  • Communicate effectively with clients and teammates
  • Work well within teams resulting in good rapport with the client and fellow consultants
  • Meticulously prepare any product or output that I am tasked to do.

The combination of experience in advanced design and construction methodology gained from Singapore supplemented by a growing understanding of local codes, construction methodology and standards gained from his  education here in BC makes him an excellent addition to your team.

 

WORKS


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MANDAI BIRD PARK – SINGAPORE
Proposed 311 hectares rain forest themed park and eco-resort development at Mandai Park Singapore. More information here: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/environment/mandai-to-become-an-eco-tourism-hub-featuring-2-new-wildlife-parks-eco

Involvement :  Managed the architectural and compliance aspects for a $500 million public park project. Resolved key issues using advanced building information modelling techniques in Revit and 3d Max as well as knowledge in construction detailing. This resulted in positive performance reviews from the client.

 

KALLANG FOOTBALL HUB – SINGAPORE
Proposed I5.2 hectare sports and recreation complex

Involvement : Led a successful design tender campaign to secure a 5.2-hectare sports and recreation complex. During the competition, I managed a team of associates to come up with a compelling design proposal that managed to convince the client to select our team for the project

 

HERSING HUB – SINGAPORE
Design pitch for proposed 7-storey mixed development – Singapore

Involvement : Design, drawings, model, render.

 

HOUGANG COMMUNITY NEIGHBORHOOD RENEWAL PROGRAMME – SINGAPORE
Design pitch for proposed upgrading of community and elderly areas for Hougang NRP – Singapore

Involvement : Design, drawings, model, render.

 

SAFRA COMMUNITY CLUB – SINGAPORE
Design pitch for proposed upgrading of  Safra Community club – Singapore

Involvement : Design, drawings, model, render.

 

M1 DATA CENTER – SINGAPORE
Design pitch for proposed 4-storey Data Center – Singapore

Involvement : Design, drawings, model, render.

 

hotelgrand

HOTEL GRAND CENTRAL
10 storey hotel re-development at Orchard area, Singapore

Involvement: Participated from the design stage, to tender, construction, TOP, CSC until As-built. Coordinated with client, consultants and contractors. Helped create submission plans and documents for statutory submissions. Consolidated client’s and lead architect’s input to deliver a sound architectural solution to coordination issues presented during the construction stage. Created 3d mock-up, illustrations, diagrams  and renders for presentations and/or study.

 

BCC Worship Centre sharpened

BARTLEY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
3 storey church development with basement and 1st storey carpark at Bartley Road, Singapore

Involvement: Participated from preparation of tender details, construction, TOP, CSC until As-built. Coordinated with client, consultants and contractors. Helped create submission plans and documents for statutory submissions. Consolidated client’s  and lead architect’s input to deliver a sound architectural solution to coordination issues presented during the construction stage. Created 3d mock-up, illustrations, diagrams  and renders for presentations and/or study.

 

ceylon

CEYLON COURT
5 storey with attic condominium development with 32 units, swimming pool, gym and ground floor carpark at Ceylon Road, Singapore

Involvement: Participated from preparation of tender details and partial involvement during  construction, TOP, CSC , Defects check and As-built.  Coordinated with client, consultants and contractors. Helped create submission plans and documents for statutory submissions. Consolidated client’s and lead architect’s input to deliver a sound architectural solution to coordination issues presented during the construction stage. Created 3d mock-up, illustrations, diagrams  and renders for presentations and/or study.

 

chancery lane

5 CHANCERY LANE
12 units of 2 storey with attic strata bungalow development with individual swimming pool at Chancery lane, Singapore

Involvement: Participated from preparation of tender details and during  construction, TOP, CSC , Defects check and As-built.  Coordinated with client, consultants and contractors. Helped create submission plans and documents for statutory submissions. Consolidated client’s and lead architect’s input to deliver a sound architectural solution to coordination issues presented during the construction stage. Created 3d mock-up, illustrations, diagrams  and renders for presentations and/or study.

 

hotel chancellor

HOTEL CHANCELLOR ORCHARD
10 storey hotel re-development at Orchard Area, Singapore

Involvement: Participated from the design stage, to tender. Created 3d mock-up, illustrations, diagrams  and renders for presentations and/or study.

 

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CHURCH OF SINGAPORE
Proposed Extension to Existing 3 storey church, Singapore

Involvement : Assisted in the Modelling and Rendering of Perspective for the proposed addition and alteration of Church of Singapore.

 

tembelling courtTEMBELLING COURT
5 storey with attic condominium development with swimming pool, gym and ground floor carpark at Tembelling Road, Singapore

Involvement: Participated in the planning, cad layout and initial authority consultation for the proposed project. Project progress pending client decision.

 

grace baptist

BAPTIST CHURCH SINGAPORE
4 storey Church Redevelopment in Singapore.

Involvement: Participated in the planning, cad layout and initial authority consultation for the proposed project. Project progress pending client decision.

 

gallop

GALLOP ROAD – SINGAPORE
2 storey with attic Good Class Bungalow development along Gallop Road, Orchard Planning Area, Singapore

Involvement: Participated in the planning, cad layout and initial authority consultation for the proposed project.

 

chartwellCHARTWELL – SINGAPORE
2 storey with attic residential development at Chartwell, Singapore

Involvement: Created 3d mock-up, illustrations, diagrams  and renders for presentations and/or study.

 

donghai

DONG DONG HAI – SHENZEN CHINA
Mixed developement, Donghai China

Involvement: Assisted Archurban Shenzen China branch  in creating 3d renders for client presentation

 

buckley

BUCKLEY ROAD – SINGAPORE
2 storey with attic residential development at Buckley, Singapore

Involvement: Created 3d mock-up, illustrations, diagrams  and renders for presentations and/or study.