Ben Kotlar

Naval  & Civil Architect

Interdisciplinary   Consultant

Sustainable Design solutions

Tel: +972 55 9988946

Email: kotlarben@gmail.com

Citizenship: Lithuanian, Israeli

Skype: kotlar.ben

ABOUT

 

Architect, Yacht Designer, Concept Director

Creative problem solver with a joyful multidisciplinary approach to design and production. 
Curious, optimistic and non-traditional thinker. Natural leader and proactive team member with great respect for quality, exploration, execution and deadlines.

With extensive multi-disciplinary experience, auto-didactic abilities, greet and passion I am confident every task I will take upon myself will be executed to the highest level and beyond expectation. New and unfamiliar issues calling for creative solutions are my play-field. If required - new knowledge and skills will be acquired as well as cooperation will be formed, all for the cause of efficient, creative, edgy and on-time delivery of solutions and productions.         

Ecologically oriented.

 

Lucky.

EXPERIENCE

2017-2020    Concept & Design Freelancer | Design lead and production for various offices and companies from Architects

                          and Designers to Entrepreneurs and Private Clients

2017 - 2019    Concept & Design Lead at Mosessco Architects | Directly responsible for supporting the needs of the client by managing, planning and executing creative processes. Position included team leading throughout preliminary design, strategic planning, client presentations, tenants meetings, city councils and regional committees - from the first meeting with the prospective client to negotiations with the authorities until the desired result of an approved project which is ripe for detailed planning.

2016-2017      Architect and Urban Planner at FZarchitects | Tel Aviv | From concept to details, buildings, complexes and urban planning. Position Included designing location specific mechanisms, large scale custom-made installations, immediate problem solving and long term strategy planning, design leading, coordination, presentations and negotiations. 

2015-2016     Naval & Civil Architect  at MSC Cruises | Napoli & London | Project coordination and design auditing & guidance for the new flagship series. In addition - designing the firm’s new HQ in London as well as follow the construction of vessels and buildings from initial sketches to detailed finishes and custom made furniture.

 

 2012-2014 - Architect at RanniZiss Architects. [Hotels & Residential Towers, Luxury Villas & Commercial centers.] 

2011-2012 - Architect at PeriDavidovich [Luxury Villas & Residential Complexes] 

2008-2012   - Graphic Designer and 3D simulations for "Spring's Oasis - Building & Investments co."

                         

*Architecture & Design as a freelance. 3D Modeling, Simulations and planning, Graphic design and branding. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROGRAMS

Photoshop, Autocad, Illustrator, Rhinoceros, Sketchup, Moi, Maxwell, V-Ray,

3dsMax, ArchiCad, Revit, KeyShot, HullForm, Camtasia, Maxsurf, Office
 

EDUCATION

Master of Yacht Design    @ the Politecnico di Milano, Italy      [2015- 2016]

Architecture                        @ Tel-Aviv University, Israel              [2007-2012]

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