“Good buildings come from good people and all problems are solved by good design.” Stephen Gardiner
Damir Orihan was born in 1988 in Vrbas, Serbia.
In addition to native Serbian and Ruthenian, Damir fluently speaks English.
In 2003 he enrolled a secondary school in Novi Sad, in the Department for Construction Technicians.
Next, he enrolled Architecture at the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad in 2007. He received Bachelor Degree in Architectural and Urban Design in September 2011 and Master Degree in Architectural and Urban Design one year later, in September 2012. After the Bachelor studies, Damir worked for a few months as a junior architect (assistant) in EuroGardi Gropu in Novi Sad, on the architectural design of the first phase of construction of the General Hospital in the city of Vrbas. In Direkcija za izgradnju in Vrbas, he worked as an intern and participated in the Architectural-technological conceptual design of the second phase of construction of the General Hospital in the city of Vrbas.
In June 2014 he began to work as an Architect in Benoy, Dubai. For five years, he participated in the preparation of concept and schematic stage on several exceptional mixed-use, leisure, retail, hospitality projects, and several masterplanning projects and schemes throughout the region. Damir has been a key member of project development and thinking, both anticipating and incorporating future trends in design and technology to champion new approaches in conceptualization and realization of ideas. Damir is motivated and committed to the company, and he enjoys working within a customer focused environment. Also, he can organize, plan and achieve results through managing team members, and able to use his own initiative. Also, he is efficient, flexible, and reliable. As a Pioneer in advance 3D Modelling, Architectural animations, VR and 3D printing in the previous office he is up to date with the latest technologies, computer literate in SketchUp, Revit, Rihno, Grasshopper, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Lumion, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and 3D Studio Max as well.
His main goals are to improve and develop skills and knowledge. Damir is excellent at communication and good at working independently. Apart from being able to work within high-pressure situations, he is trustworthy, and he finishes any work given on time.
“The difference between good and bad architecture is the time you spend on it.” David Chipperfield