Licensed Architect with 10 years of architectural practice. Experienced in project management, schematic design and design development, tendering, contract administration, and field reviews. Dealt with various project types; including institutional and commercial buildings, single and multi-family residential, hospitality, and health care facilities. Familiarity with BCBC, ABC, as well as LEED oriented projects.

With a Master degree in advanced studies in Architecture [M.A.S.A.], specialized in collaborative design and computation in architecture, with focus on BIM, Algorithmic/Generative & Parametric Design, Environmental Analysis, and Building Science.

Previous workplace experience includes design lead, project management, contract administration, scheduling, coordination & field reviews.


  • Architect, AIBC : Architectural Institute of British Columbia
  • LEED AP : Accredited Professional with Canada Green Building Council
  • M.A.S.A., Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture. University of British Columbia
  • M.Arch., Bachelor of Architecture, University of Baghdad


  • Advanced skills in CAD, BIM, Geometric 3D Modeling, Environmental Simulation, & Generative Design
  • Software: Revit, AutoCAD, Maya, Rhino, Grasshopper, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Freehand sketching, painting, & landscape photography


  • ARCHITECT; Inscribe Architecture. Vancouver, BC; 2013-Current
  • SENIOR DESIGNER / TEAM LEADER; PBK Architects. Red Deer, AB; 2012-2013
  • DESIGN CONSULTANT; Ali Shakarchi Studio. Vancouver, BC; 2010-2012
  • SENIOR DESIGNER/ ASSOCIATE; TRB Architecture Inc. Vancouver, BC; 2005-2010
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR; School of Architecture & Design, AUS. UAE; 2002-2004
  • ADJUNCT PROFESSOR; School of Architecture, UBC.; 1999-2001
  • RESEARCH AND TEACHING ASSISTANT; School of Architecture, UBC; 1995-1999
  • SYSTEMS MANAGER; School of Architecture, UBC; 1997-1999
  • ARCHITECT; Iwan Consulting Group. Amman, Jordan; 1993-1995
  • ARCHITECT; Engineering Bureau, University of Baghdad, Iraq; 1990-1992



  • Ken Nichols Regional Recreational Centre renovation, Beaumont, AB (2013) Project Management, Construction Documents, Tendering, Contract Admin.
  • Best Western Inn and Suites, Redwater, AB (2012) Project Management, Construction Documents, Contract Admin.
  • City Hall, Sylvan Lake, Town of Sylvan Lake; AB (2012) Project Management, Contract Admin.
  • Augustine Catholic Church, Ponoka; AB (2011) Design, Project Management
  • Church of the Nazarene, Red Deer; AB (2011) Design Development, Project Management, Tendering
  • Red Deer Royals, Red Deer; AB (2011) Programming, Planning, Schematic, Project Management
  • Foothills Fieldhouse Design Proposal, AB (2011) Design, Programming, Cost Estimates
  • Pacific Coast University for Health Sciences, Port Alberni, BC (2009) Schematic Design, Design Development
  • The Walter Burtnick Seniors Lodge, Sechelt, BC (2009) Schematic Design, Design Development
  • Firehall No.1, Burnaby; BC (2008) Programming, Planning, Design Report
  • Envision Credit Union, Maple Ridge, BC (2008) Schematic Design, Design Development
  • Doma, Private single family residence, Coquitlam, BC (2007) Schematic Design, Design Development
  • Squamish Cultural Centre, Whistler, BC (2006) Design Development, Construction Documents, Contract Admin.
  • Ibn al-Haitham Hospital, Amman, Jordan (1995) Design Development, Construction Documents, Tendering, Contract Admin.
  • College of Engineering, Amman, Jordan (1994) Schematic Design, Design Development
  • Crown Plaza Amra Hotel, Amman, Jordan (1993) Interior Design, Construction Documents, Site Reviews



  • Wojtowicz, J., Shakarchi, A. and Takeyama, M. “dWall – Case of VDS Baghdad, Architecture in the Network Society” 22nd eCAADe Copenhagen, 2004
  • Shakarchi, A., Wojtowicz, J., “ePAD: Portable Aided Design Tool for Remote Collaboration”, ACSA Technology Conference, MIT, 2000
  • Shakarchi, Ali Y., Wojtowicz, J., “Tools for Distributed Design Practice, Promise and Reality” 18th eCAADe, Weimar, 2000
  • Wojtowicz, J., Houwen, J. Shakarchi, A., “Making of OBELISK, Multimedia Archiving System,” ACADIA97, Cincinnati , 1997