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Principal Architect


Qaasim A. AMINU, MNIA is the Principal of ARC-QQA ASSOCIATES, a firm of Architects and Planners established in 2009.

He graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife with both B.Sc. and B.Arch. degrees in architecture, and has had a versatile, top- rate working experience in one of the nation’s leading architectural consultancy firm; Klif Consultants (now Consultants Collaborative Partnership), thereafter Crescent Konsult.

His working experience is characterised by collaborations with top-rate consulting and contracting firms in the delivery of multifarious projects. These include the likes of CA Consultants Limited, KOA and Associates Limited, Comprehensive Project Management Services Limited, Cappa and D’Alberto Plc., ETCO Nigeria Limited, Metallum Limited, just to mention a few, this has helped in building his capacity at handling wide ranging project design, management and contract administration tasks.

In his career spanning over two (2) decade he has been involved projects spanning the whole gamut of building types, while with Klif Consultants, these included the John Holt Nigeria Plc. Office complex, Abuja, design and supervision of factories/warehouses development for Marc and Mei Nigeria Limited, design and resident supervision of the In-Flight Catering Facility for Airline Service Logistics (ASL) Plc at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Residential Development ( 34 Luxury Apartments) at Ikoyi Foreshore Lagos, the Greenwood House School, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, completion supervision for block of 14 luxury apartments at Cooper Road Ikoyi for JOF Ideal Family Farms Limited, design conception and project supervision of the Central Mosque at Victoria Garden City (VGC), Ajah, Lagos.

During his stint at Crescent Konsult, he was involved in various schemes such as: design, supervision and contract administration for the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Up-grade Project, Effurun, Delta State, design competition entry for conceptualization and layout planning for the Proposed Shell Trustees Park, Maitama, Abuja, project design, supervision and contract administration the Upgrade and Automation of NAHCO Plc. Warehouses at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos and a host of others.

While at ARC-QQA Associates, he has had a fully engrossing preoccupation delivering quite a number of projects such as the Banana Island School, Banana Island, Lagos, Six (6) floor Mixed-use development at Onikan Lagos, Lekki Boatyard, Lekki Lagos, local content design and project supervision services for the Lekki Preschool, Lekki Lagos, General Renovation of SOS Children’s Village of Nigeria Premises at Owu-Ijebu and Ijebu-Ode Ogun State, National Office Renovation for SOS Children’s Village Nigeria, Abuja, FCT, and quite a number of institutional and residential developments amongst others

He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and is duly registered with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON).

He is married with children and his hobbies are reading and travelling.