Ashok Kannan, Design Director

Mr. Ashok Kannan graduated from Poona University in 1988 in India. He has worked on Structural Designs of Commercial and High-Rise Residential Towers, Hotels, Industrial Projects, Road Bridges, Railway Bridges and Flyovers etc.

Responsibilities includes

  • A Good Knowledge of the design and construction techniques prevalent in Indian and GCC region. Conversant with all International Codes on Reinforced Concrete and Steel including British, American and Indian Standards.
  • Has extensively worked on Structural Analysis and Design Programs and has excellent command over Structural analysis packages like ETABS, SAFE, STAAD-PRO.,etc
  • Developed several user-friendly software programs in C#/Visual Basic/Excel/Auto CAD for analysis, design and drafting of Structures. Good command over AutoCAD and Revit

Area Of Specialisation

  • Have extensively worked on Structural Analysis and Design Programs and has excellent command over structural packages like ETABS, SAFE, etc.
  • Have worked on Blast Resistant Analysis and Design
  • Extremely familiar with Microsoft Office viz. Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Totally conversant with Indian & American Standards.
  • Deciding / reviewing the lateral and gravity framing system and suggest alternative system, if any, that can further, optimize the structure.
  • Preparing / reviewing the structural FEM model with the structural / architectural or MEP drawings and hence validating the system from strength / serviceability consideration.
  • Attending the client-initiated project meeting while coordinating with other disciplines during the entire project construction phase.
  • Involved in preparing structural specifications, construction documents, checking shop drawings, peer review & value engineering, responding to RFI’s & producing a complete design package.

Industrial Projects

  • Polypropylene plant (Line A, B & C) at Jamnagar for Reliance Industries Ltd with 140 m high flare stack
  • Pharmaceutical Plant at Ireland for Bristol Myers Squibb
  • BDO & MAN Plant at Malaysia for BASF

Tower Structures

  • Township Development at Devanhalli (G+7), Bangalore for Hiranandani
  • New Commercial Headquarters for Saudi Electricity Company of 6 Stories and 2 Basements
  • Residential Building (G+8) at Hamriya Beach, Dubai
  • Multi-storied (G+16) building for Chandubhai Choksi

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