Founding Member

Architectural/Solar Energy Design Collaborator

        Work Experiences:

·      4 yrsSolar PV Designs/Permitting:


Max CEC-rate output-230kW (Bay Area, California)


·      2 yrs. Solar ThermalDesigns/Permitting:

Residential/Commercial (Bay Area, California)


·      1 yr. Solar PV  Install:


Max CEC-rate output-70kW (Bay Area, California)


·      10yrs. Project Architect:

Design (passive solar design, passive cooling

and natural building); production drawing, 

contract administration, quality control, 

construction supervision, construction cost 

estimating, and life cycle cost analyses

(Bay Area-California, Alaska, UK, Africa)


·      2 yrs. Environmental Planner

EIA/EIS, SWM, & Conservation Stud

ies (Africa)

·      3 yrs. Part-Time Teaching:

Design Process, Designing for Construction 

Math, Statistics, Computer, &  ISP w/ CA State DoR


        Computer Proficiency:

DesignCAD & AutoCAD (incl. 3D modeling)

e-QUEST energy modeling;

MS Office & Project


         Professional Development.                                  
      Fundamentals of Commercial Rooftop Designs Cert.
@ Sunpower University (Richmond, Cali
      PV Design & Installation Cert.
        @ SEI (Sebastopol, California)

    MSc -Architecture 
        @ University College London, UK  
      BA (Hons) -Architecture
        @ Manchester Metropolitan University, UK


      ·    During his tenure at Solarcraft as the 
    Commercial PV Designer, Abdoulie “was doing 
    an excellent job, ... and 
in my opinion, he was        a gentleman, extremely gracious and a                well-liked employee.”
     Testimony by Bill Stewart, President 
     Solaracraft Services, Inc., California

      ·  "I had the pleasure of working with  
    Abdoulie in a Design Engineering team. He  
    brings a can-do attitude with a contagio
    excitement to design and solar. He seeks
    for and delivers elegantly-e
    solutions to challenging problems. He fosters
    a strong working etiquette and connects with
    team members and clients alike.... 
        An excellent researcher, and always seeks 
    to add value in his design work.... I look       
    forward to working with him again in the   

     Testimony by Sam Prom, who 
     indirectly supervised Abdoulie at 
     Solaracraft Services, Inc., California

     ·  "I worked with Abdoulie Manneh in a Solid
    Waste Management Study for United Nations 
    Educational, Scientific and Cultural
    Organization (UNESCO), in the Gambia, West 
    Africa. I appreciated Abdoulie’s e
    personality, innovative ideas, zeal and   
    commitment to the Study. Abdoulie's ideas 
    were a large part of the success in providing 
    a strategic framework for effective solid        waste management at the Bakoteh andfill."      

     Testimony by 
Jackson Nzainga, Team Leader

     ·  "Abdoulie was a committed student with        keen interest in sustainability. He was very        professional in his outlook, and has done god     things since leaving the Manchester School of     Architecture."                                                     Testimony given by Gregg Keeffe who               taught Abdoulie at Manchester                         Metropolitan University, UK

Abdoulie Manneh, Assoc. AIA, Architectural/Solar Energy Design Collaborator