Areas of expertise
Licensed architect with eighteen years of professional experience in residential and commercial design and in preparation of construction documents. L.E.E.D. Accredited Professional. Participated in numerous design competitions including the competition for the memorial design for the World Trade Center. Extensive knowledge of codes and construction management; excellent writing skills; and extensive experience in technical and architectural photography.
Membership of professional bodies
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Architectural Design Projects:
TMA Construction Services (With dcb Construction) - Designed corporate headquarters for a large concrete construction supply company
The Brew - Design of a new coffee shop for Longmont, Colorado in a historic structure. Project earned firm an award for “Best Full Service Historic Preservation Firm”
Ficco Industrial Park (With dcb Construction) - Design and Construction Administration for 60,000sf of office/warehouse space in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
7 Leaves Retail and Production facility - Design for a 10,000sf MIP manufacturing facility and 3,000sf retail store in Pueblo, Colorado.
Welby Business Park (With dcb Construction) - Design and Construction Administration for 60,000sf of office/warehouse space in Adams County, Colorado
Kipling Self Storage (With dcb Construction) - Design and construction documents for a 100,000sf multistory self-storage facility in Littleton, Colorado.
Adams County Self Storage (With dcb Construction) – Conceptual design for a 200,000sf multistory self-storage facility in Adams County Colorado
Cooley Residence - 5,000 square foot house with indoor riding arena in Castle Rock, Colorado.
World Trade Center Memorial Competition Entry - 5-acre memorial site and building design.
Arlington Park Apartments (with Carvell Architects) - Design and construction documents for a 6 building residential complex for the University of Northern Colorado.
Robert Clark Residence, 5,000 square foot ranch log home, with full basement in Elizabeth, Colorado. Nominated for Log Home of the Year, Log Home Illustrated Magazine.
Contract Drafting Projects:
Christopher Carvell Architects: Taylor Hall Renovation, Western State College, Colorado
DM Design: Numerous residential projects, Golden, Colorado
JW Miller Associates: Grease Monkey, Longmont, Colorado
William Warhola, Architect: Dollar Rent-A-Car, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Numerous residential projects, Colorado
5/16 - Speaker and Moderator. 4 Hour intensive session at EDRA, Raliegh. Presented a paper on the The Digital Disconnect.
5/14 - Speaker and Moderator. 4 Hour intensive session at EDRA, New Orleans. Presented a paper on the Mythologization of Architecture.
7/13 - Speaker. Presented a paper on The Poltergeist Office and the Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic.
5/13 - Speaker. Presented as part of a 4 hour Intensive at EDRA, Providence.
2/09 - Speaker. Teach-In on the Environment and Global Warming. Presented paper on various social factors involved in climate change and the effects of societal disconnection.
10/08 - Speaker and Moderator. Savannah College of Art and Design Faculty Retreat. Presentation on Integrated Practice and ways in which the educational process can mirror professional practice.
9/02 - Speaker. College of Architecture, University of Colorado, Boulder, public lecture. Addressed the causes of the September 11 World Trade Center structural failures and discussed the redevelopment efforts at the site.
9/02 - Speaker. Rebuild Downtown, Our Town meeting, New York City. Presented student designs for temporary structures to meet immediate civic needs in Downtown Manhattan.
4/02 - Speaker. Rebuild Downtown, Our Town meeting, New York City. Presented student designs for the redevelopment of Ground Zero.
CHAIR OF ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIES, COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF DENVER
8/12-6/14 - Served as department chair, responsible for hiring and supervision of all Architecture faculty, program coordination and development, Perkins Grant preparation for the department, budget administration, class scheduling, and other administrative tasks. Prepared preliminary draft for conversion to a four year program. Served on the Academic Standards Committee and the Perkins Grant Committee. Taught Introduction To Design Theory, Architecture History, Architectural Drawing Theory, Residential Construction, CommercialConstruction, International Building Codes, AutoCAD for Architecture, Revit, and Advanced Revit.
PROFESSOR, SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN.
8/07-12/11 - Served on and chaired the department’s Curriculum and Assessment Committee and the College Council on Sustainability and Eco-Practices. Took a leading role in NAAB Accreditation. Taught Fourth Year Design Studio, Construction Technologies, Materials and Methods, Electronic Design I, 2-D and 3-D AutoCAD, Architectural Drawing.
LECTURER, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER.
1/01-8/07 - Taught fourth year design studio, officially involved in the re-development of the World Trade Center Site, as well as
participating in design competitions. Served on the College of Architecture and Planning Web Page Committee and organized a student design competition for revising the College’s web page.
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, WESTMINSTER, COLORADO.
5/97 - 8/99 Taught: Design Studio, Site Planning and Urban Design, Intro AutoCAD, Intermediate AutoCAD, Advanced AutoCAD, and Residential Construction.