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 Expert  728025

Expert in Design, Construction, and Management of the Built Environment


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a practicing architect registered in the State of Colorado since 1988. In his role he has served as team leader in the design and construction of numerous buildings ranging from Single Family Homes to a corporate campus composed of office buildings, lodging, customer centers, etc. He has also conducted surveys of historic structures and implemented design policies for historic structures undergoing ADA implementation.
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architectural service

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building architecture

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building construction

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building design

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historic buildings

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residential building construction

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team building


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Colorado Springs, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Fort Collins, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  Greeley, Colorado;  Longmont, Colorado;  and Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1985   Master of Architecture   Architecture   University of Colorado  
1980   Bachelor of Environmental Design   Environmental Design   University of Colorado  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2004 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Partner

 

Partner in charge of Urban Design, Manager of all business operations

1997 to 2003

 

RNL Design

 

Special Projects

 

Senior Associate

 

Senior Project Manager, Lead project teams, marketing and business development


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Licenses/Certifications

Registered Professional Architect, Colorado (License # B-2456), 1987; Board Certified, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, 1987

Professional Appointments

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1983 – Present; Founding Executive Committee Member, Architects and Planners of Boulder (APOB), 2001 – Present; President, AIA Colorado, 1997; Trustee, AIA Colorado Education Fund, 1997; Chair, AIA Colorado Newsletter Board, 1997; President-Elect, AIA Colorado, 1996; Juror, AIA Colorado South Chapter Awards Program, 1995; President, AIA Colorado North Chapter, 1995; Chair, AIA Denver ADA Roundtable, 1995; Program Coordinator, AIA Colorado Intern Development Program, 1990-92; Editor, AIA Colorado North Chapter Newsletter, 1991-92, 1995; Exhibit Committee Chair, American Institute of Architects 2001 National Convention; Chair, Boulder Chamber of Commerce, CEO Exchange Program, 1997; Juror, American Consulting Engineers Council, Engineering Excellence Competition, 1997; Guest Critic, University of Colorado College of Design and Planning, Since 1990; Labor-Management Co-Chair, AIA/AGC/ACEC Cooperation Committee, 1993; Dean's Advisory Board Member, CU College of Design and Planning, 1996 – 1997; Juror, Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute, Steve Dach Award, 1997; Board of Advisors, AOV, Inc., 1997 – Present; Juror, AIA Denver Colorado's Best in Residential Architecture (COBRA) Awards Program, 1997; Juror, Association of General Contractors ACE Awards Program, 1997

Awards/Recognition

President's Award, American Society of Landscape Architects, New Hill Commercial Context Study (HCCS), 2008; Award of Merit, Historic Boulder, Chautauqua Cabin 411 Restoration, 1995; Pacesetter Award for Education, Boulder Daily Camera, 1994; Community Service Award, Boulder County Safehouse, 1990; Honor Award, AIA Denver, The Daniels Residence, 1989; G. Gordon Sweet Scholarship Award, AIA Colorado Education Fund, 1985; Honor Award, University of Colorado at Denver, 1983

Medical/Professional Internships

Graduate of the Intern Development Program (IDP) of the American INstitue of Architects (AIA)


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Guest Lecturer, University of Colorado Real Estate Program, “Making the GO/NO-GO Decision using Qualitative and Quantitative Tools,” for Professor Audrey Berne, 2002, 2003; Presentation, “Zoning tools for incentivising Commercial Redevelopment of a Blighted Commercial District on University Hill,” Boulder Planning Board, August 2005, and University Hill General Improvement District, July 2002; Preface Author, “Architectural Energy Guide,” by Kelly A. Karmel, AIA, 1999; Speaker, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Chapter Construction Section, Seminar on “Blueprint Reading,” 1996; Speaker, CLE International Legal Seminar on the ADA, 1994; Speaker, Boulder County Bar Association ADA Luncheon, 1994; Site Facilitator Satellite Teleconference, Americans with Disabilities Act AIA/PBS National Teleconference, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992; Speaker, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference, “Document Checking and Coordination,” 1991; Panelist, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference, “Professional Development in Architecture,” 1991; Panel Moderator, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference, “Myth versus Reality of a Career in Architecture,” 1990; Panel Moderator, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference, “5 Young Architects,” 1989; Author, “Document Checking and Coordination,” IDP National Newsletter, 1991


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • ENTITLEMENT &PLANNINGCONSULTING4th Street LLC, 2009, Boulder, Area Plan public advocacy for 6 acre rezone and redevelopment; Golden MixedUse Village, Golden, 2007; 52 & 119 Transit Oriented Development, Boulder County, 2007; Golden Buff Motel,Boulder, 1997 – present; Iron Flats Condominiums, Boulder, 2004; Flatiron Village Mixed Use, Boulder, 2005 –present; Harvest House Tennis Club, Boulder, 2005 – 2006 feasibility study resulting in “no-go” developer decision
  • AMERICANS WITHDISABILITIES ACT(ADA) CONSULTINGBuckingham Square, Aurora, Retail building ADA compliance plan; Cottonwood Plaza, Parker, Office/retailbuilding ADA compliance plan; Crossroads Commons, Boulder, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan; FirstNational Bank, Longmont, Bank Building ADA compliance plan; Hampden Business Center, Englewood,Office/retail building ADA compliance plan; Harvest Commons, Boulder, Office/retail building ADA compliance planand renovation; Hilltop Building, Boulder, Retail/office ADA compliance plan and food court renovation; KansasAvenue Office Park, Longmont, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan and tenant finish; Kipling Place,Littleton, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan and tenant finish; Lookout Building, Boulder, Office/retailbuilding ADA compliance plan; Northview Shopping Center, Greeley, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan;Railhead Building, Boulder, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan and tenant finish; Salem Square, Aurora,Office/retail building ADA compliance plan; Whittier Square, Boulder, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan
  • EXPERT WITNESSBuilding Code Research, analysis of Property Management practices, Risk assessment with regard to building andsite configuration and maintenance operations, strategic case preparation, graphic exhibits: DeBoever ResidenceProperty Line Dispute; Jim Cook, Esq.; Retail Center Personal Injury Case, Daniel Galloway & Associates,Daniel Galloway; Retail Center Personal Injury Case, Rogers Law Office, Terry Rogers, esq.
  • University Hill Commercial District, Boulder, lead community initiative to create a vision and Master Plan for therevitalization of the commercial district of the University Hill Neighborhood; Portsmouth Superfund Site,Portsmouth, Virginia, Project Architect for adaptive reuse of former foundry site into municipal campus
  • ARCHITECTUREPROJECTSRetail Christy Sports, Boulder, Complete reconstruction of site / building and addition, 2008; Alchemy Hair Salon,Boulder, Tenant Finish of Hair Salon, 2008; Eddie Lubins Restaurant, Boulder, Project Architect for tworestaurants and commissary; Moe's Broadway Bagel, Boulder, Project Architect for three restaurants andcommissary; Blue Ginger Design, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, Project Architect for women's clothing retail store;Boulder Vision Clinic, Boulder, Project Architect for retail/vision clinicCorporate Stevens, Littman, Biddison, Tharp & Weinberg, Boulder, an 8,000 square foot law firm; QwestTraining Center, Lakewood, Project Manager for a 360,000 s.f. training facility, 145 lodging rooms, media briefingroom, auditorium and communications labs, integration of state-of-the-art communications technology throughout;Qwest Central Office Expansion, Denver, Project Team Leader for ongoing network expansion totaling$40,000,000 in work annually; The Overlook, Louisville, Project Manager for a 25,000 s.f., $4,500,000 restaurantand teleconferencing, banquet and events center in the Colorado Technology Center; American Variseal,Lafayette, Project Manager for a 55,000 s.f., $3,500,000 precision seal manufacturing plant and corporateheadquarters; Gold Crown Management Office Building, Denver, Project Manager for a 60,000 s.f., $3,660,000(Core/Shell) office building in the Denver Technology Center; American Family Insurance, Boulder, ProjectArchitect for agency office tenant finish; Bandgap Technology Corporation, Interlocken Office Park, Broomfield,Project Architect for tenant finish of corporate offices and silicon chip fabrication laboratories; Boettcher & Co.,Boulder, Project Architect for brokerage offices tenant finish; Clinicom, Boulder, Project Architect for corporateheadquarters tenant finish; Colorado Daily Newspaper Offices, Boulder, Project Architect for adaptive re-use ofindustrial building for newspaper administration and production facility; MicroDecisionware, Boulder, ProjectArchitect for renovation of existing office building for corporate headquarters; Photonics Research Incorporated,Broomfield, Project Architect for tenant finish for corporate headquarters; Plaza One, Boulder, Project Architect forOffice building tenant finish and ADA barrier mitigation; Research Systems, Boulder, Project Architect for corporateheadquarters tenant finish; Somatogen Incorporated, Boulder, Project Architect for three-building campus ofcorporate headquarters tenant finish; Vectra Bank Building, Boulder, Project Architect for speculative office/retailbuilding tenant finish.Senior Living Crab Apple Court, Longmont, Concept through completion as designer, developer, and manager ofa ten unit Senior Housing enterprise in Longmont's Historic East Side Neighborhood; The Academy, Boulder,Project Manager for a new $15 million retirement/assisted living facility requiring historic preservation and adaptivereuse of a landmarked school building as Senior Project Manager while with RNL Design; Lydia MorganApartments, Louisville Housing Authority, Louisville, Project Planner for 30-unit senior housing completed inassociation with Hartronft Associates; Simon Center, Englewood Housing Authority, Englewood, Project Planner for104-unit senior housing completed in association with Hartronft AssociatesHospitality Golden Buff Lodge, Boulder, concept design and feasibility study for a 400 room 4-star conferencehotel adjacent to the Crossroads Mall redevelopment site; Zuni Hotel, Denver, Concept design and feasibility studyfor a new boutique hotel in the Historic Highlands Neighborhood; Executive Tower, Denver, Concept design andfeasibility study for adaptive reuse of high-rise apartment building into conference hotel and office buildingHistoric Preservation Denver Athletic Club, Denver, Project Manager for historic masonry facade survey,evaluation, stabilization
Recent Client Requests:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has consulted on three personal injury cases which were settled out of court and one property line dispute that did go to court.
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Market Research:
He is very involved in leadership roles throughout his industry including Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1983 – Present; Founding Executive Committee Member, Architects and Planners of Boulder (APOB), 2001 – Present; President, AIA Colorado, 1997; Trustee, AIA Colorado Education Fund, 1997; Chair, AIA Colorado Newsletter Board, 1997; President-Elect, AIA Colorado, 1996; Juror, AIA Colorado South Chapter Awards Program, 1995; President, AIA Colorado North Chapter, 1995; Chair, AIA Denver ADA Roundtable, 1995; Program Coordinator, AIA Colorado Intern Development Program, 1990-92; Editor, AIA Colorado North Chapter Newsletter, 1991-92, 1995; Exhibit Committee Chair, American Institute of Architects 2001 National Convention; Chair, Boulder Chamber of Commerce, CEO Exchange Program, 1997; Juror, American Consulting Engineers Council, Engineering Excellence Competition, 1997; Guest Critic, University of Colorado College of Design and Planning, Since 1990; Labor-Management Co-Chair, AIA/AGC/ACEC Cooperation Committee, 1993; Dean's Advisory Board Member, CU College of Design and Planning, 1996 – 1997; Juror, Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute, Steve Dach Award, 1997; Board of Advisors, AOV, Inc., 1997 – Present; Juror, AIA Denver Colorado's Best in Residential Architecture (COBRA) Awards Program, 1997; Juror, Association of General Contractors ACE Awards Program, 1997

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Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

In addition to attending hundreds of seminars and conferences throughout his career he has participated in a leadership role in the following: Guest Lecturer, University of Colorado Real Estate Program, “Making the GO/NO-GO Decision using Qualitative and Quantitative Tools,” for Professor Audrey Berne, 2002, 2003; Presentation, “Zoning tools for incentivising Commercial Redevelopment of a Blighted Commercial District on University Hill,” Boulder Planning Board, August 2005, and University Hill General Improvement District, July 2002; Preface Author, “Architectural Energy Guide,” by Kelly A. Karmel, AIA, 1999; Speaker, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Chapter Construction Section, Seminar on “Blueprint Reading,” 1996; Speaker, CLE International Legal Seminar on the ADA, 1994; Speaker, Boulder County Bar Association ADA Luncheon, 1994; Site Facilitator Satellite Teleconference, Americans with Disabilities Act AIA/PBS National Teleconference, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992; Speaker, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference, “Document Checking and Coordination,” 1991; Panelist, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference, “Professional Development in Architecture,” 1991; Panel Moderator, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference, “Myth versus Reality of a Career in Architecture,” 1990; Panel Moderator, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference, “5 Young Architects,” 1989; Author, “Document Checking and Coordination,” IDP National Newsletter, 1991

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

In his role as an architect he prepares the plans and specifications which are used as the basis for all General Contract procurement of goods and services for building projects.

Other Skills and Services

He is a very well-read professional interested in a broad spectrum of sciences, history, and social trends. He brings a keen insight and creative problem solving to the table, and he works best in an interdisciplinary team environment. He is also an excellent public speaker.


 

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