Architect based in Southern California with thirty years of experience in the design and construction industry - from initial concept through project closeout. Excellent analytical, technical and troubleshooting skills. Exceptional care based on established know-how in project follow through and construction realities. Design work has been commissioned, exhibited and featured in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Orange County Register, Dwell, ReadyMade, Metropolis and HG Television.

Work History

Work History
2006 - Present

Associate Principal, Technical Director

Bauer Architects

Senior project architect responsible for project management and construction administration on several high profile, award winning projects. Successfully managed design teams and various engineering consultants improving coordination between disciplines and documents. Established overall quality control program reducing RFI’s, Change Orders and disputes during construction. Mentored younger staff and provided office wide support for a variety of design, technical and construction issues.

Jan 2011 - 2013

Adjunct Professor

Orange Coast College

ARC 105 Introduction to architectural graphics and ARC 115 Introduction to architectural design theory.

2001 - 2006

Senior Associate

Thomas Blurock Architects

Senior project architect responsible for all aspects of project design, project management and construction administration. Successfully managed design teams and various engineering consultants. Responsible for budgeting, estimating, scheduling and overall quality control on multiple projects. 

Company merged with IBI Group in 2006

1995 - 2001


JVSA Architects

Project architect responsible for all aspects of specialized theater and technical design, construction documents and construction administration. Projects include performing art centers, high school theaters and black box performance spaces.

1998 - 2000


Holmes Narver/AECOM

Responsible for all aspects of design, construction documents and construction administration. Served as field Architect at Santa Anita Racetrack's remodel and restaurant addition. Responsible for day to day oversight that reduced RFI’s, changes and disputes between trades.

1993 - 1995


IBI Group Architects and Planners

Responsible for assisting in planning projects, specific plans, building design and construction documents. Work included a variety of public buildings and transportation related projects.

1989 - 1991

Project Manager

Architects Orange

Responsible for construction documentation and construction administration for commercial and retail projects. Including Central Orange County’s YWCA day care classroom for homeless children in Orange, CA 

1987 - 1988

Project Assistant

Media Five Architecture

Responsible for design sketches, study models and construction documents for hotel and resort projects in Hana, Hawaii and several retail tenant improvement projects at South Coast Plaza.

1986 - 1987

Project Coordinator

C.J. Segerstrom & Sons

Responsible for reviewing tenant improvement drawings for design compliance at South Coast Plaza Mall, Crystal Court Mall, South Coast Village Mall and Mesa Verde Center.

1986 - 1986

Studio Assistant

Peter Shire, Artist

Responsible for assembly and fabrication of furniture and sculpture pieces working directly with Mr. Shire and studio staff, fabricators and other artists. 

1982 - 1984

Contract Draftsman

City of Norwalk, Planning Department

Contract drafting services for the Planning Department. Designed room additions and remodels for low income families that qualified for the Community Development Block Grant program.

Selected Group Exhibitions

California Design Biennial, Pasadena Museum of California Art

DesignTech Connect, IDSA-LA Scientistic Invitational Pasadena 

25th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

Pool Trade Show with ReadyMade, Las Vegas 

CA Boom Design, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles

ICFF RAW: The Next Generation, Jacob K. Javis Center, New York

Past Present Future, UCLA Department of Architecture

Inaugural Show, Museum of Architecture, San Juan Capistrano 

[X]:Nihilo, AIA OC Emerging Architects, Santora Building, Santa Ana

Table Lamp + Chair, Portland, Oregon 

Enhancing the Public Realm,Los Angeles City Hall

Civic Innovations, UCLA Extension, 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica 

The Big Picture, Civic Center Plaza, Huntington Beach

Outer Limits, Morgan Stevens Gallery, Tustin 

Design Explorations 2001 International Furniture Fair, Jacob K. Javis Center, New York 

California Perspective, Modern Museum of Art, Santa Ana

Industrial Artists, Industrial Materials, Art Store Gallery, Irvine 

Architects Art, Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica

New Furniture, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange

A Feast of Function, Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica

Selected Bibliography

Coastal Real Estate Guide: One on One with Greg Tate

MSN Real Estate, Shrub Hub: Unbelievable Yard Art

World Changing: A Users Guide to the 21st Century, Abrams

Guerrilla Gardening: A Manifesto, New Society Publishers

Must be Mod, Los Angeles Times

Design Dispatch, Los Angeles Times

Sofa de cesped, Loft

Couch Cachet, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 

Currents: California, New York Times

DNA, Design and Architecture, KCRW 89.9

The Making of Sod Sofa, Smart Solutions, HGTV

Sofa Turns Lawn into Lounge, Farm Show

Glow Speed Racer, Playboy

Sprout a Couch, ReadyMade

New Found Glory, Orange County Register

PinUp Lamp, ReadyMade

Spider Chandelier, Dwell

A Light Touch, Los Angeles Times

Design Explorations 2001, Metropolis

New Furniture Review, Orange County Register

Highlights From the Hardware Store, Pronto Magazine, Japan

Made in LA, House and Garden

Lectures and Panels

Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA Guest Lecturer and Critic

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Sustainable Design Panel




Winner, Shelter Catagory, RE:Fab, IDSA-LA Scientistic Invitational

President’s Award, H&N, Santa Anita Grandstand Remodel

Honor Award, Sod Sofa, Table Lamp + Chair Competition

Honorable Mention, Homeless Shelter, Metropolis and Parsons

Finalist, 74 Th Paris Prize NAIE, Lloyd Warren Fellowship






State of California C24918