Work History

Work History

Education

Education

Bachelor of Architecture

Mapua Institue of Technology

Summary

Hernani Codera, LEED AP, has more than 15 years of professional experience including four years with Lessard Group. Hernani earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Mapua Institute of Technology in the Philippines. He is a LEED accredited professional.

Hernani’s experience with project management and architectural design includes detailed design for corporate clients in hospitality, pharmacy, restaurants and retail, and residential industries. He has more than 10 years of international design and documentation experience in retail, office and industrial buildings. Hernani manages design projects from the schematic design phase through construction administration.

He performs design reviews for building code compliance and building permit application submittal. He coordinates the work of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural engineers with the project’s design requirements and schedule. Hernani regularly meets with clients and building contractors to review project progress.

Hernani has specialized expertise in automotive facility design. He’s worked on auto dealership facilities and showrooms for Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Toyota and Honda.  In the United States, Hernani has worked on projects in Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island. His international experience includes having designed numerous projects in the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore.

Professional Registrations

  • LEED Accredited Professional

Professional Organizations

  • US Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • United Architects of the Philippines (UAP)

Select Project Experience

Mixed-Use

  • Staples Mill Town Center and Mixed-Use Development, Henrico County, VA
  • Arts District Hyattsville Town Center and Mixed-Use Development, Hyattsville, MD
  • Concord Resort, Spa, Casino and Convention Center, Lake Kiamesha, NY
  • Kuala Lumpur Linear City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Hospitality / Spa

  • Concord Resort, Spa, Casino and Convention Center, Lake Kiamesha, NY
  • Marriott - Fairfield Inn & Suites - Design Reviews, Nationwide, USA
  • Robert Andrew Day Spas - Gambrills, MD
  • Park Reston Clubshouse, Reston, VA

Residential - Multi-Family

  • The Sheffield Condominium, Englewood, NJ

Residential - Townhomes

  • Staples Mill Town Center and Residental, Henrico County, VA
  • Arts District Hyattsville Town Center and Residental, Hyattsville, MD

Office

  • 8111 Gatehouse Office Building, Falls Church, VA
  • Exxon Chemicals Administration & Control Building, Singapore
  • Caltex Batangas De-Bottlenecking Project, Philippines
  • National University of Singapore’s Institute of Material Research Building, Singapore
  • Kuala Lumpur Linear City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Retail / Entertainment

  • Walgreens Store, Fairfield, CT
  • Starbucks Coffee Restaurant, Englewood, NJ
  • CVS Pharmacy Remodel Program, Nationwide, USA
  • CVS Pharmacy As-Is and Expansion Program, Nationwide, USA
  • Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Restaurants (Yum! Brands), Nationwide, USA
  • Robert Andrew Day Spas - Design Reviews, Nationwide, USA
  • Pasara Thai, Washington, D.C.
  • Hutu's Hut Restaurant, Makati City, Philippines
  • JAG Jeans Retail Stores, Nationwide, Philippines

Master Planning

  • Staples Mill Town Center and Mixed-Use Development, Henrico County, VA
  • Arts District Hyattsville Town Center and Mixed-Use Development, Hyattsville, MD

Healthcare / Medical

  • CVS "Minute Clinics", Nationwide, USA

Laboratory / Industrial

  • Exxon Chemicals Administration & Control Building, Singapore
  • Shell Petroleum Corporation Hydrocarbon Solvent Plant, Philippines
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Building 49 Laboratory Design, Bethesda, MD
  • Caltex Batangas De-Bottlenecking Project, Philippines
  • National University of Singapore’s Institute of Material Research Building, Singapore

Transportation / Intermodal

  • Mercedes-Benz of Wilmington, Wilmington, DE
  • Mercedes-Benz Viti, Tiverton, RI
  • Mercedes-Benz Bowling Green, KY
  • Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria, Alexandria, VA
  • Tischer BMW, Silver Spring, MD
  • Tischer Audi, Silver Spring, MD
  • Pohanka Honda, Fredericksburg, MD
  • Pohanka Toyota, Salisbury, MD
  • Patterson Toyota, Bowie, MD

Military

  • Lor Halus Military Camp, Singapore

Renovation and Repositioning

  • Mercedes-Benz of Wilmington, Wilmington, DE
  • Mercedes-Benz Viti, Tiverton, RI
  • Tischer BMW, Silver Spring, MD
  • Tischer Audi, Silver Spring, MD
  • Patterson Toyota, Bowie, MD
  • Mercedes Benz of Bowling Green, KY

Interior Design

  • 8111 Gatehouse Office Building, Falls Church, VA
  • The Sheffield Condominium, Englewood, NJ

Certifications

Certifications
May 2009 - Present

LEED Acredited Professional

Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI)