Bachelor of Arts, Rice
Bachelor of Architecture,
Rice University, 1968
American Institute of
Texas Society of Architects
Houston Chapter of the AIA
Registered Architect, State
Gwin Architects, Inc.
Lockwood, Andrews, &
1986-1993, Project Manager
Golemon & Rolfe
1970-1986, Principal &
Project Manager, & Designer
Have specialized in design and management of
diversified commercial and institutional building projects for over 25
years. Possess strong commitment to creating architecture that has
strong positive impact on the quality of life and the work environment. Have
maintained singular focus throughout 35-year career on team approach to design and construction.
Possess requisite enthusiasm, knowledge and skills to
assure that final project meets client's expectations regarding design,
schedule and budget.
Recent work has also included custom residential, heavy timber construction,
and renovation of residential and commercial properties.
Manager / Designer for nine projects (over
130,000 sq. ft. combined) for MHMRA of Harris County, including
Fonteno Building exterior renovation, ECI Prototype and 3 site adaptations;
Ripley portable ECI facility; renovations of Southeast and Northwest Community Service
Centers; renovations and restoration of 7011 Southwest Freeway and 7033
Southwest Freeway for new headquarters and conference center.
for the historical restoration/renovation of San Jacinto Apartments (43
units funded by Federal HOPWA Grant Project) and Independent Heights Apartments (63
units designated as Affordable Elderly Housing). Projects administered by Non-Profit
Housing Corporation of Greater Houston.
for exterior renovations (1999) of Heights House,
a HUD-assisted housing project (153 units, 10 stories) for the elderly, after
having served as lead architect for original construction (1980) of facility.
Also served as lead architect on two of Houston's signature high-rise condominiums:
The Warwick Towers and 5000 Montrose.
Designer for master
plan and phased redevelopment of the University of Houston Law Center, which aims to provide modernized faculty suites,
new student study areas and major renovations in campus law library; to resolve life safety, code compliance and ADA
requirements in a manner that embodies new spirit of
excellence at university law center.
for healthcare projects in Texas and Kansas, including the UTMB Galveston Child
Health Center; The Neurosensory Center for Methodist Hospital and Baylor
College of Medicine; Suburban Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas; and
renovations at Baylor and Methodist Hospital.
Architect for the Claghorn-Lesem Research Clinic, a resident psychiatric drug
testing facility in Houston. Project involved coordinating design
of manufactured modular office facility with high design interior, in addition to
on-site additions in order to meet clent’s previous commitments and short
construction time frame.
Design Manager of the 1000-Man Medium Security Unit Prototype
and 4 Site adaptations for Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Project utilized pre-engineered building shells customized for various
needs within 34-acre campus layout. Prototype still currently in use
after numerous site adaptations.
Designer of Mercer Crossing Office Park in Farmers Branch, TX (42 acres,
in phase 1) and 3 buildings (approximately 435,000 sq. ft. combined) ranging from 4 to 9 stories,
Complex included corporate headquarters (approximately 75,000 sq. ft.) for owner.
Phase I is part of a larger 350-acre development.
Planning and design included street layout, landscaping and utilities
Architect for exterior restoration of
Deerwood Apartments in Houston (over 150 units), which had to be completely
rebuilt to due leaks and other code violations. Also served as expert witness
for owner in legal proceeding.
Expert witness in various legal proceedings related
to exterior wall leaks and damage on projects constructed with EIFS stucco-building
Consultant to Post Properties for
reconstruction of exterior wall (due to extensive water infiltration) of large apartment project in Houston.
Architect for various residential projects
including new homes, heavy timber structures, additions, renovations and complete
reconstruction; projects ranged from $175,000 to over $1,200,000.
Current work includes two renovation and addition projects in
Houston and new residences in Houston and Ocean City, NJ.