STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS

Incorporating a background in the Fine Arts, lifelong exposure to the construction industry, and a passion for the physical sciences, I have spent 22 years of professional practice focusing on the various aspects of the process of creating environments that promote wellness. My work over the years has garnered numerous awards and encompasses the entirety of architectural practice:

Programming
Masterplanning
Entitlements
Existing Facility Assessment
Project Management
Design
Medical Equipment Planning
Interior Architecture
Technical Documentation
Construction Administration
Post-Occupancy Review
Forensic Testing and Investigation

My ongoing research includes the neurophysiological response to affective environments as they relate to the promotion of wellness in the design of buildings. As a John C. Patterson, AIA Memorial Research Fellowship recipient, I delivered a paper in 2009 proposing the first structural model for the Biophilic Effect involving Orchestrated Objective Reduction within sub-neuronal protein tubelin dimer assemblies.

More recently, I've applied the planning and design principles that create successful healthcare environments to other building types, including private residences. Occupant-centered design coupled with rigorous technical documentation not usually seen in residential and commercial Projects has generated well-received solutions.

SELECTED HEALTH & WELLNESS PROJECTS

Chinese Hospital New Tower, San Francisco, California

Mount Diablo/Solano Oncology Group, Concord, California

Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California

Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, California

New Yangsan Hospital, Pusan National University, Pusan, South Korea

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York

St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, California

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Allegany Regional Hospital, Low Moor, Virginia

Riverside Methodist Hospitals, Columbus, Ohio

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Bed Building 1, Santa Clara, California

Trinity Health System, Steubenville, Ohio

 

SELECTED COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

O Boutique, Concord, California

Colfax Street Gallery, Concord, California

Center for Wellness, Columbus, Ohio