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Registered Professional Architect in Massachusetts, Maine and Connecticut.
Historic Cottage Renovation
Registered Professional Architect; Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine.
LEED Accredited Professional. Member AIA.
1974 - 1978 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. School of Architecture.
Degree: Bachelor of Environmental Design (Architecture). 3.25 GPA.
One semester of foreign study. Elective course emphasis in English.
1982 - 1985 Boston College. Graduate School of Management (evening MBA program)
24 credit hours completed. 3.25 GPA.
Current Paul Spencer Brown, Architect
Independent practice. Freelancing. Small residential and commercial Projects.
2001 – 2011 Project Manager, Drummey Rosane Anderson, Inc., Newton, MA
Public school renovation projects. Multimillion dollar publicly financed projects. Responsible for maintaining and improving client relationships. Design, Construction Documents and Construction Administration. Firm leadership in the areas of Green/Sustainable Design.
2000 – 2001 Release Manager. Revit Technology Corporation, Waltham, MA
Software development. Responsible for coordinating the public releases of major and minor updates to the software product. Management of the release-cycle schedule, facilitation of weekly release meetings with senior management and departmental-level managers. Revit is an architectural software tool now owned by AutoDesk.
1999 – 2000 Project Manager. Ann Beha Associates, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts
Historic Preservation Architecture; various projects on the east coast USA.
1986 - 1999 Vice President and Senior Project Manager
The Dean Architectural Alliance, Inc. , Boston, Mass.
Project Manager with Dean Tucker Shaw, Inc., 1986 – 1990. Medical projects.
Promoted to Associate and Project Manager at Dean Packard Rafuse, 1990 – 1995
Promoted to Vice President at the Dean Architectural Alliance, 1995-1999.
Team leadership in the realization of built designs. Project management and senior level firm management. Design. Client management on a daily basis. Direction of firm staff in the design, detailing and construction documents. Writing and reviewing construction specifications. Management of project budgets and schedules. Communications with engineering consultants and contractors. Evaluation of building systems engineering designs. Supervision of computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) technical staff. Design of complex building-envelope waterproofing systems. Design of sensitive interventions in historically valuable properties of the National Park Service.
1984 – 1986 Project Manager, King/Warner Associates, Architects. Boston, Mass.
Architectural Project Management on hospital renovation projects.
1982 – 1984 Architectural Project Manager, Facilities Engineering Department
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
1978 – 1981 Designer / Drafter; entry-level positions.
William W. Stewart Associates, Inc., St. Louis, MO. 1978 - 1979
The Ritchie Organization (TRO), Boston, MA. 1979 – 1981
2004 “GREEN DESIGN” (Chapter Co-Author)
Chapter on the general principals of ‘green’ design for school construction, within the book: “Secondary School Design and Construction”, published by R.S. Means Corporation.
1981 – 1982 Design Instructor, First Year Architectural Design Studio
The Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA.
2007 – Present Founder; One Penny Per Mile, Inc.
An environmental non-profit organization with the mission to develop renewable energy systems and give them away, free, to other educational non-profit organizations. Financed by penny-per-mile contributions from automobile owners. www.onepennypermile.org . A registered 501 (c) (3) organization. This is an 'evenings and weekends' avocation.
2005 - 2006 Massachusetts Sustainable Design Roundtable
Chair; Incentives Work Group. Steering Committee member. This roundtable led indirectly to the creation of the MA-CHPS standards for green school design in Massachusetts, and had other indirect beneficial impact.
2004 - 2006 AIA Legislative Affairs Committee
Active committee Member.
1993 – 1996 Community Access Monitor, Mass. Office on Disabilities
Public assistance with state and federal disability access regulations. Volunteer.
1996 Boston Summer Olympics, Feasibility Study
Team leader for development of the four cycling venues for the effort to bring the 2008 summer games to the city of Boston. Pro-Bono volunteer design work.
Computer Skills: Proficient with all standard Microsoft Office software, including MSWord, MSExcel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Past user of MSProject for Project Management. Competent with 2-D AutoCAD drafting. Competent with Sketch-up 3-D modeling. Basic 3-D Revit (BIM) skills. Rudimentary HTML coding skills.
Miami University (Ohio); 1978; Bachelor's of Environmental Design (Architecture)
Also studied in the MBA program at Boston College, in the evening program, for 24 credit hours completed with good grades.
Did one semester at the Architectural Association in London during my senior year of college.