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  • David Claflin

    Architect

    Atchison, KS

Award winning, licensed, senior architect with a dedication to excellence, best practices and innovation in design and planning of public and institutional buildings, while integrating principals of sustainable design. Experienced project manager with technical expertise in software applications (AutoCAD and Revit) and their use for speed and efficiency on projects. Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to inform and engage stakeholders.

Work Samples

  • Altitude Sports - Insert Studio

  • University of Wyoming - Married Student Housing

  • Pagosa Springs Post Office

Work History

<h4>REGISTRATION</h4> <p>Colorado Registered Architect B-1963/LEED Certified AP</p> <h4>EXPERIENCE</h4> <p><strong><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">3/2006-1/2010<span style="mso-tab-count: 1;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Page Southerland Page, Denver, Colorado, Senior Architect [formerly Christopher Carvell Architects, Denver, Colorado]</span></strong></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Worked in a collaborative environment managing preparation of design and construction documents for university and public projects up to $25 million. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Adept at object-based design (Building Information Modeling [BIM]). </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Coordinated consulting engineers&rsquo; work and communication with design team. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Performed code and zoning research and documentation, prepared project specifications, and LEED documentation. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Reviewed contractor&rsquo;s CM/GC subcontractor bids and fees proposals for contract compliance. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Participated in review and selection of CM/GC for medium to large projects. </span></p> <p><strong><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">3/2004-3/2006<span style="mso-tab-count: 1;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Claflin Design, Louisville, Colorado, USA, Principal</span></strong></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Managed preparation of design and construction documents for high-tech (broadcast facility) projects up to $25 million,</span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">&nbsp;including Crown Media International (Hallmark), Inc., the Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network (PBS), and Sparrowhawk Broadcast Services, a British-based international communications corporation. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Responsible for code and zoning research and documentation and for preparation of project specifications. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Reviewed contractor&rsquo;s CM/GC subcontractor bids and fees proposals for conformance to contract documents. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Participated in review and selection of CM/GC for small to medium projects. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Performed field visits to document progress and engaged in troubleshooting and timely resolutions using consensus-building techniques.</span></p> <p><strong><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">3/2002-3/2004<span style="mso-tab-count: 1;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>TSP Five, Inc, Denver, Colorado, USA, Architect</span></strong></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Managed operations and scheduling of branch office. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Worked in a collaborative environment on diverse educational and planning projects, managed preparation of design and construction documents for public and private projects up to $15 million. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Coordinated consulting engineers work and communication with design team.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Responsible for code and zoning research and documentation and preparation of project specifications. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Designed using Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD) incorporating architectural design principles and applicable codes, and owner and corporate standards. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;"><span style="mso-list: Ignore;">&middot;<span style="font: 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Participated in review and selection of CM/GC for small to medium projects. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-family: Franklin Gothic Book;">Additional experience is listed on davidclaflin.com/resume.htm</span></span></p> <h4 class="Firm" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</h4>

Education

  • University of Colorado

    • M. Arch Architecture
    • 1974 - 1977

Specialties

Awards

(AS MEMBER OF PROJECT TEAM) Outstanding Higher Education/Research Project, Gold Hard Hat Award, 2010 Outstanding Higher Education/Research Project, Gold Hard Hat Award, 2009 AIA Denver Chapter: Award of Merit from the American Concrete Institute, Rocky Mountain Chapter, 1995 Colorado North Chapter AIA, Design Merit Award, 1999 AIA Colorado Design Honor Award, 1997 America School and University...
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