Designer, design manager, project manager. International experience - Europe & China. Large and small scale projects - Canary Wharf, London; Clayton Lane, North Creek, Wellington Webb Municipal Building, Denver.
DAVID RAY SOLOMON, AIA
:: Architectural License: State of Colorado
:: Overseas School of Rome, Rome, Italy: High School Diploma, 1971.
:: Syracuse University: Bachelor of Architecture, 1978.
Foreign study in Florence, Italy, 1975, and the Architecture Association School of Architecture, London, England, 1977.
:: DeGette Group, Denver, Colorado, 1978 79. Intern architect.
:: Junge Associates, Boulder, Colorado, 1979. Intern architect.
:: Cabell Childress Architects, Denver, Colorado, 1980 83 & 1986.
Programming, design, production, and construction observation on varied architectural projects, including the University of Colorado Theater Renovation and Dance Studio addition; furniture showrooms and building renovation at 1601 Blake Street, Denver; and a gymnasium addition for the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind, Colorado Springs - published in Architectural Record May 84, July '84 and Sept '85 respectively. Other projects include banks, a classroom addition and renovations at St. Anne's Episcopal School, Doc's Liquors store, the Naiman penthouse addition to an existing apartment building and the Roxborough State Park Visitor's Center, all in or around Denver, Colorado.
:: The OK Design Group, Rome, Italy, 1983 85, and 1986 89.
An international A&E firm. In the role of production or project manager and project design architect. Projects include AID funded schools for the Southern Italy Earthquake zone (joint projects with MMM Design, Washington, DC), United States Dept. of Defense projects throughout the Mediterranean, a residential development project for worker's housing, schools, mosque and commercial space for Misurata, Libya, and residential and office buildings in Saudi Arabia. Projects for the U. S. Dept. of Defense include cafeterias, dining halls, offices, residential quarters, schools, hospitals, warehouses, commercial buildings and airport structures.
:: Pawson Williams Architects, London, England, 1989 90. As designer and production coordinator. Projects include a three building former factory refurbishment for office and light industrial use in Hackney and a master plan for a large site in the London Docklands Enterprise Zone. Participation in the Tokyo International Forum competition and subsequent exhibition at the Imagination Gallery in London.
:: Nesco International, Rome, Italy, 1990-1994. An international A&E firm, providing architectural and engineering design services for international and local projects, as designer and as local consultant for foreign design firms. Projects include a delivery suite rehab and a two storey underground addition to Villa Margherita, a private clinic in Rome, and a new clinic, dining facility and personnel support activities at Capodichino, Naples, for the U.S. Dept. of Defense. Other projects are a Hospital and Dental Clinic in Vicenza, and a bank, chapel, clinic additions/alterations and offices in Sigonella, Sicily.
:: Buchart-Horn GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, 1994-1996.
Designer, Project Architect/Project Manager for Buchart-Horn GmbH, for projects in Germany, Italy and Turkey. Work includes a health clinic renovation in Baumholder, Germany, a golf course clubhouse in Incirlik, Turkey, and various projects for the F-16 Beddown project at the Aviano Air force Base, Aviano, Italy.
:: Koetter, Kim & Associates, (UK) Ltd., London, England, 1996-2000.
Project Manager/Designer for various projects for Canary Wharf Plc. Projects include: Infrastructure design and coordination with other Canary Wharf project designers; Canada Square - a new square with landscaped park and limousine park for the Canary Wharf Tower, underground retail mall and three levels of underground parking (with Olin Partnership, Chapman Taylor & Partners, Ove Arup & Partners); Pedestrian Bridge for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter - a 30-meter long upper level pedestrian connection between two existing buildings at Canary Wharf; Canary Riverside residential, hotel and club development on the Thames. Also on AIA London Board of Directors, 2000.
:: David Owen Tryba Architects, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2000-2003
Associate. Design Manager for Wellington Webb Municipal Building, City & County of Denver – a joint venture with RNL Design for Mile High Development. Technical, design & production manager for the Clayton Lane development in Cherry Creek North (AIA Denver Honor Award, 2007) – a mixed-use development for commercial, residential, office and hotel use. Project Manager for 1600 Blake Street – a mixed-use commercial and residential building in Denver’s Lower Downtown (LoDo). Project manager for architectural work for the redevelopment of Skyline Park, a 1967 Lawrence Halprin designed park for downtown Denver – with Thomas Balsley Associates of New York.
:: Humphries Poli Architects, Denver, Colorado, USA, October 2003-2005. Project Manager and Designer on retail, office, and residential projects in Denver. Sunset Park Apartments, refinishing of apartment units, new extended lobby and stair/elevator tower for a 14 story Volunteers of America residential building in Denver. The Plaza Residences, (now North Creek) redevelopment of urban block in Cherry Creek North, Denver – high-end multi-use, residential/mixed-use/ underground parking, phased project for Denver Tech Center. Design schematics for various undeveloped commercial projects. Volunteer for CAL Project, 2004, an Architectural Foundation project to bring exposure to architecture into the local primary schools.
:: Other short term work includes Perez Architects, Denver, Colorado, with design and production work on the Concourse 'E' addition to Stapleton International Airport, in Denver, design work on commercial projects in Boulder, Colorado, for Zimmerman Hand, and consulting for Buchart Horn GmbH, Frankfurt, for projects in Italy.
:: PageSoutherlandPage, Denver, Colorado, USA, June 2005 – February 2011. Senior Associate. Marketing and proposal writing. Project manager for student residences and commons project for Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming, and for private development of University Lofts at D.U., a mixed use project adjacent to Denver University, Denver, Colorado. Design competition for West Campus Student Residences, student housing for the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. Project manager/construction administrator for a multi-use Events Center for University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, LEED Gold. On-site manager/designer for a design and marketing joint effort with Occam Engineering in Shenzhen, China, for PSP Houston.
:: AIA Denver Urban Design Committee
:: JPUN – Jefferson Park Urban Neighbors, Land Use Committee.
:: Hyperform Design Co-op
:: Guest critic: design studio, School of Architecture, University of Colorado, Denver, Dennis Humphries 2004-05
:: Guest critic: design studio, School of Environmental Design, CU Boulder, Ginger Jones 2004-05
:: CAL Project, Denver, Colorado. Creation of and teaching of introductory architecture classes for elementary schools in Denver. 2004-05
:: Italian: Fluent in spoken and written
:: French: Some speaking/reading ability
2854 Eliot Street
Denver, Colorado 80211-4114
Tel: (303) 433 1398
Cell: (303) 548 8269
Humphries Poli Architects
2100 Downing Street
Denver, CO 80205
Tel: (303) 607 0040
1100 Louisiana Suite One
Houston, Texas 77002
Tel: (713) 871 8484
David Owen Tryba Architects
1620 Logan Street
Denver, CO 80203
Tel: (303) 831 4010
The OK Design Group, srl
Via Angelo Bargoni, 78
Tel: +39 (06) 5815 407