711 N. Carancahua St.
Phone: (361) 866-8923 - Alt. Phone: (361) 739-0401
Prepared a Research Report describing fire safety/means of egress, building code violations found in 1 year's worth of projects given building permits in Corpus Christi.
Studied fire science and fire protection engineering, since 2002, with special emphasis on reasons for building codes requirements, performance-based design, and alternatives to the building code.
Participated in code development for the building, existing building & performance codes over the last 13 years, as well as special ICC Committees. Served on ICC's International Existing Building Code Committee for the 2009/2010 code cycle.
Studied building code case law, building code enforcement, architect/engineer liability law, and the expert witness process.
Over 40 years of architectural design and service in a general practice, designing new buildings and renovations for commercial buildings, government and university buildings, churches, residential projects & service for fire restoration projects. An employee for 9 years, a sole proprietor for 31.
Served 5 years on Kingsville's Planning & Zoning Commission, where we adopted new zoning & subdivision ordinances.
Affiliate member, Society of Fire Protection Engineers, since 2002
Professional member, International Code Council, since 1994
Former Member, American Institute of Architects
Reg. Architect, Texas, since 1973
B. Arch. w/Honors, U. of Texas @ Austin
ICC Certified Building Plans Examiner
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