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.
Member, Society of Fire Protection Engineers, since 2002
Certified member, International Code Council & prev., since 1994 (certified since 2004)
Reg. Architect, Texas, since 1973
B. Arch. w/Honors, U. of Texas @ Austin
ICC Certified Building Plans Examiner
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