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Christian Arndt

Christian Arndt

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

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QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:
• Thirty years international, national and regional experience with Architecture, Interior Design, and New Urbanism Planning firms. 
• Senior representative responsible for the preparation of Project Proposals, Contracts, Schedules, Design and Construction Documents, Specifications, Energy and Sustainability, QA/QC, Construction Administration, and Marketing documentation.
• Project Manager abilities to manage client expectations and relationship, provide guidance and direction for project team and carry out project within the scope of services, schedule and budget.
• Broad-base knowledge covering type-I thru type-V construction methods.
• Project types include Airports, Religous institutions, Higher-Education facilities, TOD, Commercial, Retail, and Multi and Single Family Residential. 

The breadth of my career experience illustrates my ability to successfully complete architectural, interior design, and neighborhood master planning projects, with project scopes varying from small residential additions and retail facilities, to larger community institutions and international airports. As a team leader, I enjoy fostering close working relationships with my clients, the design/construction team members, and the governing agency officials.  In so doing, I am able to provide my clients with informed choices assisting them with their unique facility requirements and to provide them with projects of award-winning character and presence of place.

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Employment 

CAA Design Consultation Services, Los Angeles, CA, US, Principle

Self-employed design services. Responsible for Construction Drawings and obtaining City Agency design review approvals for new 21-unit condominium project in Pasadena. As part of a charette design team, I was responsible for the Architectural designs for the numerous buildings as part of Carribean beach resort in Panama.

Mar 2013 - current
 

Studio one Eleven, Long Beach, CA, US, Project Architect, Project Manager

I was responsible for the production and consultant coordination of Construction Drawings for a 6,000 SF church and 14,000 SF student center. Additionally, I performed the Construction Administration services during the 16-month construction schedule.

I also was responsible for the design/construction drawings and CA services for all the retail tenant improvements at Long Beach Airport expansion.

Mar 2010 - Mar 2013
 

Moule & Polyzoides | Architects and Urbanists, Pasadena, CA, US, Project Manager

Architectural PA/PM for multiple multi-family residential projects. Assisted with CDs for University administration building. Performed CA services at Del Mar Station TOD. Managed New Urbanism planning charettes in Califoria, Florida and Wisconsin.

Mar 2004 - Dec 2008
 

Lehrer Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Associate

New construction for large single-family residences and additions. Market rate, multi-family residential projects. Institutional facilities on skid-row in downtown Los Angeles. Religious campus in Newport Beach.

Jan 1997 - Jan 2004
 

Education 

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Skull and Dagger Honor Society
Order of the Palm, Senior Recognition Award
Mortar Board Honor Society

Sep 1991 - May 1995
 

Awards 

AIA Institute Honor Award, Award

National Honor Award given for the Downtown Homeless Drop In Center, Los Angeles

2001
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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