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Patrick McDonough

Patrick McDonough

Los Angeles CA, US

 

About 

An architect with over 25 years of experience mainly focused on the project management and on-site representation for projects of all shapes and sizes.  I have worked for several renowned firms across the US and abroad and have managed projects of every delivery method.

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Employment 

AC Martin, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Director

Project Director for Wilshire Grand redevelopment project in downtown LA. This is a 70 story high-rise tower and podium structure which includes a 900 room hotel and 400,000 s.f. of office space; restaurants, ballrooms, fitness center, retail and 1100 car parking below grade. I supervise in-house staff and manage all consultant activities through the design phases and into construction. Currently managing the CA phase. Overall face of the firm to the client and contractor, as well as City agencies for parallel permitting process.

Oct 2012 - current
 

Rafael Viñoly Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

On-site PM in Abu Dhabi during the completion of the CD phase and the first half of the CA phase of a 4 million s.f. campus for NYU on Saadiyat Island. Managed a large staff of architects and consultants, as well as the entire RFI and submittal process. Project was being constructed at the same time design was being completed so real-time coordination was required in a very fast paced environment.

Feb 2011 - May 2012
 

Santiago Calatrava, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

On-stie PM at Denver International Airport during the programming and schematic design phase of a large expansion program at DIA. Coordinated with SC staff in New York as well as Zurich. Program inlcuded a 500 room hotel, light rail train station, signature bridges, and total revamp of existing terminal.

Feb 2010 - Jul 2010
 

ZGF Architects LLP, Los Angeles, CA, US, Associate Partner

PM during CA phase of 1.25 million s.f. Children's Hospital of Chicago, a 25 story high-rise in downtown Chicago. Managed staff and coordinated entire RFI and submittal process from LA with consultants located all over the US.

Sep 2008 - Feb 2010
 

Santiago Calatrava, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Lead construction administrator for 150 story, 2000' tall residential tower in Chicago. Coordinated with Perkins and Will, AOR, as well as staff in Zurich. This would have been the tallest building in the US had the economic crisis not forced the project to be shut down after completion of the foundation package.

Mar 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Rafael Viñoly Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

On-site PM for 2 higher education projects during the CA phase: at UCLA and UC San Francisco. Managed staff and coordinated entire RFI and submittal process for these research buildings. Also acted as mediator for all dispute resolution of cost and delay issues between CM/GC and Owner. Point person for all MEP coordination using BIM process.

Aug 2005 - Mar 2008
 

Ellenzweig Associates, Cambridge, MA, US, Project Manager

PM of a unique project in Boston called the Big Dig. Our scope included a large section of highway tunnel being constructed immediately above a brand new subway station being built around live subway tracks. Intense coordiantion with very large team of consultants and governmental agencies. Project also included an electrical substation and vent shaft building constructed nearby. I was PM for this one project for 6 consecutive years.

Additionally I was selected to represent EAI on-site at the University of Chicago during the CA phase of a 450,000 s.f. research building including physics, chemistry and biology labs. On-site PM for 2 higher education projects during the CA phase: at UCLA and UC San Francisco. Also acted as mediator for all dispute resolution of cost and delay issues between CM/GC and Owner. Point person for all MEP coordination using BIM process.

Jan 1996 - Aug 2005
 

Education 

Boston University, Boston, MA, US, Masters, Urban Planning

Graduate program in housing and urban planning.

Sep 1993 - May 1999
 

Massachussets College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, US, Bachelors, Architectural Design

Undergraduate program in architecture.

Sep 1984 - May 1990
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, Architectural Engineering Technology

Associate degree program in architectural engineering technology.

Sep 1981 - May 1984
 

Areas of Specialization 



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