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David Walker

David Walker

Las Vegas, NV, US

 

About 

       ARCHITECT

Possessing strong passion and appreciation for design, space, form, function, and details. 

Enjoys the challenges of complicated and time sensitive projects from schematic design, design development, construction documents, to construction administration.

Skilled in applying creativity to create award winning, highly appealing, exciting designs that engage and evoke emotion.

          SUMMARY

To secure the position of an architect in an esteemed organization in which innovative ideas, progressive experience, and creativity flourish, with a team approach.

            LICENSES

Architect
Nevada #6502
Virginia #15651
Texas #23050
Illinois #21737
South Carolina #8566
Wisconsin #11296-5
Inspector of Structures
Nevada #0001736-RE

       EDUCATION

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois – Five year Professional Degree: Bachelor of Architecture 1993

  MEMBERSHIPS

AIA - American Institute of Architects

NCARB - National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
 

Professional Experience:

Detailed Property Inspections, LLC                               Las Vegas, Nevada
Owner, Inspector of Structures                                                            2010 to Current
• Inspector of real estate, residential and commercial.
• Inspect properties for errors, deficiencies, repairable and non-repairable items.
•Produce written reports with photo coordination.

RDH Interests, Inc.                                                              Las Vegas, Nevada
Project Architect                                                                                      2012 to 2012
•Punchlist and quality control inspections serving as owner’s representative for Bellagio Spa Tower $40 million room and suite remodel.  Coordinated quality control issues with general contractor and sub-contractors.  Completed punchlist electronically using FinishLine Software on 10” tablets in the field.  
• Punchlist and quality control inspections serving as owner’s representative for Four Seasons – Mandalay Bay Resort $30 million room and suite remodel.  Coordinated quality control issues with general contractor and sub-contractors.  Completed punchlist electronically using FinishLine Software on 10” tablets in the field.  

YWS                                                                   Las Vegas, Nevada
Project Architect                                                                                      2011 to 2011
• Developed schematic design for proposed 5 star hotel located at Tai Chi Lake, China.  Project consisted of a 500 room hotel with all amenities with an 8,000 m2 convention area.
• Developed schematic design for proposed separate 5 and 4 star hotels and central convention center located at Tai Chi Lake, China.  Project consisted of a 5 star hotel with 400 rooms and all amenities, 4 star hotel with 600 rooms and all amenities, with a central 50,000 m2 convention center.
• Developed schematic design for proposed 5 star hotel and casino located at Kinmen Island, Taiwan.  Project consisted of a 1200 room hotel with all amenities, 8,300 m2 casino, 35,000 m2 retail, and 7,000 m2 convention center.
• Developed schematic design for proposed hotel and casino for Wilton Rancheria Indian Tribe, located in Sacramento Valley, CA.  Project consisted of a 250 room hotel with all amenities, 90,000 sq. ft. casino, 52,000 sq. ft. convention area, and 7,000 sq. ft. retail.
• Developed schematic design for proposed remodel, 250 room hotel with all amenities, and an addition for 2000 slots for existing Dania Jai-Alai, Dania, Florida.
• Coordinated projects with owners, owner’s representatives, and consultants.
• Produced documents in AutoCAD 2007 and 2008.

Bergman, Walls and Associates, LLC                                Las Vegas, Nevada
Project Manager                                                                                      2003 to 2009
• Developed construction documents $3.87 billion – 8.3 million sq. ft. new Fontainebleau Casino Resort.  Coordinated design, construction documents, and construction administration for the podium.
• Developed construction documents for a $14 million – 42,000 sq. ft. new Caesars Spa and Roman Baths.  Coordinated and managed design, construction documents, and construction administration from beginning of job to completion.
• Developed construction documents for a $300 million – 1.3 million sq. ft. twenty seven story addition to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Coordinated design of the Podium, includes exterior elevations, hotel registration, 3 wedding chapels, VIP registration and lounge, grand staircase, FOH, and BOH.  Programmed, designed, developed construction documents, and construction administration for the Podium addition.
• Coordinated projects with owners, consultants, general contractors, and subcontractors.
• Produced complete construction documents in AutoCAD 2002, 2006, and 2008.

KGA Architecture                                                      Las Vegas, Nevada                                         Project Manager                                                 2001 to 2003
•Developed construction documents for a $21.7 million - 89,135 sq. ft. six story Women's and Children Center in San Jose, California.
• Developed construction documents for a $15 million - 61,854 sq. ft. addition and rehabilitation of an emergency room, a new entrance lobby with an expansion P.A.C.U., surgery department, and new endoscopy for an existing hospital in Arlington, Texas.
• Developed construction documents for a $20 million - 71,374 sq. ft. three story Women's Center addition to an existing hospital in Arlington, Texas.
• Developed construction documents for new 90,000 sq. ft. concrete tilt-up warehouses with 45,000 sq. ft. tenant improvement and 45,000 sq. ft. of future tenant lease space.
• Developed construction documents for a complete interior and exterior rehabilitation of Southern Nevada Correctional Center (Jean Prison). 
• Developed construction documents for a $2.2 million Native American Health Clinic in Tuolumne City, California.
• Coordinated projects with owners, consultants, general contractors, and subcontractors.
• Produced complete construction documents in AutoCAD 14 and AutoCAD 2000.

Education 

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture.

Aug 1988 - May 1993
 

Areas of Specialization 

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