Archinect
John Davis

John Davis

San Francisco, CA, US

 

PDF Portfolio

About 

Accomplished design professional with 15 years of experience in the architecture industry with extensive creative and management expertise in all aspects of the custom residential building process, from feasibility studies and conceptual design through construction administration.

Contemporary custom residential design.  Creative solutions to complex architectural problems, from overall conceptual design to detail-intensive development of sophisticated construction documents.  Design staff management and mentorship.  Relationship-building with clients, contractors, consultants and construction trades.

Employment 

Walker Warner Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Project Manager

Initiated conceptual design strategies for large and complex custom residential projects, and led their development through all stages of the design process, including 3D modeling and the production of presentation drawings and construction documents, and the research and selection of building materials and systems. Primary point of contact for clients, contractors, consultants, and permit agencies. Managed in-house project teams and mentored junior staff. Coordinated multidisciplinary teams of consultants, contractors, and builders. Created and maintained project schedules and development cost budgets, and reviewed and analyzed consultant proposals, cost estimates, and bids.

Significant Projects:

Winding Way Residence -- Woodside, California
12,000 sf private residence

Paradise Drive Residence -- Tiburon, California
15,000 sf private residence

Jan 2010 - current
 

Sagan Piechota Architecture, San Francisco, CA, US, Project Manager

Initiated conceptual design strategies for complex custom residential and hospitality projects and led their development through all stages of the design process, including the production of presentation drawings and construction documents, and the research and selection of building materials and systems. Primary point of contact for clients, contractors, consultants, and permit agencies. Managed in-house project teams and mentored junior staff on numerous multi-million dollar projects simultaneously. Coordinated multidisciplinary teams of consultants, contractors, and builders. Created and maintained project schedules and reviewed and analyzed consultant proposals, cost estimates, and bids.

Significant projects:

A14 Restaurant and Bar, San Francisco, CA
150 seat restaurant and bar

Ferguson Residence, Berkeley, CA
2500 sf residential addition

Garden Lot Residence, Carmel, CA
7500 sf private residence

Moss Beach Residence, Moss Beach, CA
3500 sf private residence

Apr 2004 - Aug 2008
 

Brayton Hughes Design Studio, San Francisco, CA, US, Junior Project Manager

Assumed management responsibilities for large scale, detail intensive residential projects already in progress. Created, developed, and produced complex construction details within strict time constraints. Primary point of contact for consultants, contractors, and subcontractors during the construction process, including on-site construction supervision and intensive quality control responsibilities.

Significant projects:

Yellowstone Club Residence, Big Sky, MT
10,000 sf private residence

Shalimar Residence, Los Altos Hills, CA
15,000 sf private residence

Aug 2002 - Apr 2004
 

Michael Rubin Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Initiated conceptual design strategies for interior architecture projects within challenging existing buildings, both historic and contemporary. Created and developed extensive custom architectural details in close association with contractors and fabricators. Produced all design documents and performed on-site construction supervision for smaller projects while providing design and documentation support as part of the design team on larger projects.

Significant projects:

Copper Ridge Residence, Steamboat Springs, CO
15,000 sf private residence

Mueller Apartment, New York, NY
1500 sf residential remodel

Rafael Roth Learning Centre, Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany
5000 sf museum installation

Jul 1999 - Jul 2002
 

Lewis + Gould Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Assumed management responsibilities for projects already in progress. Responsible for extensive on-site supervision of contractors, builders, and sub-contractors for interior architecture projects in existing historic buildings. Responsible for the research and selection of interior finishes and the development of interior details during a fast-track construction schedule.

Significant projects:

Simons Residence, New York, NY
10,000 sf residential remodel

Temple Beth-El, Chappaqua, NY
10,000 sf interior restoration and master planning

Oct 1998 - Jun 1999
 

Lane Williams Architects, Seattle, WA, US, Junior Designer

Responsible for production of presentation drawings, physical models, and construction documents for multiple projects simultaneously. Worked with the Project Manager and the Principal to develop construction details and to coordinate with contractors and consultants.

Significant projects:

Beach Drive Residence, Seattle, WA
2500 sf private residence

Innis Arden Residence, Shoreline, WA
2500 sf residential remodel and addition

Lake Sammamish Residence, Bellevue, WA
3500 sf private residence

Point No Point Residence, Kitsap Co., WA
2500 sf private residence

Somerset Residence, Bellevue, WA
2500 sf private residence

Nov 1996 - Aug 1998
 

Education 

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, Professional Degree Program

Sep 1991 - May 1996
 

Awards 

Commendation for Excellence in Thesis Design, Award

1996
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



Please wait... loading