Ian Dorn

Ian Dorn

College Park, MD, US



I am the principle of a freelance construction document and presentation materials development organization.  We are focused on the architectural profession and provide accurate, fast and well thought out documents for our clients.


I Dorn Design, Principle

As Principle of "I Dorn Design" I am responsible for all Documents, designs, specifications and renderings provided to my clients.
Services of "I Dorn Design" include:
Space Planning
Schematic Design
Construction Document Development
3D Model Development and Rendering

Nov 2005 - current

Washington Business Group, Washington, DC, US, Senior Project Manager

Working for Washington Business Group as a Project Manager, I was sub-contracted to the General Services Administration as a Project Manager for the Lease Execution team for the Washington Metro Area. Services to the government included budget estimation, project finance review and control, project documentation, A/E and construction bid review, Design project management administration, Construction Administration. Projects for the government ranged from $3M to $30M in cost. I was generally responsible for approximately 350,000 SQFT of project space at any given moment during my tenure at Washington Business Group.

Oct 2010 - Jul 2013

NELSON, Reston, VA, US, Project Manager

Working as a Project Manager, I was responsible for all phases of the project except initial client development. Projects ranged from Offices and Bank branches to a Foreign Consulate.

Sep 2008 - Dec 2009

Spin Design, Inc., New York City, NY, Project Manager

Working with Interior Designers, I was responsible for the productions and coordination of the construction documents will all disciplines for the firm. I also continued Project management responsibilities for specific projects. Projects ranged from high end show rooms to custom office interiors.

Oct 2002 - Oct 2005

Libman Wolf Couples, Inc. Design Build, New York City, NY, Project Manager

Growing from my role as a job captain at Lehman Architectural Partnership, I transitioned into full project management at LWC. Working directly with the Construction group and the Engineering group, we brought together our disciplines in a cooperative environment which educated all involved. We identified and addressed areas where communication often fails between the fields. This studio environment provided for a higher quality project for our clients. Projects ranged from high end residential, to custom office interiors and religious institutions.

Oct 1999 - Oct 2002

Lehman Architectural Partnership, Roseland, NJ, US, Job Captain

This was my first job in an architectural firm out of college. The firm specialized in big box retail including clients such as Circuit City, Staples, Toys R Us, Babies R Us and more. In addition to my primary role (responsible for the productions and coordination of the construction documents will all disciplines), I was actively involved in all phases of the projects from inception to punch list.

Oct 1997 - Oct 1999


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1991 - Jun 1996

Areas of Specialization