Christopher Bockelman

Christopher Bockelman

Columbus, OH, US



Ambitious and passionate Architect, with a profound interest and appreciation for historical and modern context based design.  Self-motivated individual with an avid dedication to progressing personal knowledge and abilities while collaborating with design teams to meet deadlines efficiently and exceeding client expectations.


Richard L. Bowen and Associates, Cleveland, OH, US, Project Architect

Worked directly with lead designers and clients from preliminary design phase through construction administration. Tasked with overseeing production and verification of architectural and engineering construction documents. Performed project specific code research and building department submittals. Worked closely with principals and specification writers to conduct bid procurement and submittals. Regularly held and participated in OAC meetings, punch walks, and oversaw design conformance on several projects.

May 2019 - current

WD Partners, Dublin, OH, US, Sr. Designer, Architecture

Tasked with the creation and development of construction documents for retail clients. Regularly collaborated with MEP engineers and oversaw the integration of sheets into drawing sets. Performed code research and building department submittals.

Aug 2017 - current

Superior Court of California - County of San Diego - Facilities, San Diego, CA, US, Student Worker

Primarily the position involved the management of digital models and documents of the new San Diego Central Courthouse. While employed I prepared and created construction documents detailing move-in / move-out scheduling for new occupancy requirements, conducted onsite measurements and documentation of construction completion, and created deconstruction and space plans for offices within the new tower. I also created detailed schedules involving spaces, fixtures, furniture, and personnel.

May 2016 - Mar 2017

NewSchool of Architecture + Design - Registrar, San Diego, CA, US, Student Worker

Tasked with electronically and physically managing and filing student documents on campus.
Conceived and created posters detailing important announcements concerning significant information to the students.

Nov 2015 - May 2016


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Sep 2014 - current

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

Aug 2009 - Dec 2013


NewSchool of Architecture & Design - Graduate Outstanding Design Award 2016, Other

Awarded to the students demonstrating highest excellence in design


Areas of Specialization