John Colwart

John Colwart

San Diego, CA, US



Detail-oriented designer with a wide range of experience in architectural design development, documentation, and project management in medium sized residential and commercial projects. Knowledgeable in sustainable design techniques, applications, and building codes. 


Walter R. Allen Architects and Associates, Temecula, CA, US, Project Designer/Senior Production Drafter

• Experience in various phases of architectural projects including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration.

• Prepared entitlement drawings and construction drawings for plan review with city and county authorities.

• Performed various project management duties such as RFI resolution & processing, shop drawing reviews, submittal reviews, field inspections, representing design team at owner-architect-contractor meetings, bidding administration, and project consultant design coordination.

• Proficient in space planning, construction detailing, digital drafting, conceptual digital modeling, and material scheduling.

• Experience in medical office, commercial, and industrial tenant improvements.

• Primarily involved in the conceptual design, construction documentation, and construction administration of the following projects:

o First & Front, Nightclub, building & façade Rehabilitation, 19,000 S.F., B and A-2 occupancies, Type V-B construction – Temecula, CA - Ongoing

o Plaza @ Lake View Medical & Dental Offices, professional medical office tenant improvements, 3,000 S.F., B occupancy, occupied September 2017 – Lake Elsinore, CA

o The Barn @ Wildomar Commercial Center, commercial center rehabilitation, 30,000 S.F., B and A-2 occupancies, Type V-B construction – occupied February 2017 – Wildomar, CA

o Ness Industrial Garage, new construction, 13,000 S.F. Multi-Tenant Garage, B, F-1, S-1 occupancies, Type V-B construction – occupied November 2016 – Lake Elsinore

o Dynamic Vision Headquarters Office, Tenant Improvement, 4,000 S.F., B occupancy, Design-Build – occupied February 2016 – Temecula, CA

Dec 2013 - current


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2013 - Jun 2017

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