Cullen Hollyn Taub

Cullen Hollyn Taub

San Francisco, CA, US

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Detail-driven architect that thrives on problem solving and excels in coordination, documentation and construction. 7+ years experience working on Performing Arts Venues, Schools, Universities, Adaptive Reuse, and Historical Preservation: including renovations and ground-up construction, from feasibility through closeout with various project delivery methods. Management of complex projects with a construction value of $25M+. 



CAW Architects, Inc., Palo Alto, CA, US, Project Architect

• Orchestrated technical coordination among in-house staff, engineers and specialty consultants
• Managed drawing set generation including identifying tasks, delegating work and detail generation
• Engaged in design charettes and presentation meetings with clients
• Prepared work plans/schedules, fee proposals, and staffing forecasts
• Performed design studies reacting to site conditions, climate, client and end-user needs
• Assembled and reviewed specifications; outline/narrative and 3-part CSI MasterFormat
• Negotiated in VE sessions with Contractor to aid Owner in aligning construction costs with budget
• Obtained approval from authorities having jurisdiction: DSA, City, Universities, Peer Reviews
• Lead for Construction Administration: design directives, RFI responses and submittal reviews
• Hand-selected to interview for new client and was awarded the project
• Provided mentorship to design staff at different levels

Selected works:
• Stanford University: Frost Amphitheater Stanford, CA
• Peninsula Arts Guild: Guild Theater Menlo Park, CA
• UC Berkeley: Greek Theater Plaza & Terrace (Historic) Berkeley, CA

Apr 2018 - Oct 2018

CAW Architects, Inc., Palo Alto, CA, US, Job Captain

Selected works:
• Stanford University: Roble Theater & Arts Complex (Historic) Stanford, CA
• Los Gatos Unified School District: Fisher MS Sports Complex (DSA Project) Los Gatos, CA
• Las Lomitas Elementary School District: Campus Expansion (DSA Project) Atherton, CA
• MPUSD: Monterey High School Science Innovation Center (DSA Project) Monterey, CA

Dec 2015 - Mar 2018

CAW Architects, Inc., Palo Alto, CA, US, Designer/Drafter

Selected works:
• East Side Union HSD: Independence HS Performing Arts Center (DSA Project) San Jose, CA
• East Side Union HSD: Andrew Hill HS Classroom Building (DSA Project) San Jose, CA

Feb 2011 - Nov 2015


University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Bachelor of Environmental Design: architecture track.

Aug 2006 - May 2010

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