Frederick Liwanag

Frederick Liwanag

Rockville, MD, US





URS Corporation, New York, NY, US, Senior Designer

Prepare structural and architectural cd details for structural department. Coordinates between structural, architectural and civil departments on issues of design in preparation for submittals, field changes and construction. Participate in coordination meetings with City DOT, SIRTOA and Design/Build Contractor.

Mar 2009 - current

DVA Architects, Gaithersburg, MD, US, Director of Design, Mixed-Use

Works directly with principal from initial client contact to project presentation and company marketing efforts. Takes lead in programming, urban planning, schematic design through to final design of complex mixed-use projects. Manages team task assignments and work loads in relation to budget and deadlines. Coordinates with engineering and landscape consultants as well and city and community share holders.

Mar 2006 - Mar 2009

WDG Architecture, Washington, DC, US, Senior CAD Designer

Works jointly with design principal and managing director in actively pursuing new work and clientele. Manage staff in the design and drawing submissions. Manage clients directly and regularly on matters of design, city and consultant coordination. Responsiblility for majority of project design and planning direction.

Mar 2003 - Mar 2006

RTKL Associates Inc., Washington, DC, US & London, UK, Project Manager

Served as Project Manager woking directly with VP of Urban Planning in the design, programming, planning of large scale urban renewal and mixed use projects in Europe, US and the Middle East. Managed teams for international competitions - including the American University in New Cairo. Was directly involved in academic sector marketing for the DC office. Coordinated interior design and site construction of Colesium and Retail project in Manila for 6 months until completed. Visited sites and made presentations to clients in Philippines and Britain.

Nov 1998 - Mar 2001

RTKL Associates Inc., Hong Kong, HK, Project Manager

Resonsible for the design and presentation of several large scale mixed use, residential, commercial and planning projects in Asia and well as preparation of construction documents for retail and residential projects locally. Actively involved in firm marketing, would prepare and present to new and existing clients in Hong Kong, China, Korea, Manila, and Taiwan.

Mar 1996 - Nov 1998

Don Pan & Associates, Hong Kong, HK, Designer

Nov 1993 - Mar 1996


University of San Carlos, Cebu City, PH, BArch, Architecture

Mar 1983 - Jan 1991

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