Welton M. Becket

Welton M. Becket

Dana Point, CA, US



More than 10 years experience in the Architectural and Development field as a Senior Project Manager / Project Director for Residential Single Family + Multi-Family (Podium + Wrap + Walk-Up), Mixed Use and Commercial Projects.


Watkins Cerny Architects, San Juan Capistrano, CA, US, Project Director

Oct 2012 - current

Welton McDonald Becket, Laguna Beach, CA, US, Independent Design Professional

Residential & Commercial Design:

Completed the design, design development, construction documents and permit process for Phil's Diner. The project consists of the restoration of an existing historical prefabricated Dining Car (oldest in CA) and the new construction of a 1 story Type V-B Fully Sprinklered Building. The new Building contains a support kitchen and disabled access men and women's restrooms for the Dining Car. The required parking spaces for both the Dining Car and the new Building are provided in an adjacent existing parking structure located at 11144 W. Weddington Street.

Mar 2009 - current

Robert Hidey Architects, Irvine, CA, US, Project Director

As a Project Director in the Special Projects Studio, I completed the Design Development and Construction Details for Yas Island Golf Links Clubhouse and Display Residences in Abu Dhabi. Also completed the Interior Architecture for the Beverly West Towers which consisted of 35 luxury condominiums for a high-rise building at Wilshire and Comstoct in West Los Angeles.

Sep 2008 - Mar 2009

JZMK Partners, Irvine, CA, US, Senior Project Manager (Consultant)

As a Senior Project Manager / Consultant, I completed the Design Development, Construction Documents and Permitting Process for NO HO III Office Building and Parking Structure in North Hollywood.

Jan 2008 - Aug 2008

Newman Garrison + Partners, Newport Beach, CA, US, Senior Project Manager

As a Senior Project Manager I completed more than 10 Residential Multi-Family and Mixed Use projects. These include 626 Condominium Units for Toll Brothers in Dublin, CA and 309 Apartment Units for Avalon Bay Communities near Marina Del Rey, CA. Also, a Leasing Office and Fitness Center for AIMCO in Escondido, CA.

Jul 2001 - Jan 2008

MVE + Partners, Inc., Irvine, CA, US, Production Manager, Residential Multi-Family and Commercial projects

Design Development, Construction Documents and Permitting for:

450 N. Brand - 9 story office building, subterranean parking.
Glendale, CA

Verona - 206 unit apartment building (podium) and subterranean parking.
Cupertino, A

Apr 1999 - Jun 2001


University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, US, Graduate Study

Tropical Architecture & Development

Sep 1976 - Sep 1978

California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Cinemagraphics - Live Action

BFA in Cinemagraphics - Live Action

Sep 1966 - Jan 1970

Areas of Specialization