David Lombardi

David Lombardi

San Diego, CA, US



I have amassed over 34 years of Design/Build experience in custom homes, light industrial, TI's, restaurants and assorted other projects.  Originally from New England I am also master level skilled in many of the trades.  Construction management is a forte.



David Lombardi, Architect/Builder, San Diego, CA, US, Sole practitioner/owner


2004- Current David Lombardi, Architect-Builder
62 Major residential/light commercial projects designed & permitted, 46 houses, 4 multi-unit buildings, 2 restaurants, 2 coops, 1 art gallery, 1 automotive service shop, 2 retail outlets built, etc.
1990–2004 D.L. Design/Build San Diego, CA
Established and maintained a successful residential and light commercial design/build firm.
Over two hundred projects completed, including design & construction.
Single-handedly designed and built, (yes, completely) my own home.

1985–1990 Innovative Additions Marthas Vineyard, MA
Established and grew a residential/light commercial remodeling firm.
66 remodel/addition projects & 13 new homes completed

1986 Mitre Corporation Waltham, MA
Consultant, (temporary)
- Facilities Architecture.
1983–1985 Structure One Associates Boston, MA
Contract administration, structural design and space planning consultation.
1981-2 Design Group of Boston Boston, MA
Graphic designer/illustrator

In addition, work as an Architectural Draftsman for the following:
Grindering Assoc. Boston, MA (9 months)1984-5
Derek Romley & Assoc., Hyannis, MA (11 months)1979
Ambient Group, St. Thomas, USVI (9 months) 1982-3
As technical illustrator for:
ITECO, Framingham, MA (4 months)
As surveyor for :
A.R. Lombardi & Assoc., Vernon, CT (4 months)

University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
 B.A., Business Administration

Massachusetts College of Art Boston, MA
• (full-time, no degree sought)

Boston Architectural Center Boston, MA
• (part-time, no degree sought)

University of Washington Seattle, WA
• Master of Architecture, (2 quarters, incomplete)

UCSD Extension San Diego, CA
• Concentration Certificate in Facilities Management
• Concentration Certificate in HVAC System Design & Control
• Concentration Certificate in Energy Efficiency

Newschool of Architecture San Diego, CA
• B. Arch. (Professional degree)

Sharp Solar Huntington Beach, CA
• Training seminar in solar photovoltaic systems
• Mission Beach Planning Board, volunteer 10 years
• Urban Renewal Board Commendation Certificate, Lynn, MA,
• Community Service Award, Marthas Vineyard, MA,
• San Diego SLBE designation
California Licensed Architect, License C-29931
California Licensed General & Electrical Contractor, Class B, HIC, C-10, License #606620.
California Licensed Real Estate Broker, License #01901803.
Previously a Massachusetts Licensed Construction Supervisor,.
Autocad competent, Revit competent. (Pencil preferred).

Jun 1985 - current


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture, Professional

In-depth thesis level investigation into the design of residential structures and the teaching thereof.

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016

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

In-depth thesis level study of city planning as it relates to residential construction.

Sep 2001 - Jun 2002

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, US, BArch, Bachelors of Business Management

Initial study in civil structural engineering, switching to business later.

Sep 1973 - Jun 1978

Areas of Specialization