robert Mcclendon

robert Mcclendon

Seattle, WA, US



October 29, 2013
Robert McClendon
362 Wyatt Way NE.
Bainbridge Island WA. 98110
001 206 842 7373 (h)
001 206 734 8539 (c )

Dear People,

Mr. McClendon is an experienced architect and designer with 25 years of experience in all phases of the profession.  His present salary is 100,000 per year.

He is a graduate from Yale University with a Master in Architecture and City Planning, professional degrees and Harvard University with an MBA/MUD.  In addition he has a Bachelors of Architecture, B. Arch. Professional degree from Washington Sate University.

He has been a Lead Designer / Service Lead for projects in architecture and planning for the duration of this practice.

He is a hand’s on professional with keen skills in graphics, design, communication and service delivery.  He is a person that directly works on the projects, with the teams and leads through example.  Hence he has the excellent hand and computer graphic skills, his drawings, projects and there presentations have been published in professional journals.  Along with design skills he fully understands quantitative management tools and the controls and reporting process that allow for project corrective actions and success.  

His International and National experience has allowed him to work in a varied set of conditions and the ability to develop committed project teams, in various cultures and settings, whose goals have always to excel.

Please allow Mr. McClendon to speak with you to allow him to explain how he can be of service to your firm.

Thank you,


Robert McClendon AIA AICP LEED AP


MZECH International, Cario and Ny Ny, Director Design Architecture

director architectural service, lead desing and planning for the company of 600 people. managed and lead 130 staff

Jul 2009 - current

Otak International, Oregon and UAE, Director of Design

Responsible for the UAE office and its growth. Lead the desing for UAE and the USA operations 600 staff in company. Leader in the development of the international business, grew business form 2 to 102 in 24 months.

Managed hired and provide staff direction for a A and E from.

Jun 2002 - Jul 2009

DLR Group, Seattle, WA, US, Director Design and Planning Retail and Hospitality Markets

lead all desing and planning for the retail and hospitality markets nationally.
managed 85 staff of a from of 700.

Aug 1992 - Jun 2002


Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, MArch, Architecture

architecture planning and urban desing
studied with James Sterling, Renzo Paino, Richard Myers, Richard Rogers.
Graduated highest honors top of class.
received 4 design awards

Sep 1985 - Jun 1987

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, Master of Business Administration

development economics and strategies and process management
joint study while at Yale University

Jun 1985 - Jun 1987

Washington State University, Pullman, WA, US, BArch, Architecture Engineering

architecture and engineering--full engineering core work as well as full architectural studies
graduated first in class

Sep 1980 - Jun 1985


Various desing and professional awards review description, 1st Place

Honors, Awards Publications
and Positions

Assistant Professor Yale University (2 consecutive years)
Member of State of Maine’s International Business Development Commission, by appointment of the governor of Maine.
Published JA, World Architecture, PA, Architectural Record, Cassebella design awards, work review (1995, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003).

Baghdad International Airport 1994
RBIA International Design Excellence Award
Pompidou Place Museum, Paris France 1978
One of the lead designers on the project team. Worked with Renzo Piano.
Stuttgart Center Museum, Germany 1985
Lead designer worked with Jim Sterling.
Published by JA, World Architecture, as well as Architecture for the 21 century by James Neal. World Architecture Design Award.
Boeing Museum of Flight 1990
Received International Design Award for museum design by the Organization of Museum Excellence, local AIA and the National Organization of Museum Operation and Design.
Tacoma Convention Center 2004
Industry design award by convention and visitors bureau nationally, local AIA award.
Olympic Hotel Restoration 2005
Historic restoration and preservation awards as well as award of gold merit from the Hoteliers Board of America, local AIA award fro excellance.
DFS H&H and Academy Awards Building LA 2004
Received National Design Award from ICSC as well as a local design award fro excellence
Professional work on collection at the Museum of Modern Art NY, NY
Filed my design renderings and design concepts as well as Yale graduate work in images and landscape with the museum. The work was part of the Architects of the 21st Century exhibit 2000.
Publications: RIBA, JA, FAI, Yale Press, London Press, Paris Design, Cassebella, Great Architecture of the 21st Century by Michael Franzen Hart Court Press.
Alamona Shopping Center 2002
ICSC Design award Years Best
Milano Museum to the Italian Resistance 1972
Received a award for excellence from the Italian design national
AL Bateen Warf Hotel.2007
Received a People choice award from local AIA, as well as the national excellence ward for international hotels from the hotiliers council of Europe and Asia.

Waynne Lyman Morse United States Courthouse 2007
AIA National design award for excellence, Judicial design award for superior design.


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