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Expert Details

Architecture, Planning, Interior Design, and Construction -- and Their Licensing Matters

ID: 727508 Missouri, USA

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Expert has been a practicing architect for four decades and has been involved with numerous building types throughout the USA and abroad. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University and a Doctorate in Architecture from the University of Hawaii. He was involved in the development of the computerized national licensing examination of architects for the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards in Washington DC. His practice has been varied with specialties in numerous building types involving housing, health-care, educational, master planning, state and local government, recreational, hospitality and financial and industrial projects. He was directly involved with the infamous Hyatt hotel skywalk collapse in Kansas City as a result of his being on the MO licensing board for architects and engineers. He was part of the fact-finding and disciplinary process in that case. He has represented numerous state and private clients in all phases of architectural and construction related cases. He is the author of a new book entitled Banks and Financial Institutions to be released in March of 2010.

Represented Sugart Thompson Kilroy on behalf of Dunn Industrial Group in construction and licensing related case in Kansas City, MO, 2003 Involved substantial amounts in claimsRepresented State of MO in numerous cases involving unlicensed practice of architecture and malpractice of architects and engineers in projects in Branson MO, 2000

Represented USA in tri-lateral meetings between USA, Canada and Mexico relative to architectural practice, 1995Represented USA in International practice discussions at the International Union of Architects, Barcelona, Spain, 1998Represented Jackson County, MO in architectural contract dispute with architects for jail facility, Kansas City, MO 1992


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1962 Degree: Bachelor of Architecture Subject: Architecture Institution: Kansas State University
Year: 2008 Degree: Doctor of Architecture Subject: Architecture Institution: University of Hawaii, at Manoa

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Past Chairman Department: Architecture
Principal and former Chairman
Responsible for all phases of work
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1991 to 2001 Employer: WRS Architects Title: Chairman Department: Architecture
Chairman and Principal
Responsible for all phases of work
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1973 to 1991 Employer: ADC Architects Title: Principal Department: Architects
Principal and President
Responsible for all phases of work
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1968 to 1973 Employer: Homer L. Williams, Architect Title: Architect and owner Department:
Solo Practice of architecture
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1963 to 1968 Employer: Ervin and Williams, Architects Title: Partner Department: Architects and Construction Managers
Partner responsible for architectural design
also was construction supt. in field
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1962 to 1963 Employer: Carlisle B, Guy, Architect Title: Draftsman Department:
General architectural drafting

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1994 to 1997 Country / Region: Mexico Summary: Negotiated Tri-level discussions toward practice agreement with USA and Canada
Years: 1994 to 1997 Country / Region: Canada Summary: Negitiated Tri-level discussions toward practice agreement between USA, Canada, and Mexico
Years: 1997 to 1997 Country / Region: European Community Summary: Presented USA position in International Union of Architects meeting in Barcelona, Spain July 1997

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Institute of Architects (AIA),
Associated Licensed Architects (ALA),
Independent Community Bankers Association,
Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin Fellowship
Licenses / Certifications
Registered Architect, Numerous States;
Certified by National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Professional Appointments
Past Chair of MO Registration Board of Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors, Architects Division;
Past President of National Council of Architectural Registration Boards;
Past member of Board of Directors of National Architectural Accreditation Board;
Past Director of Practicum, Univ. of Hawaii, School of Architecture
Awards / Recognition
Fellow of American Institute of Architects (Expert);
Architect of Year Award by MO Chapter of AIA;
Alumnus of Year by KSU School of Architecture;
Park University Honor Award for Businessman of the Year
Medical / Professional
Past Internship in Architecture - 1962 to 1966,
Colorado Springs, CO and Junction City, KS
Publications and Patents Summary
Numerous papers with NCARB, Washington, DC;
Reports to UIA Europe 1994 and 1998;
New book, "Banks and Financial Institutions", Release date March 2010

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Numerous cases involving architecture, construction and licensing. local and state level but national level in architectural education and licensing.
Training / Seminars
Numerous appearances relative to the Hyatt Hotel Skywalk collapse. Also lecture at University level on architectural practice and design education.
Vendor Selection
Numerous examples of other expert selection
Marketing Experience
Expert in numerous building types and author of new book about banks and financial institution design.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert in actual construction with background in field as well as office.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish Expert is able to carry conversational level of Spanish. Not able to negotiate however

Fields of Expertise

architectural code, architectural design, architectural science, architectural service, architectural standard, building architecture, building construction, commercial construction, construction, construction defect, construction design deficiency, design process, extended industry-standard architecture, facility design, forensic architecture, industrial plant design, industry standard architecture, roof construction, professional licensure, environmental design, swimming pool construction, professional construction, private construction, health care facility construction, heavy construction, forensic construction, defective construction, clean room technology, carpentry, header beam, wall stud, building frame, general contractor, composite siding, industry standard, building failure, cement fiber siding, aluminum siding, exterior insulated and finish system (EIFS), construction material deficiency, arbitration, constructability, clean room coating material, concrete mixing, cement mixing, dowel bar, architectural painting, scale model, architectural coating material, insulating glass, building technology, Douglas fir, fenestration (architecture), building safety, cantilever, tile, skylight, building thermal envelope, flexible statistical model building, drafting auditing, cementitious material, glazing system architectural specification, architectural glass, construction engineering, steel structure design, building materials testing, building material development, building vibration, building roof failure, building roof, construction schedule, masonry, demolition, fabric construction product, building inspection, indoor air pollution control building material, graphic object, electric lighting system, computer-aided design, graphics-hardware architecture, building insulation material, airport, concrete failure, construction material siding, wood siding, vinyl siding, flooring material, building wall, structural component, roofing material, construction planning, construction material, concrete failure analysis, concrete, composite material, clean room, cement, building science, building paper, brick

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