MAURITA N. H.             WALKER, AIA • LEED AP BD+C • NCARB

PROFILE
I am a Licensed Architect and LEED Accredited Profes...
MAURITA N. H.             WALKER, AIA • LEED AP BD+C • NCARB


        Sanofi Aventis Laboratory and Research Facility • O...
MAURITA N. H.               WALKER, AIA • LEED AP BD+C • NCARB


EDUCATION
Bachelor of Architecture • Kent State Universit...
MAURITA N. H.               WALKER, AIA • LEED AP BD+C • NCARB


ADDITIONAL PROJECT EXAMPLES
      Aviation
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  1. 1. MAURITA N. H. WALKER, AIA • LEED AP BD+C • NCARB PROFILE I am a Licensed Architect and LEED Accredited Professional, with over 14 years of experience in a diverse range of building typologies. I am a proven Project Architect, highly skilled at organizing and coordinating design team efforts to successful project completion. My professional reputation is built on these strengths. I have also developed a specialty and comprehensive knowledge of building codes and sustainable design strategies which have gained respect from my colleagues. Additional strengths include detailed design development and construction document package preparation, as well all phases of architectural projects from schematic design through construction administration. I have completed projects in aviation, corporate offices, higher education, retail, condominiums, mixed use, parking garages, financial institutions, restaurants and medical. My strong written and verbal communication skills have enabled me to establish good working relationships with my Design Teams, Clients, Consultants, Contractors and City Planners. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE RSP ARCHITECTS, LTD. - PROJECT ARCHITECT June 2004 - April 2010 Tempe, AZ Project Architect and Job Captain responsible for the successful delivery of projects on time, within the approved construction budget and with a high level of client satisfaction for over 20 projects ranging from $750,000 to $500 million. Some specific project experience included: Arizona State University Polytechnic Academic Complex • Mesa, AZ Three academic colleges housed in five buildings totaling 240,000 s.f. and approximately $88 million dollars with a fast-track construction time period of 18 months. The project is LEED Gold Certified.  Project Architect and Coordinator for team of 14 Consulting Firms and a 15 person in-house design team  Participated in Charrette sessions with design/build team and client on programming  Investigated sustainable strategies  Lead the in-house Building Code Study  Performed existing conditions site surveys for site planning  Design Team Coordination – Task Management The Palmeraie • Scottsdale, AZ A mixed-use project consisting of underground parking, high-end retail, offices, a boutique hotel and private condominiums totaling of nearly 1 million s.f. and approximately $500 million. The project was planned to be divided into two phases.  Project Architect and Team Coordinator  Design Team Coordination – Task Management  Coordination with Utility Companies  Facilitate Client Meetings with Team and/or City Planners  Maintain Project Documentation/Communications  Site Planning, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents  Building Code Review – Accessibility, Zoning, Life Safety US Bank • Arizona, California, Nevada Completion of a total of Eighteen (18) branch banks, including free-standing structures and Tenant Improvements in existing buildings with total construction costs of over $14 million. These single-story floor plans varied from 3200 s.f. to 5500 s.f.  Project Manager and Project Architect  Consultant Coordination  Site Planning, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents  City Submittals– Work with Client and City Planners from Design Development thru Permit  Building Code Review – Accessibility, Zoning, Life Safety  Construction Administration – Shop Drawing Review, RFI’s, ASI’s, Material Samples  Neighborhood Meetings – To Communicate Client Desires and Listen to Neighborhood Concerns  Existing Building Surveys/Analysis  Maintain Project Documentation/Communications ph o ne : 6 02 . 32 9. 1 9 95 • em ai l : S H A AH P @ ao l . c om we b: ht tp :/ / www. l i nk ed i n.c om /pu b/m a ur it a - n - h- wa lk er/ 8/ 6 73 /5 3 5
  2. 2. MAURITA N. H. WALKER, AIA • LEED AP BD+C • NCARB Sanofi Aventis Laboratory and Research Facility • Oro Valley, Arizona Three levels of laboratory, offices and research space totaling 110,350 s.f. with construction costs exceeding $30 million. This project is LEED Silver Certified and is seeking to be LEED Gold.  Construction Document Coordination  Design Development ARCHITECTURE & ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS, LLC – PROJECT DESIGNER June 2000 – June 2004 (formerly Luckett & Farley Architects) Phoenix, AZ Project Designer responsible for the successful, thorough and accurate completion of construction documents for projects up to $3 million. Some specific project experience included: Albertsons Grocery Stores and Fuel Centers • Throughout Arizona Completion of a total of Twelve (12) Stores and Fuel Centers, including free-standing structures and Pad Buildings that ranged from 1100 s.f. to 65,000 s.f. and totaling over $5 million in construction costs.  Preliminary Site Evaluation Reports for Client – Determined Site Feasibility  Project Designer in Coordination with Senior Designer  Construction Documents – All phases from Schematic Design thru Permitting  Consultant Coordination – Assure Multi-Discipline Coordination on Building Systems  City Submittals for Permit – Meetings with City Planners  Bid Coordination – Communications with Contractors on Bid Questions  Outline Specifications – Meetings with Vendors  Construction Administration - Shop Drawing Review, RFI’s, ASI’s, Material Samples  Managed meetings with City Planners Osco Drug Stores • Throughout Arizona Completed several pharmacies, including free-standing structures and remodels, some 16,000 s.f. and over $2 million.  Preliminary Site Evaluation Reports for Client – Determined Site Feasibility  Project Designer in Coordination with Senior Designer  Construction Documents – All phases from Schematic Design thru Permitting  Consultant Coordination – Assure Multi-Discipline Coordination on Building Systems  City Submittals for Permit – Meetings with City Planners  Bid Coordination – Communications with Contractors on Bid Questions TRANSYSTEMS CORPORATION - ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTER July 1997- June 2000 (formerly Cullen-Burr Associates) Phoenix, AZ Responsibilities included:  Building Programming – Meetings with Client to Determine Design and Spatial Needs  Design Development Documents preparation  Construction Documents preparation  Bid Coordination - Communications with Contractors on Bid Questions  Outline Specifications preparation  Construction Administration – RFI’s, ASI’s, Field Observation Reports  Existing Building Surveys/Analysis CUYAHOGA METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY - ARCHITECTURAL INTERN June 1996 – May 1997 Cleveland, OH Responsibilities included:  Field Observation Reports preparation  Model Building  Drafting ph o ne : 6 02 . 32 9. 1 9 95 • em ai l : S H A AH P @ ao l . c om we b: ht tp :/ / www. l i nk ed i n.c om /pu b/m a ur it a - n - h- wa lk er/ 8/ 6 73 /5 3 5
  3. 3. MAURITA N. H. WALKER, AIA • LEED AP BD+C • NCARB EDUCATION Bachelor of Architecture • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 1996-1997 Bachelor of Science in Architecture • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 1992-1996 KSU CAED European Program • Florence, Italy & Lugano, Switzerland Spring 1995 National Sustainable Building Advisor Program Present AIA/GBCI Continuing Education Courses and Seminars on Sustainable Design Practices Ongoing REGISTRATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS  Registered Architect, ARIZONA #46923 2007  NCARB Certificate No. 64272 2008  LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP BD+C) GBCI No. 10248594 2009 COMPUTER SKILLS  AutoCAD  MS Office  Adobe In Design  Adobe Photoshop  Some Revit Training SOFT SKILLS  Problem Solving  Strong Organized Project Documentation  Good Written and Verbal Communication  Facilitate Internal and External Meetings and Presentations  Resourceful Sustainable Strategies for Design/Construction and Corporate Sustainability  Creative Innovation Training and Techniques (Arizona Innovation Institute)  Dependable  Motivated  Honest RELATED ACCOMPLISHMENTS AIA Arizona Phoenix Metro – Y.A.F. “Pecha Kucha Unauthorized,” Presenter 2010 AIA Arizona Phoenix Metro – C.O.T.E. Eco-Month “10 Steps to Green Your School,” Presenter 2010 AIA Arizona /ASU Canalscape Competition Winner (Team) 2009 Paul Koehler’s Big Break Bridge Design Competition Winner (Team) 2007 ASSOCIATIONS American Institute of Architects, AZ Phoenix Metro Chapter  Committee On The Environment (C.O.T.E.)  Young Architects Forum (YAF) National Council of Architectural Registration Boards USGBC Arizona Chapter Central Branch - Green Schools Advocacy Committee ph o ne : 6 02 . 32 9. 1 9 95 • em ai l : S H A AH P @ ao l . c om we b: ht tp :/ / www. l i nk ed i n.c om /pu b/m a ur it a - n - h- wa lk er/ 8/ 6 73 /5 3 5
  4. 4. MAURITA N. H. WALKER, AIA • LEED AP BD+C • NCARB ADDITIONAL PROJECT EXAMPLES Aviation Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Terminal 4 Garage Expansion Phoenix, AZ Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport East Economy Parking Garage Phoenix, AZ Williams Gateway Airport Terminal (24,000 s.f.) Mesa, AZ Corporate American Express Phoenix, AZ Desert Ridge Office Building One Phoenix, AZ Sanofi Aventis Laboratory (110,350 s.f.) Oro Valley, AZ US Bank Branches (3200-5000 s.f.) AZ, CA, NV Government/Higher Education ASU PolyTechnic Campus Expansion Mesa, AZ ASU Psychology Office Expansion Tempe, AZ ASU Auditorium Retrofit Mesa, AZ ASU Black Box Theater Mesa, AZ ASU Grounds and Facilities Programming Tempe, AZ AZ Air National Guard CSMS Building Phoenix, AZ Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Programming Phoenix, AZ Medical Scottsdale Healthcare Medical Plaza V Scottsdale, AZ Residential Biltmore Condominiums (325,000 s.f.) Phoenix, AZ Low-Income Affordable Housing Cleveland, OH Restaurants Sapporo Restaurant Scottsdale, AZ Retail Albertsons Grocery Stores and Fuel Centers (65,000 s.f.) Phoenix/Tucson, AZ Osco Drug Stores (16,000 s.f.) Phoenix/Tucson, AZ The Palmeraie Scottsdale, AZ Silver Creek Properties Retail Center Avondale, AZ Solstice Sunglass Boutiques (800 s.f.) AZ, MO, WA Yuba City Marketplace (125,000 s.f.) Yuba City, CA Haute C Boutique Dressing Room Glendale, AZ ph o ne : 6 02 . 32 9. 1 9 95 • em ai l : S H A AH P @ ao l . c om we b: ht tp :/ / www. l i nk ed i n.c om /pu b/m a ur it a - n - h- wa lk er/ 8/ 6 73 /5 3 5

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