PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY OF

MARK VAN DOREN 

 

 

Scholastic Background:

Memorial High School - Houston 1973-1977

Undergraduate studies at the University of Houston  1977-1981

 

Awards:

1985 1st Place, Westglen Office Building, AIA Houston First Awards.

1998 1st Place, Yale Loft Apartments, HHA Neighborhood Improvement Award.

1999 1st Place, 1st Choice Bank, HHA Neighborhood Improvement Award.

2000 1st Place, Grovewood House, HHA Neighborhood Improvement Award.

2001 1st Place, Journey House, HHA Neighborhood Improvement Award.

2006 1st Place, Hopkins House, HHA Neighborhood Improvement Award.

2007 1st Place, Johnson House, HHA Neighborhood Improvement Award.

 

Affiliations:

Houston Heights Association (HHA)

Heights Business Association

Heights Association Land Use Committee

President, HPD Heights Storefront Advisory Council

Greater Houston Builders Association

Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce

 

Employment History:

34 years experience in building design, construction and construction management throughout the United States.

 

1992 - Present

APD  Design, Houston, Texas.

Mark Van Doren, Managing Principal

Projects:

Custom residential, mid-rise condos, residential remodeling, historical renovation (commercial & residential), office structures, retail, commercial interiors, food service, building as-built surveying, commercial warehouse buildings, medical, apartment rehabilitation & warehouse retrofit to condominiums / loft apartments.

Clients:      See 'Client List'.

 

1991-1992

Steinberg Collaborative, Houston, Texas.

Projects :   Multifamily, Multifamily Rehab & Custom residential.

Duties :      Project manager, production and site supervision.

Contact:     David Proud

Clients :     Fein, Harold Farb, Kaplan Properties & Winter Development

 

1990-1991

Paul Gleicher, AIA, New York, N.Y.

Projects :    Custom residential & residential restoration of historic brownstones (New York).

Duties :       Production & field surveys.

Contact:      Paul Gleicher

 

1988-1990:

BSL Golf Course Corp. (Universal Services, Inc.), Houston, Tx.

Projects :    Golf Course clubhouses, Retail Stores, Miniature Golf & Facilities.

Duties:        Staff Building Designer, controlling design through construction.

Contact :     Richard Bischoff

Clients :       Hermann Park, Jersey Meadow & Wedgewood Golf Courses.

 

1986-1988

Edgecomb & Associates, Houston, Texas.

Projects :    Commercial, retail, food service & mini-warehouse facilities.

Duties :       Project management & construction supervision.

Contact :     Clark Edgecomb

Awards :      First Place Design for Commercial Remodeling

                        (City of West University, First Awards)

Clients :      Climate Controlled Storage Warehouse, Pilgrim Cleaners,

                        Kar King Auto Repair, misc. residential & misc. commercial.

 

1983-1985

PDR Corporation, Houston, Texas.

Projects :    Retail & commercial office interiors.

Duties :       Production Manager, space planning, marketing & construction management.

Contact :     David Stauss

Clients :      Friendswood Development, Century Development, Exxon, MCI & El Marcado Del Sol

 

1979-1983

LBA - Philip D. Belanger, AIA, Houston, Texas.

Projects :    Commercial Buildings, Multifamily & Church Facilities.

Duties :       Production.

Contact :     Philip Belanger

Clients :      Peace Luthren, Church of Christ Conroe and Korean Baptist.

 

1976-1979   (Contract Drafting)

Houston Design Group, Houston, Texas., 713/461-9031

Projects :    Residential.

Duties :       Production.

Contact :     B.J. Kramer

 

1977 Night School

University of Houston

 

1973-1976   (Construction Worker), Houston, Texas. (Started at age 13)

Projects :    Residential & Multi-Family Construction

Duties:        Framer,  Site Paving & Surveys

 

Professional References Client References

 

 

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