Monday, September 1, 2008

Barie Fez-Barringten: AIA/NCARB:Architect & Design Manager

Barie Fez-Barringten:
Florida lic#: AR0012705

Architect with over 40 year’s professional experience including 12 years in Project Management, 7 in Administration, 2 in marketing, 7 in teaching, six and a half years working for the Lee county Building Department/Community Development and 12 years in Design and planning all for corporate iconic high rise, & land development mega projects in the U.S.A., Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Puerto Rico with top fortune 500 companies, world class A and E companies and major investors and business owners. In addition to years of successful project management, since the late sixties in New York City, Puerto Rico and Saudi Arabia, I have designed, managed and taught both traditional and green sustainable design, conservation, including smart growth and sustainable urban design. Many of my building programs, plans, projects designs, and lectures have exercised the different techniques to reduce the energy needs of buildings and increase their ability to capture or generate their own energy being energy efficient over their entire life cycles.

Florida Registered Architect with membership in the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.) and certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (N.C.A.R.B) ; formerly licensed by New York, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, Texas, and Iowa; architect-of-record in New York; Tennessee; Texas; Florida, and Saudi Arabia. Educational Chairman of the Houston Chapter of the Project Management Institute (P.M.I.) , author of book on Project Management published by John Wiley and sons and taught Project Management in Texas A&M University and King Faisal University.
I subscribe and lecture on the charter of the New Urbanest and the Global Sustainable Development Resolution.

I was born & and raised in New York City where I attended Columbia University; Pratt Institute for a bachelors of arts and Yale University in New Haven for a masters of architecture. I also have many class credits approved by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Professional Highlights:
• Vanir CM Inc. SDC Global Doha, Qatar Design Manager
• Real Estate Development Projects In Lee County Florida: many over a period of eight years; roads, utilities, landscape, center, clubhouse, commercial centers, single family housing, high and low rise, programming, planning, design, government approvals, final design, bidding, construction marketing and sales.
• Lee County Government as Residential Plans Examiner: Retired after over six year’s continuous employment from January 2000 until July 2006: Building codes, hurricane, FEMA, flooding, etc.
• Lee County: Frizzell; Collins and Dupont; and Ralph Taylor
• Edison Community College: Instructor of Interior Design
• Hodges University: Urban Architecture
• People's Protective: Director of Architecture: four major second home real estate development projects in Tennessee, Belize and Arkansas.
• Gulf Oil Real Estate Development Company involved in RESTON Virginia and several other landmark new town projects as: Manager of Special Projects
• Texas A&M University Associate Professor
• King Faisel University: Associate Professor
• Saudi Arabia Employment; ARAMCO; UPM; El-Seif, Al-Suhaimi, CDE, Al-Muhaidib; Saudi Fisheries,
• Al-Foadia, International Associates, Arieb, Saudi Projacs and FE Basil
• Private Practice
• Building Officials Association of Florida member
• Trustee of the Yale Club of SW Florida
• Former Member of Lee County Commissioner’s Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board
• Founding member of the North Fort Myers Civic Association
• Former Texas Real Estate Broker; arbitrator; professional and educator member and Chairman of the Project Management Institute and
• National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives
• Former member of the Houston Board of Realtor and Texas Real Estate Broker.
• Former member of Saudi Arabia Engineering Society and the first Saudi Arabia Architects association.
• Founder of a New York not-for-profit association called Laboratories for Metaphoric environments to research, promote, and provide interdisciplinary means of green design, ecology and sustainability in planning and building.
• Policies and procedures for all Gulf Oil Corporation’s Civil and architectural construction activities later published by John Wiley and sons.
• Architecture the Making of Metaphors Yale University lecture series and published in many national and international learned journals.
• “Pollution Architecture” published by Progressive Architecture, Air, land and water pollution systems studies for New York City EPA, teach Victor Olgay’s Climatology and Bio climatic Design at Pratt Institute, co-founder of International Earth Day .and assist Serge Chermayoff in his Campus Planning study featuring complementarities analysis for the U.S.GSA.
• Found and preside over American Institute of Architects (AIG/ME) chapter in Saudi Arabia.
• Please see my Academic CV attached.
• Write project manuals, uniform building codes and architectural standards for government agencies in Saudi Arabia
• Architect of Record for buildings in New York, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Connecticut, Tennessee and Saudi Arabia (ARAMCO office bldg/Dhahran Academy/SAJAPHCO factory/plus.
• Travel extensively to over seventy cities in Europe authoring a book of narrated pen and Ink sketches of each city.
• Reviewing documents in various phases for design intent, use of materials and coordination with Master Plan intent; coordinating with consultants, contractors, and regulatory agencies as necessary in meetings, drawings and other forms of communication; analysis of building/zoning Code and Design and applying to reviewed designs; liaise with governmental agencies or officials for purpose of approvals and permits; conduct on-site observations and compliance checks on previously reviewed design work; and, attendance at client meetings and presentation material.
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