Peter Newton, Associate AIA, CSBA
901 E Van Buren St., #2039, Phoenix, AZ 85006
An aspiring architect, designing creative and contemplative spaces through client participation. Experienced in project management, architecture, construction, planning, public policy, urban design, community creation, and sustainability. Organized meetings to discuss issues pertinent to projects and community involvement. My portfolio includes places where people live, work, contemplate, educate and play. Participated in International competitions and community design charrettes. Developed professional development programs for offices, AIA and USGBC Chapters. Lectured on architecture, urban revitalization, sustainability, and professional development.
- Microsoft Office
- Architectural Design
- Classroom Instruction
- Graphic Design
- Event Planning
- Community Relations
- Volunteer Management
- Business Planning
- Account Management
- Construction Management
- Project Management
- Business Development
- Conference Coordination
- OSHA 10
Sustainable Building Adviser
Romanoski Glass & Mirror is a 61 year old openings specialist based in Tucson, Arizona. Directed business development in the Arizona, El Paso, Los Angeles and New Mexico markets. I worked with architects to develop relationships that would allow us to provide design assist services for curtain wall, storefront and skylight assemblies. I represented the Major Industries product line in the Los Angeles market, and worked with architects to give presentations on day-lighting and specifying translucent fiberglass panels in projects. I established relationships with general contractors to increase our invitations to bid. I worked with other opening manufacturer representatives to develop bids and project leads.
- Arranged & Developed �lunch & learn� and marketing presentations for architects & contractors
- Attended professional societies to network for additional leads & build relationships.
- Established market presence by developing a plan for the redesign of the website for marketing
Architectural Job Captain, Jacobs Engineering (formerly Carter & Burgess), 2007 � 2009, Phoenix, Arizona
I was a part of the Facilities division, overseeing the design and construction of prototype retail roll out programs in Arizona, California and New Mexico. Jacobs acquired Carter and Burgess, where I was previously employed, in 2007. I focused on the CVS/pharmacy retail rollout program and developing a team to design retail centers. Projects were located throughout Arizona, California, Louisiana, Nevada, and Texas.
- Traveled to Assess & survey existing facilities to tabulate a schedule for maintenance and renovations.
- Trained and developed staff.
- Modified prototype design to meet local buildings codes & design review comments.
Project Manager II, Cawley Architects, 2005 � 2007 Phoenix, Arizona
Cawley Architects provides excellence in design that emphasizes a cost conscious approach to projects using the design build method. Managed design and construction documentation of turnkey light commercial, industrial and retail projects. Managed the workload of project team to meet project deadlines. Reviewed drawings, and attended jurisdictional meetings with the clients.
- Designed, developed and completed construction documents.
- Master planned numerous multi-building complexes
- Worked with the client to meet their objectives.
Phoenix College, Certificate, Sustainability, Revit 2010 � 2011
I enrolled at Phoenix College to take professional development, Certificate non-credit coursework in Revit and sustainability. The Revit class was the first joint venture between the City of Phoenix and AIA Phoenix Metro, a relationship I helped to initiate. It was a boot camp class for professionals that taught the basics and intermediate levels of use. The class asked questions based on their professional experience that went far into advanced levels.
The Sonoran Sustainable Building Adviser Program is a regional sustainability certificate that teaches students how to be Sustainable Building Advisers in their unique region of the planet. Courses focused on all types and phases of planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance, taught by local experts and thought leaders. Team work and class participation are encouraged to further the knowledge base, discussion, implementation and research.
Washington University is a pioneer in the 4 + 2 Pre-Professional + Professional Architectural degree program. Courses meet the NAAB requirements for a Liberal Arts degree with a concentration in Architecture. Through the Bauhaus method of experience through doing, the studio projects have a focus on Urbanism and the revitalization of St. Louis and its inner suburbs. Traveling exhibits, lecturers and a close ties with the School of Art give students a wide variety of views and skills to explore in their studies.
References and Project List available upon request