GARY WINDISH

Gary is a licensed architect and a licensed general contractor. He has worked in large and small firms, on projects ranging from complex commercial and industrial projects to small scale house remodels. His experience includes interior design and space planning, as well as site planning, structural design and exterior design. His role of project architect on many projects has entailed management of the entire design team; including architects, interior designers, and consulting engineers. He has spent a significant amount of time on construction sites, supervising construction as well as doing work in all of the building trades with his own hands. This experience has given him a good working knowledge of building design and construction.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering from University of Rhode Island

Bachelor of Architecture from University of Nebraska

 

ARCHITECTURAL LICENSE

California License C-13382

 

GENERAL CONTRACTOR’S LICENSE

California License B-698433

 

CERTIFIED GREEN BUILDING PROFESSIONAL

Certified by Build It Green in June 2010

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Commercial, Residential, Industrial and Institutional projects include: Office Buildings, Hospitals, Restaurants, Cafeterias, Stores, Banks, Warehouses, Court Houses, Aerospace Laboratories, Schools, Churches, Apartments, Condominiums, and Houses

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

U.C.L.A. Extension (1976-2010): Instructor of Architectural Drafting and Blueprint Reading. Former member of the Adjunct Faculty and Guidance Committee for the Interior and Environment Design Program. Recipient of Award for Outstanding Teacher in Design Programs

 

Santa Monica College (1995-2004): Instructor of Architectural Drafting and Construction drawings, and Blueprint reading

 

Venice Community Housing Corporation (1997-1998): Construction Training Coordinator

 

VOLUNTEER CONSTRUCTION

Habitat for Humanity – House building in Los Angeles

Amor Ministries – House building in Mexico

Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church – Church refurbishing in Alaska

 

 

1995 – PRESENT                  WINDISH DESIGN

                                               OWNER

                                               (see attached list of projects)

 

1989 – 1995                           GARY WINDISH / ARCHITECT

                                               OWNER

                                               (see attached list of projects)

 

1987 – 1989                           L.A. DESIGN, LOS ANGELES, CA

                                               VICE-PRESIDENT

                                               Corporate offices, Banks, Stores

 

1978 – 1987                           BENTON / PARK / CANDREVA, SANTA MONICA, CA

                                               PROJECT ARCHITECT

                                               Office Buildings, Aerospace Laboratories, Cafeterias,

                                               Credit Union, Industrial Building, Stores

 

1976 – 1978                           MARTIN B. GELBER & ASSOCIATES, SANTA MONICA, CA

                                               PROJECT ARCHITECT

                                               Restaurants, Banks, Apartments, Custom Homes

 

1976                                       GELBER / OSTRICK ASSOCIATES, SANTA MONICA, CA

                                               JOB CAPTAIN

                                               High Rise Condominium, Medical Office Building, Shopping Center,

                                               Warehouse

 

1973 – 1976                           GRUEN ASSOCIATES, LOS ANGELES, CA

                                               SENIOR DRAFTER

                                               Pacific Design Center, Office Buildings, Shopping Centers, Banks,

                                               Hospitals

 

1971 – 1973                           GRIFFIN & BANKS, BUENA PARK, CA

                                               SENIOR DRAFTER

                                               Court Houses, Motel, Apartments, Tract Houses

 

1970 – 1971                           LASALA & SQUIRE, WOODLAND HILLS, CA

                                               DRAFTER

                                               Office Buildings, Apartments, Tract Houses

 

 

 

SELECTED LIST OF RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

NEW CUSTOM HOME                                                                            Michael and Nancy Cole 

Sebastopol, California                                                                              709-829-7655

NEW SPECULATIVE HOUSE                                                                 Dave Klein

Los Angeles, California                                                                            310-645-3330

                                                                     

NEW ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT, NEW STUDIO, AND                 Mike McCoy

REMODELING OF EXISTING HOUSE                                                   310-422-2582

Los Angeles, California

1 & 2 STORY ADDITIONS AND REMODEL OF 1ST STORY                Jeanelle Arias

Los Angeles, California                                                                            310-633-1073

2 STORY ADDITION AND REMODEL OF 1ST STORY                         Mark Bernheim

Culver City, California                                                                               310-313-2139

2nd STORY ADDITION AND REMODEL OF 1ST STORY                     Gerard Annibali

Westchester, California                                                                             310-649-3022                  

2nd STORY ADDITION AND REMODEL OF 1ST STORY                     Carl Grooms

Los Angeles, California                                                                             310-636-0054

1 STORY ADDITION INCLUDING A NEW MUSIC STUDIO                   Sandy Firth

Redondo Beach, California                                                                       505-896-1066

1 STORY ADDITION AND REMODEL                                                     Ed and Lynn Nakamura

Westchester, California                                                                                   310-337-9359

1 STORY ADDITION AND REMODEL                                                     Don Warren

Marina Del Rey, California                                                                         310-902-0644

1 STORY ADDITION AND REMODEL                                                     Rachael Grose and David Waghalter

Los Angeles, California                                                                             310-557-1798