UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

Associate Vice-Chancellor, Director of Physical Planning & Campus Architect
Associate Vice-Chancellor (1986-1989); Director of Physical Planning (1981-1986)

Senior management position responsible for all areas of capital planning, real estate development, facility programming, architectural/engineering policies and guidelines, project management, contract administration, and construction administration. Initiated new activities for the entire UC System, including first public/private ground lease-based projects and first major faculty/staff housing non-profit corporation.

 
Campus Architect (1977-1989)

Senior administrative position that initiated major policy changes associated with the urban design character of both the campus and the medical center; rewrote the campus and medical center long range development plans; and collaborated with renowned design professionals in the internationally-recognized expansion of the academic campus and its related research and residential land use components.

Major Initiatives

Long Range Planning
Led the development and wrote  most  of  the  1989  Long Range Development Plan to double the population and square footage of the existing campus. Successfully managed both community outreach and compliance issues.

Project Management
Oversaw the planning, design, and construction of over $1B in capital projects at both main campus and medical center locations. Directed projects with renowned design professionals resulting in award-winning plans and projects, many featured in leading international architectural publications.

Public/Private Real Estate Ventures
Created and directed the first campus-based real estate program within the UC system, which developed innovative  leasehold projects and strategic partnerships with public and private organizations, including biomedical buildings, performing arts and athletic facilities, faculty/staff housing, and administrative/support  buildings.

Projects

University Extension/Alumni Center
Architecture: Urban Innovations Group (with Charles Moore)
Landscape: Campbell & Campbell

Central Housing Office*
Architecture: Eric Owen Moss
Landscape: Peter Walker + Martha Schwartz
*National AIA Award

ICS/Engineering Buildings*
Architecture: Frank O. Gehry
Landscape: Peter Walker
*National AIA Honor Award

School of Engineering Expansion
Architecture: Frank O. Gehry
Landscape: Peter Walker

Biological Sciences 2
Architecture: Arthur Eriksen Associates

UCI Main Street Plan*
Planning: Johnson, Fein, Peirera
*Progressive Architecture Annual Award

Sciences Library*:
Architecture: Stirling/Wilford with IBI Group
*National Library Award

Graduate School of Management
Architecture: VSBA Architects and Planners

Fine Arts Annex
Architecture: Robert A.M. Stern Architects