Part of my Bachelor of Architecture Degree, Architecture @
Denmark International Study
Principal @ Dern Architecture + Development is dedicated to excellence in architecture and project management throughout the Bay Area. The firm’s portfolio includes architectural design and project management for mix-use, corporate workplace, retail and custom residential projects. The firm has served in a broad array of public and private sector clients, bringing a hands-on, and a collaborative
Principal @ Dern Architecture + Development is dedicated to excellence in architecture and project management throughout the Bay Area. The firm’s portfolio includes architectural design and project management for mix-use, corporate workplace, retail and custom residential projects. The firm has served in a broad array of public and private sector clients, bringing a hands-on, and a collaborative design approach to each project.
Our experience in urban infill developments, and multi stakeholder community-based projects has provided opportunities to lead design teams, work within aggressive schedules and lead multidisciplinary engineering teams toward the client’s needs throughout the design and construction processes.
The philosophy of Dern Architecture + Development recognizes that every site is unique and that programmatic, economic and aesthetic requirements of each project can be fused to create functional, sustainable and distinctive works of architecture. From November 2008 to Present (7 years 2 months) Vice President, Project Management @ At Cresa, we value integrity and partnership in everything we do as a company, creating a unique culture of collaboration and innovation. Above all else, we strive to “Do the Right Thing” by holding the client’s interest above our own.
Palo Alto Networks - Executive Offices Build-Out
EMC2 Venture Office in Palo Alto, CA
Philips - Lightolier Northern California Sales Office From October 2010 to October 2012 (2 years 1 month) Associate @ Past projects include:
Central Place / The 88 - San Jose, CA. 197 Unit residential tower and retail. Completed October 2008.
The 88 swept the 2008 Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's annual Structures Awards. The project was named "Design Project of the Year," and was the runner up in the "Mixed-Use Project of the Year" and "Community Impact Project of the Year" categories
428 Alice - Oakland, CA. 93 Unit residential mid-rise with commercial space. Completed June 2006.
Design Award for Mix-Use from NBANC.
450 Rhode Island - San Francisco, CA. 165 Unit residential with Whole Foods / Retail. Completed August 2006. From September 2005 to November 2008 (3 years 3 months) Project Manager @ Project Manager for Williams-Sonoma and Apple Retail Stores. From January 2005 to September 2005 (9 months) Sr. Project Manager @ Sr. Project Manager for 3208 Pierce Street and 81 Frank Norris Place. From March 2004 to December 2004 (10 months) Adjunct Faculty @ Advanced Architectural 3D modeling using Architectural Desktop 3.3. Class program was set upon taking students through schematic design, design development and construction documents. Similiar to using Revit, this was the only program available to students at the time that would allow them to see building elements in 3D as well as to create schedules, documentation and drawing sets of their work. From August 2003 to December 2003 (5 months) Project Manager @ Architecture Led Design+Build. Architecture and construction company specializing in custom residential and commercial tenant improvements. From 2001 to 2003 (2 years) Adjunct Faculty @ Advanced Architectural 3D modeling (Same course as Fall 2003). From August 2002 to December 2002 (5 months) Store Designer @ From 1997 to 1999 (2 years)
BARCH, Design-Build & Mix-Use @ California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo From 1991 to 1997 Part of my Bachelor of Architecture Degree, Architecture @ Denmark International Study From 1996 to 1996 Sacramento High School From 1987 to 1991 Michael Dern, AIA is skilled in: Mixed-use, Construction Management, Architecture, Sustainable Design, Revit, Green Building, Residential, New Business Development, Construction, BIM, Residential Homes, Architectural Design, Design Research, Submittals, AutoCAD Architecture
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