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Name : Mark Frederick Preston
Industry Type : Project Architect
City & State : Boulder City, NV
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Architects
Objective : flexible
Resume :  
Mark Frederick Preston, AIA


BACKGROUND: Architect with 31 Years Experience

GOAL: A permanent position with an architectural / engineering / development / building organization where I can use my experience and education in support of my employer. I will consider all types of upper-level positions available; including international assignments.

Registered Architect in Colorado, Nevada and North Dakota
Willing to seek Registration in other jurisdictions through NCARB

Professional Member AIA and AIA Las Vegas

NCARB Number 62437

APEC - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Architect Roster - No. US62437

CAD computer program experience includes:
AutoCAD (Release 14, LT, 2000, 2004, 2006)


FIRM: MGM Mirage Design Corporation, Las Vegas, Nevada
January 2008 -- Present [ CAD Programs: AutoCAD 2006 / 2007 ]

Project Architect, key position working on miscellaneous in-house property projects for various Las Vegas MGM-Mirage Properties; including: New York New York, Mirage, Bellagio, Monte Carlo. Senior-level production team supervision (architecture and interiors architecture / project administration / management, design development, preparation of contract documents / specifications, considerable property management contact, contract administration.


FIRM: Charles Cunniffe Architects, Aspen and Carbondale, Colorado
March 2007 -- December 2007[ CAD Programs: AutoCAD 2000 / 2006 ]

Project Architect performing senior-level project administration / management, design development, preparation of contract documents / specifications, considerable client contact, contract administration.

Project Specifics:
1. La Cocina Redevelopment, Aspen, Colorado
$10.6 Million; 19,000 SF
LEED for Core and Shell
Restaurant / Retail / High-End Free Market Residential / Multiple Affordable Housing

2. Midland Place Development, Basalt, Colorado
$18.4 Million; 50,400 SF
LEED for New Construction
Retail / Offices / High-End Free Market Residential / Multiple Affordable and Deed-Restricted Housing

3. 389 Ridge Road, Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado
$27.2 Million; 13,400 SF High-End Spec Home
Mountain site

4. 355 Ridge Road, Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado
$24.7 Million: 9,600 SF High-End Custom Home
Mountain site


FIRM:TSA of Nevada LLP, Las Vegas, Nevada; a Subsidiary of KlingStubbins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Cambridge, Massachusetts
August 2006 March 2007[ CAD Programs: AutoCAD 2006 / 2007; Revit ]

Project Manager / Project Architect performing senior-level project administration / management, design development, preparation of contract documents, contract administration.

Project Specifics:
1.Riviera Hotel / Casino / Retail, Crocus City, Moscow, Russia (Project Manager)
$1.2 Billion (US); 2.9 million total SF
4- and 5-Star Hotel (30 Stories; 612 keys)
10,500 SF Pool / Spa / Health Club
42,000 SF Food and Beverage
150,000 SF Casino and VIP Gaming
430,000 SF Themed Retail and Cinemas

2.Showcase Mall Phase III (Project Manager C.A.; for KlingStubbins, Philadelphia)
$20 Million
133,000 SF


FIRM:Leo A Daly Company, Las Vegas, Nevada
April 2005 July 2006[ CAD Programs: AutoCAD 2000 / 2004 / 2006 ]

Project architect / staff architect performing design development, preparation of contract documents, specification writing, and contract administration.

Project Specifics:
1.HMS Host Flatbreadz, TI at McCarran International Airport (Project Manager)
2.Venetian Casino Resort, various interior renovation projects:
Phantom Of The Opera Theater (Architectural Support Role)
Corporate Annex Executive Office Renovations (Project Architect)
Construction Development Offices (Project Architect)
Out-Bound Call Center (Project Architect)
Strategic Marketing Center (Project Architect)
3.Mr. and Mrs. Mark Wright Residence, High-Rise Condominium (Architectural Support Role)
4.MGM Bellagio VIP Lounge Remodel (Architectural Support Role)
5.MGM Mirage ONDA Lounge Remodel (Architectural Support Role)
6.ODAWA Casino Resort Michigan (Architectural Support Role)
7.Treasure Island Buccaneer Bay Restaurant Remodel (Architectural Support Role)


FIRM: Mark Frederick Preston, AIA, Grand Forks, North Dakota
April 2004 April 2005 [ CAD Program: AutoCAD 2004 ]

Owner / Senior architect performing architectural design and consulting, contract documents, contract administration, full client contact, coordination of engineering consultants.

Project Specifics:
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Opland Residence, CUSTOM HOME; FULL PROJECT SCOPE, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Folson Residence, CUSTOM HOME; FULL PROJECT SCOPE, Grand Forks, North Dakota


FIRM: Schoen Associates Architects, Grand Forks, North Dakota
January 2002 April 2004 [ CAD Programs: AutoCAD 2000 / 2004 ]

Senior Project Architect performing design development, supervised team in preparation of graphic contract documents, specification writing, contract administration.

Project Specifics:
24th Avenue South Food Court, INTERIOR / EXTERIOR RESTAURANT REMODEL; FULL PROJECT SCOPE, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Ralph Engelstad Hockey Arena, NEW $14-MILLION SPORTS / COMMUNITY FACILITY; FULL PROJECT SCOPE, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Holiday Express Hotel and Convention Center, DESIGN DEVELOPMENT AND CONTRACT DOCUMENTS ONLY, Grand Forks, North Dakota


FIRM: Preston Associates, Kearney, Nebraska
January 1994 December 2001 [ CAD Program: AutoCAD LT ]

Owner / Senior Architect performing feasibility studies, architectural design and consulting, contract documents, contract administration, full client contact, engineering consultant coordination.

Project Specifics:
Jim & Susan Gardner Residence Addition, Kearney, Nebraska
Holdrege United Methodist Church Remodel, Holdrege, Nebraska
Ponys Bar and Grill, Kearney, Nebraska
St. Johns Senior Retirement Facility Courtyard Development, Kearney, Nebraska
Colonial Villa Good Samaritan Center Exterior Courtyard Development, Alma, Nebraska
Chambers Public High School Interactive Classroom Renovations, Chambers, Nebraska
First National Bank of Holdrege Drive Up Facility, Holdrege, Nebraska
City of Alma Fire Hall and Community Center, Alma, Nebraska
Martin and Doris Cox Residence Addition, Kearney, Nebraska
Elm Creek Public Schools Football Grandstand / Storage Facility, Elm Creek, Nebraska
Farmers Co-op Convenience Store, Gresham, Nebraska
Mark and Roberta Loescher Residence Addition, Kearney, Nebraska
Randy and Kathy Rupe Farm Residence Addition / Renovation, Eustis, Nebraska
Dr. & Mrs. Gary Barth Residence Addition, Hastings, Nebraska
Barney Insurance Company Office Building, Kearney, Nebraska
Dr. & Mrs. Richard Bush Residence Addition, Kearney, Nebraska
Red Lobster Restaurant Landscape Design, Grand Island, Nebraska
The Gallery Art and Frame Store, Conestoga Mall, Grand Island, Nebraska
Brian and Kathy Kaufmann Residence, Elm Creek, Nebraska
Republican Valley High School Classroom Addition, Indianola, Nebraska
Dr. Gary Barth Medical Clinic, Hastings, Nebraska
Budget Motel West and RV Park Storage Facility Study, Kearney, Nebraska
Complete Music Business Renovation, Kearney, Nebraska
City of Franklin Public Park Picnic Shelter, Franklin, Nebraska
Intermotion Manufacturing / Office Addition, Kearney, Nebraska
GPAC Company Facility Adaptive Use Study, Kearney, Nebraska
Country Kitchen Restaurant, Ogallala, Nebraska
Pilakowski Residence for Johnson Imperial Homes Company, Kearney, Nebraska


FIRM: Jack D. Wilkins & Associates, Kearney, Nebraska
September 1992 December 1993 [ CAD Program: AutoCAD LT ]

Design development, preparation of contract documents and contract administration.

Project Specifics:
Victory Road Evangelical Free Church Addition, Norfolk, Nebraska
Monroe Evangelical Free Church Addition, Monroe, Nebraska
L & W Service Center Reconstruction, Kearney, Nebraska
Anderson-Divan-Cottrell Insurance, Kearney, Nebraska


FIRM: The Architectural Partnership, Lincoln and- Kearney, Nebraska
January 1990 August 1992 [ CAD Program: none ]

Project procurement / marketing / office management; and design development, hand-drafting preparation of contract documents, and contract administration.

Project Specifics as Architectural Project Manager in Lincoln, Nebraska:

West Point Public Schools, 38,000 sf additions and interior renovations,ADDITIONS AND INTERIOR RENOVATIONS; West Point, Nebraska

Project Specifics as Architectural Lead and Branch Office Manager in Kearney, Nebraska:

Holdrege Public Schools, Holdrege, Nebraska, Bond-Issue Promotion and Design for 5,800 sf multi-story addition and ADA upgrades at High School; plus
NEW 85,000 sf Middle School Facility

Elm Creek Public School, Bond-Issue Promotion and Design, Elm Creek, Nebraska
Pleasanton Public Schools, Bond-Issue Promotion and Design, Pleasanton, Nebraska
Gibbon Public Schools, Un-Successful Bond-Issue Promotion and Schematic Design [PROJECT NOT CONSTRUCTED], Gibbon, Nebraska
Bertrand Public Schools, Bond-Issue Promotion and Design, Bertrand, Nebraska
School District R-6, Un-Successful Bond-Issue Promotion and Schematic Design [PROJECT NOT CONSTRUCTED], (rural) Holdrege, Nebraska
First National Bank, Kearney, Nebraska


Consulting / Marketing Business: Preston Associates, Dickinson, North Dakota
December 1984 December 1989

Pursuing a non-traditional application of architectural design and technical focus, Mark Preston was awarded a grant form the United States Department of Energy for the design and development of a solar panel intended for residential and light commercial application. Preston was also extensively involved in research and prototype development of a vertical-axis wind turbine intended for residential and light commercial application.


Note: The following projects were each done with Mark Frederick Preston in the non-management functions of intern architect. Specific project duties included design development, hand-drafting of contract document drawings, and limited contract administration. In the interest of brevity, project listings from the following two Firms will be merged together.

FIRM: AWBW Dickinson, PC, Dickinson, North Dakota
June 1981 December 1984


FIRM: Dennis Hulsing, Architect, PC, Dickinson, North Dakota
August 1977 June 1981

Project Specifics:
North Fire Station, Dickinson, North Dakota
Federal Land Bank, Dickinson, North Dakota
Community Credit Union, Dickinson, North Dakota
Dickinson Medical Clinic Addition / Interior Renovation, Dickinson, North Dakota
Central Fire Station Interior Remodel, Dickinson, North Dakota
Sheridan County Courthouse and Library, Plentywood, Montana
R & G Medical Clinic, Dickinson, North Dakota
Bowman Middle School Addition, Bowman, North Dakota
Elks Lodge #1137, Dickinson, North Dakota
Joachim Museum, Dickinson, North Dakota
Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Dickinson, North Dakota
Rhame School Interior Renovations, Rhame, North Dakota
Dickinson State College Agriculture Education Lab Addition, Dickinson, North Dakota
Montana Dakota Utilities, Dickinson, North Dakota
Billings County School, Fryburg, North Dakota
Farmers State Bank, Dickinson, North Dakota
St. Lukes Nursing Home Addition, Dickinson, North Dakota
Dickinson Public High School Additions, Dickinson, North Dakota
LDS Church, Dickinson, North Dakota (New Building, adapted design by churchs architectural staff)
LDS Church Addition, Sidney, Montana
Additions / Interior Renovations at two identical Elementary Schools, Sidney, Montana
Glade Elementary School, Billings County, North Dakota
Joint City / County Law Enforcement Center, Dickinson, North Dakota


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