- Castries, Saint Lucia
- April 17, 2019
Ten years post degree Architectural & Urban Design experience in USA plus 35 years in Saint Lucia . Design all building types, but mostly Residential and Institutional. I can work in a collaborative manner with other firms such as yours with the use of Archicad.
RESUME ALEXIS FELIX
NAME: Alexis Felix (Mr.)
NATIONALITY: St. Lucian (Holder of Certificate of Recognition of Caribbean
Community Skills Qualification No.117/07)
DATE OF BIRTH: July 25, 1944
CURRENT ADDRESS: 5 Clavier Ave., Entrepot, Box 1265 Castries, St. Lucia
E-MAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
POSTAL ADDRESS: P.O. Box 1265, GPO, Castries, St. Lucia LC04 101
TELEPHONE: (758)453-2470 mobile:284-6593, 460-0665 (WhatsAPP)
1976-1977 Master of Architecture, Pratt Institute, New York
Post-graduate studies in architecture City, USA June 1977
- Thesis: Architectural/Urban Design Proposal for a 27-storey Hotel inclusive of a Cultural-Convention-Educational Complex and Master Plan for 125th Street Corridor
- Designed a cultural museum for the Brooklyn Community
Elective Course: Urban Planning—Masterplanned a hypothetical town for 50,000 population to be sited at Logi, New Jersey, USA 1967-1972
Bachelor of Architecture, Hampton Institute, ( name changed to University in 1984) May 1972, Hampton,
Virginia, USA (Architecture Programme accredited by National Architectural Accrediting Board since 1970) Undergraduate professional studies in architecture including support courses and an intensive 2-weekexchange programme in Landscape Architecture at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA,USA, in 4th. Year. Also included a field trip to Dulles Int’l Airport in Virginia as part of Airport Terminal Facilities Research project.
- Thesis: Housing Proposals for City of Portsmouth, Virginia, inclusive of a Project Area Master Plan–a joint hands-on study with Univ. of Virginia and Virginia Tech. students on site at a low-income neighborhood in city
- 1974-1975 Post-graduate studies in Urban Planning & Policy Analysis, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland
Specific courses: Planning Law, Technical Planning Laboratory, History & Theory of Urban Planning.
1965-1967 Associate in Arts, Light Construction College of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, USVI
1958-1962 High School--St.Mary’s College, St. Lucia; obtained Cambridge School Certificate ……..1962
. Pratt Assistantship 1977
. Hampton Competitive Scholarship 1968
. Eastern Caribbean Scholarship 1965
1984 to Present ARCHITECT/PRINCIPAL
(35 Years) Alexis Felix Architecture Inc. (formerly "Total Design Associates") Firm specializes in Architecture, Physical Planning, Urban Design, Masterplanning, Interior Design, Consultation and Construction Supervision with respect to all building classes—full service firm.
Also provides services as individual consultant- A small 1 to 3-person firm
Key Educational Architectural Projects Completed between 2000-2013:
Educational & Administrative Block (Cehi Extension) for SALCC; Methodist Infant School Renovation; Renovation of Morne Dudon Primary School for BNTF/CDB, New Bexon Primary School—all in Saint Lucia. /p2
RESUME AF P2 COLLARORATION WITH OTHER FIRMS IS A KEY THRUST OF MY FIRM
I can perform freelance work for other firms online full or part-time when necessary since on the small island of Saint Lucia architectural work is sometimes scarce.
1982-1984 ARCHITECT/HEAD Architectural Section, Central Planning Unit, Ministry Planning, Government of St. Lucia (2-year contract) UNDP funded
Headed staff of 20 personnel; was responsible for designand construction supervision of all government buildings--Notable:National Cultural Complex; OECS Bldg. Refurbishment; Historic Castries Market Preservation Proposal; several Schools; assisted Physical Planning Section in urban design plans and Master Plan for Central Castries.
1977-1982 ARCHITECT/URBANDESIGNER/PROJECT MANAGER
Transportation Design Section, New York Dept. of City Planning Manhattan:
Formulated architectural/urban design concepts for renovation of old sub-way stations and developed guidelines for impact-area renewal/Master Plan; monitored consultants and supervised staff .
Key Project: Concept for Transportation Center/Inter-Modal Terminal -Commercial Shopping Center at Queens Plaza Station in Queens.
1973-1976 URBAN DESIGNER/PLANNER Model Cities Section, Baltimore Department of City Planning (& later Joint Development Section) Maryland, USA: Assisted architects and planners in formulating Urban Renewal /Master Plan concepts for deteriorating neighborhoods; prepared schematic plans for community facilities. 1968 & 1971 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER/DRAFTSMAN
RTKL, Inc, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Assisted architects in design and drafting during summer breaks as part of practical experience: Projects: Master Plan for pedestrianization of downtown Cincinnatti, Ohio; NationalNaval Medical Hospital, Maryland & Paramus Mall, New Jersey.
REPORTS AUTHORED :
“ A Manual for Developers” (edited & formatted) for OAS/GOSL, St. Lucia 1985
“Continental Ave. Subway Station and Area Proposals”, " 1976 Forest Hills, New York
“A Prospectus for Development of I-170 Corridor Land” 1974 Baltimore, Maryland, USA
PARTICIPATION IN PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN COMPETITIONS:
- 1ST. prize (jointly) for St. Lucia National Independence Monument Design competition 1987
- Special Mention in House of Americas Int’l Design/Ideas Competition—Fort-de-france Martinique (over 200,000 sq feet of mixed-use space –condos, offices, shops, etc.) 2005
SEMINARS /WORKSHOPS ATTENDED / CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Attended numerous seminars, workshops and conferences on Tropical Architecture,Housing, Solar Energy, Building Codes—CUBIC (1980’s ) and St. Lucia (2002) etc. locally, regionally and in Australia and USA
1973-present Presented paper for “Built-tec ’86 “ St. Lucia 1986
Sustainable Schools Design Web-cast—obtained 1 AIA credit 2011
Architectural Record Best Green Projects: Case Studies in Sustainable Design Success Course Number K1105K Earning 1 AIA/CES HSW/SD Learning Unit Hour AIA/CESCredit 2012 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/REGISTRATION :
Full Member, Saint Lucia Institute of Architects (MSLIA)Vice President 1996 to 1998, Head of Professional Development Committee 2004-2005
Registered Architect, Saint Lucia (Caricom Level) Member Commonwealth Association of Architects (and Caribbean)Associate of the American Institute of Architects (New York Chapter)Member of Health Facilities, Energy & Environment Committees (1980-82) Member, American Planning Association
Sustainable Development, Environment-conscious/Green Architecture, Building Code/Standards, Research & Editing, Urban Design, Appropriate Technology, Architectural Education, Construction Monitoring
VOLUNTARY PUBLIC SERVICE & COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
1989-1991 Advisor on Small Hotels Planning & Architectural Design to St.Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association
1997 Member Appeals Tribunal , St. Lucia Development Control Authority
1984 to present Member Kiwanis Club—Castries Branch—Chaired Clubhouse Committee, Key Club; designed sign for Castries Anglican School Water Tank Project
Mr. Giles Romulus: Tel:Home:458-4272 Mobile:716-4272Dr. Nicholas O. Frederick:Tel:Home:452-3708 Office:458-1412 Mob::285-1545
Literate in CAD—ArchiCAD19 (BIM/IPD) Building Information Modeling/Integrated Project Delivery Software,AutoCAD, SketchUp Pro, as well as Microsoft Office Word, Excel & Windows 10 applications
LANGUAGES: Proficient in English. Speak/read/write some French & Creole, a little Mandarin
I, Alexis Felix, certify that contents of this Resume are true
Date: April 17, 2019
1976-1977 Studied Architecture, Urban Design, Masterplanning, Town Planning
1967- 1972 Bachelor of Architecture, Hampton (Inst) University
1984 to present....some 35 years experience
Head own firm; design all building types, mainly Institutional and Residential.