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Architect John Mclean NCARB
An Architect and Industrial Designer whose interests include ■ high-tech materials, ■ industrialization and futuristic concepts balanced by human needs. ■ His professional practice is distinguished by creative problem solving.
Professional degrees from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (1962-1975): ■ Architecture ■ Industrial Design ■ minor in Art Education
LICENSURE CERTIFICATION REGISTRATION
Architect: Practice Registered in New York ■ Licenses have been issued by New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Connecticut, Louisiana, and Israel ■ Board Certified, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Mclean has an extensive background in design and management of comprehensive design projects. ■ Representative projects include airport facilities, office buildings, prototype stores, hotels, residences, bridges, interiors, and furniture design. ■ He was associated with major architectural and design firms since 1967. ■ In 1984 he established his own studio, and in 1985 opened the firm that bears his name in White Plains, NY.
Pondside Club West Condominium, Greenburgh, NY ■ Rosedale House, White Plains, NY ■ Westchester County Courthouse Low Rise Exterior Renovation, White Plains, NY ■ The Electronics Boutique, nation-wide chain stores ■ Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Hotel, White Plains, NY ■ State of New York Facilities Development Corporation ■ A&P Futurestore Prototype, Allendale, NJ ■ Formica Corporation, design research & author, HPL Architectural Applications■ ChemCourt & Chemical Bank Headquarters, New York, NY ■ US Trust Company, Mid-town office, New York, NY ■ White Plains Zoning Committee, drafted current zoning ordinance policy and guidelines
Fifty years of design experience as a practicing architect and industrial designer enhances the depth and authority of Mclean's testimony. ■ The standard of care exercised in the practice of architecture ■ Architect as fiduciary ■ Architectural design and constructability claims ■ Has prepared and presented architectural testimony regarding ■ design, ■ construction, ■ professional practice, ■ land use and ■ zoning on behalf property and building owners, developers, civic groups, architects, engineers and home owners.
PRESENTATIONS PUBLICATIONS EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
Featured Architect, Stainless Steel World Conference & Expo, November 2017, Netherlands, Architecture & Zero-stress Structures, building with water & stainless steel ■ Building Codes, February 2009 ■ Seminar, Design Documents, March 2007 ■ Seminar, Construction Delay Claims, March 2006 ■ Profile, Becoming an Interior Designer, 2004 ■ Specialty Steel Industry of North America, Market Development Conference, Featured Speaker, Design Innovation and the Structural Use of Stainless Steel, 2003 ■ Pratt Institute Continuing Education Center, Guest Lecturer on Architectural Practice, 2003 ■ AIA, Architecture Award recipient, 2001 ■ AIA, A Celebration of Architecture, lecture and exhibition, 2001 ■ AIA/AJC, In a New Spirit / New Synagogues of Germany, Exhibit, 2000 ■ The Red Cross, Festival of Trees and Lights, First Place Design Award, 1995 ■ Westchester County Planning Board, Distinguished Service Award, 1992 ■ Who's Who in Science & Engineering; 2nd edition ■ Project, Real Estate Forum, March, 1990 ■ Project, Metals in Construction, Summer, 1987 ■ Project, Fabricator, September/October, 1987 ■ NOMMA, Gold Award, 1986 ■ Project, interiors & "i" Award, January, 1986 ■ Architectural Record, October & December, 1982 ■ Project, Art in Engineering, Professional Engineers Society, 1979 ■ Article, Industrial Design, May/June, 1978
PROFESSIONAL & OTHER ACTIVITIES
Westchester/Mid-Hudson Chapter ■ President, 2001; Vice President, 2000; Secretary, 1999; Board of Directors, 1998 ■ Co-Chairman, Professional Practice and Public Relations Committees ■ New York State and National levels, spearheaded efforts to petition for improved professional practice legislation ■ American Arbitration Association, Panel of Arbitrators, Past Member (PM) ■ Westchester County Planning Board, PM ■ City of White Plains, Design Review Board, PM ■ Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board, PM ■ Municipal Planning Federation, PM ■ New York City, Licensed Teacher of Fine Arts and Mathematics ■ Civic and religious organization participant