Architect & Urban Designer
MARCEL VANDERSLUIS AIA
AIA NCARB Architect and Urban Designer
Orlando, Florida 407-558-8589
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
My work experience—both national and international—includes over 25 years of urban design and architecture, including healthcare, higher education, K-12, commercial, retail, mixed use, municipal city centers, and multi-family housing. I am a LEED© AP; a Registered Architect in Florida, California, Washington; and have two Master’s Degrees—one in Urban Design and one in Architecture. I have coordinated and mentored teams of junior designers, and have experience with Revit, SketchUp, Lumion, Adobe Suite, and Autocad. My work has been recognized and published in magazines such as Architectural Record, Healthcare Design, Medical Construction & Design, Health Facilities Management, Canadian Architect, Georgia Strait, and Awards.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND REGISTRATION
Registered Architect, State of Florida—License #AR96761
Registered Architect, State of California—License #C-32112
LEED© AP GBCI #10297232
AIA Membership—Member #30347749
NCARB Certificate—Record #92340
Registered Architect, State of Washington—License #6751
Master’s Degree in Urban Design, University of Toronto
Teaching Assistant for Bachelor of Architectural Studies
Study Abroad Program—Renaissance Architecture, Siena, Italy
Master’s Degree in Architecture, State University of New York at Buffalo
Diploma in Architecture and Design Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bachelor of Technology (Building Science), Ryerson University, Toronto
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
2020-21 WALKER ARCHITECTS, Gainesville, FL
Senior Architect – CD’s and Consultant Coordination for a 7 story – 265,000 s.f. Data Science IT center at the University of Florida (with BCJ Architects). CD’s for a 3 story – 44,500 s.f. Student Healthcare Center at the University of Florida (with Cannon Design). I had a role in developing design standards for the office.
2019-20 BAKER BARRIOS ARCHITECTS, Orlando, FL
Architect and Designer – CD’s and Consultant Coordination for a 75,000 s.f. Ballroom facility at Hilton Bonnet Creek, and for a 24,000 s.f. Ballroom facility at Waldorf Bonnet Creek. Design and CD’s for the 30,000 s.f. Bumby Arcade retail renovation in Downtown Orlando.
2017-18 CUHACI AND PETERSON ARCHITECTS, Baldwin Park, FL
Project Architect and Senior Designer – Project Architect for various size retail projects and interior office renovations. These include, but not limited to: Miami Gardens Mall, Marco Town Center, Mall at 163rd Street, Florida Blue, and OC Tax Collector Office. I added value to the firm by recommending retail design improvements, as well as production efficiency techniques.
2013-17 FK / RZK ARCHITECTS, Central FL
Project Director and Senior Designer – Design, Project Management, Construction Documentation, and Consultant Coordination for 180 unit University Groves Apartment Housing in Sarasota, FL and 380 unit Tamaya Apartment Housing in Jacksonville, FL.
Designer and Project Architect – for 16,000 s.f. Sun Nuclear Assembly Facility.
2010-12 HAYES LARGE ARCHITECTS / PROF. IN PRACTICE, PENN STATE, State College, PA
Senior Designer for various K-12 and Higher Ed projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.
Contract as Design Professor and Design Consultant – Professor of third year design studio. As Professor in Practice, consulted with Smith Group JJR and Innova Group on the Central Texas VA Masterplan as Senior Designer.
2007-09 TAYLOR AND ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS, Newport Beach, CA
Senior Designer for various Hospital Campus Masterplanning and Patient Tower designs, including Sierra View District, Scripps Memorial, and Hoag Hospitals. My design work on Hoag Hospital, Irvine was featured in the magazine Architectural Record.
2004-06 KTGY & CLIFFORD PROJECTS INC, Irvine, CA & Honolulu, HI
Various multi-family residential projects, Orange County, CA – Masterplanning, Entitlement documents (site plans, floor plans and elevations).
Board of Water Supply, Honolulu, HI – Design Director for a 7 acre Masterplan and 1.2 million s.f. facility, including parking, office, residential, and institutional facilities. I had sole responsibility for programming, preliminary design, consultant coordination, and 30% DD drawings.
Royal Kai Lani, Honolulu, HI – Senior Project Designer and detailer for a 40,000 s.f. luxury condominium on Waikiki Beach.
2002-04 PETROFF PARTNERSHIP ARCHITECTS, Toronto, CAN
Various retail facilities, Ontario, CAN – Senior Designer for St. Laurent Shopping Centre in Ottawa and the Colonnade in Toronto.
2000-02 Full time student and Teaching Assistant – Master’s Degree in Urban Design at the University of Toronto.
1995-99 M.M.C. INTERNATIONAL & ARTHUR ERICKSON ARCHITECTS, Toronto/Vancouver, CAN
K.L. Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Design Lead for a 1.4M s.f. complex of exclusive corporate office towers and business suites, 5-star international hotel, luxury condominiums, and a shopping mall adjacent to Malaysia’s largest transportation hub. KL Sentral is the largest commercial development in Kuala Lumpur today.
Hong Kong Institute of Education, PRC – Intern architect for the Masterplan design of a 1.4 million s.f. teaching facility, alongside Arthur Erickson. LIU Centre for the Study of Global Issues, U.B.C., Vancouver – Intern architect working with Arthur Erickson on the design of a university conference and teaching facility. Worked for various other architects on a project basis.
Joe Walker, President at Walker Architects, 352-451-1864, firstname.lastname@example.org
Quinn McArthur, PM at Lincoln Property Company, 407-872-3500, email@example.com
Chuck Borysiak, VP of Development at Brixmor, (M) 470-345-6434, Chuck.Borysiak@brixmor.com