Bill Wright, AIA, CSI, CCS

PRINCIPAL  |  SEnior Vice President 

YEARS WITH GSB:  29

FOCUS AREAS:
Hospitality, Renovation/Restoration, Adaptive Reuse, Affordable Housing

EDUCATION:
Tulane University Bachelor of Architecture, 1975
Tulane University Masters of Architecture, 2004

LICENSES + CERTIFICATIONS:
Registered Architect, Multiple States

Certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards with Council Certificate No. 23435 

Registered Interior Designer, OK

Certified Construction Specifier

FEMA Refuge Evaluation and Safe Room Design 101 Workshop

FEMA 154, Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards

ROVER - Rapid Observation of Vulnerability & Estimation Risk

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Constructions Specifications Institute (CSI)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 

SELECTED PROJECT EXPERIENCE:

John Marshall High School  |  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma County Courthouse Infrastructure Replacement  |  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

USPS Office & Courthouse Renovation  |  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Federal Courthouse Renovation  |  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

State Attorney General Offices  |  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel  |  Washington, D.C.

With 42 years of architectural experience, serving in a number of capacities, Mr. Wright has developed a thorough understanding of all aspects of practice. He is a Licensed Architect and Registered Interior Designer and has been responsible for guiding projects through all phases of the process: feasibility studies, site analysis, cost estimating, design, production, and final construction. Mr. Wright manages in-house staff and coordinates specialty consultants to achieve milestone deadlines. He is actively involved with in-house quality review of the firm’s construction documents. 

Mr. Wright is familiar working with teams composed of many specialized consultants to produce a coordinated effort as well as working with clients to successfully complete projects with tight budgets and time constraints. He has extensive experience with value analysis and cost estimating management. He is responsible for coordinating the design team to meet the client’s needs and budget. 

In the last ten + years he has become interested in the science of analysis of places of refuge in public buildings for those in harm’s way from pending natural disasters. He has attended numerous workshops and training sessions including FEMA Refuge Evaluation and Safe Room Design 101; FEMA 154, Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards (pre-disaster); ATC 20, Postearthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings (post- disaster); Simplified Seismic Assessment & Retrofit Guidelines for Detached, Single-Family, Wood-Frame Dwellings (FEMA P-50 & P-50-1); and Rapid Observation of Vulnerability & Estimation Risk.

 

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