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A little about Derek:

Born & Raised:
Denver Metro Area of Colorado

Education:
Undergraduate in Architectural Engineering
Graduates degree in Civil Engineering
The University of Colorado at Boulder

Experience:
Architectural Lighting Designer at HLB Lighting Design in Los Angeles.

  • Commercial design
  •  Hand sketches, photoshop renderings, and powerpoint presentations of of lighting designs.
  • Drafted lighting plans,  prepared budget documentation, and life-cycle analysis.
  • Assisted with Construction Contract Administration.

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  • Commercial design
  • Lighting submittal packages
  • Client coordination
  • Adhere to IESNA standards

Website Developer, University of Colorado

Lead Teaching Assistant, University of Colorado

Certifications:
E.I.T.
IES Member

We are excited to add Derek to our Electrical and Lighting Design team in our MEP Department.  He brings many valuable attributes and opens the door to new services that the MEP department will be able to provide to our clients. We strive to increase client satisfaction by helping them thoroughly visualize the space that they are designing.  It is our job as your consultant to aid you in the process of design so that the final outcome of your project is successful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles – KPF Associatespetersonmuseum

petersen-museum-(c)-zahner-tex-jernigan-8340 - CopyDerek’s scope included working on exterior lighting around the museums, which were a large set of color changing in-grade lights along the bottom and a lot of color changing lights located at the very top. He administered several calculations to show how the lighting would appear. See the image on the left for fixture locations.


Xiqu Centre for the Performing Arts in Hong Kong – Bing Thomxiqu-centre-facade-w - Copy Architects

Xiqu_06 - CopyThis project is a performing arts (dance, opera, etc) building currently in construction in Hong Kong. Derek worked on both the exterior and interior front-of-house lighting. He ran calculations on the façade’s plating, the atrium’s belly (visible from the outside, the curved surface), the upstairs lobbies, and main theatre. Derek also worked with the engineer on providing emergency calculations as required by international codes.


University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong in Hong Kong – Bing Thom ArchitectsChicago Facade - Copy

Chicago_4 - CopyThis project is a new business school for the University of Chicago located just off the mainland Hong Kong. Derek worked on the interior lighting and exterior lighting designs, including landscape lighting. This project is actually built on the site of an old prison.

 

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