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Ron Sandrin-Litt

B.Sc., B.Arch. Assoc AIA, Assoc APA, CSI


6390 SW 69th Street,
South Miami, Florida 33143-3356
Home 305 662-6733
Cell 305 753-3263
e-mail rse5c2f4@westpost.net
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

Bachelor of Architecture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Col


umbia
Syllabus Registration, Canadian Institute of Planners, Edmonton, Alberta

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
Registered Professional Planner (C.P.P.), Canadian Institute of Planners (1990 t
o 2010)
Associate Member, American Institute of Architects (2010)
Associate Member, American Planning Association (2008)
Member, Construction Specifications Institute (2009)
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
- Appointed Member, Metro Toronto Cultural Advisory Committee (1995/6)
- Examiner, OPPI Registration Exams, Ontario Professional Planners Institute (19
94-present)
- Member, Employed Architects Task Group, Ontario Association of Architects (199
6/7)
- Member, Intern Architect Committee, Ontario Association of Architects (1995/6)
- Contributor on urban issues, Ontario Planning Journal (1993)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER MAY/10a"SEPT/10
(6-month contract)
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
PROJECT = $1 Billion campus for New York University including student dormitorie
s, performing arts centre, conference centre, research facility, library, and sp
orts facilities
- 2-phase project with eventual accommodation for 4.000 students and 800 faculty
SENIOR TECHNICAL ARCHITECT MAY 2008 a"MAY 2010
CANSULT MAUNSELL / AECOM
114 D-RING ROAD, UNIT #4, DOHA, QATAR
PROJECT - $2 Billion urban, mixed-use development in the heart of Doha
- Includes villas, lo-rise & hi-rise residential, lo-rise & hi-rise
Commercial, shopping centre, central cooling plant, landscape nursery, luxury ho
tel, roads, & parks
- In charge of full team of engineering, architectural, and planning staff as we
ll as liaison with design and production team in Dubai and exec architect team i
n Cairo
- Responsible for coordination of all technical issues on site working with tea
m of project managers responsible for each sector
PROJECT MANAGER OCT/05 a"APR/08
RODRIGUEZ AND QUIROGA ARCHITECTS CHARTERED
2100 PONCE DE LEON BLVD, CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA
PROJECTS - Primary client contact for Miami International Airport Central Termin
al improvements & hotel renovation ($25M)
- Primary client contact and contract manager for
a. Miami Central Senior High School campus redevelopment ($60M)
b. Ponce de Leon Middle School heritage renovation & campus upgrade (20M)

DIRECTOR , PROJECT MANAGEMENT JUL/04 Sept/05


FRCH DESIGN WORLDWIDE,
SUITE 600, 311 ELM STREET, CINCINNATI, OHIO, USA
PROJECTS - Responsible for design development, contract administration, and site
development work for retail projects and retail malls in Midwestern US and Trin
idad
- Specifications writer for Disney, Talbots, Office Depot, Jo-Ann projects
- Reporting directly to VP Retail Centers as Director of Studio operations a" 30
staff
- 5th 3rd Bank Fountain Square project ($20M)
- Sycamore Square mixed use commercial project ($80M)
ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT MANAGER & SPEC WRITER FEB/00 JUN/04
GREENBERG FARROW ARCHITECTURE ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT
SUITE 400, 265 DIVISION STREET, SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY, USA
PROJECTS - Responsible for design development, contract administration, and site
development work for Home Depot projects in the northeast US. and all Hertz
projects on the East coast
- Specifications writer for all northeast US projects
- Prototype manager for Home Depot, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Hertz projects
- Coordinator for continuing education seminars, as well as publications & catal
ogue library
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, FEB/99 FEB/00
PAGE+STEELE ARCHITECTS
SUITE 300, 95 ST. CLAIR AVENUE WEST,
TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA
PROJECTS - Contract administration for Cineplex Odeon projects: Niagara Falls, O
ntario; Calgary, Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta; and Ste Foy, Quebec (@$8 million)
- Contract administration for Cambridge Shopping Centre, Cambridge, Ontario
PRINCIPAL, DEVELOPMENT PLANNING JUN/91 DEC/98
(A PARTNER IN HAWTHORN ALLIANCE CONSULTING GROUP)
SUITE 2300, 55 AVENUE ROAD, TORONTO, ONTARIO
PLANNING - Municipal restructuring for Towns of Lindsay & Huntsville & Brant Cou
nty
- Planning approvals for Hazelton Lanes Shopping Centre ($10M budget)
- Condominiumization project for the Hazelton Lanes Residents Association
- Housing and master planning project consultant:
a.Commonwealth Games (Victoria, B.C.)
b.World Downhill Ski Championships (Vail, Colorado)
c. Ontario 1996 Olympic bid (for Ontario Housing)
d. Albertville Olympics (France)
PROJECTS - Lease, & project management: Ontario Arts Council offices ($1.2M)
- Zoning/building approvals: S.R. Perren Room, Royal Ontario Museum ($1M)
- Project management, tenant & lease co-ordination for Enterprise Property Group
, Confederation Life Realty Services, & International News
- Project management & redevelopment for Stockton & Bush Investors

MANAGING PLANNER & ARCHITECT JUN/89 MAY/91


A.J. DIAMOND, DONALD SCHMITT & COMPANY
ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS, 2 BERKELEY STREET, TORONTO, ONTARIO
RESPONSIBILITIES - Management & co ordination of 35 staff
- Project budgeting & scheduling
- Bid & contract management York University Student Center
- Staff co-ordination/assignments & performance evaluations
PROJECTS - Bronte Harbour Waterfront Pre-Development Study
- York University Student Centre ($24M)
- Sunnybrook Geriatric Hospital ($58M)
- Canadian Stage Company ($.5M)
- Hazelton Lanes expansion ($34M)
DIRECTOR, PLANNING & PROPERTY SERVICES JUN/88 JUL/89
TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD
281 FRONT STREET EAST, TORONTO, ONTARIO
RESPONSIBILITIES - Planning and managing capital projects ($50M budget)
- Administering and negotiating leases
- Market research to identify long-term library system needs
- Managing Property Services Dept. (32 buildings & 70+ staff)
- Preparation of monthly/annual reports & financial analyses to Library Board &
Toronto City Council
PROJECTS - 3 new libraries, with emphasis on public participation process
- 20+ renovations, additions, alterations, refits, etc.
- 35+ research projects: sociological; cost/benefit; market/sector
PROJECT MANAGER, HOUSING DEVELOPMENT MAY/85 MAY/88
XV OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, CALGARY, ALBERTA
RESPONSIBILITIES - Planning and programming accommodation for 18,000 guests ($50
M budget)
- Analysis of short-term needs vs long-term City housing plans
- Development of computerized database for contract management bid analysis, fin
ancial modelling, and guest management
- Training/management of 6 staff & 50+ volunteers
- Negotiations with North American, European, & Asian corporations and diplomati
c, media, & sports delegations & royal contingents
PROJECTS - Lease negotiation for 72 buildings for Olympic accommodation
- 2 new built media villages (capacity: 3,000) including full servicing, securit
y, housekeeping, transportation, and waste management
PARTNER, PROJECT PLANNING, THE WESTAR GROUP JAN/84 MAY/85
837 2ND AVENUE S.W., CALGARY, ALBERTA
RESPONSIBILITIES - Project budgeting/scheduling; bid/contract management
- Preparation of design development/working drawings
PROJECTS - 17th Ave. Business Revitalization Zone Study Downtown Businessmen Clu
b
- Evergreen on the Hill Subdivision Plan: Vacation townhomes, Canmore, Alberta
- Alberta Pavilion, EXPO 86 construction programme for Sturgess Partners
- Mt. Allan, Recreational Ski Area concept plan for Chandler Kennedy Architectur
al Group
URBAN PLANNER, INNTREC GROUP LTD., MAR/82 MAR/83
SUITE 007, 429 14TH STREET N.W., CALGARY, ALBERTA
PROJECTS - ECHO recreational resort: Patrician Land Corporation: Area Structure
Plan

ACADEMIC & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


LECTURER, SCHOOL OF ARTS & DESIGN 1990-98 SEMESTERS
SHERIDAN COLLEGE, BRAMPTON, ONTARIO
RESPONSIBILITIES - Descriptive Geometry - Advanced Housing Workshop
- Drafting - Construction Materials
- Construction Estimating - Business Entrepreneurship
- Office Practice - Specifications & Contracts
SESSIONAL LECTURER, FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN 1983/84 SEMESTERS
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, CALGARY, ALBERTA
RESPONSIBILITIES - Environmental Design Practice
ASST. PROFESSOR, FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE 1981 SEMEST
ER
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, TORONTO, ONTARIO
RESPONSIBILITIES - 3rd/4th year Design Studio/Site Analysis
- 1st year Land Process course
- Course manual for site analysis & land use planning
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE 1980 SEMESTER
CARLETON UNIVERSITY, OTTAWA, CANADA
RESPONSIBILITIES - 3rd/4th/5th year land use workshop
- 1st year design studio
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
aEmbodied Energy Profilesa, Solar Energy Society of Canada, Univ. of Regina, Reg
ina, Saskatchewan: 1982.
aOne Boulevard Westa by Sturgess Partnership, Journal of Western Canadian Archit
ects, Vol. 2.
aLindsay Park Athletic Centera by Chandler Kennedy Arch.Group, Journal of Wester
n Canadian Architects, Vol. 5.
aEffect of Olympic Games Accommodation Strategy on the Real Estate Market, Insi
ght, Quarterly Review: 1987.
aManagement of the Middle-sized Firma for the Nova Scotia Institute of Technolog
y: 1990
aCanadian Embassy in Tokyoa by Moriyama & Teshima, Ontario Planning Journal: Sep
t./Oct., 1991
aSeaton Encapsulated, Ontario Planning Journal: March/April, 1995
aPlanning in the Artsa, Ontario Planning Journal: July/August, 1996
aThe Unique Challenge of Planning for Olympic Eventsa, Ontario Planning Journal:
Jan/Feb, 1999
CITATIONS
- Evictions and the Right to Housing: Experience from Canada, Chile, the Do
minican Republic, South Africa, and South Korea edited by Antonio Azuela, Emilio
Duhau, and Enrique Ortiz for International Development Research Centre, 1998 (I
SBN 0-88936-861-9), Document 3.
- Urban Mega-Events, Evictions and Housing Rights: The Canadian Case by Dr.
Kris Olds, 1988, p.14/22