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DOUGLAS K. HARRIS AIA LEED AP, Principal

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Over twenty-two years of architectural practice successfully integrating a dual focus on design and on the construction aspects of project development. Experience includes custom residential, new commercial, renovation, and commercial interiors projects. Creative problem-solving skills are combined with practical construction knowledge to produce quality projects.

Past experience prior to Harris Architects included positions as project architect and project managers for firms in Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, DC.

EDUCATION

Master of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1982
Real Estate Financial Analysis Program, 1981-1982
Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy, University of Georgia College of Art, 1981
Bachelor of Science, Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1979

REGISTRATION

LEED Accredited Professional 2009
Architecture, 1984 – NCARB Certified in North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, and Georgia

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

American Institute of Architects
Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture
Small Project Forum
National Association of Homebuilders

PUBLISHED WORK AND AWARDS

NCOA Headquarters: Three ‘Houses’ on One Floor; Washington Building Congress Bulletin, November 1991

Office Design – AT&T Communications; Interior Design, August 1986

Award of Merit, Bethesda Acura; Interiors Magazine, 1990

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Community Appearance Commission, Brevard, NC:
Chairman, 2002-2003

First United Methodist Church:
Former Chairman – Outreach Committee
Children’s Council and Church Life Committee
The Big Play – Rebuilding Franklin Park Playground:
Committee Chair, 1998

Visions Leadership Development Program, 1998-1999

Transylvania Community Arts Council, Community Arts Center:
Design and Construction Committee

Transylvania Homebuilders Association

Harris Architects PLLC
33 West Probart Street
Brevard, North Carolina 28712
828.883.5535
info@harrisarch.com