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JOHN RICHARD MEDINA

4901 SW 75 Avenue Miami, FL 33155 Office Phone 305.740.0554

HIGHER EDUCATION

Institutional:

1985
University of Florida
Master in Architecture
(Environmental Technology Option)

1981
University of Florida
Bachelor of Design

1979
Mitchell Wolfson
Associate in Arts
New World Center

Non-Institutional Training:

2001
AutoCad r12, R13,r14, r00 for Windows (Levels I & II)
Reinforced Masonry Workshop

1991
Florida Concrete and Products Association
University Professors Masonry Workshop

1988
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Paraprofessional Energy Auditor,

1980
Gainesville Regional Utilities & University of Florida
Non-accredited courses in Sculpture, and Art

1974
University of Miami

Certification, Licensure:

DPR Certification

2006
Alabama: 6210

1994
Florida: AR 14867, AA2647

1998
New York: 26934

1996
North Carolina: AR7398

1991
Massachusetts: 30614

Additional Florida DPR Certification

1996
Threshold Building Inspector

1990
NCARB Certification
Reg. No 47362

2009
Post-Disaster Safety Assessment Program (SAP)
Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Windstorms and Floods
State of California Governors Office of Emergency Services

2003
Miami Dade County Building Code
Compliance Office Board of Rules and Appeals
Special Structural Building Inspector
Reg. No. 1770

1991
Structural Masonry Inspector,
FL Concrete & Products Association

EXPERIENCE

Academic:

University of Miami, Assistant Professor:

ARC 407 Upper Level Design (Health Care Design) Sp 1992
ARC 584 Health Care Facilities Planning Sp 1992
AEN 590 " " Su 1992
ARC 306 Architectural Design VI S 1992
ARC 261 Architectural Technology I: Materials & Methods of Construction S 1992
ARC 407 Upper Level Design (In Search of a Tropical Tall Building F 1991
ARC 261 Architectural Technology I F 1991
ARC 564 Material & Methods of Construction I
Advanced Materials & Methods of Construction
F 1991
ARC 306: Third Year Design (Wood Competition) Sp 1991
ARC 261: Architectural Technology I: Materials & Methods of Construction Sp 1991
ARC 406: Summer Design Su 1991
ARC 241: Architectural Theory III: Environmental Component I F 1990
ARC 261: Architectural Technology I: Materials & Methods of Construction F 1990
ARC 261: Architectural Technology I: Materials & Methods of Construction Sp 1990
ARC 262: Architectural Technology II: Environmental Controls Sp 1990
ARC 241: Architectural Theory III: Environmental Component I Sp 1990
ARC 261: Architectural Technology I: Materials & Methods of Construction F 1989
ARC 586: Developed a Laboratory of Architectural Sciences and Environmental
Research (LASER) (with Harold Hay)
F 1989

University of Miami, Visiting Professor:

ARC 261: Architectural Technology I: Materials & Methods of Construction Sp 1989
ARC 305: Third Year Design Sp 1989
ARC 586: Interior Landscape and its Acoustical Absorptive Qualities Sp 1989
ARC 241: Architectural Theory III: Environmental Component I F 1988
ARC 407: Upper Level Design (Mix-Use High-Rise, Urban Infill) F 1988
ARC 586: Construction Research Laboratory F 1988
ARC 305: Third Year Design F 1987
ARC 241: Architecture Theory III: Environmental Component I  
ARC 204: Second Year Design Sp 1988
ARC 261: Architectural Technology I: Materials and Methods of Construction I Sp 1988
ARC 262: Architectural Technology II: Environmental Control Systems I Sp 1988
ARC 586: Architectural Skin (with Steve Shreiber) Sp 1988
ARC 302: Summer Design Sp 1988
ARC 305: Third Year Design (Mid-Rise Building, Urban Infill, NY, NY) F 1987
ARC 241: Architecture Theory III: Environmental Component I F 1987
ARC 261: Architectural Technology I: Materials & Methods of Construction F 1987

1986
Miami Dade Community College, North Campus, Part-time Professor
Studio Critic in 2nd Yr. Design

1985
University of Florida College of Architecture, Graduate Teaching Fellow
Studio Critic in 1st and 2nd Yr. Design
Environmental Technology Tutor for Minority Students

1980
Miami-Dade Community College, North Campus,
Vocational Placement Counselor and Job Developer

1979
Stamen Comprehensive Center,
Special Education Teacher- Physical Education, Mathematics

Professional:

Present-1997
Miami Curtain Wall Consultants, Corp
Principal, and Senior Consultant.
Structural Threshold Inspection,
Consulting & Field Inspection
Affidavit Permitting & Peer Review, Zoning Review

Peer Review

396 Alhambra Circle, 15 Stories, Coral Gables, FL
Giralda Tower & Parking Garage, 15 Stories, Coral Gables, FL
Mount Sinai Medical Center Office Building, 10 stories, 2007, Miami Beach, FL
Naples Grande Golf Clubhouse & Resort, 2007 Naples, FL
Logic Office Tower, 34 stories, 2006, Miami, FL
Filling Station, Mid-rise lofts; 100 Units – 17 story building, 2006, Miami, FL;
Parc Lofts, Mid-rise; 7 story building, 2006, Miami, FL
Boca Beach Club Hotel (1038 rooms), Resort, Parking Garage and Condominiums, 2006, Boca Raton, FL
Murano Grande, 2002, 3 Tier Residential Tower 24, 30 and 36 Story, 270 total units
Ice Lofts, 36 Story Apartment Building, 2003, 100 units
Villa Lofts, 12 Story Addition, 2003, 48 units
Uptown Marina Lofts, 2004, 11 Story Condominium Building, 216 units
Loews Miami Beach Hotel 2 Story, 2003 Addition & Interior Renovation
610 Clematis, West Palm Beach, FL 2003 (8 story, Mid-Rise Mixed Use Apartment Building & Ground Floor Retail)

Affidavit Permitting:

Examined permit drawings for compliance with life safety,
FHA, and ADA requirements as per the South Florida
Building Code.

396 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables, FL, 15 Story building
428 Valencia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL
610 Clematis, West Palm Beach, FL 2003 (8 story, Mid-Rise Mixed Use Apartment Building & Ground Floor Retail).
ABC Supply Company, Hudson, FL
Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL
Bombay Company at Downtown Dadeland, Kendall, FL
Casa Majorca Residential Community, Coral Gables, FL
Chilis Restaurant at Downtown Dadeland, Kendall, FL
City Furniture, 3 Story Showrooms and 8 Story Garage, Dadeland, Miami, FL
CVS Pharmacy # 0584
CVS Pharmacy # 3216
Coastal Construction Co. Interior Renovation, Miami, FL
Corinthian Apartments, Miami, FL
CSG Sunwest Commerce Centre, FL
Downtown Dadeland, Miami, FL (7 Mixed-use Mid-rise buildings with apartments above and retail below)
Florida Rock Cement Plant, Miami, FL
Guilford Residence, Miami, FL
Harbor Commercial, Indian River County, FL
Inlet Condominiums, Sebastian, FL
Lancaster Plaza, Coral Gables, FL
Loews Hotel, Miami Beach, FL
Men's Warehouse at Downtown Dadeland, Kendall, FL
Meeks Plumbing, Miami, FL
Michael Causley Residence, Miami, FL
Miami Quarry (Scale Facility), Miami, FL
Mission Bell Park, Miami, FL
Paladin Marketing Center, Coral Gables, FL
Parrot Key Beach Resort, Key West
Renaissance Condominiums at Dadeland, Kendall, FL
Sabina Shopping Plaza, Miami, Fl
Salmon Residence, Indian River County, FL
Steam Plant, Key West, FL
Tarmac Block Plant, Port St. Lucie, FL ($200,000,000)
Tarmac Platform Access to New Elevator, Medley, FL
Tarmac Concrete Processing Plant, Medley, FL
Tarmac Office Space/Interior Renovation, Medley, FL
Tarmac Pack House, Medley, FL
The Plaza @ Coral Gables, Coral Gables, FL
Two Toll Plazas at SR 836, Miami, FL
Two Toll Plazas at SR 874, Miami, FL
University Village Townhomes at University of Miami, FL
University Village at University of Miami (Building 100), FL
University Village at University of Miami (Building 300), FL
Villa Palma, Fisher Island, FL
Watermark, Key West, FL
WCI Communities Temp Sales Center, Vero Beach, FL

Zoning Review

Residential
8215 Los Pinos Circle Coco Plum, 2004, Coral Gables, Fl, (6,301 sq ft)
10500 Snapper Creek, 2004, Coral Gables, Fl, (3,574 sq ft)
1305 San Ignacio Ave, 2004, Coral Gables, Fl, (4,504 sq ft)
500 Arvida Parkway, 2004, Coral Gables, Fl, (8,463 sq ft)
533 Malaga Ave, 2004, Coral Gables, Fl, (1,812 SQ ft)
1133 Placeta Ave,2004, Coral Gables, Fl, (3,326 sq ft)
1423 Ortega Ave, 2004, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 1,989 sq ft)
1024 Asturia Ave, 2004, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 2,710 sq ft)
3801 Alhambra Court, 2004, Coral Gables, Fl ( 6,126 sq ft)
1325 Sorolla Ave, 2004, Coral Gables , Fl, ( 5,233 sq ft)
400 Arvida Parkway , 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (9,503 sq ft)
1326 MilaN Avenue, 2005, Coral Gables, fl, (2,241 sq ft)
836 Paradiso Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (4,526 sq ft)
4910 Alhambra Circle, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 4,503 sq ft)
5495 Hammock Drive , 2005 , Coral Gables, Fl, (7,067 sq ft)
6875 Granada Blvd, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 6,814 sq ft)
158 Prospect Drive , 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (3,151 sq ft)
425 Luenga Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 3,300 sq ft)
2505 Granada Blvd . 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 4,762 sq ft)
3633 Harlano Street, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 3,432 sq ft)
11010 Paradela St, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (5,658 sq ft)
500 Madeira Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (2,452 sq ft)
544 San Esteban Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 2,094 sq ft)
830 Catalonia Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 4,580 sq ft)
280 Las Brisas, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (7,304 sq ft)
1302 Madrid St, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (1,180 sq ft)
1444 Cecilia Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 3,687 sq ft)
2506 North Greenway Dr, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 4,985 sq ft )
529 San Antonio Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (3011 sq ft)
622 Candia Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 3,914 sq ft )
4401 University Drive, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 7,296 sq ft)
5654 Granada Blvd, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (5,017 sq ft)
8215 Los Pinos Circle, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 6,301 sq ft)
295 Vistalmar St, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (5,373 sq ft)
1101 North Greenway Drive, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (4,729 sq ft)
2103 Country Club Prado, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (2,981 sq ft)
2534 Mound Trail , 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (4,482 sq ft)
10445 Lakeside Drive , 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (6,692 sq ft)
1511 Allegriano Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 3,216 sq ft)
460 Costanera Road Cocoplum , 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (4,909 sq ft)
530 Arvida Parkway, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (6,789 sq ft)
701 Tiziano Ave, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 2,614 sq ft)
835 North Greenway Drive, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 5,825 sq ft)
1209 Algardi Drive, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 3,703 sq ft)
4901 Granada Blvd, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, (5,333 sq ft)
10520 Lakeside Drive, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 9,627 sq ft)
9385 Gallardo St, 2005, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 7,557 sq ft)
17 Tahiti Beach Island Rd, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 4,609 sq ft)
1111 Sorolla Ave, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 4,609 sq ft)
3200 Granada Blvd, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 6,808 sq ft)
830 Algeria Ave, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, (4,394 sq ft)
1220 Malaga Ave, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, (5,206 sq ft)
901 Valencia Ave, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 4,166 sq ft)
1553 Murcia Ave, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, (5,724 sq ft)
5001 Hammock Lake Drive, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 8,909 sq ft)
5606 Riviera Drive, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, (4,480 sq ft)
7220 Los Pinos Blvd, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, (6,919 sq ft)
830 Alhambra Circle, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, (4,236 sq ft)
1081 San Pedro Ave, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 3,741 sq ft)
5140 Riviera Drive, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, ( 3,496 sq ft)
5750 Riviera Drive, 2006, Coral Gables, Fl, (6,374 sq ft)

Structural Threshold Inspection,
Consulting & Field Inspection

Condominiums
Ocean View Condominium, Hallandale, FL 15 story building, Building exterior envelope restoration
Imperial Condominium, Miami, FL 29 story, Building exterior envelope restoration
Sea Air Tower, Hallandale, FL 15 story, Building exterior envelope restoration
The Courts of South Beach, Miami Beach, FL, 9 Buildings, exterior envelope restoration
Trump Palace, Miami Beach, Fl, 55 story building, 278 residences
Merrick Place-Residential, 2003 Related Group, Coral Gables FL
Akoya, 2003, Miami, Beach, FL, 48 story building, 386 units
Espirito Santo Plaza Project, 2002, Bovis, Miami, FL, 36 story Building
Riverplace Office Building 2001, N Miami Beach, FL 2080 Ocean Drive Condominium, 2001, Related Group, Miami Beach FL, 18 story building, 212 residences Sonesta Hotel & Condominium, 2001, Dezer Properties, Miami Beach, Florida, Ritz Carlton, 2000, Key Biscayne, FL, 22 story building
711 Biltmore Way, New Condominium bldg 7 story with underground parking, 17 units
Solimar Condominiums: 1999; Miami Beach, FL; Solimar Development, 2-12 Story Buildings Portofino Tower:1999, Miami Beach, FL, 44 FL (465 FT Tall) Segovia Tower: Cacciamani Enterprises; Coral Gables, FL 15-Stories 13621 Deering Bay, New Condominium Threshold Blfg. "Milano" 44 units
55 Miracle Mile , New Mixed use, 184 apartments (233, 772 sf)
60 Edgewater Dr, New Condominium Bldg Phase ll, Milano Tower
322-24-26 Madeira Ave, 6 Story (42,359 sf) plus basement parking (18,994.7 sf) condo bldg.
60 Edgewater Dr, New Condominium Bldg (phase ll)
100 Andalusia Ave, New condominium bldg (97 units) .
2000-2030 Douglas RD, New Mixed use - shell retail / office (46,135 sf) 120 apartment
20 Calabria Ave, New condominium bldg (7 levels, 35 units)
1107-1143 Campo Sano Ave, New Townhouses (19 units)
318-22 Alhambra Cir, New 2 story commercial bldg,
615 Santander Ave, 5 three story townhomes (11,827 sf)

Educational
School of Architecture; 1215 Dickinson Drive, University of Miami, 13,000 SQ FT $4,500,000.00
Ryder Center Convocation Center; University of Miami:, FL Field Inspections
New School of Music; San Amaro Drive, University of Miami, FL

Office Buildings
Johnson Executive Office Building: Spa Glas Contractors, Austin, Texas 2 Alhambra Plaza Office Bldg, Interior Alterations PHII-A Holiday Fenoglio ) 60, 000
2525-2555 Ponce de Leon, New Office Bldg 13 Stories (257, 935 sf)
1500 Ponce de Leon, New Commercial 2 story (south trust) 5475 sf,

Healthcare
Rosenstiel Medical Building, 1999, University of Miami Medical Campus Miami, FL Sylvester Cancer Clinic: 1998;University of Miami Medical Campus, Miami, Florida Diabetic Center, 1999, University of Miami, Medical Campus, Miami, FL

Government & Institutional
Performing Arts Center: Miami Dade, FL 2006, $550,000,000 Roofing, Waterproofing (2 buildings, 4-7 stories)
Tampa Federal Courthouse: 1998;Tampa, 17 Levels (347 FT Tall)
Granada Country Club, 997 N Greenway Dr., Addition (6,359 sf)

Residential
4250 Salzedo St., Residences of Merrik Park (West Tower) 50 - 60 Units
700 Casuarina Concourse, New residence (12,841.2 sf) garages (1,704.4 sf),
10100 SW 53 Ave, Interior Alterations Blk
10185 SW 53 Ave, Addition (2612.03)
7020 Prado Blvd, New residence (9481.1 sf)
4000 Ponce de Leon , Interior alterations (HBO Latin American Reproduction Services)
200 Bird Rd, Tenant Buildout ( Chispa Restaurant) @ 225 Altara Ave $550 000
9501 Kerwood Court, New residence and garage (7,776.96 sf),
2805 Columbus Blvd, New Residence (5,676.95 sf)
5530 SW 88 th St, Addition (26,235 sf) Structural demolition (18,120 sf)
1190 S.Alhambra Cir., New Residence and garage (5,301 SF)
1120 Hardee Rd, New SFR (4,774.0 sf)
3801 Rivera Dr., New Residence & Garage (6,204 sf)
22 Tahiti Beach Island, New residence (12,676 sf)
6901 Sunrise PL, New residence (4,738 sf)
5295 Hammock Dr, New residence (7,563.43 sf)
12755 Red Rd, New SFR (7,044.28 sf)
1400 Lugo Ave, New 2 level residence (4,486.5 sf)
800 Jeronimo Dr, New residence and garage (8,027 sf)
4300 Santa Maria Street,New residence (6,385 sf)
7275 Old Cutler Rd, New residence and garage (9,791.98 sf)
515 Casuarina Concourse, New residence and garage (12,450.30 sf)
4845 Hammock Lake Dr., New Residence (7,422 sf)
9020 Old Cutler Rd, New SFR (5041 SF)
85 Arvida Pkwy, New Residence garage (12,410 sf) brick
7370 Los Pinos Blvd, New residence (7,249.6 SF)
907 N Greenway Dr, Addition ( 6,359 sf)
200 Bird Rd, Tenant buildout ( Chispa restaurant)
2225 Altara ave. $550,000
5455 Kerwook Oaks Dr, New Residence & garage (10,530 sf)
5275 Hammock Dr, New SFR (6,438.44 SF)
9401 Journeys End Road, New Residence (12,622.1 sf)
9355 Gallardo St., New residence & garage (7,648.6 sf)
287 Carabela Ct, New residence & garage (8,182.0 sf)
4415 Ingraham Hwy, New Sfr (4,246 fs) garage (637sf)
2805 Columbus Blvd, New residence (5,676.95 sf)
13681 Deering Bay Dr, New residence (5,256 sf)
181 Leucadendra Dr., New residence (11,502 sf)
10601 Snapper Creek Dr, New residence (4,970.65 sf)
1222 Almeria Ave, New residence (2503 sf)
220 Arvida Pkwy, New residence & garage (11,202.7 sf
365 Arvida Pkwy, New residence & garage (12,052.8 sf)
1233 Anastasia ave, Addition (3752.59 sf) cov terrace (244.63sf)
12755 Red Road, New SFR (7044.28 SF)
590 Reinante Ave, New 2 sty residence & garage (7,906 sf),
11501 Old Cutler Rd, New residence & garage (15,084.64 sf)
9050 School House Road, New residence (6,508 sf)
5355 Hammock Dr, New residence (10,965.37 sf,)
997 Greenway Dr, Addition (6359 sf )
16 Tahiti Beach Island Rd, New Residence (11,129 sf)
461 Arvida Pkwy, New residence & garage (12,790 sf)
357 Almeria Ave, New mixed use 72 apartments units retail
169 Miracle Mile - Office Bldg, Interior alteration rooms 202 & 203
1029 Valencia Ave, New residence (4638.74 sf)
115 Mendoza Ave, , New 5 story condominum 12 units (16,742 sf)
5665 Ponce de Leon, Office & parking garage addition
200 Leucandendra Dr, New residence & garage (9,966.46 sf)
1245 Walsh Ave, New Commercial Bldg (196,198 sf)
5300 SW 88 ST, New residence (6902 sf)
5530 SW 88 ST, Addition (26,235 sf)
5665 Ponce de LeonBlvd, Office & Parking garage addition
7820 Mindelo St, New Residence & garage (4809 sf)
950 S. Dixie Hwy, Addition (592.75 sf)
5050 SW 88 ST, New residence & garages
5501 San Amaro Dr, Music Library & Technology (28,587 sf)
6211 Maggiore St, New residence & garage (4356 sf)
535 Caligula Ave, New 2 Story house (6,252 sf))
5601 SW 100 ST, New residence (6004 sf)
6910 Sunrise Dr, New residence and garage (5,717 sf)
935 Bella Vista Ave, New Sfr $600,000 (5,458 sf)
152 Isla Dorada Blvd, New 2 story residence 6,286.24 sf
9501 Journeys End Lane, New SFR (8,169 SF)
5345 Hammock Dr, New residence (8,408 sf)

Retail Projects/New Construction
360 San Lorenzo Ave, Tenant buildout & storefront (jimmy choo) space #1510 $300 000
Village of Merrick Park, New three level commercial retail

Field Testing, Inspection, Threshold Glazing, Roofing & Waterproofing Inspector

600 Financial Center, City of Miami, FL, 40 story building
New World Symphony Building, Homestead, FL (Remedial Design)
Akoya Condominiums, Miami Beach, FL, 48 story building, 386 units
Performing Arts Center, City of Miami, FL, (2 buildings, 4-7 stories)
Brickell on the River I, City of Miami, FL, 43 stories, 390 units
Brickell on the River II, City of Miami, FL, 46 stories, 322 units
Capitol at Brickell, City of Miami, FL, Phase I – 52 stories, Phase II – 56 stories
City 24, City of Miami, FL, 15 story building
Continuum II, Miami Beach, FL, 37 story building
United States Federal Courthouse Building (Water Testing) Miami, FL, 14 story building
United States Federal Courthouse Building (Water Testing) Tampa, FL, 17 floors
Trump Palace, Miami Beach FL, 55 story building, 278 units
Trump Royale, Miami Beach, FL, 55 story building, 391 units
Espirito Santo Project; Miami, FL, 36 story building
Segovia Tower, Cacciamani Enterprises, Coral Gables, FL, 15 story building
Cathay Mock-up, Flour City, Medley, FL
The Helmsley Palace; Miami, FL; Arquitectonica;
Sandcastle Condominium, Marco Island, FL, James McHugh Construction Co.
New York Metropolitan Museum Addition; Kew Gardens, Queens, NY; Mid-Queens
Development; WGM/Rubin Gross/Al Menzioso
Citispire Building; New York, NY; Eichner Properties; Helmet Jahn
1221 Brickell Avenue 27 Story High Rise; Office Building $4,000.000 Glass Restoration
1585 Broadway; NY, NY; Solomon Partners; Gwathmey Siegel/Emory Roth
1675 Broadway; NY, NY; Rudin Management/J. Jasallo; Fox & Fowle/John Menz

Shop supervision of Quality Control Procedures

Espirito Santo Plaza Project, 2002, Bovis, Miami, FL, 36 story building
Secret Service Building, Washington, D.C.;10 Stories, Clark Construction

Present-1993

John Richard Medina & Associates, Architects (JRMA)
Principal, Architect of Record, Senior Designer & Project Manager

Bridges
5th Street Bridge (Bascular Bridge and Control Tower), 2003, JRMA Architects, Downtown Miami, Fl (un-built)

Fountains
Plaza De Espana, 2003, JRMA Architects, Miami Beach, FL (In Progress)

Funeral Homes
Stanfill Funeral Home Renovation, 1992, JRMA Architect, S Miami, Florida (12,000 S.F.)
Hotels & Apartment Buildings Beau Mesnil Hotel & Resort, 1997, JRMA Architect, Henderson, North Carolina (120,000 S.F.) Llorens Apartment Building, 1990, JRMA Architect, Miami, Florida (32,000 S.F.) Econolodge Motel, 1994-96, JRMA Architect, Miami, Florida (26,000 S.F.) Segovia Tower Condominiums, 1986, Project Architect, Coral Gables, Florida

Government & Institutional
Day Care Center, San Juan Bosco 2012, Architects (10.000 S.F.)
School of Communications, University of Miami, Contract Documents, B&A Architects (5 story complex)
Museum of Contemporary Arts, 1993-95, Consulting Architects, North Miami, Florida (9,000 S.F.) City Hall Renovations, 1994, Designer, Consulting Architects, City of North Miami ,Un-built East Side Community Center, 1994, Consulting Architects, Davie, FL (6,000 S.F.)

Healthcare
MCCI Professional Medical Office Building, 2006, JRMA Architect, Miami, FL (6,000 S.F.)
MCCI Professional Medical Office Building, 2005, JRMA Architect, Miami, FL (13,500 S.F.)
Palmetto Medical Hospital, Dr Patrick Barry Medical Office, JRMA Architect, 1998, Hialeah, FL (1,800 S.F.)
Palmetto Medical Hospital, Dr Gomez Internal Medicine Group, JRMA Architect, 1998, Hialeah, FL (3,400 S.F.)
Palmetto Medical Hospital, Dr Torres Office, JRMA Architect, 1998, Hialeah, FL (1,400 S.F.)
Humana Health Care Plans, JRMA Architect, 1998, Miami Springs, FL (1,200 S.F.)
Country Mall Dental Offices, JRMA Architect, 1998, Kendall, FL (1,300 S.F.)
Arthur Shapiro Dental Offices, JRMA Architect, 1998, South Miami, FL (1,250 S.F.)
Douglas Deam DMD, JRMA Architect, 1998 Coral Gables, FL (1,400 S.F.)
Paraiso Dental Office, JRMA Architect, 1997,Hialeah, FL (1,250 S.F.)
Dr Ramon Zardon & Ray Bana D.M.D. Offices, 1996, JRMA Architect, Miami, FL (1,200 S.F.)
Miami Gardens Dental Office, 1996, JRMA Architect, Miami, FL (1,350 S.F.)
Northland Dental Offices, 1994-95, JRMA Architect, Miami, Florida
Humana Health Care Plans, 1994, JRMA Architect, Miami Lakes, Florida (1650 S.F.0
Palmetto General Hospital-Dr Fernandez Suite, 1996, JRMA Architect, Hialeah, FL (1275 S.F.)
Coastal Physician Group, 1995, JRMA Architect,10412 3904 W Hillsborough, Tampa, FL (1700 S.F.)
Coastal Physician Group, 1995, JRMA Architect, 10412 Dale Mabry HWY, Tampa, FL (3000 S.F.)
Total Radiology Inc. Diagnostic Center, 1994, JRMA Architect, N. Miami, FL (2,500 S.F.)
Neuropsychological Medical Center, 1993, JRMA Architect, Coral Gables, FL ( 6,000 S.F)
MRI Diagnostic & Cath Center, 1992, JRMA Architect, Hialeah,FL ( 3,500 S.F.)
Miami Gardens Animal Hospital, 1992, JRMA Architect, Miami, Florida ( 3,000 S.F.)
Dr. Jerome Summers D.M.D. Office 1992, JRMA Architect Cutler Ridge, FL ( 2,100 S.F.)
Golden Glades Multi-Specialty Center, 1991, JRMA Architect, N Miami, FL ( 5,000 S.F.)
First Union Medical Center, 1991, JRMA Architect, Medley, FL
American Postal Workers Union & Columbia Corp. ( 5,000 S.F.)
Workmens Compensation Medical Center of Boca Raton, 1989, JRMA Architect , FL (5000 S.F.)
Workmens Compensation Medical Center of Ft Lauderdale, 1989, JRMA Architect, FL (2,500 S.F.)
Internal Medicine of Miami Lakes, JRMA Architect, Miami Lakes, FL (4000 S.F.)
Internal Medical Corp. Office, JRMA Architect, Hialeah, FL ( 3,000 S.F.)
Prototype (Maternity) Poly-clinic, JRMA Architect, 1991, Moscow, Russia ( 3,000 S.F.)
Dr. Torres Medical Office (Family Practice), JRMA Architect, Coral Gables, FL ( 1,500 S.F.)
South Florida Cardiology Office Billing Office, JRMA Architect, Miami Beach, FL (2,000 S.F.)

Military
Homestead Air Force Base, Lakeside Recreation Facility, 1994,Construction Manager ( 4,000 S.F.)

Office Buildings
1490 W 49th Street, 2012, Hialeah, FL Restoration (15 Stories)
Pronto Post Offices/Warehouse,1997, N Miami, FL (5,000 S.F.) Dynamic Fitness Concepts Health Club & Offices, 1990 Miami, FL (13,000 S.F Summers Office Building, 1992, S.Miami, FL (10,000 S.F.)

Residential Communities
Aquarius Condominium 2011, Hallandale, FL (15 Stories)
Point of Aventura 2012, Aventura, FL (7 Bldgs-15 Stories)
The Courts of South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 2010 (7 Low-rise bldgs.)
Ocean Colony Facelift & Renovation, 2006, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL (15 Stories)
El Prado, 2004, Homestead, Florida, (10 Acres 200 Town Houses)
Reading Pen Master Pan. 1997, Architect, Montego Bay, Jamaica (12 Acres 110 unit development)
Wynne Townhomes of Melbourne, 1990, JRMA Architect, Melbourne, Florida (156,000 S.F.)

Residential
Christine & Eddie Gouzong 2012, Montego Bay, Jamaica, FL (8,000 S.F.)
Rose & Kalaban Maouwood 2007, Coral Gables, FL (6,000 S.F.)
Holliway/Hollifield Interior Remodeling, 2006, Coral Gables, FL (4,000 S.F.)
Schoenberger Residence 2006, Miami, FL (3,400 S.F.)
Causely Residence, Homestead, FL, 2006 (6,500 S.F.)
Pino Residence 2005, South Miami, FL (5,779 S.F.)
Harrison Residence 2005, Coral Gables, FL (6,800 S.F.)
Tamarazo Residence Window Replacement, 2004, Coral Gables, FL (5,000 S.F.)
Lang Addition & Renovation, 2004, Pine Crest, FL (5,779 S.F.)
Kazinski Addition & Renovation 2004, Coral Gables, FL (3,000 S.F.)
Arbitbol Historic Renovation 2004, Coral Gables, FL (5,000 S.F.)
Montadas Renovation and Addition, 2003, Miami, FL (4,000 S.F.)
Caro Residence, 2003, Miami, FL (6,500 S.F.)
Bender Cottage, 2003, Coral Gables, FL (2,500 S.F.)
Motola Renovation, 2003, Miami, FL (2,800 S.F.)
Capote Renovation, 2003, Miami Beach, FL (3,500 S.F.)
Chere Renovation, 2003, Miami (1500 S.F.)
Velasquez Residence, 2002 Coral Gables, FL (5,800 S.F.)
Legido Renovation, 2002, Coral Gables, FL (500 S.F.)
Vila Renovation, 2002, Coral Gables, FL (5,800 S.F.)
Medina Renovation, 2002, Coral Gables, FL (2400 S.F.)
Nichols Renovation & Addition, 2001, Miami Beach, FL (4,650 S.F.)
635 Catalonia Residence, 2001, Coral Gables, FL (4,000 S.F.)
Burk Renovation & Addition, 2001, Perrine, FL (6, 200 S.F.)
350 Woodcrest Rd Residence, 2000, Key Biscayne Blvd, FL (4,500 S.F.)
685 Harbor Drive Residence, 2000, Key Biscayne Blvd, FL (5,000 S.F)
Figueroa Residence, 2000, Miami Beach, FL (6,000 S.F.)
Falcon Renovation, 1999, Coral Gables, FL (4,200 S.F.)
Valverde Addition & Remodeling, 1999, Coral Gables, FL (5,000 S.F)
Zardon Residence, 1999, Davie, FL (12,000 S.F.)
111 Harbor Drive Residence, 1998, Key Biscayne Blvd, FL (5,200 S.F)
Klein Residence, 1998, South Miami, FL (5,800 S.F.)
Coffey Addition & Remodeling, 1998, City of Miami, FL (5,000 S.F.)
Tejidor Residence, 1998, Coral Gables, FL (4,000 S.F.)
Dr Smith & Dr Foster Renovation & Addition , JRMA Architect, 1998, Coconut Grove, Florida (3,400 S.F.)
Debbie & Russell Porter Addition, 1998, Coconut Grove, FL (970 S.F.)
Dr Manuel Viamonte Apartment, Santa Maria Tower, Brickell Avenue (5,000 S.F.)
Leafy Way Residence, 1997, Coconut Grove, FL (12,500 S.F.)
Arsht Feldman Renovation & Addition, JRMA 1997, Consulting Architects, Miami, FL (12,000 S.F.)
Dr Fernandez Renovation & Addition, 1997, S Miami, FL (5,100 S.F.)
Diaz Historical Renovation & Addition, 1996, Coral Gables, FL ( 4,200 S.F.)
Dr Ismael Hernandez, 1997, Brickell Avenue, (9,250 S.F.)
Jose Castro Residence, 1996, Pine Cress, FL (4,200 S.F.)
Zommermauud Addition, 1996, Coral Gables, FL (1,200 S.F.)
Dr Armas Renovation & Addition, Coral Gables, 1995, FL (6,500 S.F.)
Nostro Addition, Coral Gables, 1996, Coral Gables,FL (1,000 S.F.)
Dr Forster Exterior Courtyard & Pool, 1995, S Miami, FL (3,000 S.F.)
Grandon Residence Renovation, 1993, S Miami, FL (1,200 S.F.)
Dr Herrera Renovation & Addition, Miami, FL ( 5,000 S.F.)
Dr Ibanez Residence D.V.M., 1993, S. Miami, FL ( 5,000 S.F.)
Gray Renovation & Addition, Coconut Grove, 1993, Consulting Architects, Coconut Grove, FL (9,000 S.F.)
Boloix Flick Renovation, 1993, Consulting Architects, Coral Gables, FL (4,000 S.F.)
Cox Residence, Cutler Ridge, 1992, Cutler Ridge, FL ( 5,000 S.F.)
Carlos & Rebecca Fernandez Addition , 1992, Coral Gables, FL (1,423 S.F.)
Sams Renovation, 1991, Coral Gables, FL ( 6,000 S.F.)
Stringer Renovation, 1991, Miami, FL ( 4,400 S.F.)
Dr Reina Renovation & Addition, 1991, South Miami, FL ( 4,400 S.F.)
Joyce Sheehan Addition, 1991, Miami Beach, FL (2,000 S.F.)
Martinez Addition, 1991, S Miami, FL (1,000 S.F.)

Tenant Improvement/ Retail Projects
Baker Corporate Offices, 2007, Miami, FL (10,000 S.F.)
Patino Law Offices, 2006, Coral Cables, FL (8,000 S.F.)
Curves Gym, 2005, Miami, FL (2200 S.F.)
Jorge's Beauty Studio, Coral Gables, FL (1,000 S.F.)
So Fa Restaurant, 2003, Interior Design, Miami Beach, FL (6,927 S.F.)
Casa Tua, 2001, Interior design, Miami, Beach, FL (7,000 S.F.)
Sola Topee, 1998, City of Miami, FL (10,000 S.F.)
Dots, S Miami, 1997, N Miami, FL (3,500 S.F.)
Home Choice, 1997, N Miami, FL (4,000S.F.)
Sally Beauty, 1997, N Miami, FL (2,000 S.F.)
The Associates,1997, N Miami, FL (2,250 S.F.)
Office for Precision Design, Inc., Miami, FL ( 4,700 S.F.)
Schnur Animal Clinic, 1996, Miami, FL (4,000 S.F.)
Office for Precision Design, Inc. 1991, Miami, FL ( 4,700 S.F.)

Retail Projects/New Construction
Beach Access, St Petersburg, FL (10,000 S.F.) 2 Story

1988
Jaime Shapiro, Miami Beach, FL, Architectural Consultant
Sterling Condominium, Miami Beach, FL 191 units, 24 stories
Douglas Office Building, Miami, FL - 5 stories
Sunset Harbor Condominium, Miami Beach, FL -872 units, 2 towers, 26 stories

1987
Borrelli and Associates, Miami, FL, Architect
Convention Center, 1986, Project Manager, Miami Beach, Florida (1,000,000 S.F. $55 million)
Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts, 1987, Consulting Architect, Miami Beach ($20 million)
Miami International Airport Concourse F Expansion, 1986-87, Project Architect, Florida ($20 million)
Miami International Airport Concourse F to G Connector, 1987, Project Architect, Florida ($15 million)
Kruger Residence, 1986, Project Manager, Gables Estates, FL (5,500 S.F.)
Segovia Tower, 1985, Project Manager, Miami, FL -13 story, 13 units

1984
Spillis, Candela & Partners, Coral Gables, FL, Staff Architect
Miami River Redevelopment Proposal, Architect, Downtown Miami, FL Florida Power & Light Bldg., Architect, West Palm Beach, FL
The Colonnade, Architect, Coral Gables, FL

1982
Construction Research Laboratory Inc., Medley, FL. Test Engineer
Laboratory research in the areas of materials and methods of
construction of full-scale mockups for primarily high-rise buildings.
Refer to Laboratory Research listed below.

Corporate Offices

Bank of America Plaza; NY, NY; Lehrer/McGovern, Inc.
Barnett Bank Plaza; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Glassalum Engineering Corp., Miami, FL
Battery Park Center: World Financial Center; NY, NY; Cupples Products & FEI, Ltd; C. Pelli.
Dae Han Life Insurance Company Office Building; Seoul, Korea; Aubrey Weeks & Assoc, Long Beach, CA;Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co.
Fluor Houston Complex, Sugarland, TX, Glassalum Engineering Corp., Miami, FL; Welton Becket Assoc.
Gateway III Office Building; Newark, NJ; PPG Industries, Inc., Rochelle Park, NJ; The Grad Partnership
General Reinsurance Corporation Headquarters; Stamford, CT; Flour City Architectural Metals Corp.; Kohn, Pederson & Fox Associates, P.C.
Intelsat Headquarters; Washington, DC; Ampat-Southern, Linthicum, MD
1800 Kennedy Office Building; Philadelphia, PA; Turner Construction Company, Philadelphia, PA
Place Saint Charles; New Orleans, LA; J. A. Jones Const. Co., New Orleans, LA; Moriyama and Teshima Planners, Ltd.
Prudential at Princeton; Princeton, NJ, Skidmore, Owing & Merrill
South East Financial Center; Miami, FL; Skidmore, Owing & Merrill, Gust K. Newburg Const. Co.
Trump Tower; NY, NY; Philip, Birnbaum & Associates; HRH Construction Co.
Canary Wharf FC-4; London, England; K.P.F.; Olympia & York
Heron II; NY, NY; K.P.F./Bill Cunningham
32nd & 3rd Ave.; NY, NY; Paul Randolph/Costas Kondylis; Donald Zucker

Convention Center
The Indiana Convention Center Expansion; Indianapolis, IN; Inryco, Inc.

Cultural
Museum of Broadcasting; New York, New York

Educational
Northwestern Law Library; Chicago, IL; Schal Assoc, Inc., Chicago, IL: Holabird & Associates
M.I.T. - Arts and Media Technology Building; Cambridge, MA; Regency Architectural Metals Corp., Hamden, CT; I. M. Pei
& Partners

Governmental
IBM Federal Systems Div.; Manassas, VAS; Davis & Brody & Associates U.S.S.R. Embassy (Phase II); Washington, DC; Whitting-Turner Contracting Co., Baltimore, John Carl Warnecke IBM Building 706 Renovation; Poughkeepsie, NY; Merritt Meridian Construction Corp, Beacon, NY Davis, Brody & Associates

Institutional
The Cleveland Clinic; Cleveland, OH; Gilbane Building Co., Cleveland, OH; C. Pelli Jewish Hospital; Cincinnati, OH; Bruce Engineering Buffalo General Hospital; Buffalo, NY; Sullivan Sales Corp., Bowmansville, NY; Wausau Metals Corporation, Nausau, WI

Field Inspections
Commercial Bank; North Miami, FL; First Miami Corporation Marco Island, FL, James McHugh Construction Co. The Helmsley Palace; Miami, FL; Arquitectonica; Sandcastle Condominium

1980
I.F.A.S. Agriculture Department, Gainesville, FL, Designer

PUBLICATIONS

1998
Books and Monographs Published:
"Cohesive/Adhesive, An Essay on what constitutes interstitial 1998 Space that may be considered well defined in Coral Gables" Published in Historic Homeowners Association of Coral Gables Historic Homeowners News letter dated Vol. 1, Issue 1, 1998

1988
"An Emerging Architectural Education from Society, Industry and Culture" ACSA Construction Materials and Technology Institute, MIT, Cambridge, MA Published in Proceedings

1990
"Passive Solar Honorable Mention" for 1,750 S.F. Building Type Energy Efficient Florida Home Design Competition: Florida Cracker Style. Florida Solar Energy Center Published in Competition Proceedings.

1985
Thesis "Performance Evaluation for Basic Curtain Walls of High Rise Buildings" University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Exhibitions:

1990
Energy Efficient Florida Home Design Competition Florida Solar Energy Center, Cocoa Beach, FL

1989
Second Faculty Exhibition
University of Miami School of Architecture
Coral Gables, FL

1989
Women in Military Service for America Memorial
National Design Competition
Arlington National Cemetery

1988
Faculty Exhibition
University of Miami School of Architecture
Coral Gables, FL

Other Works and Publications:

January 1, 2002
"Tropical Houses of Miami" Historically Designated Diaz Residence
Featured (lead expose on Home and Garden (HGTV)

2000
Candle Light Tower of Coral Gables
Featured the Diaz Residence
Hosted by the City of Coral Gables, FL

2000
"A Gables Home"
Diaz Residence featured in an 8 part series
Expert on series w host Liza DeNunzio
City of Coral Gables, FL

Unpublished
"The Miami Skyline"
Tall Buildings in Latin America
Organization of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

May 1991
"Efficiency Pays Off" Cynthia Washam
Miami, Herald
Contributed to article

ORGANIZATIONS

Funded Research:

1991
Interior Landscape and its Acoustical Absorptive Qualities;
South East Financial Center provided for facilities,
technical support and $2,000.00 grant for research of Lobby;
University of Florida, Professor Gary Siebein participated in research.

Editorial Responsibilities:

1991
Tall Buildings In Latin America (Monograph)
Organization of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
McGraw Hill Publishers
Co-Editors: John Medina, Felipe Prestamo
Unpublished

Professional Organizations:

Active
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Since 1995
American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Apr 1988
Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, University of Miami Chapter

Active
ASTM, American Standard for Testing of Materials Member

Active
AAMA, American Architectural Manufacturers Association

Active
BOMA, Building Owner & Managers Association

Honors and Awards:

2009
Inducted in the Belen Jesuit "Hall of Fame"
for athletic achievements in Basketball (Class of 1977)
selected by the Alumni Board and Belen Jesuit Administration

1991
Second Prize in Open Submissions
American Wood Council Student Design Competition
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
Student: Erik Vogt, Studio Critic: John Medina, Marilys Nepomechie

1990
Passive Solar Honorable Mention for 1,750 S.F. Building Type
Energy Efficient Florida Home Design Competition:
Florida Cracker Style. Florida Solar Energy Center

1985
Nominated by the Department of Architecture as the candidate
for "The 1985 Instructor (Graduate Teaching Fellow) of the Year"
for the University of Florida while teaching 1st and 2nd year
design studios

1984
Ferendino Traveling Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
University of Florida, College of Architecture, Graduate Program

1979
Mitchell Wolfson "Athletic Scholarship" (Basketball)
Miami Dade Community College Center Campus

Other Professional Activities:

BUILDING INSPECTION SERVICES:

EXPERT WITNESS:

Case:
Current
Water Glades Towers (100, 200 & 300) v
Hernacki and Ocean Surf
Mr. Medina represents Hernacki, Engineering& Construction
Services, Inc., et al.
A defendant, as an expert in waterproofing and roofing.
Winslow "Skip" Hawkes, Esq. Derrevere, Hawkes, & Black
Miami-Dade Circuit Court No.

Current
Deborah & Richard Tarrant v Weathershield
Alleged construction (glazing)
and design defects against Manufacturer
Pre-litigation discovery phase
Mr. Medina represents (Owner)
as exterior envelop expert.
Miami-Dade Circuit Court No. 10-49616-CA-40
Alex Figueros, Esq.

Current
City Walk at Pineapple Grove Condominium v
Metro Caulking & Waterproofing
Mr. Medina represents Metro Caulking & Waterproofing,
A Sub-contractor, a defendant, as an expert in
waterproofing and roofing.
Carla Howard, Esq. Ritter Chusid Bivona & Cohen, LLP

Current
Herzfeld v Portofino Tower Association
Mr. Medina represents Biscayne Construction, a Subcontractor,
a defendant, as an expert in waterproofing and roofing.
Steve Coreman, Esquire Kubichi Draper

Current
10 Aragon Association v Protech
Mr. Medina represents Protech, a Sub-contractor,
a defendant, as an expert in waterproofing and roofing.
Jon M Kendrick, Esq. David J. Valdini & Associates, PA

Current
Kraemer v DA Group Construction, Inc. & Kevin Gould
Mr Medina represents DA Group Construction (GC), the Defendant,
as an expert in amongst other areas as follows; Means and Methods,
Contract Administration and General Construction.
George De Valle, Esquire

Current
Oak Lane Matter, N Pinecrest, FL
Pre-litigation discovery phase
Mr Medina represents the Developer as an expert and has
discovered construction defects in the below grade waterproofing.
Matt Lado, Esquire

Current
OHL v Beacon Square Association (Buildings 2-9), Boca Raton, FL
Mr Medina represents the Tower Construction (GC), the Defendant,
as an expert in amongst other areas as follows; means and methods,
waterproofing, stucco and glazing.
Ian T Kravitz, Esquire

2013
CB Entertainment vs. South Beach Ocean Parcel, Ltd., et al
Alleged construction (glazing, waterproofing, roofing)
and design defects against Turner, Developer and Association
Mr. Medina represents (TH4 Owner)
as exterior envelop expert.
Miami-Dade Circuit Court No. 10-49616-CA-40
Louis Konski, Esq., Waserstein, Nunez & Foodman WNF Law, PL

2012
Ocean Palms v Biscayne Construction, Miami, FL
17th Judicial Court Case No. 07-034975 (03). 2012
Mr. Medina represents Biscayne Construction (Sub),
a defendant, as an expert in waterproofing and roofing.
Carla Howard, Esq., Ritter, Chusid, Bivona & Cohen, LLP

2012
Edgewater Construction v David's Café, Miami, FL
Mr Medina represented General contractor (Plaintiff).
Qualified as an expert in matters of Materials and Methods,
Professional Practice, Construction defects and provided
testimony at Trial.
Frank Turon, Esq.

2012
Project; Rodriguez v Alufab
8926 Woodgrove Ridge Court
Boynton Beach, FL 33473
Alleged Shutter construction defects by 3rd Party Plaintiff
Mr Medina represents Alufab Hurricane Shutters (Defendant).
Shawn R Horwick, Esq.

2011
David and Amy Scharlin v Albanese Popkin Hughes Cove, Inc.
Coconut Grove, FL. Mr Medina represented the Scharlin's,
the plaintiff as an expert in amongst other areas as follows;
means and methods, waterproofing and glazing. Qualified as an
Expert to provide expert testimony at Trial.
Adam Hall & Raymie Walsh, Esquire

2011
OHL v Beacon Square Association (Buildings 1)
Mr. Medina represents the General Contractor
as an exterior envelop expert against allegations of
inadequate installation of waterproofing and glazing.
Larry Libby & Ian T. Kravitz, Esquire

2010
Project; Four Seasons Condominium and Hotel
Four Seasons vs Bovis/ Miami Wall Systems
1435 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL
Contractors Bonding & Insurance Company (CBIC)
Jeffrey D. Thomas, Esq., General Council
Mr. Medina represents Miami Wall Systems, window company,
against a product defect claim.
File No. Co1 R504b00

2010
Project: Continuum on South Beach the South Tower
Condominium vs. South Beach Ocean Parcel LTD
Alleged construction (glazing, waterproofing, roofing)
and design defects against Turner,
Fullerton Diaz Architects & RC Aluminum
Mr. Medina represents The South Tower Condominium Association
as exterior envelop expert
Joseph Miles, Esq.

2010
Project: Admiralty Condominium vs CA Lindman
Alleged construction defects by Association
Mr. Medina represents the Association
as exterior envelop experts
Gordon Koegler, Esq.

2010
Project; Roder Residence
Richard Roder v Window Classics
Mr Medina represented the owner and performed post occupancy
inspections, water tests and reports in preparation for litigation.
85 Curlew Residence
Manalapan, FL

2010
Project; Tao Condominium
200 Sawgrass Circle, Sunrise, FL
Moss vs Universal
Mr Medina represented Universal Cleaning as exterior envelop expert
Jaime Campos, Esq.
Wolpe, Leibowitz, Alvarez & Fernandez, L.L.P.

2010
Project: Moorings at Lantana Condominiums No. 2
Association Inc. v. RL Lantana Boatyard, Ltd.
Alleged construction and design defects against Current Builders, Inc
& All Star Stucco
Mr. Medina represents All Star Stucco as exterior envelop expert
A. Francisco Areces Esq.
Areces and Rodríguez, PA

2010
Project: 350 Redwood Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL
Blue Sea Estates LLC preliminary investigation of construction defects
Scott Rembold, Esq.
Bogert & Rembold

2009
Project: Oceanfront Hotel
440 Seabreeze Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Mr. Medina Represented AIG (Lexington) Insurance.
Qualified as Glazing, Curtain Wall & Waterproofing expert at Trial

2009
Project: Ilona Condominium Association v. GC (defunct)
221 Jefferson Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Mr Medina was envolved with the discovery of construction
deficiencies prior to settlement with insurance company.
Doug Eaton
HomerBonner

2009
Project: Babylon Towers Association, Inc. v.
Pavarini Construction
Miami Dade, Florida Circuit Courthouse
Case No 05-20081 CA 09
Mr. Medina Represents defendant as glazing, curtain wall,
and cladding expert at mediation
Marlow, Connell, Valerius, Abrams, Adler,
Newman & Lewis PA
Mr. Craig Gilbert Esq.

2008
Project: 600 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL
Mr. Medina & Jeff Choopani represents Insurance Co for damages
that resulted from Hurricane Wilma
Glazing Consultants for Halliwell Engineering.

2008
Project: La Firenza
4131 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, Florida
Core Construction Services Southeast, Inc. vs. La Firenza, LLC
Mr. Medina represented the respondent at Arbitration

2006
Project: Palm Beach Condominium, Orange Beach, Alabama
Mr. Medina Represented Plaintiff
Mr. David Daniels Esq.

2006
Project: Judith E Russell vs Vico Window, Inc and CGI
FT Lauderdale, FL
Broward County Circuit Courthouse
Case No 06-002923 CA 05
Mr. Medina Represented CGI as Glazing Consultant
Mr. Keith Lichtman Esq. of Mills, Paskert, Divers Attorneys

2006
Project: Ocean Grande Condominiums, Ft Lauderdale, FL
Mr. Medina Represented Defendant and Bonding
Company (Hartford Insurance) as Waterproofing & Glazing Consultant
Mrs. Janet M. D'Errico CSSI

2006
Project: Plantation Lakes Apartments, Sanford, Florida
Mr. Medina Represented Defendant and Bonding
Company as Waterproofing and roofing Consultant
Mr. Keith Lichtman Esq. of Mills, Paskert, Divers Attorneys

2005
Project: Horace Mann School, Miami, FL
Miami Dade County School Board vs. Design/ Build Joint-Venture
Mr. Medina Represented Defendant and Bonding
Company (Hartford Insurance) as Waterproofing Consultant
Ms. Patricia H. Thompson, Esquire
Carlton Fields, P.A.

2005
Project: Westview Middle School Miami, FL
Miami Dade County School Board vs. Design/ Build Joint-Venture
Project: Horace Mann School
Mr. Medina Represented Defendant and Bonding
Company (Hartford Insurance) as Waterproofing Consultant
Ms. Patricia H. Thompson, Esquire
Carlton Fields, P.A.

2004
Project: Eaglewood Apartment Buildings, Tampa Florida
Mr. Medina Represented Defendant and Bonding
Company as waterproofing and roofing Consultant
Mr. Seth Mills Jr., Esquire
Mills Paskert Divers P.A.

2003
Project: River Place Building
Mr. Medina Represented Defendant and Bonding
Company as waterproofing and roofing Consultant
Case No. : 32 110 0005 03
Mr. Stuart Sebel, Esq.

2002
South Beach Moda, and House of Denim, Plaintiff vs.
Universal Investments unlimited, INC., BD-Moor hotel,
Scott Robins Construction, Defendants.Mr. Medina
represented the defendant, BD-Moor hotel.
Jeffery Lusky Esq.
Lusky & Motola P.A.

2001
Alarcon v. Founeneau: Dispute over the residential
and purchase contract resulting from undisclosed building
and zoning violations. John testified as to the condition of
the building in the contract. Mr. Medina represented the
plaintiff, Eduardo Alarcon at Mediation.

1999
Project: Segovia Tower Condominiums, Coral Gables, Fl
John R Medina was appointed by Miami Dade County
Court to act on its behalf as a consultant for the receiver
to inspect, design and assist in the oversight of the
renovation and completion of the building.
Brian Goodkind, Esq. (Receiver).

1995
Stuart Ross v Michael Schiff, James Cimmings, etc.:
Accident at a public parking garage in Ft Lauderdale. Mr. Medina
represented the Plaintiff, Stuart Ross.

ARCHITECTURAL JURIES & COMPETITION PANELS:

May 1999
Juried 5th year Spring Review at Univ. of Miami
High-rise for living. Site for Tallest Condominium in
the Southeast U.S. Professor Aristides Millas

Dec 1998
Juried 5th year Fall Review at Univ. of Miami
Museum for Miami Beach Exploration Professor Jose Gelabert Navia

Dec. 1992
Juried Graduate Studio Fall Review at Univ. of Florida

1992
Advisor and judge Design 2000 Competition Sponsor: Stein Gerintological Technology Institute

1992
Advisory Committee and Judge Construction Specification Institute Competition Sponsor: CSI, UM, FIU

June 1991
Juried Final Projects of Graduate Students at Univ. of Florida

1992,1991,1990
Building Owner and Manager Association
(BOMA) of Greater Miami. Member of jury organized to select
"Office Building of the Year"

LECTURES & PAPERS PRESENTED:

June, 2000
"Restoration and remodeling of
Designated Historic buildings"
Historic Home Owners Association
Lecture Series (Liza Denunzio, Host)

Feb 17,1999
"Exterior Wall Consulting"
Professional Practice Course (5th Year Class)
Dean Roger Shluntz
School of Architecture, University of Miami"
Coral Gables, Dean Roger Schluntz

Feb 18 & 19,1999
"A Proactive Method of Preventing your
Exterior Envelope from holding you Hostage"
1999 Superintendent Conference Clark Construction
William Bolger Center for Leadership,
Washington, D.C.

Jan.1998
"Specifications & Details Lecture for a
Historically Designated Residence in Coral Gables
Florida" Professional Practice (4th Year Class)
Sponsored by Construction Specifications Institute/University
of Miami-Professor Joseph Middlebrooks

Oct. 1992
"Health Care Facilities in the United States and Russia" Construction Specifications Institute Marriott Hotel, Miami, FL

June 1991
"The Expression of Wood Construction," Lecture sponsored by the Owner/Builder Center and The Environmental Center, Miami, FL

May 1991
"Design and Technology of Health Care Facilities in the United States"
Delivered at the Ministry of Medicine, Sochi, Russia
Interdisciplinary Conferences for the
Improvement of Medicine in Russia
organized by the Russian Academy of Science.

Mar. 1990
"High-rise Cladding in a Tropical Environment."
The South Florida Building
Officials Association, Lecture.

Mar. 1990
"Safety Glazing in So. Florida,"
Flat Glass Association of Japan, Miami Beach, FL

Sept. 1989
"The State of Tall Buildings and
Building Codes in South Florida", Building and
Zoning Department for the City of Miami Beach, FL

Feb. 1989
"The Architectural Skin:
The Evolution of Brickwork from Load Bearing to a Non-Load Bearing Tectonic", Lecturer,
Texas Tech University Lecture Series.

June 1988
"An Emerging Architectural Education from
Society's Industry and Culture" 5th ACSA Construction Materials & Technology Institute, MIT.
Paper selected to be one of four delivered
by educators in conference.

Nov. 1985
"Technical Investigations and Research Conducted on works by I. M. Pei, Michael Graves, SOM,
Kevin Roche & John Dinkeloo, Murphy/Jahn and KPF," Lecturer University of Florida, College of Architecture
Graduate Program

TEACHING

Teaching Awards Received:

1985
Nominated by the Department of Architecture as their candidate for "The 1985 Instructor (Graduate Assistant) of the Year" for the University of Florida while teaching 1st and 2nd year design studios.

Thesis and Dissertation Advising:

1988
"Developing Energy Guidelines for Hot Humid and Hot Arid Climates", Mahmood, Al-Sharkawi.

SERVICES

University Committees:

1991-1992
Academic Standards Committee, University of Miami

1991
University-wide United Way Campaign School of Architecture Coordinator

1991
Committee to develop interdisciplinary certificate program in design of Health Care Facilities - Joint effort between Architecture, Architectural Engineering, and the School of Medicine.

1987-1990
Architectural Engineering and Architecture Committee (Lighting, Acoustics, Plumbing, Energy, Electrical, HVAC, Materials and Methods, Fire Safety Code Requirements). Currently involved with the technology stream in producing a more effective program in this area.

1988
University of Miami Campus Parking Committee

Administrative Responsibilities:

1988-1990
Technology Stream Co-Chair

1990
New Curriculum Chair

1988-1990
Reference Library Committee

1989
Student Council Faculty Advisor.

1988
Construction Research Laboratory (CRL) Special Elective.

1987-1990
Secondary appointment in the Department of Civil and Arch. Engineering

1987-1990
Master of Architecture Committee and Faculty Advisor.

1987
Assisted Professor Ralph Warburton in organizing the A. Bowen Donation.

1988
Computer Streams Committee.

1987-1988
Technology Stream Chair.

Community Activities:

Personal Roles, Organizations, Service:

Current
Board of Director, Gateway Office Tech Condominium Association,
North Miami, Florida

Current
14 to 12 Basketball Asst Coach, South Miami, FL

Current
13 & Under Traveling basketball Team

2007
Knight of Columbus, Grand Knight, Deputy Grand Knight,
Chancellor, 4th Degree Knight, Trustee, Coral Gables Florida, Chapter (3274),

2004
Trustee Member, Board of Trustees
City of Miami Greater Chamber of Commerce

1994
Board of Director, Treasurer, Town homes of Monterrey,
North Miami, Florida

1992
Disaster Relief Medical Center (Hurricane Andrew)
Everglades Migrant Camp Community Center
19640 SW 376 ST, Florida City
Directed Volunteer efforts in Starting/Setting-Up Center.
Coordinated efforts w/Dr. Jose Armas M.D. and Air Force, National Guard,
Salvation Army, Red Cross, and E.O.C.

1992
Paper delivered - "Theoretical and Didactic Expression of Design"
Holmes Braddock Senior High School, Gifted Student Program
Sponsor: Stein Gerintological Technology Institute

1990
United Way Leadership Club

Sept. 1988
Interviewed by John Scott of Channel 10 news for the 6:00 PM News
Report. Topic discussed was as follows: How would tall buildings react if
Hurricane Gilbert were to pass through Miami, Florida

Sept. 1989
Interviewed by Bud Fraga of Channel 10 News for the 10:00 and
1:00 PM News Report. Topic discussed was as follows: Can Floridians be safe
in Miami Beach condominiums from the effects of a hurricane such as Hugo?

July 1988
Miami Early Awareness Project (MEAP), "The Future of Tomorrow in
Architecture."

 
 
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