Donald W. Landon,

New Orleans, Louisiana


18 plus years in Architecture. Residential, Commercial, TI, Restaurant, and Government.

Completed NCARB requirements and APX units for license testing.

Building Codes – CBC CRC IBC, IRC, ADA, Fire, Zoning and energy codes, conditional use permits (C.U.P.).

PhotoShop – photorealistic renders, photo touch-ups, background replacements, colorization.

AutoCAD 2D – 3D drafting including Details, Concepts, Construction documents, Design documents, and LISP.

Revit – 3D modeling, drafting, project set-up, drawing sets.

Illustrator and Adobe suite, Word Press/website programming and design.

Virtual Architecture, 3D Max, Rhino.

Windows through 10, Office 365.

Advanced architectural presentations.

CNC drafting with laser and plasma cutters.


In Construction  New Orleans, LA

Jackson Street apartment complex: Revitolization of Sara Mayo Hospital, this renovation will be augmented with a parking garage and a new building on the lot to create 205 new apartments. The project will also include amenities and available retail spaces

On the books  New Orleans, LA

Converting a downtown HiRise into 466 hotel rooms.

Independent Contractor  New Orleans, LA / Fresno, CA

Element Hotel, New Orleans, In development.

Guadalajara Restaurant CD set for Arthur Dyson, Fisher residence – roof redesign and CD permit set. Alexander garage replacement – CD set.

Dyson Janzen Architects, Fresno, CA Project manager

Projects include Selma Police station construction documentation/State Architect approval, Huron Library construction documentation, Betsuin Buddhist Temple in Revit, Clovis Main Library design drafting and Sketch-up, Yosemite residential (5 new homes) Sketch-up presentations, and CD drawings.

Banducci Associates Architects  Pleasanton, Ca. Drafting-Assistant project manager

Drafting, designing, pricing sets, and construction documentation. Learned light construction admin. Projects include 20+ TI projects, for example, Zealot Bike Shop, 3 Potato 4 (Stoneridge Mall), and a Cryotherapy treatment center. Sketch-up rendering for commercial and residential projects.

Automatic Gate Company  Tracy, CA Construction Estimator/drafting

Take-off and estimates for commercial and residential projects. Worked on submittals, drafting, and CNC coding/drafting.

Arthur Dyson Architect  Fresno, CA Architectural Intern

Worked directly with Mr. Dyson on many residential projects like the Lapp, Hilton (Paradise By The Sea, Florida), Hilton Guest, Zumwalt, Johansen, and Galey remodel. Created several award-winning architectural presentations, paper or wood models, and Sketch-up modeling. Created matching logo, website, business cards, and stationery for company branding, Sketch-up work for VFW Hall and museum for California Conservation Corps. Provided PhotoShop-type corrections of many images. Insured that conceptual design matched the space requirements manual for Fresno Main Library and designed the parking garage. Other commercial projects include the Betsuin Buddhist Family Center, Betsuin Buddhist Temple, the New Generation office complex, the Japanese Cultural Center, University High School, Salt Aire condominiums, and Aquarius Aquarium.


California State University, Fresno

B.S. Construction, Architectural Specialty

Education includes materials, construction, scheduling, HVAC, design studies, advanced drafting, presentations, employee law, management practices, site and surveying, and group projects. Emphasis on architectural project management and architecture. Education also includes Art and writing.