Associated with the firms network

Dorian, Garo H., and Associates, Architects; Kaplan, McLaughlin and Diaz (KMD), Architects; Wudtke Watson and Davis, Incorporated

Professional History

Assistant Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, US Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Newport, RI, and Saigon, Vietnam, 1971-1974; Project Architect, Garo N. Dorian + Associates, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1975-1976; Project Architect, Wudtke Watson Davis Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1976-1980; Director of Project Management, Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz (KMD) Architects, San Francisco, CA, 10/1981-07/2005; Partner, Vietnam Representative Office Director, HCMC, Vietnam Condor Development LLC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 02/2006-12/2007; Project Director, Architect, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Vietnamese-American Hotel and Resort Company, Ltd. 03/2008-present; Schenck served as Project Director for the $500 million Vinh Hoi Golf Resort Project in Quy Nhon, Vietnam.

According to his online resume, his professional strengths included: Project Management of large complex building types including high-rise buildings, government buildings, justice courts facilities, and renovation for adaptive re-use of historical buildings; practice leadership in operations, knowledge management, professional development, and human resources management; risk management, marketing, professional collaboration and alliances, and business management; LEED Accredited Professional by U.S. Green Building Council. (See "Linkedin Profile: Mel Schenck,"Accessed 04/21/2011.)


B.Arch., Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, 1965-1970; M.Arch., University of California, Berkeley, College of Environmental Design, Berkeley, CA, 1980-1981;


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