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Architect , Architectural educator

Douglas Bryan Sydnor, American architect, educator. Registered architect, Arizona. Recipient American Concrete Institute award, 1996, Merit award Valley Forward Association, 1997, Excellence in Masonry award Arizona Masonry Guild, 1997, Gold Travel award arizona Masonry Guild, 1998, Southwest Contractor Best of 1998 award, others.

Background

Sydnor, Douglas Bryan was born on September 5, 1952 in Bremerton, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Reginald Gene and Dorothy Mae (Webb) Sydnor.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Arizona State University, 1976. Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1977.

Career

Registered architect, Arizona Salesman Entz-White Lumber, Phoenix, 1969-1971. Construction laborer M.M. Sundt-Kitchell, Phoenix, summers 1971-1973. Draftsman Varney Sexton Sydnor, Phoenix, summers 1974-1976, project designer 1977-1980.

Senior associate Sydnor Architects, Phoenix, 1980-1984, vice president, 1985-1989. Architect, senior associate Lescher & Mahoney, Inc., Phoenix, 1989-1993. President Douglas Sydnor Architecture & Associations, Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona, 1993.

Faculty associate Arizona State University, Tempe, 1980, visiting design critic, 1982, vis.lectr., 1984. Member development review board City of Scottsdale, Arizona, 1988-1991. Member environmental awards committee City of Phoenix, 1992.

Project designer St. Joseph Hospital parking structure, 1981 (excellence in concrete award Arizona Rock Product Association), St. Joseph Hospital expansion, 1981 (Arizona Steel Field Erectors Association award), St. Luke's Health Center, 1983 (American Institute of Architects Merit award), Baker Office buildings (American Institute of Architects Merit award 1984), Lazor Residence Arizona Home of Year Honorary Mention award 1989, Cummings ResidenceAriz. Homes of Year Honorary award, 1990, American Institute of Architects Arizona award for excellence,1991, Helen C. Lincoln Learning Center American Institute of Architects Arizona award for Excellence in Architecture 1991, American Institute of Architects Arizona Architects Medal award, Excellence inDesign award Arizona.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Arizona.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Project designer St. Joseph Hospital parking structure, 1981 (excellence in concrete award Arizona Rock Product Association), St. Joseph Hospital expansion, 1981 (Arizona Steel Field Erectors Association award), St. Luke's Health Center, 1983 (American Institute of Architects Merit award), Baker Office buildings (American Institute of Architects Merit award 1984), Lazor Residence (Arizona Home of Year honorable mention award 1989), Cummings Residence (Arizona Home of Year Honorary award 1990, American Institute of Architects Arizona award for excellence, 1991, Helen C. Lincoln Learning Center American Institute of Architects Arizona award for Excellence in Architecture 1991, American Institute of Architects Arizona Architects Medal award, Excellence in Design award Arizona Masonry Guild, 1992, Citation Design award American Institute of Architects Arizona and the Producers Council Imagination Cube 1994).

Politics

God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

Views

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Membership

Masonry Guild 1992, Citation Design award American Institute of Architects Arizona 1994, Design award American Institute of Architects Arizona and The Prodrs. Council Imagination Cube 1994). Active Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Cultural Council, 1993-1994.

Member of advisory board Institute Celebration Cultural Diversity, 1994, Stagebrush Theater, 1994. Masonry Guild, 1997, Gold Travel award Arizona. Masonry Guild, 1998, Southwest Contractor Best of 1998 award, others.

Member American Institute of Architects (board directors 1980-1981, 83, chairman graphics committee 1980-1981, programs committee 1981-1982, publicity chairman 1984, treasurer 1987, president 1990, Western Mountain Region award 1998, Citation award 1998), Arizona Academy, Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce (board directors 1988-1991), Scottsdale Leadership (board directors 1988-1992, chairman 1990-1991, vice chairman advisory board Center for Arts 1990-1991), Kiwanis (past president).Republican.

Connections

Son of; married Sonia Poli Hechanova, December 28, 1974. Children: Ryan Douglas, Siena Marie, Elizabeth Anne.

father:
Reginald Gene Sydnor

mother:
Dorothy Mae (Webb) Sydnor

spouse:
Sonia Poli Hechanova

children:
Elizabeth Anne Sydnor

Siena Marie Sydnor

Ryan Douglas Sydnor