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Architect

Robert Allen Odermatt, American architect. Registered architect, California, Oregon, Nevada, Colorado, Hawaii; certified National Council Architectural Registration Boards. Recipient Leslie M. Boney Spirit of Fellowship award.

Background

Odermatt, Robert Allen was born on January 3, 1938 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Clifford Allen and Margaret Louise (Budge) Odermatt.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University California, Berkeley, 1960.

Career

Draftsman Anderson Simonds Dusel Campini, Oakland, 1960-1961. Architect James R. Lucas, Orinda, California, 1961-1962, ROMA Architects, San Francisco, 1962-1976, architect, president, 1976-1984. Principal ROMA Design Group, San Francisco, 1962-1992.

President The Odermatt Group, Berkeley, since 1992. Principal speaker International Conference on Rebuilding Cities, Pittsburgh, 1988. Member United States Design in American Program, Sofia, Bulgaria, Armenian Disaster Association Team, 1989, NA Collateral Internship Management Committee.

Principal State of California Bay Arera Facilities Plan, 1992, Greece Resort Privatization Program, 1993.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, California, Oregon, Nevada, Colorado, Hawaii. Certified National Council Architectural Registration Boards.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Principal designer United States Embassy, Bahrain, Grand Canyon National Park, 1977, Yosemite National Park, 1987. Principal planner hotel complex Westin Hotel, Vail, Colorado, 1982, Kaanapali Resort, 1987, Las Montanas Resort, San Diego. Master plan University California, Berkeley, 1988, Kohanaiki and Mauna Lani resorts, 1989, California State Strategic Real Estate Plan, 1992, Greek Resort/Marina Privatization Program, 1993, Tektronix Strategic Plan, 1994, United Labs, Manila Master Plan, 1995, State of California Real Estate Organization Plan, 1996, Ford Island Pearl Harbor Master Plan, 1996, Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Plan, 1997, Albiano Resort Study, 1998.

      Master plans include Trefethen Vineyards, Bell Garden, Napa Valley Expo.

Membership

Board directors National Architectural Accrediting Board, since 2003, president, 2005. Member Koa Ridge Urban Design Plan, Koa Ridge Community Plan, 2008—2010, Santa Monica LRT Urban Design Plan, Santa Monica LRT Station Area Plan, 2009—2010, Santa Cruz Downtown Assessment, Eisenhower E. Plan, Alexandria, Virginia, Upper Potomac W. Plan, Alexandria, King St. Revitalization Study, Alexandria, 2004, Oakland Mayor's Committee on High Density Housing, 1982, Oakland General Plan Congress, 1994. Member waterfront plan advisory committee City of Oakland, 1996, Westpark Town Center, 2003, Koa Ridge Community, Oahu, Hawaii, King St. Retail Plan, Alexandria.

Member advisory committee Queen Emma Foundations Lands of Waikiki Plan, 2004—2005. Member advisory committee land use, circulation plan City of Santa Monica, 2007—2008. Fellow American Institute of Architects (director East Bay chapter 1969-1971, president 1980-1981, director California council 1979-1981, Distinguished Service award California chapter, 1991, national director 1983-1986, national vice president 1986-1987, chair American Institute of Architects international steering committee 1993-1994, graphic standards advisory committee 1991-1992, University California architectural review commission 1992-1996, executive committee College Fellows 1996-1998, vice chancellor College Fellows 1999, chancellor 2000, East Bay medal 1997, Edward C. Kemper medal for outstanding service 2004), American Architectural Foundation (regent, board directors), National Archt.

Accreditation Board (president).

Connections

Married Diana Birtwistle, June 9, 1960. Children: Kristin Ann, Kyle David.

father:
Clifford Allen Odermatt

mother:
Margaret Louise (Budge) Odermatt

spouse:
Diana Birtwistle

child:
Kristin Ann Odermatt

child:
Kyle David Odermatt