W. David Seidel, AIA

2228 Union Street, Penthouse
San Francisco CA 94123

415/931-3470 ph fax
415/269-3879 cell

Owner (Sole Proprietor) - Since 2002

W. David Seidel, AIA
Commercial, Residential
San Francisco CA.

Please see my website www.wdavidseidel.com for detailed completed project information.

Experience with other Employers

Communications, Commercial, Retail, Hi-Tech Industrial

  • Senior Project Manager/Architect at EHDD | Architecture.
    Restoration of a historical finger pier building for the exploratoriumís move to a downtown location.
    A Type I 24 story luxury condominium tower with 3 levels of parking below grade, close to Moscone Center. (Under Construction)
  • Sr. Project Manager at BCV Architects for renovation/transformation of "The Cannery".
    A 100k sq ft, Type IV historical retail building with LEED gold rating, seismic upgrade to 2007 code, all-new systems, new stairs and new elevators. (Lost funding, Spring, 2008)
  • Contract Project Architect at Anshen + Allen.
    Two Type II FR hospitals, one in Gilroy, one in Milpitas. 2005 (Under Construction)
  • Project Architect at Flad Architects in charge of building infrastructure for new state of the art R&D lab building for Chiron Inc.
  • Project Shell Architect for ($30M) 30,000 sq ft state of the art clinical manufacturing facility (CPMF) for Genentech Inc.
  • Project Architect/Mgr. for ($30M) 90,000 sq ft state of the art R&D lab building for Genentech Inc.
  • Project Architect for ($2M) 18,000 sq ft headquarters building for Duarte Nursery.
  • Job Captain at John Holey Associates for relocation of Advertising Agency Foote, Cone & Belding to a new building (120k sf, 450 heads).
  • Job Captain for tenant improvements for KDTV channel 14 and Pomegranit, a post-production company.
  • Job Captain for several Cellular One Stores in the Bay Area.
  • Project manager for Master and Facilities Plans for labs, offices and manufacturing at Chiron Corp. (1M sf, 3,000 heads).
  • Managed DD, CD and CA for new cGMP Fermentation and Purification Suites (Baxter, Allergan) and several upgrades of existing Suites (Miles, Microgenics).
  • Job Captain at Gensler Associates for several Disney stores in U.S. and U.K.
  • Junior Designer for Oracle HQ (250k sf), R & D / Mfg Campus for Becton - Dickinson (300k sf) and misc. high-end Tenant Improvements in S.F.


Registered Architect in California

Professional Liability Insurance with CNA

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Skills & Services:

  • Programming, Masterplanning
  • Budgeting, Scheduling
  • Design, Design Development
  • Construction Documents
  • Permits, Bidding
  • Construction Administration


  • Science & Technology
  • Acoustics, Soundproofing
  • Media Companies
  • Biotechnology, R & D and cGMP
  • Project Management


  • B. A. in Architecture with Honors, U.C. Berkeley, 1991
  • 2 years course work, sound engineering, Technische Universitaet Berlin, FRG
  • Abitur (German Baccalaureate) Helmholtz Gymnasium Frankfurt, FRG

Computer Knowledge

Expert-level proficiency in several CADD and business software applications and platforms:

  • CADD: Revit, AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop, ArchiCad, SketchUp, Intergraph MicroStation, Arris, GDS 3D, Amapi 3D, CARA (Computer Aided Room Acoustics)
  • Misc.: Spreadsheets, Database, Word-processing, Scheduling, Desktop Publishing, Graphics, Video, Audio, Web Publishing, Networking, Hardware Installation and Troubleshooting
  • Platforms: Windows: All Flavors, LINUX, MAC/OS

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