Architecture * Interior Design * Space Planning * Visualization






Michael A. Corbin

Registered Architect – California License C18414

5482 Sierra Roja, Irvine , California 92603

(949) 509-4768



* COR Design Group, Inc. – President, Project Architect- Provide full package service for tenant improvement projects and individual corporate constructions. Involvement with programming, space planning, construction documents, submittal to City Authorities, construction administration,

Tenant move-in coordination and installation. Interface with all parties involved with a project and to make sure projects are on time and within projected budget. Proficient in AutoCad (2006) and production of full package construction document for permit application and construction. Familiar with all code compliance and execution. Irvine – August 2009 to Present

* LWA – President, Senior Architect – Oversee Vice the design, space planning and architectural work on multiple projects for corporate bank clients, medical facilities, commercial tenant improvements, plus interfacing on core and shell projects. Implement the production of CAD 2006 working drawings, including all aspects of construction from interfacing with multiple city building/construction entities particularly in terms of required submittals and ADA code compliance concerns. In addition, creating meeting environments, which are conducive to clear communication between the multiple entities that are part of a project – the clients, the client vendors, and construction contractors. Tustin -November 1999 to August 2009

* DSR Design, Inc. – Vice President, Senior Architect and Designer – Provide creative design capabilities in space planning and architectural detailing involving international corporate clients, medical facilities, tenant improvement and residential projects. Demonstrate technical capabilities in producing full package construction documents on computer (AutoCAD 14), including finish and furniture specifications for bidding, building department submittals, conformance with ADA code requirements and construction. Conduct meeting with clients and contractors from preliminary development phase to completion of project. Coordinate work scheduling with regular job site visits and management. Los Angeles – 1990 to October 1999

* LWA – Project Architect and Designer – Provided full service design development and construction document packages for tenant improvement, banking facilities and residential projects. Responsibilities include selection of finishes and furniture specifications and job site coordination. Costa Mesa – 1987 – 1990

* Himes, Peters, Mason Architects & Associates, Inc. – Project Architect – Produced full package working drawings for tilt-up concrete construction (Type V). Engaged with site development for business park complexes and building design dealing with city and handicap code requirements. Costa Mesa – 1985- 1987

* Ng Chun Man & Associates, Inc – Junior Architect – Involved with team projects for residential high-rise, parking structures and institutional facilities design/construction development. Responsibilities included: developing the presentation packages, coordination of work schedule between project architects and draftsmen; interfacing with building materials representative.

Hong Kong – 1982 - 1985

* Himes, Peters Architects & Associates, Inc. – Junior Architect Assistant – Responsibilities included: Preliminary studies for site layouts, design and production drawings for commercial and residential projects. Santa Ana – 1979- 1982

* Harriman Architects Architectural Trainee – Assisted in the design of residential projects involving landscape design. Hong Kong – Summers – 1977 and 1978


BS – Architecture, University of Southern California – Los Angeles

B of Architecture, University of Southern California -- Los Angeles

BS with Honors – Environmental Design - Art Center , College of Design -- Pasadena

Verbally proficient in the following languages – English,Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese

References available upon request

Partial Client List:

* JMAC Lending, Irvine

* Camilon and Molarte, Orange

* Swirll, Houston, Austin

* Zee Residence, Rancho Palos Verdes

* Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange

* California National Bank, Los Angeles

* Pacific National Bank, San Francisco

* First Regional Bank, Los Angeles , Anaheim

* Lee and Associates, Orange

* Glenborough LLC, Irvine

* Pacific Coast Commercial Real Estate, Orange

* Rivendell Land Company, San Juan Capistrano

* Tooley and Company, Los Angeles

* PM Realty, Los Angeles

* Douglas Emmett, Los Angeles

* CB Richard Ellis, Los Angeles


* Shirley Curtis, Pacific Coast Commercial Real Estate (Property Management): 714-835-7455

* Victoria Auer, Rivendell Land Company (Property Management): 949-496-1316

* Steve Lewallen, Lee and Associates (Real Estate Broker): 714-564-7110

* Eric Nguyen, JMAC Lending (Mortgage Company – Client): 949-310-1288