Wendell Edwards

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Wendell Edwards, Associate Professor

» BArch, Pratt Institute
» MS Architecture and Urban Design, Columbia University
» PhD Esoteric Studies, Albert University
» Registered Architect in the State of New York

Professor Edwards has specialized in the design of Television broadcast facilities for the major part of his career. His work involves site selection and analysis, costing, program development, design, detailing, construction documents, and construction administration as senior architect and architect of record for a host of projects. These include NBC's New York Rockefeller Center Hub for the international broadcast of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, New York News 1, Madison Square Garden Broadcast Center, CW 11 (formerly WPIX, Channel 11), Nickelodeon Studios, CNBC America is Talking, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, USA Networks, PBS (Channel 13), Major League Baseball and National Basketball Association. This work involved extreme attention to detail, product specification, lighting, acoustics, building systems, the integration of television systems, equipment, consoles, sight lines and ergonomics. He developed his own set of construction specifications for this specialized work.

Professor Edwards has been responsible for the gut renovation and design of over 40 multi-family residential, multi-story buildings in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. His work included the development of construction documents including architectural structural, plumbing, electrical and sprinkler drawings. He is currently a partner in the firm Breger Bermel Associates, an architectural firm specializing in the design and construction of Health Care Facilities.

Professor Edwards is a national lecturer for various AIA Chapters, where he specializes in the seminar training of architectural interns for the building systems architectural license exam. He was a featured speaker at the 2007 AIA National Convention in San Antonio, Texas, where he lectured on the topic. He has also reviewed architectural training materials for architectural interns developed by Kaplan Architectural Education. Professor Edwards graduated at the very top of his class at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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