J. William Davis
xalapeños
DESIGNS 

Studio F   
9C Queens Yard  
White Post Lane  
London   
E9 5EN  

England

+44 777 167 0513

jwdavis@xalapenos.com

 

Downloadable CV

 

CONTACTS+CV

Education

Motley Theatre Design Course
2004 - 2005 London
www.motleytheatredesign.co.uk

Post Graduate Scenic and Costume Design Program

Syracuse University School of Architecture
1980 - 1985 Syracuse, NY and Florence
soa.syr.edu

Bachelor of Architecture cum laude

Central Saint Martins
2004 London
www.csm.arts.ac.uk

Figure Drawing for Fashion

Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
2002 London
www.rada.org/dss02/

Set Design and Scenic Techniques

City Lit
1997 London
Set and Costume Design Course

New School  
1989 New York City

Set Design Course

 

Professional Status

I am a member of Equity, The Society of British Theatre Designers and The Association
of British Theatre Technicians.

I am a a Rregistered Architect in New York State.York. I am also a Reader at the British Library where I conduct research on my projects.



Personal Status

I am citizen of the United States of AmericaUSA with permanent residency and work permits in the United Kingdom.UK.


Interests
I enjoy attending theatre, dance and opera performances, theatrical, industrial, product
&and graphic design, scuba diving, travel, exercise and cooking.


References
Available upon request.

Scenic and Costume Design

1997 to Present London and New York
www.jwilliamdavis.com


Theatre and Film Productions and Projects

· Master Flea 2008
· Punishment Without Revenge 2008
· The Death Certificate 2007-2008
· Songs of Innocence and Experience
2007
· Psister Psycho
2007
· The Death Certificate
2007
· Falsettos
2007
· Godspell
2006
· Urinetown
2006
· Death in Venice
2005
· Anna Project
2005
· Tales of Aviation Heroes
2005
· Six Characters in Search of an Author
2005
· Macbeth 2005
· The Miser
2004
· Riders to the Sea
2004
· Anyone Can Whistle
2004
· Assassins
2004
· Anthony and Cleopatra
2003
· Camino Real
1997


Theatre Design Assistance and Set Construction

· Peter J. Davison
2002 Lonodn
www.peterjdavison.com

CAD drawings for Disney's musical Aladdin.

· Mark Fisher Studios
2002 London
www.stufish.com

Design of Muse Ship entertainment project.


· WPA Theatre
1987 - 1989 New York
Set construction.

· The Wooster Group
1987 New York
Technical Drawings for touring productions.


Design Competitions and Publications

· Diesel Wall urban art competition 2008
Zurich, Manchester, NYC, Barcelona.

· Equity stained glass window 2007
Winning entry is now installed in Manchester.

· OISTAT Prague 2007
Floating travelling theatre design.

· L’Atelier du Language - Francais 4e 2007
Hateir Publication of costume illustrations.

· LIFT New Parliament 2006
Theatre space design.

Xalapeños Designs

2001 to Present London
www.xalapenos.com


· KPF Architects
2002 - 2007
www.kpf.com

In-house book editor for two monographs.

· Fit Veracruz
2007
Healthclub corporate identity and signage.

· Phoenix Publishing
2007
PowerPoint presentations.

· Ultimate Foie Gras
2006
www.ultimatefoiegras.co.uk

Online retail website and brochure design.

· Space Working
2004
Graphics and Website for Arups engineering.

· Nicole Polonsky, Artist
2004
Product design graphics for Jerry's Homestores.

 



KPF - Kohn Pedersen Fox
Senior Associate Design Partner

1986 to 2001 New York and London
www.kpf.com

I was the lead architect for over thirty architecture, interior and urban design projects,
ranging from 800m² up to over 1,000,000m², in Europe, Asia and North America including:

· Glasgow Harbour
Glasgow 1998 - 2001
Two mile long riverfront redevelopment.

· Bur Juman Centre
Dubai 1998 - 2001
Theatre, retail, leisure, residences offices.

· Almeira Poort Amsterdam
1997 - 2001
Urban design for new town centre.

· ADIA
Abu Dhabi 1997 - 2000
40 storey bank headquarters.

· Bank Slaski
Katowice, Poland 1993 - 1997
Headquarters complex.

· Dresden University Laboratory
Dresden 1992
Biology labs and classroom facility.

· Thames Court
London 1992 - 1995
Offices and stock market trading floors.

· Heron Tower II
New York City 1987 - 1989
25 storey office tower.

· Mainzer Lanstraße 58
Frankfurt 1986 -1992
60 storey office tower with wintergarden.

· 311 South Wacker Drive
Chicago 1985 - 1986
75 storey office tower.

Achievements

I have earned a number of awards and citations for my designs:

· Chortle Comedy Award 2008
Best Full Show 2008 Nomination


· Equity Stained Glass Window
2007
Competition Winner.

· Civic Trust Award
2000
Thames Court.

· Architectural Competition Winner
1998
Bur Juman Centre.

· Architectural Competition Winner
1997
ADIA Headquarters.

· Architectural Competition Winner
1989
Victoria London Development.

· Architectural Competition Winner
1987
Mainzer Lanstraße 58.

· Progressive Architecture Magazine Award
1988
Mainzer Lanstraße 58.

· AIA Certificate of Excellence
1985
Syracuse University School of Architecture.

· Eagle Scout 1979
Boy Scouts of America.



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