Dan Church, Architect
Dan Church, a registered architect and certified urban planner, joined Bravura in 1991, offering design, technical, and environmental background experience to the Waterfront Park project, then its early phases. His responsibilities with Bravura as Director of Planning Services, inalcude project planning and concept development with a special focus on land use, site investigation, technical engineering studies, as well as consultant and agency coordination.
Prior to joining Bravura, Dan worked for twenty-five years in the private and public sectors, gaining broad-ranging experience in architecture, site design, comprehensive land use planning, and major public works projects. As a Senior Associate with Presnell Associates, an engineering-architectual firm, his responsilbilities ranged from "master planning", land development and zoning coordination, to architectual concept design for projects requiring a multidisciplinary team approach. Dan's background includes serving as Director of Urban Design for the Louisville and Jefferson County Planning Commission; partnership in Hughes and Church Architects; and Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, Division of Professional Practice.
Since joining Bravura, Dan has played an instrumental role in design development, urban planning issues, and coordination of consultant services for projects including:
*Park Planning and Recreation: Louisville Waterfront Park, River Road Park, Brandenburg Riverfront Park, Owensburo Marina, Iriquios Park Amphitheater.
*Land Planning and Development: Chelsea Green Condominiums, Grinstead Townhouses, Russell Neighborhood Rebound Housing, Galleria Expansion Study, Oldham County YMCA, The Muhammad Ali Center.
*Architecture and Site Design: Ballard High School Fine Arts Center, Louisville Ballet, St. Francis (Goshen) Addition and Sports Fields, Latter-Day Saints Parking, Speed Museum Parking Structure, Different Strokes Golf Centers, Humana Parking Garage, Patton Musuem Master Plan, Seven Counties Services Treatment Center.