Impressionist Portrait of the Architect, by Stacy Fowler-Brehny, 1982

Profile (brief history)

Wayne Ferrell, M.A.A, R.A, NCARB of ARCHITECT1.COM Architecture (A1A), has been working in the field of architecture since 1977 (over 35 years), and in business for himself since 1988 (over 25 years). This is Mr. Ferrell's corporate architectural design division that caters to the very best national clientele.   Mr. Ferrell, now licensed in 9 states and he has the envied NCARB Certificion that allows him to work almost anywhere in the world, has designed and produced complete site plans and architectural drawings for work on countless projects of every type imaginable, from San Francisco to New York City, Chicago, Maine, Virginia, Jacksonville, Florida, Tampa bay, and greater Miami, and even all the way to Poland, Costa Rica, St. Croix, Virgin Islands and Brazil, many of which were joint ventures with his sister, Stephanie Ferrell, FAIA.  Mr. Ferrell has also provided construction administration, field representation, and field inspection services.  Mr. Ferrell has appeared on HGTV countless times, Deco Drive TV 4 times, Channel 6 TV Orlando, Channel 13 Tampa, and has been published in a variety of magazines and newspapers regarding a large variety of commercial and residential work.  The firm designs on average 100+ jobs per year.

Core Experience (Range of Services offered): Architectural design for all types of projects, including:

  • Design of new structures and renovation of existing structures, including hotels, assisted living, townhomes, housing developments, restaurants, retail, car dealers, car washes, salons, spas, medical, industrial, shopping centers, churches and façade redesigns, with various styles and themes.
  • Site Planning and City Planning.
  • Historic Structures, restoration and renovation and adaptive re-use.
  • Governmental work.
  • Project management and coordination.
  • Consultant management.
  • Field Representation.
  • Building Inspection.
Licenses, Mr. Ferrell:

Since 1988*
Architect1.com (A1A) Corporate #AA26002488

NCARB #44,090     California #21,331     N.Y. #27427

Florida #14,885     Nevada #2,251*     ME #3019     N.J. #14,832

Louisiana #6402     PA #16,053b,     Virginia #0401015537

Teaching, Mr. Ferrell:             Guest Professor Of  Design, Lecturer, Exhibitor

    • San Francisco Institute of Architecture, & University of Cal-Berkeley

Education, Mr. Ferrell:             University of Florida
1983                                           Master of Arts in Architecture
1981                                           Bachelor of Design in Architecture


Key Project Experience (Highlights):

  • Architect/Site Planner - Plaza II, Shopping Center, Lake Worth, 2013
  • Architect/Site Planner - Mountain top home, St. Croix, Virgin Islands - 2012
  • Architect/Site Planner - Hatzell Residence 10,000 S.F. St. Lucie Riverfront, "Green Organic Cracker" style home in a nature preserve setting, 2012
  • Architect - Meridian Assisted Living - Anaheim, CA 2012
  • Architect - Wendy's South Miami 2012
  • Architect - Simon Mall, Various Projects, Florida and California
  • Architect - Canyon Club Rental Community, Club House Remodel, California, 2012
  • Architect - Hiatt Assisted Living Facility, addition, Monterey, CA, 2012
  • Architect - Subway Restaurant - San Francisco, CA, 2012
  • Architect - Hampton Inn - Remodel, Key Largo, FL, 2012
  • Architect - Hewitt Street Condominium Engineering, Los Angeles, CA, 2012
  • Architect - Andrade Residence - 2 story Mediterranean style, 10,000 sq. ft., Davie, FL, 2012
  • Architect - Thompson Residence - 3 story contemporary waterfront at Intracoastal, 8,500 sq. ft., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2012
  • Architect - Edwards Residence - 2 story ultra "White Box" Modern waterfront, 4,500 sq. ft., Pompano Beach, FL, 2012
  • Architect - Silber Residence - 2 story ultra "White Box" modern 4,500, sq. ft., N. Miami Beach, FL, 2012
  • Architect/Site Planner -  Virginia Beach Assisted Living, 20,000 sq. ft. 2011- 2012
  • Architect - Mieg’s Ranch, 8500 s.f. residence, w/ barn, 5 acre ranch, Wellington, FL, 2012
  • Architect - Aaron's Ft Lauderdale, Dania, Green Acres, Vacaville, CA - 2010 until now
  • Architect/Site Planner -  Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Fishing Pier shopping expansion, with bridge, retail, and two 10,000 s.f. restaurants 2011-
  • Architect/Site Planner - Athena Restaurant, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, 4000 s.f., 2011- 2012
  • Architect/Site Planner - Tigress Warehouse, Bass Fishing,15,000 s.f., accessories mfg 2012.
  • Architect - Elevation Burger 2, Organic Restaurant, 2500 S.F. Pembroke Pines 2011.
  • Architect - Wristband Specialties Warehouse #2, 19,000 s.f., mfg, 2011-
  • Architect - Wristband Specialties Warehouse #1, 7,000 s.f., mfg, 2011.
  • Architect/Site Planner -  JMark’s Restaurant, Fort Lauderdale, 7500 s.f., 2010
  • Architect – Elevation Burger 1, Organic Restaurant, 2500 S.F. Coral Springs 2010.
  • Architect/Site Planner -  Station House Lobster Restaurant and new façade for city’s CRB grant funds incentive program, 6500 square feet, Deerfield Beach, FL (2009).
  • Architect/Site Planner-  Froggy’s Playhouse, 7500 s.f., Pembroke Pines, FL (2009).
  • Architect/Site Planner - Anthony Crane, 4 acres, Pompano Beach, FL (2009)
  • Architect- Academy Design Office building Façade Facelift for City of Margate, grant funds incentive program, (2008)
  • Architect/Site Planner – 1st Alliance Church, 2000 s.f. expansion, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2008)
  • Architect- Mario’s Italian Restaurant, Expansion, 1000 s.f. Coconut Creek, FL (2008)
  • Architect- Bahia Mar Deli, 2000 s.f., Fort Lauderdale, FL (2008)
  • Architect- Lauderdale Tankers, international business offices, 3000 s.f., Fort Lauderdale, FL (2008)
  • Architect- National Pain Institute Medical facilities, 8000 s.f., Delray Beach, FL (2008)
  • Architect- Mario’s Italian Restaurant, 2500 square feet, Coconut Creek, FL (2007)
  • Architect- Las Gaoneras Mexican Restaurant Franchise Restaurants from Mexico, U.S prototype and following locataions, 3000 s.f., W. Palm Beach, FL (2007-)
  • Architect- Los Mariachi’s Mexican Restaurant Franchise Restaurants, U.S prototype and following locataions, 3500 s.f., W. Palm Beach, FL (2008).
  • Architect- Rocky’s Cheese Steak Restaurant, 2000 s.f., Homestead, FL (2008)
  • Architect- Gold Prague European Deli, 2000 s.f., Florida City, FL (2008)
  • Architect- Deli of Brasil, 2000 s.f., Coconut Creek, FL (2008)
  • Architect- Beya Women’s Accessories, All U.S. stores, 7 Florida stores in (2007-8)
  • Architect- Plattinni, Men’s hand-made Italian suits & accessories, Boca, FL (2007)
  • Architect- Lutz Frozen Yogurt Stores, All U.S stores, 2 Florida stores (2008-)
  • Architect- Golden Krust Franchise Restaurants, Florida stores (2007-)
  • Architect- Wok and Roll Vietnamese Restaurant, Hollywood, Florida (2007-)
  • Architect- Hair Market Salon, 2000 s.f., W. Palm Beach, FL (2007)
  • Architect/Site Planner- Holiness Temple Church, 9000 s.f. Lake Worth, FL (2007)
  • Architect/Site Planner- Southern Trails, 350 unit apartment complex, West Palm Beach, FL (2007)
  • Architect/Site Planner- Island Rain, 30 unit town house development, Green Acres, FL (2007)
  • Architect/Site Planner- Anthony Auto Toy Store Car Dealership, (2007)
  • Architect- Pompano Airport, Anthony Aviation, Hurricane Wilma Rebuild (2007)
  • Preservation Architect- Kopczak Farm, Historic renovation of three 1920’s buildings on 12 acres, Cigani, Poland (2008)
  • Architect- Patel Residential Compound, 22,000 square feet (2007)
  • Preservation Architect- Art Deco -Victor Hotel, Ocean Drive, Miami Bch, FL (2004)
  • Architect/Site Planner- Saint Mary’s Church, Deerfield Beach, FL (2006-)
  • Architect- Calvary Chapel of the Palm Beaches 150,000 square feet, FL (2006)
  • Architect- First Alliance Church (2006-)
  • Architect- Church of the Living God, Hollywood, FL (2006-)
  • Preservation Architect - Art Deco - Ocean Spray Hotel - Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
  • Architect- Dessange Spa, 4000 s.f. Fort Lauderdale, FL (2005)
  • Architect- Orion Spa 3000 s.f., Fort Lauderdale, FL (2005)
  • Architect- Sasha Salon Medical Spa 3000 s.f., Fort Lauderdale, FL (2005)
  • Architect/Site Planner- Smith Mental Health Facility, 10,000 s.f., Plantation, FL (2005)
  • Architect- Soldiers of the Cross Church 11,000 s.f., West Palm Beach, FL (2004)
  • Architect- Bibleway Baptist Church- offices and daycare (2003)
  • Architect- 23 new Gap Stores, 100 Gap remodels, Original Prototype Gap Kids and about a dozen resulting stores, 5 Banana Republic stores and facades
  • Architect- Lenny Kravitz, Rock Star House redesign, Miami, FL (2002-)
  • Architect- Tuxedo (Rivals) Restaurant and Nightclub – 8000 s.f. at the Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood 2004
  • Architect- Lettuce Creations & Olivia’s Salads Restaurants, chain of mall food court restaurants,  Florida, California, & Maine – (2003-4)
  • Architect- Tansoliare Spa, 4000 square foot, Coconut Grove, FL (2001)
  • Architect- First U.S. Prototype Playmobil Mini Fun Park, Orlando, FL (2000)
  • Architect- Prototype for chain and identity design, Chicken Tango Rest., WPB, FL (2000)
  • Architects-Developers-Livingston Loft Condos, Tampa, FL (2000)
  • Architects- Sessum’s & Mason’s Law Offices New Wing, 10,000 S.F. (Principles-1993)
  • Town Planners-Team design of one block of Historic Dunnedin, FL (Principles-1998)
  • Town Planners-Team Study-Redesign of Historic Downtown Sebring, FL (Principles-1995)-
  • Constr. Admin., w Jose Feito, F.A.I.A. - MIA Airport 300k s.f.  & U. S. Post Office, Hallendale, FL
  • Town Planners-Team design of one block of Historic Ybor City, FL (Principles-1995)
  • Project Architect- Orinda Highlands, CA, and Mill Valley, CA housing development, Super Luxury 5000 Sq. Ft. Homes (Consultant/Principle-1989-90,  for Forum Arch.-California)
  • Project Architect- Oakland Heights, CA, housing development,  25 Exotic Luxury 4000 Sq. Ft. Homes (Consultant/Principle-1989-90, for Forum Architecture, California)

Community Service, Mr. Ferrell

  • New Presbyterian Church Search Committee & South Campus Pro Bono and Design, Wilton Manors, FL, 2012
  • Temple Beth Kodesh, Pro Bono, Delray Beach, FL, 2012
  • Apostolic Christian Church, Pro Bono, Oakland park, FL, 2012
  • Sun Coast Christian Church,  low cost design drawings, Palm Beach Co. 2010
  • Harvest Time Church, pro bono code work, Oakland Park (2006)
  • First Holiness Church, pro bono code work, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2001)
  • Volunteer Architect in charge of Designer Showcase House to benefit Habitat for Humanity (1999).
  • Representative of the Florida Trade Mission, Florida Governor’s office to Haiti and the Dominican Republic (Assist. Vice Pres. PAWA A/E-1996-97)
  • Phoenix Conference, Mayor’s Task Force (for the Berkeley/Oakland Fire- Principle-1989)
  • Volunteer  Architectural Consulting, to honor my father’s (Captain Charles Wayne Ferrell, USNR) service, “Fort Lauderdale Naval Air Museum”.

Television, Publications, & Exhibitions:
“Before and After” HGTV show, 10+ times, Deco Drive TV 4 times, South Florida Home Book, 11/99 Orlando Channel 6 - Playmobil store “Grand Opening, 2/99 “Moat-house” Sunshine Magazine/Sunday Sun-Sentinel, 1/99 “Palazzo!” Florida Luxury Homes Magazine, 5/98, Designers’ Showcase Home in Boca Raton to benefit Habitat for Humanity, Fort Lauderdale News, 1999 “Moathouse” -AAA Architecture Magazine, 3/94”Historic Architecture”, with Host Hampton Dunn, Channel 13 Tampa Bay, 12/91 Pensacola Museum of Art, “Architecture of the Imagination” (with Fay Jones, FAIA) 11/91, Mill Valley, CA City Hall  “FOK-California”, 11/90 UC- Berkeley, FOK-Celebration, 6/91 AIA, Oakland, CA, 3/86 “Whitney Museum of Art Competition” NYC, NY, 3/84 Florida Center for Contemporary Art “The Poetics of Space” with Andres Duanney, 1982, “4 American Architects” FOK- Journal

Affiliations: “Friends of Kebyar” Arch. Assoc