Monday, June 28, 1999Name: Ted Garduque
Position: Chairman, Professional Interest Area Executive Committee, American Institute of Architects
First job: Picking pineapples, Lanai
Favorite pastimes: Art, photography
Hawaii architect Theodore E. Garduque has been appointed to head the American Institute of Architect's committee which deals with issues such as building designs to curb terrorism, the rebuilding of inner cities, and dealing with urban sprawl.
Isle architect leads national committee
The 10-member board oversees annual funding of $1.2 million.
Garduque said the group has been forming strategic alliances with McGraw-Hill Cos. and other companies to allow it to better distribute information via electronic technology as well as traditional "print venues."
He has 22 years in architecture and formed his company, Garduque Architects, in 1987.
Garduque also was a vice president for Wudtke, Watson, Davis, Engstrom & Garduque in San Francisco and an associate with Architects Hawaii.
The local architect earned a bachelor's degree in architecture from the University of Oregon and a master's degree in architecture from Cornell University.
By Jerry Tune, Star-Bulletin