Chief Design Architect / AIA
Licensed in 1989, Mr. Pursifull has over 31 years of experience, 21+ years at MGPA Architecture. He has been exclusively designing school projects since 1995. His broad understanding of construction materials and methods is expertly expressed on paper and in digital format. He has extensive specification writing and construction administration experience.
Mr. Pursifull’s extensive projects have been multifaceted, comprehensive, and diversified from simple relocatable classrooms, modernization projects, master planning, to much larger ones such as the San Diego Convention Center #1 with a $130 million-dollar budget. He also worked on the San Diego Airport Expansion, and his experience and leadership set the production standards for the firm. In addition, Mr. Pursifull brings a unique perspective to the educational environment being not only an architect but also a teacher, as he taught computer graphics for many years. This expertise is invaluable during the initial programming phases and helps clients know they have an ally as part of their team.
EDUCATION: Bachelor or Architecture, University of Oklahoma
LICENSE / CERTIFICATION: CA Registered Architect, License No. 20870