Daughter #1- "Daddy, is it true Grandmother used to put you in dirt trenches while GrandPa was at his job so she could work on their 1st house?" Me- "Yes, that's true. Ummm, if I can find it, I'll show you a photo". Daughter #2- "Pappu, do you think you'll every finish the punch list for my remodeling project?" Me- "Ummmm, maybe after I retire?"
I'm a 2nd Generation homebuilder from BHM, AL. and studied Architecture & Building Const. (now Bldg. Science) at Auburn University, 1967- 1972. I have a passsion for sustainable design and have been a Professional member of the American Institute of Building Design since 1982; Charter member of the Alabama Society (1982- current). I became a Founding member of the National Council of Certified Professional Building Designers upon its creation as a 3rd party certification organization for the building design profession in the mid- 1980's.
I'm been a member of the Greater BHM Assoc of Home Bldrs (GBAHB), HBA of AL & NAHB since 1973. Served in all elected positions of both the GBAHB (President-1989) and HBAA (President- 1999). Elected as a NAHB Senior National Life Director in 2008.
(Initial draft 7/8/13.)