Mr. Clifford Marvin, Assoc. AIA

Architectural Specifications Writer,
Katerra, Inc.

Contact Details

Katerra, Inc.
Tacoma, WA


Our CSI certified specifiers at Conspectus, Inc. will prepare your construction specifications for any building type. I am particularly experienced in tall and super tall buildings, and have worked on just about every type of facility, including institutional, residential and commercial building types. I wrote the specifications for the first LEED certified library in NYC.


City College of New York
Bachelor of Science
1980 To 1986

United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, Connecticut, United States
Marine Engineering
1974 To 1975

Job History

Construction Specifications Institute
Technical Committee Chair
July 2012 - present

Conspectus, Inc.
Senior Spec Consultant/ Office Manager
February 2012 - present

Alaska Theatre of Youth
Board Member
November 2009 - January 2012

Construction Specifications Institute
President, Cook Inlet Chapter
January 2009 - January 2012

kpb architects
Architectural Specifier
February 2009 - July 2010

Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Adjunct Professor
January 2007 - January 2008

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
January 2006 - January 2008

CSI Metro New York Chapter
VP, Certification, Technical and Education Chairs
January 2001 - January 2008

Thornton Tomasetti
Architectural Spec Writer
January 2004 - January 2006

Robert Schwartz & Associates
January 1997 - January 2004

NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Assistant Architect
January 1993 - January 1997

NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
Assistant Architect
January 1989 - January 1993

Ehrenkrantz Eckstut
Assistant Architect
January 1984 - September 1987

Perkins Eastman
Plan Desk
January 1983 - January 1984


  • Analysis of Alternates / Substitutions
  • Architectural Design
  • Construction Documentation: Specifications
  • Contract Administration
  • Materials Research / Specifications
  • Mock-Up Services
  • Model Construction
  • Observation Services
  • Project Administration
  • Sustainable Building Design
  • Testing and Inspection Administration


  • Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)


  • Arts & Crafts, Reading, Sailing, Movies