Christopher O. Collins Architect (C.O.C.A.)

 
   
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
   
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C.O.C.Architect Background:

COCA, LLC specializes in Forensic Architecture, Litigation Support, Project Management, and Quality Control. COCA’s Principal and founder Christopher O. Collins, AIA has over 30 years of experience in design and construction in the Eastern Region of the United States. COCA has experienced recent growth and expanded to employ full time project management professionals and has an outsource agreement for all Mechanical Engineering needs.

COCA's principal holds architectural registrations in Maryland, Virginia, Florida, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), and is LEED_AP Accredited..

COCA's experience in the commercial and real estate market include projects ranging from intricate, occupied renovation projects to large, multi-building office parks and condominiums.  These projects encompass full range of management activities including the design development phase, due diligence surveys, process management, constructability reviews, turnkey construction oversight, budget estimating, change order negotiation, and the final commissioning and occupancy of the facilities.

COCA has provided continuous quality third party support and consultation to the construction industry for the last 10 years and anticipates future growth into providing specialized construction services. COCA continues to give back to the community and industry by participating in continuing adult education classes at local community colleges and serves on local and county boards.

 

 

United States Army Corps of Engineers - Viet Nam Veteran - Bronze Star Recipient
Bachelor of Architecture - The Catholic University of America - 1976
Master of Architecture - The Catholic University of America - 1978
Master of City and Regional Planning - The Catholic University of America - 1980

 

 

Architectural State Registrations:

  • Maryland

  • Virginia

  • Pennsylvania

  • Florida

  •  District of Columbia
     

 

 

Mr. Collins has instructed several construction-related subjects in the Business Management Program at Prince George's Community College.  In addition, He is active in several industry organizations including:

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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