John W Long




  • Project Design

  • Client meetings and presentations

  • Survey and documentation of existing conditions

  • Design development and preparation of project documents

  • Preparation of Federal and State Historic Tax Credit applications and submissions

  • Detailed familiarity with Federal ADA requirements; design/signage

  • Coordination of professional consultants including MEP & Structural Engineers

  • FSC Chain of Custody program development, training and oversight

  • Construction Administration services, including:

    • Bidding and subcontractor selection

    • Shop drawing and submittal reviews

    • RFI reviews and responses

    • Budget and cost review

    • On site coordination, observation and decision-making

  • Intern training and oversight



2019 - Aesh Design, Inc

Residential design

2018 – Blue Boat International

International architectural fulfillment resources (casework and stone) - Responsible for multi-family project fulfillment including take-offs, design, documentation and implementation; on-site consultation; punch-list and close-out duties. Projects included: (STL) Centene, Pfizer, Monogram Lofts, Ball Park Village; (KC) Two Light Tower, ARTerra and Crossroads Hotel.

2017/2018 – Epoch Design Group

Retail project design for a variety of clients, including Patagonia, Serena & Lily, Build-a-Bear, and the West coast flagship Best Made. Existing condition, technical and conceptual design rendering.

2015/2017 – Tops Unlimited

Drafting and project management in fast-paced, multi-contract commercial casework manufacturing firm; research and implementation of FSC Chain of Custody certification, including development of company guidelines and training.

2014/2015 – Mitchell Wall Architecture and Design

Residential project design and construction documentation.

2012/2014 – Independent Contractor

3D Modeling for CL-OTH Interiors (NYC - high-rise, exterior and interior) and COLAB Architects (Webster Groves, MO - suburban Mid-western residences); Drafting with Killeen Studios (St Louis, MO - St Louis city residences); Stepleton, Lance & Trolard Residences - Residential design, private clients. Cities of Saint Louis & Kirkwood, MO & Asheville, NC.

2004/2012 – Cohen Hilberry Architects, Saint Louis, MO

Responsible for project execution, design and management, planning and development, construction documentation and construction administration. Projects included Federal and State tax-credit funded historic restoration, single and multifamily residential development and rehabilitation, commercial development and Accessibility consultation with both civic and private interests including the YMCA, Busch Stadium and the Federal Department of Justice.

1992/2000 – Carpenter/fabricator – Criner Bros. Enterprises, Nashville, TN

Responsibilities included carpentry, stone design and fabrication. I engaged in a broad spectrum of the building trades at various levels of execution on both residential and commercial development projects.



2003 – Master of Architecture, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO

1992 – Bachelor of Literature, King College, Bristol, TN



Revit 2019, AutoCAD (2016), Autodesk 3ds Max, SketchUP (Pro),  Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft office, Cabinetvision Solid 9.0, Hand Sketching and Drafting, Model-making, Carpentry, Shop and Stone Design and Fabrication



Gina Hilberry, AIA LEED-AP CCS, President, Cohen Hilberry Architects

Kent MacPeak, PE, Frontenac Engineering

Dave Criner, President, Criner Brothers Contractors