Michael Borden CV

PROJECTS:

The following are some of my vastu projects

2010

  • Sanjay Residence — rectification of existing rooms
  • Roberto Residence — Italy — Vastu compliant addition
  • Sai Ravela Residence — Vastu home — New Delhi
  • Klavans Residence — Vastu home — N. Carolina
  • Garlanka Residence — Vastu home — N. California
  • Chopra Residence — Vastu home — Calgary, Aberta, Canada
  • Steele Residence — Vastu home — N. Carolina
  • Rao Residence — Vastu home — Illinois
  • Mitchell Residence — Vastu home — Colorado
  • Valay Residence — Rectification consultation — Florida
  • Kumar Residence — Rectification consultation — California
  • Terrien Residence — Vastu home — Iowa
  • Ludmil Residence — Vastu home — Alberta, Canada
  • Heil Residence and Retreat Center — Costa Rica
  • Elapavaluru Residence — Vastu home — Pennsylvania
  • Galvao Projects — Single and Multiple Family — Brazil
  • Chandrika Offices — Rectification — New York
  • Asher Residence — Rectification and Vastu design — Hawaii
  • Vanamamalai Residence — Vastu Design Consultation –Texas

2009

  • Evans Residence – N. Carolina – Design
  • Brazil Multi-Family Housing – Design
  • Lesowitz Residence – Arizona – Design
  • Evans Residence – N. Carolina – Design
  • Hamilton Residence – Design
  • Miniyar Residence – Design
  • Goldsmith Residence – Michagan – Design
  • Stanley Residence – Iowa – Design
  • Berker Residence – Design
  • Burns Residence – Iowa – Design
  • Bhardwaj Residence – Design
  • Patadia Residence – Design
  • Eastman Addition – Iowa – Design
  • Paterson Residence – Design
  • Kastbjerg Residence – Sweden — Design
  • Loin Residence – Iowa – Design
  • Brummell Gallery- Arizona – Design
  • Pollay Residence – N. Carolina – Design
  • Boj Residence Remodel – Spain – Design
  • Bowes Residence – N. Carolina – Design

2008

  • Martinian Residence and Conference Center – Oklahoma – Concept Design
  • Madarino Residence- Fairfield, Iowa – Design and Construction Docs
  • Patel Residence – Florida – Concept Design
  • Brodie Residence – So. Africa – Concept Design
  • Brummel Offices – Arizona – Design
  • Alapati Residence – Louisiana – Design
  • Dunlevy Residence -Design
  • Pollay Residence – N. Carolina – Design
  • Santhana Residence – California -Design
  • Freund Residence – Iowa – Design/Const. Docs
  • Mamas Projects – N. Carolina – Design
  • Wright Triplex – Caribbean – Design

2007

  • Weisner Residence – New Mexico – Concept Design
  • Ryerse Residence – Fairfield, Iowa – Design/Constr. Docs
  • Salzman Residence – Colorado – Design
  • Arava Residence
  • Meltdown Glass Studio – Arizona – Preliminary Design
  • Openshaw Residence – Design
  • Toane Residence – Design
  • Parti Residence – Design
  • Mamas Projects – N. Carolina – Design
  • Melwani Residence – Denmark – Design

2006

  • Neece Residence – West Coast – Concept Design
  • Cole-Whitiker Residence – So. California – Concept Design
  • Panos Residence – Greece – Design
  • Kumar Residence – N. Carolina – Design
  • Bowes Residence – N. Carolina – Design
  • Mt. Soma Community Center – N. Carolina – Design
  • Putman Residence – N. Carolina – Design
  • Hudson Residence Remodel and Additions – Missouri – Design/Constr. Docs
  • Colon Residence – Brazil – Design
  • Toulon Residence – Hawaii – Concept Design

2005

  • Residence – Emigrant, Idaho (active project)
  • Residence – Jacksonville. Florida (active project)
  • Residence – San Felipe, Baja, Mexico (active project)
  • Residence – Fairfield, Iowa (design consultant)
  • Residence – Ashville, North Carolina (design consultant)
  • Residence – Ashville, North Carolina (design consultant)
  • Residence – Waterloo, Iowa (design consultant)
  • Residence – Branson, Missouri (design consultant)
  • Office Condos – Chicago, Illinois (design consultant)
  • Temple – Chicago, Illinois (active project)
  • Residence – Ojai, California (design consultant)

2004

  • Residence Remodel and additions – Vastu Rectified Remodel — Columbia, MO (completed)
  • Residence — Virginia — Design Documents — (active project)
  • Residence — New Orleans — Design Documents — (active project)
  • Residence — Greece — Design Documents — (design completed)
  • Residence — Design– Post and Beam Structure — North Carolina — (design completed)
  • Residence — Baton Rouge — Design Documents — (active project)
  • Residence — Fairfield, IA — Vastu Consultation — (design completed)
  • Community Center Building — Preliminary Design — N. Carolina — (phase completed)

1997-2003

  • Butler Residence – Kauai, Hawaai — Vastu Design
  • Stone Rabbit Residence: Pagosa Springs, Colorado – Vastu Design, Construction Management (active project)
  • Polardreams International Ltd., Panyu, China – Woodworking Factory complex and residences (phase 2): Planning, Vastu Design, Systems Research, Construction Mgmt
  • Unger Residence Additions – Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Vastu Design, Construction Management (completed)
  • Robertson Residence – Kauai, Hawaii, USA: Vastu Design (active project)
  • Toulon-Carpenter Residence – Kauai, Hawaii: Vastu Design (Design consultant)
  • Haidakhandi Ashram, Visitor Center – Crestone, Colorado, USA: Vastu Design (preliminary design)
  • Polardreams International Ltd., Panyu, China – Woodworking Factory complex (phase 1): Planning, Vastu Design, Systems Research, Construction Supervision
  • Five Private Residences — Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Vastu Design (preliminary design completed)
  • Humanity In Unity Ashram Residences – Himalayan foothills near Haldwani, Uttar Pradesh, India: Vastu Design (preliminary design suspended)
  • Lockman Residence – Cleveland, Ohio, USA: Vastu Design (Design completed, construction due to start)
  • Eisner Residence – Kansas City, Missouri, USA: Vastu Design Consultant (completed)
  • Kaplan Residence – Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Vastu Design Consultant, Construction Management (completed)
  • Lancaster Residence – Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Vastu Design, Construction Management (completed)
  • Unger Residence – Remodeling and additions — Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Vastu Design Consultant (completed)
  • Dimick Residence – Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Vastu Design Consultant (completed)
  • Wubbenhorst Residence – Libertyville, Iowa, USA: Vastu Design, Construction Management (completed)

Prior to 1997: Architectural Projects, too numerous to list. (Not related to Vaastu)

ARTICLES

RIVAAJ, India, August, September, 2009

“Master Builder Uncovers Striking Similarities In Indian and Incan / Mayan Sacred Structures”, Hinduism Today, June, 1995

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

ARCHITECTS AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES WORKED FOR:

  • Capital Ideah – Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
  • Henry Clarke – Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
  • Jon Lipman – Fairfield, Iowa, USA: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
  • Jerde Architects – Los Angeles, California, USA: Vastu Design (Olympic venue), Construction Documents, Site Construction Supervision
  • Stevenson Enterprises – San Diego, California, USA: Construction Manager, Carpentry

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

  • Trained on “Archicad” 3D Software Program
  • Qualified as a fully trained Vaastu Architect in Tamil Nadu, India – personally trained by Dr. V. Ganapati Sthapati of Mahabalipuram

EDUCATION:

  • Master of Architecture – Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Ph.D. – Mayonic Science and Technology – American University of Mayonic Science and Technology
  • BA – Sociology – University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
  • In Progress: MS – Green Building Technology – San Francisco Institute of Architecture

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

  • Expert Carpenter
  • Construction Contractor
  • Experience in Construction Industry since 1975

REFERENCES:

Client references are available upon request.
Also see Online client references

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About the Author
Mr. Borden comes from a family of builders, with over 30 years experience building and/or designing custom residences in California and the Midwest. He is currently involved in Vastu building/design projects worldwide.