Elden, c/o General Post Office, Charleston, West Virginia
304 344 2335, a (at) abodia.com www.abodia.com
Inst. Arch., Nat. Council of Arch. Reg. Boards, WV Soc. of Arch.
Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Architecture, 1971
Studied at Universities of Arizona and West Virginia University
on CADD Systems & Design:
in Vernon, CT on CAD Systems
Instructor @ George Washington High School
Study, Fairmont, WV
Appalachian Power Co., Roanoke VA
A/E AIA -
Compensation, Marketing, Washington DC
Management, Project Administration, AIA Documents
NCARB, 1974 Registration # 1174
- WV Board
- NCARB -
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
(Nat.) Committee - on Intern Development for Architects
- MAC Mid
Atlantic Conference of NCARB Members
Society of Architects, AIA
- AIA -
American Institute of Architects
International - Charleston Chapter
Producers Council - Charleston Chapter
Association of Planners - Member
of Educational Facilities Planners, Int.
- Ohio Arts
Council - Environmental Art - Special Consultant
Design Juror: National Council of Arch. Registration Boards:
NCARB Bldg. Design - Richmond June '86
NCARB Site Design - St. Louis June '87 Building Design -
Kansas City July '88
NCARB Bldg. Design - Phoenix June '89
NCARB Site Design - Memphis Jan. '90
Hawaii, Washington, New York, San Francisco, Boston, Phoenix,
many more, including 12 trips to Europe, & Asia
'86, appointed to WV State Board of Architects,
on National Council of NCARB, and IDP.
Society of Architects: Honorable Mention on:
Charleston Health Center, $ 2.3 million
Littlerock, residence with 10 hyperbolic parabola roof shells,
featured on Home & Garden national TV in Dream Builders Program
published in national Dwell magazine
Elden has had 27 years experience in design and construction of
diverse types of
building types, practicing in PA, CA, WV, and AZ.
the Project Architect for almost 2 decades, he has supervised the
design and construction of projects totaling $ 48 million.
Responsibilities: Contracts, client liaison, special analysis,
feasibility studies, construction administration.
1972 to present:
Elden Architects, 1972 to 1974 Designer,
present, Principal, Architect
1976 to present:
officer w/ Elden Rider - A/E, Charleston office
1971 1 year
Architectural Design for William Patrick, a student of
Wright, working at Midglen Studio, Woodside, CA,
years w/ GSA in Morgantown, WV, Construction Inspection
million Post Office & Federal Office Building
1968-69 Kemp &
Assoc., Landscape Architects in Pittsburgh, PA
1967, Design &
Construction work w/ Paolo Soleri, Architect, Phoenix
Construction Co., Laborer on Building Construction
& additions, state wide US Post Office, state wide
Post Office ($ 5.5 million)
Federal Courthouse Renovations ($ 4.5 million)
Addition, Huntington, WV
heating system - ($ 6.2
Office ($ 3.8 million)
WV State Projects:
Jail: Programming, CAD Design,
construction administration. ($ 6.3
million) First Regional Jail in US, proto type
State Park, a diversity of ($ 2.3 million)
projects for 7 different state agencies.
Construction, Additions, Renovations at - WVU - Tech, - Bluefield
State & - WV Wesylean
Library, Community Education & Auditorium, Administration Offices
WV County Schools
High School, Votech, Jr. High, Elementary School
County: Addition to Middle School
Several Schools in comprehensive county plan.
Work for and
with County Schools for 20 + years.
covering all ranges of planning, programming, design and
County: 2 VoTech facilities + High School, coordinating
spanning: Libraries, City, County & Private
and County Projects: Clay County Library
Enterprises: FMC Corp. Office Construction & Renovation
Plant Expansion Store Renovation
Joey Holland Holland Chevrolet, Presidential Estates,
Ted Elden's home, Little
Rock, built of 10 wood hyperbolic parabolas, perched on hillside
overlooking the WV Capitol has been published nationally in Dwell
Magazine, and broadcast on the Dream Builders on Home & Garden TV
taught adult Education & High School classes on these subjects:
approx. 30 new Cad workstations
Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Windows & other programs.
Elden, as owner of Elden Computers
built & sold
over 300 computer system, installed and trained users on their
nation and 1 installation in Europe.
Elden, as owner of Elden Associates, international imports,
selling to US & other countries with product from Germany..
about 7,000 customers, US, and many foreign
Abodia Slide Storage System,
professors, doctors & professionals in many fields,
US Fortune 500
Ted Elden created
Elden Photo Extraordinaire, his photo studio operating from
Little Rock Studio.
Elden has created over 1/2
million images of all subjects.
See web site
Elden Photo for extensive folios of his work.
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