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WILLIAM HUNTER O'CAIN, AIA NCARB is a native and life-long resident of Hendersonville. He has practiced architecture since 1972 designing and developing a variety of projects ranging from single and multi-family residential to commercial and institutional with emphasis on medical, library, and church development. As architect/president, Bill directs the development of all projects in the office.

The 1992 Award for Outstanding New or Improved Library Facility was given the Henderson County Public Library for additions and renovations designed by William Hunter O'Cain, AIA.

The 1993 Qualified Remodeler's Magazine awarded William O'Cain first place national recognition in the whole-house category of their design awards competition.

CAREER QUALIFICATIONS.....................................................................................

 

Member of the American Institute of Architects

Member of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

Member of National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Licensed in the State of North Carolina since 1973  

Licensed in the State of South Carolina since 2007

Local experience in residential, commercial, medical, institutional, and cultural design  

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE.............................................................................................  

 

Self-employed in Architectural firm of William Hunter O'Cain, AIA

1975 to 1998 succeeded by the more diversified o'cain DESIGN GROUP, PA 1998 to present    

 

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT................................................................................  

 

          AIA Public Awareness Committee               1994-2009

NCAIA Deitrich Award Committee                1997

Hendersonville Planning and Zoning             1993-2006

             Chairman                                            2003-2006

Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce          Board of Directors and Committee of 100

Hendersonville Country Club Board              1986-1992  

Hendersonville City Council                        2006-2010

Downtown Hendersonville, Inc. President      2008-2009

FBR-MPO-TAC                                         2007-2009

Hendersonville Sister Cities Founder            2006 to present

St. Patrick's Day Celebration Founder          2007-2011

 

EDUCATION........................................................................................................  

 

Clemson University School of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture - 1969

Harvard University Graduate School of Design

              Medical and Dental Facilities Design - 1984  

              Health Care Facilities: Planning and Design - 1992

North Carolina Master Gardener - 1989 to 1991

American Institute of Architects Continuing Education

 

Email...........................................................................................................

bill@ocaindesign.com