David Mullican, Architect


David Mullican studied at the University of Kentucky, College of Architecture where he received a five year Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1980. In the summer of 1979 David received a scholarship to attend The Preservation Institute of Nantucket a program through the University of Florida. During the summer of 1980 David studied architecture in Europe touring Italy, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, Spain, and Austria. Besides travelling extensively in North America, his interest in architecture has also taken him to Mexico, Canada, China, Japan and parts of the former USSR.

In 1989-90, while maintaining his practice, David returned to college for his master degree from the University of Houston. During the master program special emphasis was placed on experimental architecture in harsh environments. David taught Architectural Drafting at Wharton College in Wharton TX for one year.

In private practice since 1985, David has worked on a wide range of projects including restaurants and retail spaces but prefers designing individual homes. He has also worked on historic restorations/remodels of residential and commercial structures. The primary focus continues to be custom beach homes.


1974-1980 Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1989-1990 Master Degree in Architecture with emphasis on designing in an harsh environment, University of Houston, TX
1984-present Licensed by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, Austin, TX (TBAE) #10372
2000-present Continuing Education, Health, Safety and Welfare Hours, Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, Austin, TX


1985-present Architect in private practice, Galveston, TX
1984-1985 Architectural Internship with the architectural firm Makover/Levy, Houston, TX
1980-1981 Architectural Internship with the architectural firm Caudill, Rowlett, and Scott (CRS), Houston, TX


06-08/1979 Scholarship to attend the University of Florida summer program at Preservation Institute of Nantucket, Nantucket, MA
1990-1991 Invited to teach Architectural Drafting, Wharton College, Wharton, TX
1996 Advisor to FEMA for beachfront construction, contributed to the production and editing of FEMA’s Coastal Construction Manual

Other Pertinent Positions

  • Architectural advisor to the Residential Review committee
    for the Galveston Historic Foundation (GHF)
  • Architect representing GHF in the Downtown Revitalization Committee (DRC)
  • Panel member of the Historical Review Committee of Galveston


Please see website for extensive photography of selected projects www.davidmullican-architect.com

David Mullican, Architect
1622 Market St.
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 457-6783


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