Articles & Books
“Fire Station: Architectural Insight to Planning, Design and Construction” – Dennis A. Ross (DAR) and David J. Pacheco (DJP) co-authored the opening chapter, IAFC Foundation, 2010
“Gear at the Ready” [PDF] – (DAR) STATION STYLE online by Fire Chief Magazine June 16, 2009
“Anatomy of a Training Tower” [PDF] – (DJP) Fire Chief Magazine, April, 2006
“Chief Fire Officer’s Desk Reference” – International Association of Fire Chiefs and Jones & Bartlett Publishers. In 2005 the Partners of Pacheco Ross Architects, P.C. (PRA) Dennis A. Ross and David J. Pacheco co-authored the chapter guiding the Fire Chief through the process of Fire Station Feasibility, Design, Budgets and Construction. This cutting-edge book has been designed to be a roadmap to success for chief officers and aspiring chief officers.
“Bay of Rigs” [PDF] – (DAR) Fire Chief Magazine, November, 2005
“Fire Station Site Selection”- (DAR) Fire Chief Magazine, May, 2004
“The Firehouse That Bonds Built” [PDF] – (DAR) Fire Chief Magazine, November, 2001
Speaking & Symposiums
Opening Keynote Instructors for Inaugural 2014 Station Design Conference at Firehouse Expo. Founding Partners of the 2015 “1 on One” Pre-Conference and 2015 Featured Instructors. Will continue “1 on One” Pre-Conference for 2016 and are 2016 Featured Instructors.
Presenter (multiple subjects) (DAR) “National Symposium on Fire Station Design” Fire Industry Equipment Research Organization (F.I.E.R.O.), Charlotte, NC 2002-2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Presenters and Panel Member (multiple subjects) (DAR & DJP) Fire Chief Magazine “Station Style Design Symposium” 2006-2013.
PRA is one of only two firms in the USA selected to host every year of the Fire Chief Magazine Station Style Pre-Conference Fire Station Design Symposium since its inception in 2006. In addition to presenting at the Symposium, we were the organizers of the 2008 and 2009 Pre-Conference Design Symposium “An Incident Command Approach to Design”, organizers of the 2013 Pre-Conference “Station Design: Is There an App for That?” and co-founders of the Station Design Seminar.
Panel Member (DAR) Build Boston, “Entering New Markets”, Boston Society of Architects/AIA, November 2006.