Articles, Books, Speaking, and Symposiums

“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; updated and re-published 2015.

“Chief Fire Officer’s Desk Reference” – International Association of Fire Chiefs and Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Pacheco Ross Architects, P.C. (PRA) Partners DAR and DJP co-authored the chapter guiding the Fire Chief through the process of Fire Station Feasibility, Design, Budgets and Construction. This cutting-edge book is a roadmap to success for chief officers.

“The Firehouse that Bonds Built” – (DAR) Fire Chief Magazine, November 2001

“Fire Station Site Selection” – (DAR) Fire Chief Magazine, May 2004

Bay of Rigs” – (DAR) Fire Chief Magazine November, 2005

 “Anatomy of a Training Tower” (DJP) Fire Chief Magazine April, 2006

“Gear at the Ready” – (DAR) STATIONSTYLE online by Fire Chief Magazine June 16, 2009

“Trends in Volunteer Station Design” (DJP) Fire Chief Magazine March, 2013

Opening Keynote Instructors for Inaugural 2014 Firehouse Station Design Conference. 2015, 2016, and 2017 Featured Station Design Seminar Instructors and Conference Presenters at the Station Design Conference in 2015, 2016, 2017 and featured for 2018.

Instructors at the 7th Annual Fire & EMS Law & Management Conference 2015 and the First Ever Architects to Present at this Statewide Conference, Multiple Subjects. Featured instructors for the 2018 Conference.

Instructor (multiple subjects) (DAR) “National Symposium on Fire Station Design” Fire Industry Equipment Research Organization (F.I.E.R.O.), 2002 – 2017. For its 2016 conference, F.I.E.R.O. adopted a new presentation format introduced by PRA Partner Dennis A. Ross, who delivered the inaugural address.

Instructors and Panel Member (multiple subjects) (DAR & DJP) Fire Chief MagazineStation Style Design Symposium” 2006 – 2013.

PRA is one of only two firms in the USA selected to host every year since its inception in 2006, the “Fire Chief Magazine” (now Firehouse) Station Style Pre-Conference Fire Station Design Symposium. In addition to presenting at every Symposium, we were the organizers and leaders for 2009 and 2013 Pre-Conferences and were the organizers and leaders for 2017. PRA is a co-founder and instructor of the critically acclaimed, Station Design Seminar.

PRA will be instructors at the 2018 “1 On One” Station Design Seminar