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Mission Statement - History
To provide the highest level of quality service resulting in exceeded expectations with added value for our Clients "

The benefit to our Clients is for all their projects to be fully coordinated, comprehensive, on time, under budget, Code compliant and safe for the end users / occupants.


 Our Expert Witness services also share these same goals.  To provide vigorous representation of our clients with the highest level of building / construction industry knowledge available.


IV Consulting's Company History: 

Established 2004


Owner:  Lucian A. Gunter IV, Licensed Architect
Education: Texas Tech University


Current and Recent Direct Client List:

PCA ~ Orange, CA

University of California Campus Fire Marshal's ~ Irvine, CA

University of California Campus Fire Marshal ~ San Diego, CA

4Leaf Inc. ~ 

Willdan ~ City of Lake Forest, CA

Architect’s Orange ~ Orange, CA

Ingersoll Rand ~ Arcadia, CA


    Types of Project experience:




University Buildings                            
    Bio-safety Labs
    Lecture Halls


K through 12 Schools

Hi-Rise ~ Mid-Rise ~ Low-Rise Offices

Hi-Rise ~ Mid-Rise ~ Low-Rise Multi-Family
Podium style Multi-Family & Mixed Use
Garage Wrap stylMulti-Family & Mixed Use
    (Dorms, Condo's & Apartments)

Retail / Commercial

Tenant Improvements


Expertise with all Types of Construction and Occupancy Groups:

Type I, II, III & V Construction (A, B, E, H, I-2, I-2.1, I-3, L, R, F, S, and U Occupancies)

Brief Work Description:  

Campus Building Plans, Codes & Specification review, and Inspections for the University of California Fire Marshal’s at Irvine and San Diego. 

Building plan, codes review and building permit issuance at the City level for multiple cities, Counties and DSA projects, in state and out of state. 


Code presentations given on differing topics to Architects and various other Groups.  

Mr. Gunter has previously created CAD Departments and trained other professionals in CAD operations.  (ACAD, Microstation, DataCAD.)

IV Consulting strongly believes in the mentor process.



Previous Architectural Firm experience:

1985 through 2004:

McLarand, Vasquez, Emsiek & Partners, Irvine, CA

Fluor DanielIrvine, CA (Construction Management)

Gensler & Associates, ArchitectsSanta Monica, CA

Irwin Architectural PartnershipHuntington Beach, CA

The Hill Partnership, Inc., Newport Beach, CA

Blurock/Van Roon Architects, Inc., Costa Mesa, CA

Shepherd & Boyd, USADallas, TX

Mr. Gunter consistently strives to satisfy his clients, consultants and business associates and create life long relationships in the process.  

This desire translates into providing top of the line services on your current and your future projects as a result of this relationship building.  

IV Consulting takes personal ownership on every project and consistently delivers services at the highest level. 
IV Consulting is centrally located in Orange County between Los Angeles and San Diego allowing for convenient and full coverage within California . Close to John Wayne Airport easily serving all of our Clients. 
Projects of all sizes & locations accommodated.  The more large and more complex the project the more we rise to the occasion.