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Luiz Gomes

Luiz Gomes

Piscataway, NJ, US

 

About 

I am an award-winning project architect, who has led multiple high visibility design/build
projects for several of the best-known architects/architectural firms including I.M.
Pei, HOK, Philip Johnson, Hillier, CUH2A, and HLW International. Projects included high-
rise facilities for commercial and laboratory uses, government office buildings, hospitals,
casinos, inner-city high schools, and international airport terminals and facilities.
I managed project budgets to $190M.


Specialties

- Meet demanding objectives under tight budget
constraints
- Manage full life-cycle projects from concept
through build
- Create unique designs to meet client needs and
budgets
- Develop and present powerful design concept
presentations to potential clients
- Unify all stakeholders to meet project goals
 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

BD&C Contracting Group LLC, Cambria Heights, NY, Partner/ Project Manager

Planing, marketing, managing project from inception to completion.

Jan 2009 - current
 

Helpern Architects, New York, NY, US, Construction Administrator

Field resident for a school project in Brooklyn, NY

Jan 2008 - Jan 2009
 

Perkins Eastman, New York, NY, US, Project manager

Managed a cople hospitals.
•Lincoln Hospital – 85, 000 square feet Renovation Emergency Department in New York City, NY
•Kennedy Medical Center - $ 52 million, 10 new Ors and 45 new beds inpatient care in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Mar 2006 - Jan 2008
 

HLW International, New York, NY, US, Sr. Project Architect- Associate – Construction Administrator

Worked as Sr. project architect with designers during design and design development, devoloped cds and helped the office with detail standards, mentoring younger staff and construction administration.
Block B Office Building – 13 stories, 561, 000 square feet core and shell office building in Hoboken, NJ.
Rallye Motors BMW - $ 30 million, the largest on the East Coast BMW car dealership in Westbury, NY.
Steve Pozicky’s Garage - $ 1.2 million, 5 car garage/ apartment addition for a private residence in New Jersey.

Jan 2003 - Mar 2006
 

CUH2A, Princeton, NJ, US, Sr. Project Architect

Production expert for exterior, assited designer with classical detailing, manged smaller projects and did QA and QC for projects prior to submit for construction.
University of Alabama - $ 87 million, 12 stories, core and shell Research Laboratory Building for University of Alabama in Birmingham.
Enzon - $ 3.8 million, offices and laboratories renovation in South Plainfield, NJ.

Jun 2001 - Jan 2003
 

The Hillier Group, Princeton, NJ, US, Sr. Project Architect – Project Manager- Construction Administrator

Got an award for One Burgen County Plaza which I manged a staff of 10 to complete document for construction. I switched to the Health care studio where a managed 5 building renovations during various phases.
Kimble Medical Center – $15 million new outpatient lobby and emergency renovation in Lakewood, NJ.
One Bergen County Plaza - $62 million, new office building and parking structure in Hackensack, NJ.

Jan 1999 - Jun 2001
 

Perkins+Will, New York, NY, US, Sr. Project Architect-Construction Administrator

Took over the PA position on a full replacement hospital.
Greenwich Hospital – $86 million, new replacement hospital in Greenwich, CT.

Jun 1997 - Jan 1999
 

FREELANCE CONSULTANT, New York, NY, US, Filled various positions in production of contract documents

Filled various positions in the following offices:

Fox & Fowle Architects-New Rochelle Mall
Moore & Sullivan Architect-Pleasantville Country Club, Arlington Housing Project, Siwanoy Country Club
Superstructures-Museum of American Folk Art, Museum Shop for MAFA designed and detailed the space
DeMarsillac Plunkett Architects, P.C.-Dr. & Mrs. Henry Clay Frick II’s Residence
Lee Harris Pomeroy & Associates-Swiss Bank Tower Headquarters
The Office of Terry W. Despont-Dr. & Mrs. Calvin Klein’s Residence
Gruzen, Sampton and Steinglass Architects-The Royalton Hotel

Mar 1984 - Jan 1998
 

KAJIMA ASSOCIATES, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, US, Project Architect-Construction Administrator

Produced constrution cost analysis, assisted designer with presentations to clients, produced contract documents and did field construction supervision.

Nissan Diesel – 8,000 sq. ft. new addition and office renovation in Irvin, TX.
DNP Phase II Expansion – 105,000 sf. Addition warehouse and support-printing plant in Concord, NC.
Englewood Golf Course – New maintenance facility for the golf course in Somers, NY.
EN Plant – New food preservative facility in Peoria, IL.

Jan 1995 - Jun 1997
 

HOK, New York, NY, US, Project Architect – Construction Administrator

Produced working drawings as a stone expert on Foley Square and spent one year doing field supervision for various projects.

New York Hospital – new extension over FDR drive in New York, NY.
Building #14 Redevelopment – Cargo building converted into the Port Authority Control Center at JFK International Airport, Jamaica, NY.
General Aviation Terminal – new government terminal at JFK International Airport, Jamaica, NY.
Foley Square – a new $300 million, 30 stories federal office building in New York, NY.
Townsend Harris High School – new school for special talented students in Flushing, NY.

Apr 1991 - Jan 1995
 

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP, New York, NY, US, Project Architect- in charge of Production and Consultant Coordinator

in charge of Production and Consultant Coordinator for:

International Trade Center – Pier development into a tourist center and port in Barcelona, Spain.
JFK 2000 – design development for new central terminal complex at JFK International Airport, Jamaica, NY.
LA Convention Center – new facility in Los Angeles, CA.

Jan 1988 - Apr 1991
 

JOHN BURGEE ARCHITECTS with PHILIP JOHNSON, P. C.,, New York, NY, US, Job Captain- Construction Administrator

Worked on production of documents and design. Developed a filling system for shop drawings and did filed supervision.

AT&T Corporate Headquarters – new $300 million, 35 stories office building in New York, NY.
Republic Bank Office Building – new 37 stories office building in Houston, TX.
PPG Corporate Headquarters – new office building in Pittsburgh, PA.
190 So. LaSalle – new office building in Chicago, IL.

Jan 1979 - Mar 1984
 

Education 

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, US, LEED

LEED GA, BD+C AP “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Apr 2010 - Jul 2010
 

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Building design and construction

Sep 1979 - May 1983
 

Awards 

Downtown Design Award, 1st Place

Award was presented by the Mayor of Perth Amboy, Nj

2000
 

Areas of Specialization 



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