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Winston Thorne

Winston Thorne

Phoenix, AZ, US

 

About 

Winston Thorne is a registered architect with over fifteen years of experience in architecture and urban planning. His involvement on projects from intimate spaces to large-scale urban developments and complexities has lead to a series of successful completions and accolades. 

creating beautiful places + spaces

Employment 

Winston Thorne LLC, Phoenix, AZ, US, Principal

Winston Thorne, LLC is a registered architectural design firm with over fifteen years of experience in the built environment. Our pursuit in addressing intricate problems executes a process, which considers a collaborative approach, implements innovative building science technologies and professional expertise to deliver a well-rounded solution.

May 2009 - current
 

RSP Architects, Tempe, AZ, US, Project Manager

Led the coordination from design to on-site administration processes with associate professionals on Public Private Partnerships and Developer type projects. Facilitated the design with general contractors, managed and expedited consultant team activities during design and construction phases of Starwood’s Sheraton brand hotel in downtown Phoenix; which was ahead of schedule and under budget. Integrated team efforts to resolve Client, City and Contractor demands to develop/execute GMP contract documents for the built 75-unit luxury condominium development located on the Biltmore Estates. Created building assessment reports for City property that attracted developers to consider developing urban brownfield sites.

Oct 2003 - Mar 2009
 

Westlake Reed Leskosky, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Manager

Provided program planning, building assessment reports and executed design instituting historic preservation, conservation, restoration standards and practices in neighboring cities and for the National Park Services - Grand Canyon National Park. Restoration and adaptive re-use projects included, exhibit galleries, office spaces, theaters, an emergency medical services building and other building and capital improvement projects. Directed consultants with an emphasis on technical delivery. Led a team with design, on-site surveys, building assessments to contract document completion on a multitude of NPS task order services.

Oct 2001 - Oct 2003
 

Archicon, LLC, Architecture & Interiors, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Manager

Facilitated with branding for corporate/private clients on restaurants and office space projects in the Arizona, California and Colorado. Created, produced design solutions and participated in client meetings, planning, city permitting process, code, reports, construction document production to construction administration. Provided design integrity and added value incorporating foreign building science technology to local design and construction practices.

May 2000 - Aug 2001
 

Education 

Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, CA, BArch, Architectural Science

Oct 1993 - Jul 1998
 

Awards 

2011
 

BIM Architecture Program - The American Institute of Architects & City of Phoenix, Scholarship

2010
 

Best of Awards - Recognizing Excellence - Arizona Southwest Contractor Magazine - Hospitality, Award

2009
 

Central Arizona Architecture Foundation - The American Institute of Architects, Scholarship

2009
 

Glenn Haus - Design Competition, Honorable Mention

2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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