Winston Thorne AIA

Winston Thorne AIA

Phoenix, AZ, US



Winston Thorne, AIA, CSBA, is a registered architect with over seventeen 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. 

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Winston Thorne AIA


Winston Thorne Architect, Phoenix, AZ, US, Principal

Winston Thorne Architect, is a registered architectural design firm with over seventeen 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.

Apr 2009 - current

RSP Architects Planners & Engineers, 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 - Feb 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.

Sep 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.

Apr 2000 - Aug 2001


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

Sep 1993 - Jun 1998



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


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


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


Glenn Haus - Design Competition, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization 


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