Allyn Polancic

Allyn Polancic

Los Angeles, CA, US



I'm a Registered Architect and Manager focused on leveraging technology for AEC project delivery. I have expertise in aviation and sports architecture, complex geometry, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), and Building Information Modeling (BIM). 

Aside from my current role at Arup, I run a small business providing design services, construction management, and technology consulting for homeowners and small-med size architecture firms. My business also oversees a rental real estate portfolio for myself and others in which I self manage construction and remodeling projects, permitting and approvals, rent collection, and property management.



Arup, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Technology Leader

Dec 2019 - current

HNTB, Los Angeles, CA, US, Manager of Design Technology

Managed the application of design technology to project delivery workflows for HNTB's architecture studios nation-wide. Responsibilities included the design and development of technology initiatives, implementation of project data analysis and visualization techniques, coordination of best practices and standards, training, and employee development.

Key projects:

LAX Landside Access Modernization Program, Automated People Mover
$4.9 billion electric train system connecting airline terminals with intermodal transportation and rental car facilities via a 2.25‐mile elevated guideway and six train stations.

Las Vegas Stadium, home of the NFL Las Vegas Raiders
$1.8 billion, 65,000 person capacity, 10-level domed sports and events stadium with ETFE roof and roll-in natural grass field.

Jun 2017 - Dec 2019

Gehry Technologies, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Consultant

Served Trimble Consulting (formerly Gehry Technologies) as an industry leader in AEC BIM processes and was responsible for the coordination and delivery of project technology and data. Provided strategic guidance in industry workflows to architects, engineers, contractors, and owners building some of the world's most recognized and ambitious projects.

Key Projects & Clients:

New International Airport in Mexico City (NAICM)
$9.4 billion, 8 million square foot, all-new-construction airport terminal and facilities capable of handling 57 million passengers per year.
Provided on-location BIM production management, process and data automation, and QA/QC for architects Fernando Romero and Foster+Partners.

Trimble + Microsoft HoloLens Mixed Reality Program
Oversaw system implementation, software application development, and client management for program participants ranging from a local drywall contractor to the largest construction conglomerate in India. Program initiatives included proofs of concept for mixed reality technology in direct BIM to field construction applications.

Shanghai Disney Resort, Walt Disney Imagineering
Audited project BIM data.

Google Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS)
Audited BIM Standards and Practices.

Qatar Economic Zone 3 Master Plan
Supported master planning and engineering services for a $7 billion new port in the city of Doha to serve expanding trade needs. Utilized BIM automation techniques to provide real time data reports for over 200 land parcels.

Sep 2015 - Jun 2017


Sep 2007 - Jun 2012

Areas of Specialization