Eliel De la Cruz Laureano

Eliel De la Cruz Laureano

Belleair, FL, US



I enjoy helping designers and architects to improve the design process, using new and existing technology in innovative ways to boost productivity. 


Augmented Design Consultant LLC, Clearwater, FL, US, Consultant, Researcher

Aug 2017 - current

Design Lab / The University of Sydney, Sydney, AU, Design Researcher

Mar 2013 - Oct 2017

iDesign / SunDog Structures, Tampa, FL, US, Director of Architecture

Dec 2016 - Jul 2017

CRONE PARTNERS ARCHITECTS, Sydney, AU, BIM Model manager / Designer

Dec 2011 - May 2013

Cadgroup Australia, Sydney, AU, BIM Consultant / Revit Trainer / Revit Support

Apr 2010 - Aug 2011

SMALLWOOD, Atlanta, GA, US, Designer / Architectural Intern

May 2005 - Aug 2006


The University of Sydney, Sydney, AU, PhD, Architecture

Area of research: Design Computing
Thesis title: Technology Integration in the architectural schematic design phase: Understanding the factors that affect user's acceptance.

Mar 2013 - Mar 2018

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA, US, Masters, M.S. Design Computing

Sep 2006 - Dec 2007

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Design

Aug 2003 - Jun 2005

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE SANTO DOMINGO (U.A.S.D.) (Dominican Republic), Santo Domingo, DO, BArch, Architecture

Jul 1996 - Oct 2001


ASA Student Travel Award, Award

Architectural Science Association (ASA) Student Travel Award to present at the 48th International Conference. Genoa, Italy


ACADIA Student Scholarship, Award

Association of Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) Student Scholarship to present at the ACADIA International Conference. Los Angeles, USA


ANZAScA Student Travel Award, Award

Postgraduate Research Support Scheme funds to present at the Australian
and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) international
conference. Hong Kong, China


Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), Scholarship

Scholarship funded by the Australian Federal Government - Awarded from 2013 until 2017


SCAD Artistic Honors Scholarship, Scholarship

2003-2005 Awarded the Artistic Honors Scholarship from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)


Fulbright Scholarship, Scholarship

2003-2005 Fulbright Scholarship by the U.S. Department of State


Coldwell Bank / Inmobiliaria BHD Design Contest, 1st Place

First and second place in Coldwell Bank / Inmobiliaria BHD Design Contest


Areas of Specialization