FR Acuna

FR Acuna

Bowie, MD, US





StudioSolutions, Maryland / Metro DC / New York, Principal

An architect with extensive experience in Project Management and reviewing shop drawings who therefore knows what architect/engineer reviewers look for in quality shop drawing documents.

Can complete your drawings in a timely fashion and offer support for revisions to achieve an APPROVED & APPROVED AS NOTED status.

Alternatively, my studio can also provide full architectural design and construction documents preparation as well as to prepare electronic drawings for any and all drafting needs.

We have a streamlined approach in the production of electronic drawings which is described in the Studio’s website

Oct 2010 - current

Lawless & Mangione, Yonkers, NY, US, Senior Project Architect

Performed architectural forensics on existing pre-war and post-war buildings for possible façade and roof damages as well as leaks. Prepared, provided quality control and coordinated construction documents and specifications for client review, submission to DOB. Prepared Bid documents and performed Bid Analysis to aid clients in awarding Contracts.
Developed new practices in mentoring of junior architects. Upgraded existing office contract document standards and procedures which resulted in improved productivity and client satisfaction.

May 2010 - Oct 2010

Dattner Architects, New York, NY, US, Construction Services Project Manager

Coordinated over-all day to day construction activities. Reviewed, responded to and approved shop drawings and RFIs. Responsible for quality assurance, ensuring compliance to design intent and standards. Tasked to oversee a team from design development through production of Contract Documents and the bid process.
Spearheaded modifications on existing office contract document standards and construction administration methods resulting in improved productivity, smooth flow in coordination between different disciplines and client satisfaction.

Dec 2002 - Jan 2010

HDR / Daniel Frankfurt Engineers and Architects, PC, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Tasked to oversee a project team in the production of Contract Documents to ensure coordinated inter-disciplinary work. Attended regular meetings with the client and consultants for project progress and coordination.

Aug 2001 - Dec 2002


University of Santo Tomas, Manila, PH, Bachelors, Architecture

Baccalaureate Degree in Architecture

Jul 1984 - Dec 1989

Areas of Specialization