Michael Loconte

Michael Loconte

Paris, FR

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I am an architect and recent graduate of Rice University in Houston, TX, awarded a Bachelors of Architecture in the spring of 2018.

I have previously worked with Morris Architects in Houston as well as Weiss/ Manfredi Architects in New York City, and most recently working at Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura in Barcelona. Recently relocated to Paris, France


Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura, Barcelona, ES, Junior Architect

Aug 2018 - current

Weiss/Manfredi, New York, NY, US, Designer

Experience with a wide range of projects from Competition Design to CD phases

Experience in Office management, proposal submissions (RFP/RFQ) and marketing

Extensive work in model production ranging from in-house study models to high-quality client presentation models, in association with a professional model maker

Extensive site visits and meetings with consultants from a wide range of design specialties

Jun 2016 - Aug 2017

Huitt-Zollars, Inc. / Morris Architects, Houston, TX, US, Designer

Participation in design competition for a new student center at El Camino College in Torrance, CA, including the production of a competition model

Schematic design for a new City Hall for the City of Alvin, Texas

Experience in Design Development for a potential re-vitalization of the Houston Astrodome

Work on “The Cloud” Pavilion at the [under construction] Sugar Land Park and Civic Center (process renderings, schematic design drawings, inter-office meetings)

Director of Design + Principal: Douglas Oliver //

May 2015 - Sep 2015

Onezieme Design Studio, Houston, TX, US, Intern

Experience in Construction Management + Contracting, City of Houston Permitting Office, Architectural + Interior + Landscape Design

CD Drawings at varying scales (finishing details, wall sections, etc.).
Site Management of multiple house renovations/ additions (client interactions, design meetings) Interaction and oversight of numerous general contractors for STREVA Construction

Landscape design plans for a home addition designed by LO/JO Architects

Principal: Onezieme Mouton //

May 2014 - Sep 2014


Rice University, Houston, TX, US, BArch, Rice Architecture

Aug 2012 - May 2018

Areas of Specialization