Oliver Thomas

Oliver Thomas

New York, NY, US





Archi-Tech Network, London, Co-Founder

Jan 2021 - current

BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group, London , Design Technology Manager

Oct 2018 - current

Front Inc, New York, Facade Consultant

- Optimization of complex geometry and architectural façade systems using Fronts in-house developed BIG (Building Information Generation) computational process using Rhino + Grasshopper + Elefront.
- Develop detailed fabrication documentation and drawing generation with extensive use of Rhino + Grasshopper.
- Ability to generate complex building information models and automate generation of a large numbers of drawings directly from Rhino + grasshopper directly used for construction and fabrication.
- Use of computational tools and development of algorithms to solve complex geometric and systemic problems.
- Developing fabrication information for mock-ups and prototyping (including design, drawing, and fabricating these components).
- Working with internationally renowned architects and projects.
- Advance Knowledge of Rhino + Grasshopper.

Mar 2015 - current

Aedas, Hong Kong, HK, Architect

-Experience working on the detailed design stages particularly focusing on rationalization and detailing façade packages for high-rise and mix use projects.
-Coordinating the completion of Façade DD packages for high-rise office tower.
-Integration of computational methods to expedite the drawing and modeling processes.
-Key member in the completion of project from concept design to early construction stages.
-Experience working on concept stage design and competitions particularly in PRC
-Understanding and experience working on all stages of design including CD, SD, DD
-Key member of team with valued design input and experience running a project.
-Working closely with clients, consultants and project team.
-Extensive use of Rhino + Grasshopper.

Oct 2012 - Feb 2015

FACIT homes, London, Junior Architect

- Working for unique architectural practice building digitally fabricated homes using BIM and digital fabrication methods. (CNC).
-Experience with detailed design for digital fabrication process using CNC.
-Detailed design using Building Information Modelling (Revit).

May 2012 - Oct 2012


University of Liverpool, Liverpool, MArch, Master of Architecture

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

Areas of Specialization