Sal Gecas

Sal Gecas

New York, NY, US



I’m pleased to submit my resume for the Senior Architect position and express my interest and professional ambition to work alongside of highly competent team of professionals and bring my talents and experience to share with any great company.

I have 12 years work experience in New York firms like HOK, William Nicholas Bodouva, TAMS consultans and TPG Architecture and 7 years in Italy and China.

Four years of work in design, production and construction supervision at Massimiliano Fuksas studio in Rome, Italy enriched my work experience on large-scale innovative design projects around the world.

I have extensive experience in aviation - transportation, commercial, cultural and institutional projects including programing, concept design, design development, construction documentation, project coordination with local architects and consultants, as well as construction site supervision and administration.

I am motivated by highly complex and large-scale projects and ability to work effectively in a team within international environment. 

You will find me responsible, professional and dedicated to my work architect with a firm commitment to team dynamics and the ability to convey my expertise and follow leadership directives at appropriate times.

Please feel free to contact me by e-mail at or by phone.


Studio WOA, Rome, Italy, Co-founder

Concept design, Design Development and Project  Coordination.
Meeting Clients, Consultants, Contractors.
Construction site supervision, Construction Administration.

Milano World expo 2015, Pavilion of Lithuania
Embassy of Lithuania in Rome
Various local and international design competitions
Civic Center in Milan.
National Music and Theater Academy of Lithuania
15,000sq.m. Sport Center.
Cultural Center in Yaroslavl.

Jan 2013 - Jan 2017

Studio Fuksas, Rome, Italy., Project Leader

 -  Shenzen International Airport, Terminal 3, China.
500,000sq.m. $ 750 mln.
  Design development, details design.
  Coordination and collaboration with local Architects (BIAD, Beijing)  Construction site supervision.
-   Guosen Securities Tower, Shenzhen 82,000sq.m.
Design developing, detail design.
Coordination and collaboration with local Architects (SADI, Shenzhen) Construction site
-     Sichuian Cultural Center, Chengdu 100,000sq.m. Competition winning project. Design development. Coordination and collaboration with local Architect (SWADI, Chengdu)
- International competitions
Urumgi International Airport, China.
Inchion International Airport expansion, Seoul.
IKIA International Airport Teheran, Iran. Design proposal.
Shanghai international fair. 1 mln. sq.m.

Jul 2009 - May 2013

TPG Architecture, New York, NY, US, Associate. Senior Project Architect/Designer

·         Embassy of Lithuania in Washington DC. (International competition winner).
Senior project Architect/Design director.
  Renovation of existing building and new addition 26,000sf.
Schematic Design, Design development, Construction
Documentation and Construction Administartion.
·         Mercy College, Bronx, New York, NY
Project Architect, Designer.
Renovation of existing building (original architect Richard Meier). 123,000sf.
·         Louis Vuitton showroom, New York, NY
Project Architect. 100,000sf Retail Store on 5th avenue.
Glass curtain wall development, sections, elevations, details.
In collaboration with architect Jun Aoki, Japan and Peter Marino studio NY.
·         JetBlue Airways at JFK International Airport, New York, NY
Project Architect.
Renovation of existing 30,000sf ground support equipment
facility at JFK International Airport.
·         British Airways terminal at JFK International Airport, NY
Design Development of First Class passengers new pavilion.
·         1551 Broadway, Times Square, NY
Project Architect/Designer
New 28,000sf American Eagle retail store at Times Square.
Schematic design, Design development.
·         CEMEX, SA Monterey, Mexico
Renovation of 175,000sf company headquarters.

Dec 2001 - Mar 2009

HOK, New York, NY, US, Project Architect/Designer

·         Delta Airlines Terminal A at Boston Logan International Airport 400,000sf.
Assisted Project Design Director with developing conceptual and schematic design.
·         Delta Airlines Terminal at JFK International Airport, NY
Assisted Project Design Director with developing conceptual and schematic design of reconstruction proposal of Delta Airlines Terminal at JFK International Airport. 

Mar 2000 - Sep 2001

William Nicholas Bodouva + Associates, New York, NY, US, Architect Designer

West Side Intermodal Midtown Ferry Terminal, NY
Programming, Concept Development and Schematic Design of a new 40,000sf Ferry Terminal on the Hudson River.

Oct 1999 - Mar 2000

TAMS Consultants, Inc, New York, NY, US, Intermediate project architect.

American Airlines Terminal 9 at JFK Airport, NY
Design Development package preparation of 2.2mln. sf. international terminal facilities.

Mar 1999 - Oct 1999

Karlsberger Architecture P.C., New York, NY, US, Intermediate project architect

Public School 360, Bronx, NY
Design Development and Construction Documentation preparation of 57,000sf facility.
·         James A. Thomas Center, Riker’s Island, NY
Design development and construction documentation preparation of 60,000sf penitentiary facility. 

Dec 1997 - Mar 1999


Lithuanian state, Vilnius Academy of Arts, School of Architecture., Masters, Architecture

Sep 1985 - Aug 1990


Winner design competition of Embassy of Lithuania in Washington DC, USA, 1st Place


Grand Prize in Student Conceptual Design Competition., 1st Place


Areas of Specialization