Tony Botta

Tony Botta

New York, NY, US





Laguarda Low Architects, New York, NY, US, Senior Associate / Senior Designer

International Mixed Use / Residential and Retail - Project Design and Project Management:

Prishtina Mall – Prishtina, Kosovo, HyperActive Entertainment – Prishtina, Kosovo, International Residence, EU, Auriga San Pedro Mixed Use – Monterrey, Mexico, CR Land MIX-C – Nanchang, China, OCT – OCT Shunde Harbour Plus / O Plaza – Shunde, China, Happy Harbour Taiyuan – Taiyuan, China, KK-Shuibei – Shenzhen, China, Galaxy – Coco Mall – Shenzhen, China, Paseo Coapa – Mexico City, Mexico

Aug 2017 - Jul 2022

Perkins Eastman / Studio 9 / S9 Architecture, New York, NY, US, Associate / Senior Designer

International and Domestic Mixed Use / Residential and Retail Project Design and Management:

South Street Seaport, Arch Street Yard, Willet’s Point Mall – NYC, Willow Grove NAS-Penn Health, Trinity Hills-Canada Olympic Park-Calgary, District at Lakeview-Mississauga, Stockyards- Toronto, Gateway Mall-Springfield, OR, A New Underground Atlanta Masterplan, McMahon Stadium Redevelopment-Calgary, 801 Albert-Ottawa, De Lorimier Development-Montreal, Richview Redevelopment-Toronto, Bergen Town Center East Redevelopment, Willow Grove NAS Redevelopment, Eglinton Redevelopment-Toronto, The Boulevard-Staten Island, Repositioning of Retail Assets on Fifth Avenue and in SoHo Retail District, The Town Center at Hicksville, Sunset Mall, Garvies Point RFP, Brick Church Masterplanning-East Orange, NJ, Independence Plaza- Tribeca, NYC, Oueen/Richmond/Sherbourne MU, Toronto

Nov 2011 - Jul 2017

Lyall Design Architects, Norfolk, VA, US, Project Manager/Designer

Design and Project Management:

Old Point National Bank Headquarters-Hampton, VA, Cavalier Yacht & Country Club, Virginia Beach, VA

Mar 2010 - Oct 2010

Cooper Carry, Atlanta, GA, US, Staff Architect

Involved in projects from start to occupancy, served as a point of contact for consultant teams and clients through document production, assisted with Masterplans and Proposals, represented the firm at ICSC and ULI events

Macy’s Orlando (2004 SADI: Superior Achievement in Design & Imaging Winner); Burdine’s Wellington Green; Houston Galleria Expansion; Unique Target Store Brooklyn Junction; The Birches New Lenox-Forest City Enterprises; Greenville Mixed Use; Crosland Sustainable Design Challenge 2008; Downtown Flushing Redevelopment Strategy; Emory Point; Linville Ridge Clubhouse Renovation; The Lodge at Woodloch Spa and Resort; Jackson County Courthouse and Judicial Complex; Schilling Farms Masterplan Studies; 10th and Midtown Student Housing Masterplan; East Arverne/Far Rockaways Masterplan Studies; CCA Office Interiors 50W17

Sep 2007 - Dec 2008

Pazdan Smith Group, Greenville, SC, US, Design Director / Project Manager

Responsible for project design in the Retail Studio, I tracked staffing and project schedules, served as the key point of contact for The Providence Marketplace Project, and I lead the design team. I developed many masterplan initiatives, tracked and developed new business, and represented the firm at ICSC and ULI events.

Village North-Fairhope MXD, Fairhope, AL; Providence Marketplace, Mt. Juliet, TN; Richmond Town Center, Richmond, KY

Oct 2004 - Sep 2007

Cooper Carry, Atlanta, GA, US and New York, NY, Staff Architect

see Cooper Carry description above

Jul 1999 - Oct 2004

The Boudreaux Group Inc., Columbia, SC, US, Intern

Project Design:

Liturgical; University/Lab Buildings

Nov 1998 - Jul 1999

SMALLWOOD, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern

Project Design and Masterplanning:

Hospitality; Mixed Use; Speculative Office

May 1998 - Nov 1998


Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US - Genoa, Italy, MArch, Master of Architecture

The Charles Daniel Center for Urban Studies, Genoa, Italy; Fall 1996
Mickel Fellow; Studied Urban Armatures in The Centro Storico of Genova
Developed Strategies of Urban Armature and Transit for The Lagaccio River Valley

Aug 1996 - May 1998

Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US - Charleston, SC, US, Bachelors, BA Design (Focus in Architecture)

Clemson University Charleston Architecture Center: Fall Semester 1995

May 1993 - May 1996


Macy’s Orlando (2004 SADI: Superior Achievement in Design & Imaging Winner), Other

Cooper Carry's work on the Macy's store at the Mall at Millennia in Orlando, Fla. was one major exception. The judges felt the 275,000-square-foot box was a far departure from Federated Department Stores bland vanilla prototype and set a good example for mall anchor stores moving forward.


Areas of Specialization