Paul San Gemino

Paul San Gemino

Venice, CA, US



Mr. San Gemino has over ten years of experience within the architectural industry. He is a registered architect in the state of Nevada.  He has worked with architects and commercial developers emphasizing design development document production, construction administration, BIM management, and document standardization.  His evolving specification encompasses the diverse requirements mandatory in contemporary architecture: project management, project architecture, building technology, sustainable/LEED initiatives, and BIM technology.  Mr. San Gemino’s experience includes healthcare, laboratory, higher education and commercial projects, with responsibilities ranging from programming analysis, design, contract administration, and the training/implementation of BIM software.  Mr. San Gemino has experience with projects under the jurisdiction of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Division of the State Architect. 


Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc., Culver City, CA, US, Architect

• Culver City Restaurant (Shell/Core) * Cuningham Group - Designer/Const. Administration

Conducting site observation visits, Responding to requests for information, Reviewing submittals, Attending coordination meetings, producing observation reports and meeting minutes, Mediating between tenant architect and general contractor, Negotiating with city agencies and utilities, Generation of architectural sketches and details, specifying products and writing specifications.

Mar 2012 - Apr 2013

CO Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

• Kaiser Permanente - South Specialty Medical Office Building
Design development, Construction Documents, OSPHD: Authoring of design development/OSPHD/site make-ready cartoon sets, selection/construction of material palette and presentation board; design and coordination of reflected ceiling plans; authoring of presentation materials; organization of coordination meetings with consultants and material venders; supervision of junior staff; delegating responsibility of tasks; liaison between management and design staff; developing edge of slab details at grade/site detail/demolition scope, coordination of door schedule and hardware consultant/landscape/civil documents and scope, development/coordination of wall types with acoustical consultant, equipment and family creation in Revit, loading/coordinating consultant models and AutoCAD files in architectural Revit model, generation of architectural sketches to elucidate design intent to consultants, and management of architectural documents and document sets.

Jun 2011 - Feb 2012

HLW, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer - BIM Coordinator

• 1800 Stewart
Construction documents, contract administration: Managing the Revit model by performing audits, purging the central file, linking of consultant model, family creation, software training; design of rest rooms, elevator and stairwells to construction document level and in conformance with the building code, development of roof and parapet details, coordination of roof structural framing and mechanical equipment, and orchestrating the drafting efforts of China office and evaluation of drafted details. Site responsibilities involved hardscape design and landscape coordination, authoring and presenting site plans and details to the City of Santa Monica transportation management department for approval. Construction duties included, processing and response to Requests for Information and submittals, participation at Owner/Architect meetings, site observation, interaction with construction supervisor, authoring bulletins and producing architectural sketches.

Aug 2010 - Apr 2011


Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture


Sep 2002 - Jan 2008

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Communication


Sep 1992 - Jan 1997

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