Brian Leounis

Brian Leounis

Clemson, SC, US




Datum Workshop, Charleston , Owner / Architect

An Architecture studio specializing in digital design and fabrication firm based in Charleston, SC.

Oct 2017 - current

Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US, Lecturer / Digital Design Shop + Materials Lab Manger

* Advise and work with faculty to research, purchase and implement the introduction of new fabrication equipment into the shop and grant opportunities.
* Coordinate schedules and efforts of other Lab staff, technical specialists, contractors, student assistants, and others to ensure safety and provide trained coverage at all times the lab is open to users, and to provide needed instruction and assistance to individuals and groups, in support of class work, and individual and research projects.
* With faculty, plan, develop and direct the activities of research or instructional associates and/or laboratory assistants and student lab users.
* Provide support and trouble shooting for a diverse range of fabrication platforms from digital to traditional in support of faculty research, general coursework and seminars in the areas of fabrication, design build, and digital fabrication.

Aug 2013 - Jul 2017

LS3P, Charleston, SC, US, Intern Architect

• Develop functional requirements and project-design criteria for a wide variety of projects, client types, and design problems;
• Applied substantial knowledge of design and planning principles, building and planning-code requirements, specification organization and preparation, construction costs and methods, and contract preparation and negotiation;
• Developed detailed-design concepts, producesd contract documents, interprets ordinances, and client needs. Performed field observation and supervised construction administration services;
• Prime contact with clients, consultants and public agencies on medium or small projects;
• Worksed directly with clients on all size projects. Works independently on routine assignments; received technical guidance on unusual or complex problems from senior level staff.

Aug 2011 - Aug 2013


Clemson University, MArch, MArch

Aug 2007 - May 2009

University at Buffalo, BArch, Bach Science in Arch

Aug 2003 - May 2007

Areas of Specialization