Thomas Woolsey

Thomas Woolsey

Los Angeles, CA, US



I am a registered architect. I have been in the building trades for 25+ years and have done many projects in education, commercial, and residential


H. E. Woolsey Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, US, Contractor and Architect

Architect, Contractor - B, C10, C36, C22, C12, Engineer, Mathematician

Jan 1998 - current

Spire Architecture & Design PLLC, LOS ANGELES, Architect

Consultant for the investigation of material and Construction Defects, and Forensic Architecture

Dec 2017 - current

H. E. Woolsey Trust, Los Angeles, CA, US, Trustee

Manager of a Real Estate Trust which involved tenant relations, services, architecture, engineering, and construction

Jan 2013 - current

Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect

Project architect, cross discipline with MEP, and Structural; DSA Certifications; plan review; policy writing; Adult School Maintenance and Operations; K to 12 Campus upgrades; high rise major improvements design with construction; paving; lighting; parking design; ADA assessments and implementations; comprehensive Program Development, campus assessments; and construction management. Supervisor status for Architectural unit. Design management

Jan 2016 - Dec 2023

Amit Apel Design, Woodland Hills, CA, US, Principle Architect

Principle Architect, mixed use projects, condos, apartments and residential projects.

Jan 2009 - Dec 2011

Builder Direct, Los Angeles, Principle Architect

Project Architect for all projects. Mixed use, TI, Commercial, and Residential architecture and construction management.

Jan 2007 - Dec 2008

Lorin Cruz Architects, Long Beach, CA, US, Project Architect

Project architect for all projects, Design development, QA, marketing, and expediting, Building and Safety, Engineering. Construction management and, FF&E.

Jan 2006 - Dec 2007

Steven Kliens Sound Control Room, Sherman Oaks, CA, US, Architect and Acoustical Designer

Design and construct sound studios, sound attenuation, and application of sound materials. .

Jan 2004 - Dec 2006

Anvick Engineering, Arcata, CA, US, Architect

Designed large scale projects, Research and development of structural materials and applications. Mentored in Structural Engineering. Notable project as the Santa Monica Pier, Humboldt State University, Housing in Saudi Arabia, Classified military projects

Jan 2001 - Dec 2004


California Contractors School, Los Angeles, CA, US, Mold Abatement

Certified for the abatement and mitigation of mold in building products

Jan 2023 - current

California Contractors School, Los Angeles, Asbestos Certification

Certification for the assessment of asbestos products and abatment in buildings

Jan 2022 - current

California Contractors School, Los Angeles, Lead Certification

Certification for the assessment and abetment of lead products in buildings

Jan 2021 - current

State of California CAL OES, Los Angeles, CA, US, Safety Assessment Program

Assessment of buildings after a natural disaster and the mitigation of public safety

Jan 2022 - current

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, PhD, Mathematics/Engineering/Architecture

Program in Architecture with minor in mathematics and engineering. Focus was on proportional attributes of buildings and its effects on lateral stability, software, web deliverable CAD systems, neural nets, engineering processes, modeling, shape grammars, and the role of abstract algebra in art and architecture.

Sep 2000 - Jun 2004

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Focus was on Mathematics and its role in architecture. Used computer models, shape grammars to refine and create emergent shape using afine projections and algebra. Computer programming in Java, Fortran, C, and C++.
Academic Degree

Sep 1998 - Sep 2000

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Applied Mathematics

Applied mathematics and architecture in the Graduate Department of Architecture.

Sep 1995 - Sep 1998

El Camino College, Torrance, CA, US, Mathematics / Architecture

Concurrently studied Mathematics and Architecture along with construction technology

Sep 1991 - Jun 1995

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Santa Monica, CA, US, BArch, Professional Degree in Architecture

Professional degree in architecture

Sep 1987 - Jun 1991

Areas of Specialization