Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor

Stonington, CT, US




Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA, US, Guest Critic

Guest Critic for MARCH students enrolled at The BAC.

May 2013 - current

Philip Darrell Lighting Design, Stonignton, CT, Arch. Consultant/Designer/Draftsman

Provide architectural and drafting support services for design development and construction documentation for individual certified lighting designer.

Dec 2011 - current

Stonington Cemetery Association, Stonington, CT, US, Secretary, Board of Directors

Paid and volunteer position as board member- secretary, special projects planner, and preservation consultant for 19th c. 22 acre non-sectarian burial ground. I am currently working on adaptive reuse of a 1849 barn, restoration of landscape and several gothic revival structures, and applying for federal National Park Historical Site designation for the site's significance as a preserved Victorian landscape.

Oct 2011 - current

Thomas J. Taylor, Architecture and Interiors, Stonington, CT, US, Sole Proprietor

Providing architectural design services and consulting for new homes, renovations, lighting design, interiors, and landscapes as well as various graphic communications and product design projects and partnerships. I have worked in and maintain business and social networks in VA, KY, NY, ME, MA, RI, CT, WV, GA, FL, and CO.

Apr 2007 - current

Michael McKinley and Associates LLC, Stonington, CT, US, Project Architect

Work directly with principle, Michael McKinley (RISD, GSD) with oversight of 0-1 interns on all project development (cooperative), design development (cooperative), client meeting/communication (cooperative and individual), project coordination (individual), permitting (individual), construction documents (cooperative), bidding (cooperative), specification (cooperative), interior design (cooperative), landscape design and/or coordination(individual and cooperative), and construction administration (cooperative) for 4 person firm specializing in new construction and renovations to secondary coastal residential ranging from $1million+ for remote clients in MA, RI, CT, NJ, and FL.

Aug 2005 - current

emi, Colorado Springs, CO, US, Intern Architect

Intern Architect working under licensed Architect and Landscape Architect. Participated in design development, presentation and permitting drawings onsite for a non-profit client proposing an orphanage in Recife, Brazil. Also participated in the production of construction drawings for relief structures in post- tsunami India, a primary school in Cambodia, and University building in Uganda.

Dec 2004 - Jun 2005

The Clarke Cooke House, Newport, RI, US, Captain

"Captain" of a private fine dining room - working as the right hand of Maitre d'Hotel, with Sommelier, and head server in a traditional French service structure. Individually responsible for guest greeting, dining room presentation, nightly menu preparation, et al.

Apr 2003 - Jul 2003

Misquamicut Club, Watch Hill, RI, Secretary/Office Manager

Provided financial, member, and facility support at beach club & golf club.

May 2002 - Jul 2003

The Weekapaug Inn, Weekapaug, RI, US, Kitchen Apprentice

Kitchen Apprentice training under head chef, also assisting pastry chefs and garde manger, in hotel fine dining- included all aspects of food preparation for New England/French fusion cuisine.

May 1999 - Sep 1999

Picture Perfect, Westerly, RI, US, Photo Assistant

Photo Assistant in traditional film photo development lab- developed and printed color, b&w, and slide negatives and printed using machines and traditional dark-room methods.

Dec 1995 - Aug 1998


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Open Learning Initiative


Oct 2013 - current

Connecticut College, New London, CT, US, Various

Studies in Dance and Architecture.

Apr 2008 - current

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, US, Various

Studies in Dance, Poetry, and Visual Arts

Feb 2005 - current

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Various

Architecture, Industrial design, Photography, Jewelry, furniture, Apparel Design, and fabrication.

Feb 2004 - current

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, US, BArch, Architecture

BARCH, BS Art and Architectural History, BS Visual Arts Studies- Photography

Aug 2002 - current


Credit for contribution- "Architecture and Psycholanalysis" by John Hendrix, Other

Recognized for contributions to the first published academic analysis of psychoanalytical theory and compositional strategies in architecture with project subject and contributor, Peter Eisenman.


Governor's Recognition for Academic Achievement, Rhode Island, Award


RI Academic Decathlon- Gold Metal- Interview Category, 1st Place

1st place awarded for interview portion of 10 discipline state-wide academic competition. Competition involved half hour long continuous conversation with panel of professionals on various topics- personal and otherwise.


Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, Other

Recognition for achieving SAT score on VERBAL in the first semester of 8th grade higher than the average college admitted high school senior.


Areas of Specialization