Daniel Gonzales

Daniel Gonzales

Denver, CO, US




A firm where I may continue as a young Project Manager / Project Architect while participating in all aspects and phases of a project.  Firm culture must be collaborative (rather than individualistic or competitive) and projects should carry a sense of adventure.



Licensed Architect, Colorado

LEED Accredited Professional

“KSQ-est” Award at KSQ Design for employee with most company spirit. (2015)

In-house architectural photographer of Studio PBA – Familiarity with tilt/shift and perspective control lenses (included in PDF of work samples).

Winner of “Prix de la Ville” at Fontainebleau Summer Program, French Ecole des Beaux-Arts. (2001)

Department lead and voting member of Apogaea Inc., a Colorado based arts non-profit 501c3. (2013-Present)



KSQ Design, Denver, CO, US, project manager

Project manager / project architect on new multi-restaurant dining facility and student commons for Williams Village campus at CU Boulder. Served as liaison between local owner, local consultants and production team at KSQ’s home office in Tulsa Oklahoma. On project from SD through CA.

Reason for leaving: My boss has advised I may be part of an upcoming third round of layoffs.

Nov 2014 - current

Studio PBA (former Paul Bergner Architect), Denver, CO, US, Project Architect

Project manager in training at a firm that did exclusively large market rate apartment complexes. Clients included AMLI, Wood Partners and Alliance. Also served as in-house architectural photographer.

Reason for leaving: No room for advancement.

Oct 2011 - Nov 2014

Hyperform Design Co-Op, Denver, CO, US, Architect and Founding Member

During the recession a colleague formed a new architectural co-op of which I was a founding member. Majority of my time was spent on a Catholic church school renovation and expansion project in rurual Texas serving as an assistant to the PM/principal in charge. On project from SD through CA.

Reason for leaving: Job provided limited income during the recession.

Jul 2009 - Oct 2011

Davis Partnership Architects, Denver, CO, US, Architect

Worked in Davis’ commercial urbanism and special projects division on a variety of mixed-use and TOD projects, as well as a LEED spec office building and the 9th and Colorado medical campus redevelopment.

Reason for leaving: The Great Recession.

Jul 2007 - Oct 2008

Studio One Eleven, Long Beach, CA, US, Designer

Studio One Eleven is the boutique urban design division of a large commercial firm. Projects included urban infill, mixed-use, TODs and planning. Hired as an entry level designer and rose to the level of job captain.

Reason for leaving: Moved out of state.

Aug 2003 - Jul 2007


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Studied abroad on quarter each in Thailand, India and Fontainebleau (France)

Aug 1998 - Jun 2003


“KSQ-est”, Other

Award at KSQ Design for employee with most company spirit.


Prix de la Ville - Fontainebleau Summer Program, Award

Winner of “Prix de la Ville” at Fontainebleau Summer Program, French École des Beaux-Arts.


Areas of Specialization