Seth Feriano AIA, NCARB

Seth Feriano AIA, NCARB

Washington, DC, US

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Licensed architect with a master’s degree in architecture and a wide breadth of project leadership experience. Creative thinking skills with practical knowledge of building codes and construction logistics. Optimistic— a leader and a team player with a sense of humor under pressure. An active listener who understands complex viewpoints and performs with integrity. Comprehensive know-how reviewing technical drawings and specifications with the capacity to oversee large and small project teams. A problem solver and asset throughout all project phases.



Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD, US, Facilities Project Manager

Engage with Principals and stakeholders to lead community work sessions during the design of projects. Take part in the selection of design firms and fee negotiations. Oversight of design teams to insure compliance with MSDE and AHJ requirements. Collaboration with city government—participate in City Council presentations with some experience in property acquisition. Risk management—identifying critical paths that lead to the success of projects.

Jan 2018 - current

LSY Architects, Washington, DC, US, Project Manager

Multidisciplinary project team management with emphasis on time and cost monitoring. Space planning and building envelope designer on scientific lab projects for the federal government. Worked directly with contractors, project officers and end-users in the design-build project delivery method for various institutes.

Sep 2017 - Jun 2018

Smolen Emr Ilkovitch, Rockville, MD, US, Project Architect/ Project Manager

Team leader of K-12 construction projects. Worked with LEAs to design 21st century learning environments. Developed project schedules, coordinated with consultants and led team meetings. QA/QC drawings, wrote specifications and published addendum during bidding phase. Worked with construction managers and general contractors during pre-design and provided construction administration. Established best practices and office standards for BIM.

Sep 2014 - Sep 2017

IA Interior Architects, Washington, DC, US, Project Architect

Instrumental in project development and delivery from schematic design through substantial completion. Office space planning with understanding of SCIF technologies. Led consultant coordination, chiefly responsible for the production of construction documents and obtainment of building permits. Skilled at construction detailing and providing construction administration. A member of the Revit Leadership committee assisting in training and standards development.

Jul 2013 - Sep 2014

Frederick Ward Associates, Bel Air, MD, US, Project Architect

Developed designs for single family residential projects, some within FEMA floodplains. Produced permit drawings for HVAC facility upgrades and fire-rated data room enclosures. Field measured existing army barracks for adaptive reuse and development. College baseball field and facility improvements.

Aug 2012 - Jul 2013

Ismael Leyva Architects, New York, NY, US, Job Captain

Multi-family apartment layouts under guidance from principle. Developed unit blocking and FAR calculations. Designed 10 story stair towers with varying floor to floor heights. Coordinated shell and interior BIM's. Detailed exterior curtain wall sections and produced CD’s for NYC DOB.

Nov 2011 - Aug 2012

Molzen Corbin, Albuquerque, NM, US, Intern Architect

Transposed 1960’s blueprints into working BIM for NCAA basketball stadium renovation and helped solve construction issues. Schematic locker rooms, training and retail store designs under guidance of principle. 3d imagery for interim season facility planning. Attended meetings and selected materials for airport counter renovation. Cost estimation, CD’s and red-lined shops.

Aug 2009 - Jul 2011


The University of New Mexico, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2011

Savannah College of Art and Design, Bachelors, Painting

Aug 1998 - May 2002

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