Tomas Aguilar

Tomas Aguilar

Seattle, WA, US

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I am passionate about creating functional, beautiful, and sustainable architecture that adds value to everyone's lives.

Architecture is a craft. The best architecture uses evidence based design to make decisions, is designed to be inclusive, plans for various use scenarios, is sustainable and environmentally responsible, contributes to the community, and uses capital efficiently.

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Green Canopy NODE, Seattle, WA, US, Architect

Architect for residential development.

Sep 2022 - current

Green Sail Inc., Burbank, CA, US, Architect

- Invent, refine, research and document design of construction products
including materials and manufacturing processes.
- Research market to estimate potential sales, evaluate existing competitive
players, and estimate product pricing.
- Create pitch decks and present to startup accelerators.
- Patent process research, prior art searches, preliminary drafts, and evaluation
of potential to receive a patent that will protect invention.

Apr 2019 - Dec 2022

Applied Minds, Burbank, CA, US, Project Architect / BIM Manager

- Evaluate markets to identify potential business clients for Applied Minds (AM),
evaluate business fit for the services AM can provide, write proposal, research
leads, and strategize potential approaches.
- Write Dynamo scripts to save time on repetitive operations in Revit.
- Conduct Revit training sessions for co-workers to improve ease, quality, and
efficiency of drafting operations.
- Implement industry standards for organization of documents such as CSI
MasterFormat for organization of specifications.

Dec 2017 - Mar 2020

Fukui Architects, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Graduate Architect

- Document progress and oversee quality of repairs conducted on a housing
development under construction litigation.
- Project management including budgeting, forecasting, staff oversight, and
quality control.
- Construction documentation and permitting.

May 2017 - Nov 2017

Michael Baker International, Coraopolis, PA, US, Graduate Architect

- Create spatial requirements from client whitepapers, attend and participate in
design charettes and meetings with the client, create preliminary designs,
develop designs, draft construction documents, and evaluate contractor
submittals for construction administration of various projects.
- Project types included Aircraft Hangar and Maintenance, Clinics, Fire Stations,
Dormitories, Hotels, Offices, Electrical Facilities, Religious, and Educational.
- Clients for these projects varied from government and military to business.
Military clients included USAF, USACE, NAVFAC, USCBP, QMOD, and RSAF.

Nov 2014 - May 2017

McF Architects, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Intern Architect

Architectural design from programming and client meetings to construction
documentation, specification, and administration. Projects were primarily
university classrooms, laboratories, dormitories, and administration buildings.

May 2012 - Oct 2014

OPN Architects, Cedar Rapids, IA, US, Model Builder

Designing and building architectural models for client presentations.

Jan 2012 - Apr 2012


Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture with a Minor in Digital Media Arts.

Aug 2007 - Dec 2011


Utility Patent for Modular Junction Boxes, Other

Patent awarded for the invention of a modular junction box that is ten times faster to wire than standard wiring methods for residential construction.

See here for more information about the invention.


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