Tyler Larson

Tyler Larson

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Project Manager and Designer with a decade of experience helping innovative, paradigm-shifting practices thrive. Focused on managing focused and efficient teams, defining effective deliverables and timelines, and creating a culture of mutual growth and support.  I lead with transparency, sincerity and optimism.

Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin SOA 2013.


Herdman A+D, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

Managing Documentation and Construction Administration on fast-paced tilt-up Industrial projects across Southern California. Revit-focused.

Mar 2023 - current

LMNL Projects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Lead Designer / Founder

Range of services including Drawing Set production and Project Management services (Architecture, Landscape Architecture), FF&E Design / Production Engineering, Interior Design, RFP Development for Real Estate Developers and public art projects, and Art Direction. Includes ground-up Single Family Residential and Landscape architecture projects in Los Angeles, as well as single family remodels and FF&E Design in New York City.

Jan 2022 - current

Lovers Unite, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

Project Manager and Designer focused on managing nuanced, art-forward restaurant and residential projects.

Feb 2022 - Feb 2023

RAC Design Build, Los Angeles, CA, US, Job Captain

Managed on-time completion of DD drawing sets for adaptive reuse projects.

Developed massing and site design solutions to unite + clarify a mixed-use
terraced project site in Silverlake (2525 Hyperion Ave.) Led a team of 4 in
assessing the relationship between program, sight lines, and articulation of
ground-up VS adaptively reused buildings.

Developed project narratives, rendering packages, massing and zoning analyses, and mood boards to communicate design intent / materiality to client.

Developed unique formulas & spreadsheets to address multiple client concerns at once: optimum ratio of retail VS commercial use + parking capacity + FAR.

Reorganized + reformatted the RAC Library using the AVAIL Desktop Browser:
unification of all standards & development of maintenance plan.

Laid off with the rest of staff due to firm closure, December 2020.

Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Connect Homes, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Connect Homes provides a modular, pre-fab, heavy steel construction solution - delivering homes to the site 90% complete from their factory in San Bernadino, CA.

- Managed the design, shop drawings and delivery of the first Connect 1 -
single-module prefab home - to a temporary fire relief village in Santa Rosa.

- Worked with civil engineers and Habitat For Humanity to modify the
proprietary Connect Homes system for non-permanent installation.

- Developed site-design strategies & landscaping plans to help locate dozens of
modular homes across California.

- Execution of 30+ State & Local Permit sets, Bid Sets, Construction Documents, Shop Drawings & photorealistic renderings in Autodesk Revit.

- Development of Revit Standards, libraries and guidebooks to facilitate rapid
system updates across the entire Connect Homes product line.

Oct 2017 - Feb 2019

Parts and Labor Design (PLDNYC), New York, NY, US, FF&E Designer

Design of lighting, seating, casegoods and custom architectural details for
high-end retail and hospitality clients. Collaborated with architects to produce
full Interior Design packages for projects across the East Coast. 3D Models and renderings in Rhino + VRAY..

Feb 2016 - Feb 2017

SHoP Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer

Concept, SD and DD-Level development of a high-rise Luxury Condo project on
NYC's Upper East Side. Zoning+massing studies, facade concepts, floor planning,
programming, client coordination and Interiors (Revit).

Development of SHoP Arc Residential Design Guidebook: internal documentation
included Revit models with pre-loaded ADA clearances.

Fabrication Lab Design - Development of large, complex, mixed media
architectural models and shipping crates for international delivery and display.

Oct 2013 - Feb 2015

Ennead Architects, New York, NY, US, Residency Intern

Full-time 6-month internship facilitated through The University of Texas at Austin’s Professional Residency Program. I primarily helped develop a medical and academic high-rise on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, from concept to 50% SD. Team led by Todd Schliemann, lead designer on the Standard High Line Hotel.

Jul 2012 - Dec 2012


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, BArch, Bachelors of Architecture

Professional Bachelors Degree, graduated with Honors.
Foci throughout studies: sustainability, digital fabrication, adaptive reuse.

Jun 2007 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization