William Moreno

William Moreno

Miami, FL, US



My professional background includes 12 years of experience in Architecture, Urban Planning, and Construction Management in Florida and abroad. Being an alumnus of the University of Miami School of Architecture, I believe in creating, promoting and proliferating pedestrian-friendly sustainable urban environments. 


AgroTrade America, Miami, FL, US, Senior Store Designer and Assistant Project Manager

• Senior Designer and Assistant Project Manager, conceptualized over 40 store layouts for European based Hypermarket Development Company, with a financial backup of 11 billion dollars in annual revenues, it recently started operations in the U.S.
• Conceptualized design and building standards, implemented guidelines and specifications for the five prototype store formats
• Worked next to company COO and Head of Engineering Department in all aspects of store development, from the drawing board to more than 10 store openings – and counting
• Streamlined design processes and common construction issues by working with vendors across all disciplines, as well as government agencies, by standardizing design and building methods
• Assisted Project Managers with coordination of trades, feasibility studies, value engineering, material quantification, resolved and answered requests for information (RFIs), forensic analysis, got building permits as well as answered Building Department comments

Apr 2012 - current

W Solutions+Design, LLC, Miami, FL, US, Design and Construction Consultant

Relevant Projects:

Abreu Residence, Golden Beach, Florida – with AG Architecture, Miami, Florida
• Design-build residential waterfront project, with over 12,000 square feet, situated in almost 2 acres of land
• Consulted as Project Manager for design phase, construction documents production, pre-construction phase, programming and client coordination
• Developed material production schedules for pricing during pre-construction phase
• Reviewed sub-contractor proposals and helped award contracts to winning bids, based on proposed price, timeline, quality and general conditions

Casa Dr. Jose Moreno, Key Largo, Florida –
• Designed waterfront, two story residence, with close to 1500 sq. ft., to meet best Green Building
practices as feasible as possible and within budget
• Managed Design-Build project, designed and answered to client program needs – from schematic design, Contract Documents, Permitting, Pre-construction to Sub-contractor bid awarding
• Developed, coordinated and assisted in the design of Structural and MEP trades of project, under the supervision of licensed consultants
• Managed all aspects of pre-construction phase: budget, contract conditions, contract award, job schedule, payment schedule, on-site visits and survey

Nov 2008 - Mar 2012

Oppenheim Architecture, Miami, FL, US, Urban Planner Consultant

• Consulted as part of project management team in the biggest urban infill project in Abu-Dhabi, U.A.E., The South Hudayriat Islands Master Plan
• Coordinated team members in the production of project analytical diagrams, coordination of street/block layout, open spaces, amenities, mass transit and pedestrian connectivity plans
• Conceptualized building prototypes for residential, retail and mixed-use functions
• Contributed in the creation of building design code and tested its efficiency in a trial-and-error process before its adoption and final publication as project design guideline

Jan 2009 - Apr 2009

John Moriarty & Associates of Florida – General Contractor, Hollywood, FL, US, Project Engineer


600 Brickell Financial Centre, Miami ($160 million) – 40 stories of Class “A” commercial high-rise, with 1.5 million square feet, aiming to become first LEED certified tower in Miami’s financial district:
• Managed and coordinated engineering for $20 million contract for curtain wall trade and waterproofing
• Coordinated curtain wall with steel structure, concrete pre-cast panels, roofing and waterproofing trades
• Supervised and reported on progress of curtain wall punch-window testing procedure until final permit
• Streamlined work completion dates for engineering, material delivery and initial installation dates
• Reviewed and processed submittals – shop drawings, product data, samples and warranties

ICON Brickell, Miami ($500 million) – World class luxury condominium, hotel and retail complex composed of three 50-plus story towers, bay-liner units and garage, totaling 1800 units – developed by The Related Group, with Arquitectonica, and Yoo by Phillip Stark on board as design team:
• Coordinated Owner Architect change directives with field superintendents and sub-contractors
• Worked closely with Project Manager to coordinate field information between Owner, Architect, MEP engineers, Structural engineer and Interior Designer
• Managed finish tile contract, including material scheduling, coordinating and overseeing work of subs
• Calculated tile material take-offs for pricing and quantified material deliveries for monthly billing
• Flagged potential change orders and created change order requests for ownership
• Reviewed and processed contract documents, submittal drawings, product data, mockups, inspection reports, as well as created, processed and distributed requests for information (RFI’s)

Apr 2007 - Nov 2008

Forbes Architects, Coral Gables, FL, US, Mid-Level Project Manager

• Managed project-wide assignments for 50,000 sq. ft. office-warehouse condo complex, in 2 acres of land – schematic design, site planning, space planning, feasibility studies, code research, selected project specifications, Pricing Drawings, 100% Construction Documents, project coordination of MEP, Civil, Structural, Landscape and Fire Protection drawings, permit processing and construction administration
• Proven capacity to maximize floor area ratio within limits as required by code
• Created presentation drawings and renderings for numerous RFP’s – private and public sector
• Produced Contract Documents for over 350,000 sq. ft. of commercial buildings and over 800,000 sq.ft. of miscellaneous tenant build-outs – banks, medical facilities, gymnasiums and spas amongst others; multi-project responsibilities covering the planning stages to 100% Construction Documents and construction

Jun 2003 - Apr 2007

Correa Valle Valle - Architecture and Urban Design, Coral Gables, FL, US, Project Designer

• Designed high-end residential prototypes for Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) towns
• Collaborated in conceptual phase and master planning of coastal town in Costa Rica – project encompassed housing, hotels, golf courses, public buildings, commercial center, harbor rehabilitation and a small airport; produced site plan, infrastructure studies and renderings for presentation and marketing
• Produced Design Development drawings to calculate job costs for numerous urban development projects
• Created color renderings for numerous presentation and marketing brochures

Aug 2002 - Jun 2003


University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture, with Minor in Business Administration
Study Abroad Program - Rome, Italy, Spring 2000

Aug 1996 - May 2001

Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola, San Juan, PR, US, High School, High School

Aug 1990 - May 1996


Dean's List, Award

University of Miami Dean's List, 1996 to 1999


Areas of Specialization