Aaron grew up in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. He studied Architecture at the Ohio State University receiving a bachelors degree. After working in Ohio for a few years he moved to New York City and received a masters degree from Columbia University. After switching coasts he began working for Backen Gillam and Kroeger as a project architect in Sausalito California. Currently he is working remotely while living in London with his wife Krista and dog Buddy. He enjoys wandering around the city enjoying the architecture, surfing, snowboarding and cooking meatballs.

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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Master of Architecture – Completed May 2000
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Bachelor of Science in Architecture – Completed June 1994
NCARB REGISTRATION Registered Architect in the State of New York – Completed Sept 2002
LEED-NC Green Building Certificate Institute – Completed June 2009

BACKEN GILLAM AND KROEGER project architect - May 2016 to Present
Sausalito / St Helena, California 

ENNEAD ARCHITECTS project architect – May 2011 to April 2016
New York, New York

Friends School - Wash, D.C: Master plan and addition of a student center and K-5 classrooms for a prestigious Quaker school
Museum of the City of New York – New York, New York: 35,000 SF Third and final phase of expansion and modernization plan
NYU Hospital Neuroscience Building – New York, New York Fast track foundation package for 350,000 SF laboratory building
CUNY Nursing + MSK Cancer Treatment Center – New York, New York: Zoning, phasing and materials management analysis

MURDOCK and YOUNG ARCHITECTS project architect – Nov 2003 to May 2011
New York, New York

Brooklyn Heights Residence – Brooklyn, New York: 1,750 S.F. Interior renovation
East Hampton Lakehouse – East Hampton, New York: 3,000 S.F. Ground up residence and integral pool and associated detached garage
Greenwich Estate / Art Barn – Greenwich, CT: Multi-project compound including freestanding art gallery, house and wine cellar
Carroll Gardens Townhouse – Brooklyn, New York: 4,000 S.F. Brownstone gut renovation rear yard and rooftop addition
Pace Prints – New York, New York: 4,000 S.F. Full floor art gallery in a landmarked Chelsea industrial building
Manhattan Townhouse – New York, New York: 14,000 S.F. gut renovation and rooftop terrace reconstruction
5th Avenue Apartment – New York, New York 2,000 S.F. Combination of 2 units and full interior gut renovation
Tribeca Loft- New York, New York: 3,000 S.F. Combination of 2 units and gut renovation in landmark district building
Montauk Residence – Montauk, New York: Master planning for 3,000 phased renovation and addition

PASANELLA + KLEIN STOLZMAN + BERG project architect – Nov 2000 to Oct 2003
New York, New York

Mason Hall School of Music – Fredonia, New York: 50,000 S.F. addition and 100,000 S.F. renovation at SUNY’s College at Fredonia
Schaefer Brewery and Keadum Winery Redevelopment – Brooklyn, New York: 1.2 million S.F. (650 unit) housing development
Port Authority Bus Terminal – New York, New York: Renovation of rear façade and lighting installation
Congregation Rodeph Sholom – New York, New York: Rooftop chapel addition.

STEVEN HOLL ARCHITECTS competition design team – July 2000 to Nov 2000
New York, New York

Museum of African Art + Edison School – 110th Street & Fifth Avenue: Museum, K-5 Elementary School and support offices.
Museum of Evolution – Burgos, Spain: museum, conference center and research labs.
Nelson Atkins Art Museum – Kansas City, Missouri: 1 million S.F. Museum expansion and 140,000 S.F. renovation.

MOED de ARMAS & SHANNON project architect – May 1998 to Feb 2000
New York, New York

The Coleman Group – 300 Park Avenue 22,000 S.F. 2 story advertising agency
430 Park Avenue – Oestreicher Properties: Lobby, Façade and Plaza Renovations
400 Madison Avenue – Macklowe Organization: Lobby Renovation
622 Third Avenue – 622 Building Company L.L.C. Public Plaza, Arcade & Lobby Renovation
245 Park Avenue – Brookfield Properties: Public Plaza, Arcade & Lobby Renovation

HAROLD S. SCHOFIELD & ASSOCIATES project architect – Jan 1995 to Aug 1997
Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBIA / BARNARD UNIVERSITY teaching assistant (architectural design I & II) - Sept 1999 to May2000
New York, New York

5th Place Bloomington Community Arts Commission Bus Shelter Design Competition (with Henry Gunawan)
Award of Merit (second place) 1999 & 2000 Society of American Registered Architects Student Design Competition
Work displayed by Van Allen Institute and The Urban Center (TKTS2K competition with Henry Gunawan)
Work published and displayed by Columbia University
Work published and displayed by Ohio State University
Ohio State University Cum Laude graduate

Autocad, Revit (beginner), Adobe CS, Sketchup, Microsoft Office, Bluebeam Revu

Running, Art, Furniture Design, Surfing, Snowboarding, Cooking, Cycling, Boxing