With years of experience leading major project in his native Mexico City, Ricardo Gomez is a skilled architect and the senior project manager at CgM & Associates.

Many of our team innovations and exciting executions come to life at Ricardo’s desk. As the team lead he is meticulous about every detail, brings projects in on time and on budget, and always adds to that extra creative touch that is the signature of CgM & Associates.

Education
La Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
BS in Architecture, Graduated with Honors
CAD Professionals, AutoCAD 2004, 2006, 2009 -Intermediate Courses
D/C/CADD, Revit Architecture 2007, 2008 -Basic and Intermediate Courses
D/C/CADD, Revit Architecture 2010 -Intermediate Course
2010 SAD & 2012 TAS Primer-TBAE Structured Activity of Barrier Free Design Industry Experience
16 years experience in Architecture
Architect in Mexico City
Designer in California
Designer in Texas

Commercial and Residential Design Experience
Professional Experience as project manager includes the design of commercial and residential buildings, master planning, space analysis, construction supervision and interior and furniture details. Building design experience includes corporate offices, movie theaters, restaurants, gymnasiums, government and school renovations, retail stores, non-profit shelters, historic building restorations as well as several custom homes.

Clients for whom design and contract documents have been provided include: Avandaro Golf Club and Spa (Mexico), Cinemex theaters (Mexico), Gold’s Gym (Mexico), Comal ISD, Port San Antonio, South Texas Electric Coop, US Army, US Air force, Waste Management, Family Violence Prevention Services, Comal Senior Citizen Center, City of New Braunfels, Habitat for Humanity, VIA Metropolitan Transit San Antonio, Futurex, Sophienburg Museum, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Barker & Associates Engineers and DeTar Hospital among others.

Additional experience includes extensive client interaction in both English and Spanish, initial programming and conceptual design process, building code and Americans with Disabilities Act compliance reviews, consultant and meetings coordination, value engineering, bid review and budgetary analysis, construction administration and submittal review, color and material selection, hand drafting and sales presentations, model making and CAD/Revit production drawings.
Conferences
TSA/AIA; Small Green BIM
High Density Development & Sustainable Growth Strategy
Green By Design
The Architectural Potential of Tilt Wall Design
Design in Austin
Timber-Americas Oldest and Most Sustainable Building Resource
Woodworks Solutions; Design with Wood-Mid-Rise Construction, Cross Laminated Timber Design, Wood and Human Health, Five-story Wood Frame Structures
Building Information Modeling; The Future of Construction, specific to HealthcareDesign History
1990-1996 | Jaime Ortiz-Monasterio (Mexico) Intern, Head designer

La Ideal bakery renovations inside a 16th Century building, Penthouse Chain, Yazbek Artist Home and Studio, Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco, UIA 1st Place 1996

1994 | Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, (Mexico) Model fabricator

Mexico’s first Outdoor Miniature Museum including models of the most important historical buildings made of plastic resin

1996-1998 | Construcciones APIA (Mexico) Designer

Avandaro Golf Club, Rancho Avandaro Country Club, Hotel Avandaro

1998-2000 | Gomez-Castañeda Architects (Mexico) Principal

Several projects including theaters, restaurants, retail stores and high end residences

2007-Present | CgM and Associates Architects, Senior Project Manager

Several projects including office, medical and industrial buildings, renovations, non-profit facilities and custom residences