Tom Bonhomme, M.Arch., B.A.S. Tom

Tom Bonhomme Resume – August 2016

Education:

  • Graduated in 2005 from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario with a Masters of Architecture.
  • Graduated with High Distinction in 2003 from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario with a Bachelor of Architectural Studies.
  • Graduated with honours in 1999 from Saugeen District Secondary School in Port Elgin, Ontario.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and Blogspot social media software.
  • Conversant in the application and reading of the 2012 Ontario Building Code.
  • Well versed in construction practices from hands on experience with light wood framing, steel, concrete, plumbing and electrical work.

Work Experience:

  • November 2007 – June 2011 & October 2013 – Present: Architectural designer and draftsman for Peter Mansfield Architect, a community-based practice located in Almonte, Ontario that specializes in the adaptive re-use of old industrial buildings into new mixed-use developments. The firm also provides custom residential and commercial design services. Responsibilities included project leadership, design development, three-dimensional modeling and rendering, as-found and as-built measuring and documentation, tender drawing development, construction administration, Ontario Building Code review and analysis, and client consultation
  • April 2010 – Present: Freelance technical draftsman for Healey’s Glass Ltd., a window and door supplier located in Smiths Falls, Ontario. Responsibilities include providing shop drawings for all commercial window orders for approval by architects, contractors and manufacturers.
  • May 2002 – October 2007: Intern Architect with Farrow Architects Inc., an eight-person architectural firm located in Ottawa, Ontario specializing in commercial, residential and government projects. Responsibilities included project leadership, design development, three-dimensional modeling and rendering, area certificates, tender drawing development, construction administration, Ontario Building Code review and analysis, and client consultation.
  • January 2005 – April 2005: Taught and instructed eight second year students at Carleton University’s School of Architecture. Additional responsibilities included assisting with the development and implementation of the studio course outline, grading and critiquing of assignments, and student consultation.
  • September 2002 – December 2004: Teaching Assistant for four semesters at Carleton University’s School of Architecture. Responsibilities included the grading of assignments, student consultation, audio-visual assistance, and acting as a critic during student presentation.

Membership & Community Involvement:

  • Member of the Town of Mississippi Mills Heritage Committee from 2008 to 2010.
  • Co-chair of the 2010 Town of Mississippi Mills Doors Open event.
  • Member of the Ontario Association of Architects as an Intern Architect from 2005 to 2011.
  • Rotary Foundation and Carleton University alumni.
  • Public Relations Officer for the Carleton University School of Architecture Association of Students for 2001 – 2002.

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected by the Rotary Foundation to be a team member of the 2010 Group Study Exchange, a five week vocational and cultural exchange to Pune, India.
  • Recipient of the Ontario Graduate Scholarship for both the 2003/2004 and 2004/2005 academic study periods at the master’s level.
  • Awarded the Carleton University Medal in Architecture in 2003 for graduating atop the Carleton University School of Architecture 2003 graduating class.
  • Awarded the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Student Medal in 2003 for achieving the highest level of academic excellence within the Carleton University School of Architecture’s Bachelor of Architectural Studies program.
  • Awarded the Ontario Association of Architects Award by the Carleton School of Architecture in 2001 and 2002 for outstanding achievement in the second and third years of study respectively.
  • Recipient of Carleton University’s Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarship in 2003, Chalmers Jack MacKenzie Scholarship in 2002, Harry H. Southam Scholarship in 2001, Gerhard Herzberg Scholarship in 2000 & Presidential Scholarship in 1999.
  • Named to Carleton University’s Deans’ Honour List for the 1999/2000, 2000/2001, 2001/2002 and 2002/2003 academic study periods.
  • Selected to be an architectural team member for the 2000 Roman Aqaba Project, a full scale archaeological dig involving the excavation of a 4th century Christian Church in Aqaba, Jordan.

Publications:

  • Bonhomme, Tom. “Generating a Contemporary Sustainable Landscape.” ReNew Canada January/February 2006: 30-31.
  • Bonhomme, Tom. Generating a Contemporary Sustainable Landscape. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 2005.
  • Architectural drawings exhibited at the David J. Azrieli Pavilion – Institute for Graduate Studies in Architecture at Carleton University during the 2002 inauguration and opening exhibit entitled Trajectories.

References:

  • Available upon request.

 

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