Gary S. Crimaldi AIA LEED AP

Name : Gary S. Crimaldi AIA LEED AP
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Commerce Twp., Mi
Job Title Senior Architect
Relocation Preferences : Will Relocate
Objective : Licensed professional Architect seeks a senior level position where design and design development capabilities in industrial, commercial and residential architecture will result in clear and constructible contract documents. Project Manager or Facility Manager
Resume :  



Licensed professional Architect seeks a senior level position where design and design development capabilities in industrial, commercial and residential architecture will result in clear and constructible contract documents.




Thirty years of design, architectural planning and facility management expertise in industrial, commercial, office planning, restaurant and residential projects. Experience in shopping center development, tenant coordination and property management. This collective experience has sharpened skills in client communication and graphic presentation. Increased efficiencies in design and design development have been achieved with Microstation and AutoCAD literacy. 




BEI ASSOCIATES INC. Detroit, Mi.                                                                                     2007- Present

Detroit based architectural and engineering services.


      Senior Architect

      Coordinated the preparation of construction documents for multidisciplinary multi-packaged and

      phased construction projects. Coordinated document changes for issue.


         Construction document development and follow-up on various Chrysler engine and assembly plant projects.

  • Project Architect for a multi-phased Delphi Customer Technical Center Consolidation in Auburn Hills, Mi.
  • Coordinated efforts for the Chrysler Trenton engine and Marysville axle facilities to attain LEED certification.


K4 ARCHITECTURE, LLC, Southfield, Mi.                                                                          2003- 2007

Cincinnati based medium sized architectural design and land development co.


      Senior Architect

      Involved in site planning, construction document preparation and field verification for banking

      center expansion programs for three banking clients in the Detroit metro area.


  • Site planning, construction document preparation and field verification for multiple banking center locations as part of an ongoing growth program which achieved 20 to 30 banks per year.
  • Prototype design and design development for banking clients including marketing and millwork detailing packages.


ALBERT KAHN ASSOCIATES, Inc., Detroit, Mi.                                                                 1996-2003

International Architectural and Engineering Services.


Lead Architect                                                                                        

Involved in production of architectural construction documents first as part of a team of architects then as project architect / group leader.


         Created construction documents for Ford Wixom Plant and receiving dock expansion resulting in promotion to group leader.


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         Designed planned and prepared construction documents as lead architect for a Greenfield site engine and transmission production facility for Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Buffalo, West Virginia.

         Managed the preparation of construction documents as lead architect for process floor, warehouse and employee facility area expansions at Bodine Aluminum Casting, Troy, Missouri.

         Prepared construction documents as lead architect for the central pharmacy relocation at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. This project resulted in a unique use of reclaimed basement space to create a suitable laboratory environment for drug preparation and production.

         Implemented Toyota criteria along with lean design principles into construction documents and follow-up for Huntsville, Alabama manufacturing facility.

         Developed contract documents for a plant addition and coordination of plant floor alterations for robotic process equipment installation at the body in white weld shop for Honda Motor manufacturing, Marysville, Ohio. This project resulted in the complete removal of hydraulic weld systems and installation of electric robotic weld systems during full automobile production.

         Synthesized client process equipment, mechanical and electrical systems for the installation of service mezzanines, catwalks and plant floor employee break area for Honda Weld Shop.

         Developed criteria with Toyota and consultants for a Midwest Design Center, resulting in the construction of this facility as an adaptive reuse of an Ann Arbor Township, Michigan office complex.



THE BLAIN GROUP, Livonia, MI                                                                                        1995-1996

Internally generated projects property management and tenant services.



Acted as architect and property manager.


         Planned and designed a residential development in Northville Township, MI.

         Planned and designated reuse of an existing apartment building to subsidized MSHDA funded housing in Flint, Michigan.

         Lease execution, space planning and construction of tenant spaces.

         Facility management of company owned commercial enterprises including Cambridge Center, Cambridge West office buildings and Americenters Inc. Buildings in Southfield, Troy, Bloomfield, and Livonia, Michigan.


KMART CORPORATION, Troy, MI                                                                                    1978-1995

An international mass-merchandise retailer.


Architectural Design                                                                              

Involved in a variety of design and planning projects which included building elevation design and design development, as well as merchandise, stockroom and office planning.


         Completed store designs and design development for store fronts, office and sales area layouts, stockroom planning for prototype and new stores, expansions, and refurbishments.

         Designed current criteria storefront for Super Kmart Center.

         Analyzed food and merchandise handling and flow in Super Kmart Center stockrooms. Developed designs currently applied as criteria standards.

         Reviewed outside architects designs and design development package submittals for standard requirements and quality assurance.

         Planned layout and department adjacencies for future generations of Super Kmart Center Store design.


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         Designed for the satellite communications control center within Kmart International Headquarters.


Project Coordinator Kmart Real Estate Development                       1980-1984

Involved with properties owned by Kmart for shopping center development. Work included up front site planning, budget analysis, and governmental planning review.


Staff Architect                                                                                          1978-1980

Prepared construction documents for previously occupied buildings, expansions and refurbishments.


ROISMAN / WILLENS ASSOCIATES, Farmington Hills, MI                                                1986-1987

Completed Construction Documents, Interior Design, Furniture and Finish Selections.

For various office, restaurant and residential projects.




Bachelor of Architecture, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI                          1982

Bachelor of Science, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI                                 1978




State of Michigan Board of Architects                                                                                              1989

LEED Accredited Professional                                                                                                        

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