Tom Mozina is a Principal and Senior Designer at Perkins+Will with over twenty years of experience in architecture. He is responsible for overseeing design teams and leading the overall design direction on large, complex projects. Tom leads his clients through an integrated design process in which all ideas are discussed and examined, and strives to connect architecture with its environmental and cultural contexts. Committed to employing the principles of sustainable design, he also prioritizes energy efficiency and balance with natural surroundings in his work.
As Senior Designer, Tom has been involved in the design and management of a number of significant projects for Perkins+Will, including the new corporate headquarters for Bank of America in Charlotte, North Carolina, the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and the new business school for the University of Minnesota – Duluth. He served as the co-director of the firm’s Sustainable Design Initiative, helping to develop, write and implement the firm’s first strategic plan. Tom also helped form the firm’s first “green team”, a group of employees dedicated to greening the firm’s operations and strengthening Perkins+Will’s sustainable design practice.
Tom has worked with a wide variety of clients and building types, ranging from corporate and commercial to K-12, higher education, and aviation. His experience in designing for clients from a wide variety of cultures and landscapes across the globe has enriched and expanded his design perspective. Tom received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Wisconsin in 1986 and a Master of Science in Architecture in 1989.