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Senior Building Enclosure Consultant

Dimas Rodriguez

Dimas is one of the most detailed building enclosure guys you’ll work with. He’s got a keen interest in PassivHaus design, Revit modelling, and cool computery simulations that make really good buildings.

Dimas is one of the most detailed building enclosure guys you’ll work with. He’s got an architectural background but found his place working on the technical aspects of building enclosures. Dimas is a recent import from the US working most recently in Seattle at a building enclosure engineering firm.

Reach Dimas at 027 271 2400 or dimas@oculusltd.co.nz. He’ll probably even answer you dangling precariously from a rock face somewhere.

Academic Achievements 

– Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology from New York Institute of Technology – Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List, and Presidential Honours

Affiliations

– LEED GA – USGBC National Capital Region Chapter, Issued April 2017, no expiration
– Associate AIA

Experience

– JRS Engineering – Project Manager
– C3 Architecture – Architectural Associate
– Oculus – Senior Building Enclosure Consultant

phone:

027 271 2400

Most Recent Projects

Block 11 – Seattle, WA
– Created the envelope design for 384 unit development with three levels of hydrostatic below-grade parking, extensive podium level planting, and occupied roof space
– Monitored construction, tested water and air leakage, and coordinated submittal review and RFI responses. Resulted in LEED Platinum Certification and anything else you’d like to include

Block 47 – Seattle, WA
– Full building envelope design for 129 unit mixed-use building with LEED Gold target.
– Created custom classing attachment detailing, concealed vent hoods, monitored entire construction, coordinated submittal review, RFI responses, and window and air barrier testing

23rd and Jackson – Seattle, WA
– Designed full building envelope and coordinated with architectural assemblies and structural components for integrated project delivery, with four levels of below-grade parking, grocery store, retail, gym and occupied roof space
– Full construction monitoring, including review of conformance to manufactures installation standards.

820 John St Tower – Seattle, WA
– Conducted full review of curtain wall shop drawings and coordinated with several building envelope components, including several custom 3D details of complex roofing and wall junctions to achieve optimum performance results.

Nordstrom Residence – Seattle, WA
– Designed bespoke lakefront residence with custom façade and envelope detailing
– Coordinated exterior insulation, liquid weather barrier, 3-ply torch roofing and concealed glazing units
– Designed extremely low-profile roofing build up over a glazed ‘rain room,’ working closely with the contractor and architect to ensure aesthetic design management and constructability

Chalet Apartment – Seattle, WA
– Organised apartment rehabilitation including site investigation, full re-roof, partial re-clad and structural corrections
– With close attention to the low slope of the roof drainage, we were able to incorporate existing structural elements with new design features, resulting in a building that pays homage to the original while updating necessary features to protect from the elements and optimise comfort.