FEB 27 - 29, 2024 | Las Vegas, NV
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LAS VEGAS, NV

Thomas Retnauer

AIA, LEED AP BD+C

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Thomas Retnauer

AIA, LEED AP BD+C

RBA Architects Chesapeake, Virginia

Tom Retnauer, AIA a visionary architect, has embarked on a remarkable journey at the intersection of architecture and artificial intelligence. Born with a passion for design and a fascination with technology, Tom has spent their career pushing the boundaries of what architecture can achieve through the integration of AI. This biography chronicles their incredible story of innovation, creativity, and dedication to shaping the built environment of the future. In the formative years of Tom's life, their love for architecture was apparent. Growing up surrounded by a family encouraging his love of design, Tom developed a deep appreciation for the aesthetic and functional aspects of buildings. This early exposure laid the foundation for their future endeavors. As Tom entered Virginia Tech, they made a groundbreaking decision to combine their love for architecture with their growing interest in computer technologies. Enrolling in the first ever computer design studio, Tom started exploring the ways computers could enhance architectural design, construction, and sustainability. Tom's vision extended beyond individual buildings. They became a thought leader in the realm of site design, using AI to optimize site plans, develop new projects, and create new projects that were efficient and creative. Their journey from a young architect with a dream to a leading designer of unique multi-family projects is still ongoing.

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