Thomas M. Mayo, AIA

Master of Architecture in Urban Design, Harvard University, 1973
Bachelor of Architecture, North Carolina State University, 1967

American Institute of Architects, Member
Boston Society of Architects, Member

Registered Architect: Massachusetts #3328

Honors and Awards:
1990 Citation for Excellence in Urban Design
    Awarded by the American Institute of Architects to the Massachusetts Heritage State Park Program,

    TMA was the Architect for the Gardner Heritage State Park.
1987 Honor Award
    Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts
Certificate of Merit
    Massachusetts DCA Dracut Housing Competition
ACSA European Student Exchange Program Fellowship
Carolina Solite Corporation Design Award




Professional Experience:




Thomas Mayo Associates /Architects & Urban Designers




Mr. Mayo is the founder and principal-in-charge of Thomas Mayo Associates. He is a registered architect and urban designer with over 35 years experience on a wide variety of projects ranging from single family residences to a 75-million dollar rapid transit subway station complex.

Mr. Mayo has the overall responsibility within the firm for project control and design review. Major projects include the 4.5 million dollar combined Housing for the Elderly, Family Housing and Housing for Residents with Special Needs project for the Auburn (Massachusetts) Housing Authority, the 70-unit Webster Meadows Housing for the Elderly project in Webster, MA, the Dunn Pond Park Center Building and main Visitor's Center , both for the Gardner (Massachusetts) Heritage State Park System, the Corporate Headquarters Building and Addition for the Commerce Group Insurance Company in Webster, MA, and the Capitol Theater Urban Renewal Plan for the City of Pittsfield, MA.

Mr. Mayo has been the Principal Architect for multi-family and single family residential projects, both new construction and renovation, throughout Massachusetts, and for publicly-funded Commercial Building Rehabilitation Programs in Boston, Revere, Methuen, Webster and Gardner. He was the Architect in charge of space planning and interior renovations for the 27,000 SF TAD Technical Services Corporation Project in Cambridge, MA and the 14,000 SF Addition to The Commerce Group Insurance Company Headquarters Building. Mr. Mayo has been the Architect for numerous custom- designed homes and private residential renovations and additions.




Skidmore, Ownings & Merrill




Mr. Mayo was an architect and urban designer in the Boston office of Skidmore, Ownings & Merrill where he participated as the SOM Project Manager for the new MBTA Harvard Square Rapid Transit Station, a 75 million dollar complex that includes a completely new underground subway station, two temporary transit stations, related bus facilities and extensive surface level improvements. He was the Project Architect for the award-winning SOM entry to the Dracut, (Massachusetts) Elderly Housing Design Competition, and the Project Manager for the Lowell Transportation Planning Review and a public environmental improvement study for the Upper Albany Neighborhood of Hartford, Connecticut.




Other Professional Experience





From 1970 to 1971, Mr. Mayo worked with Perry, Dean & Stewart, Architects, of Boston, as a designer and assistant job captain for two major hospital projects. He served as the Construction/Facilities Officer for the HQ, 44th Medical Brigade, U.S. Army, Vietnam, from 1969 to 1970, and was responsible for coordination, preliminary design work, and fiscal year programming for over 50 major construction projects.

Mr. Mayo has had experience with all aspects of the architectural profession in work on single-family an multi-unit residential, institutional and commercial projects in Florida, North Carolina and Massachusetts. He has worked in Stockholm, Sweden, as an architectural designer and land planner on a major housing complex, and from 1967 to 1968, he worked as a campus planner for North Carolina State University and was involved with extensive revision work on the University Master Plan, and was the principal designer for a Pedestrian Activities Network Plan for the campus.


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