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651 Richard St, Ste 2A
New Orleans, LA, 70130

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Bayne Dickinson, Principal, AIA _ bdickinson@1to1-design.com

Bayne Dickinson, Technical Director of One to One, is a registered architect who received his Master of Architecture from Tulane University in 1980. With over 36 years of experience in all aspects of architectural practice from site analysis and programming through construction, Bayne brings a high level of technical expertise to the firm’s projects, from conception through to completion. He has worked on private, public, and commercial projects ranging from a 65-foot-tall, contemporary boat slip addition and renovation in Gulf Shores, Alabama to renovations to the Louisiana State Capitol to a corporate office park in Baton Rouge, where he has also completed many projects for Louisiana State University. His work has been recognized with numerous awards from the AIA Louisiana, AIA Baton Rouge, and the Baton Rouge Growth Coalition. Since 2002, he has served as founding principal and lead architect of Bayne Dickinson APAC (formerly Ford|Dickinson AAC). Bayne’s greatest interest and enthusiasm is evident in the later stages of architectural projects, where design ideas intersect with the reality of construction. His ability to maintain high levels of design through rigorous technical resolution makes him an invaluable asset to One to One Design.

Charles Jones, Principal, RA _ cjones@1to1-design.com 

 Charles D. Jones is a principal of One to One Design and currently serves as a faculty member and the Director of Digital Fabrication at the Tulane School of Architecture.  Charles received his Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University in 2006. Over the past 10 years, Charles has had the opportunity to participate and contribute to both professional and educational institutions of architecture with a strong focus technology’s influence on fabrication techniques-both analog and digital. 

Charles’ focus has allowed him the opportunity to lead initiatives for the design, implementation, and management of cutting edge fabrication facilities at academic institutions within and outside of the US. Through research and seminars at Tulane University, Charles has experimented with a variety of different fabrication techniques involving CNC milling. While at American University of Sharjah, notable contributions included the procurement, installation, and management of a multi-million dollar digital fabrication facility. In addition, Charles’ digital design seminars played a key role in establishing an ongoing academic relationship with Gehry Technologies of Abu Dhabi through the introduction of integral computer-aided, parametric design techniques.

At One to One Design, Charles focuses on the design philosophy of the firm and exploring ways to engage in work beyond the realm of traditional design services. Previously, Charles served as a 3d model coordinator with Gehry Partners LLP in Los Angeles, California, where he focused on the 3D development and rationalization of complex exterior cladding assemblies for a variety of large scale projects. These include the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France; Brooklyn Nets Basketball Arena in Brooklyn, New York; and the Guggenheim Museum in Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. 

David Merlin, Principal, AIA, LEED-AP _ dmerlin@1to1-design.com

David Merlin is a registered architect who received his Master of Architecture from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University with Cum Laude distinction in Economics.  David’s interests span between professional practice and academic research as he is a principalof of One to One Design, a full service architecture firm that also consults for artists, facade designers, and other design firms, and holds an appointment at Tulane School of Architecture.  

At One to One Design, David leads projects through all phases of design, contributes to business development and strategic planning efforts, administers business operations, and heads the computation design unit. One to One Design has a diverse portfolio of work including education, cultural, healthcare, office, residential, and retail projects. The firm offers a range of services including full service design, design consulting, technology consulting, façade consulting and constructibility analysis.

Academically, David’s research focuses on the relationship between design technology, information, and fabrication.  Applications of this research include building information modeling, parametric modeling, geometry rationalization, and digital fabrication.  Prior to staring a practice and joining the faculty at Tulane, David held the position of Project Designer at Trahan Architects where he co-lead the implementation of digital production processes while working on the Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame, renovations and enhancements to the Louisiana Superdome, and the Ownesboro-Daviess County Convention Center.

Amy Garrett, Project Manager, AIA _ agarrett@1to1-design.com

Amy Garrett is a registered Architect with over a decade of experience in the fields of architecture, project management, & design. Amy brings to the firm an extensive knowledge of multi-family, commercial, urban infill, educational, and historic renovation projects.  She is integral to the firm’s value of utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM) for exploration and efficiency and is moved by the collaborative & creative process architecture affords within multiple disciplines & mindsets.

With a background in hand-craft & traditional studio art, Amy is inspired by the magnitude architecture has to affect social, environmental, and cultural enlightenment.   A New Orleans Native and current local, Amy has served as the Women in Architecture New Orleans Chair from 2015 - 2017 and the AIA New Orleans Associate Director in 2013. 

Amy is a recipient of the Alpha Rho Chi Award, the AIA Louisiana Professional Achievement Award, and the AIA National Emerging Professionals Award. She most recently was published for her work with 10 Years 10 Stories: Architecture of Recovery.

Phillip Geiman, Project Architect, AIA, LEED Green Associate _ pgeiman@1to1-design.com

Phillip Geiman is a registered architect and LEED Green Associate who hails from West Virginia. His architectural career began when he graduated with honors from the University of Maryland and where he participated in the winning 2011 Solar Decathlon team. He attended graduate school at the University of Tennessee participating in the Appalachia Project where he studied and responded to community health and resilience in rural Clay County, Kentucky. 

Professionally Phillip’s work scales a variety of commercial, residential, institutional, and industrial programs. His projects range from naval architecture and boat slips to corporate offices, the National WWII Museum, student housing, and retail design. Phillip has experience overseeing all phases of the design and construction process.

Phillip has a long-standing interest in education, working as Graduate TA, a private tutor in math and science, a team member on multiple grant outreach programs, and a technology leader in the workplace. Outside the profession he engages with his community through volunteer work through Habitat for Humanity, various disaster recovery programs, and 4-H. Parallel to his interest in the community and the profession, Phillip finds creative expression through composing and performing as a classically trained pianist, drawing and sketching the world, and studying the history and culture of his chosen hometown: New Orleans.