W H O W E A R E
Bayne Dickinson, Principal, AIA
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
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
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.
Robert Holford, Project Architect RA
Robert Holford is a registered architect who received his Master of Architecture from the University of Colorado at Denver. With over 23 years of experience with all phases of design and construction, Robert has worked on a wide range of building types, from high-rise public buildings to high-end, low-rise commercial buildings using steel, glass and precast concrete. Among these were the 19th Judicial District Courthouse, the Galvez Building, and additions and renovations to the River Center in Baton Rouge, all with Post Architects, in addition to projects with various other firms. He has worked on a number of residential projects as well, ranging from highly custom estate homes to single and multi-family housing of various scales and sizes. As a project manager, Robert has strong communication skills and has played a key role in coordinating with consultants, fabricators, contractors, and building officials on behalf of the owner. As well, he has many years of experience working with production drawings and with 3d modeling and drafting software. Working on all phases of a project from inception to completion, including construction documents and construction administration, provides him with deep knowledge of project detailing and makes him a core asset to the team. Robert is uniquely qualified to manage complex projects with an understanding of balancing traditional quality control with the workflow of modern software to produce truly buildable, excellent design for the client.
Robert Mosby, Project Designer
Robert L. Mosby received his Master of Architecture from Tulane University with Cum Laude distinction in 2014. During his time at Tulane he demonstrated a passion for co-curricular research ranging in scale and discipline. Notably, from 2012-14 he received three separate grants to study topics at multiple scales. These topics include material research in rapid prototyping, harbor development in northern Europe, and how the built environment can counteract global desertification. After graduation Robert accepted a project designer/3d visualizer position at award winning architecture firm FR-EE (Fernando Romero Enterprise) in Mexico City. During his time he worked closely with Romero developing cultural and residential projects. These include Gary Nader’s new Latin American Art Museum in Miami, Florida; Museo Mazatlan in Mazatlan, Mexico; and EE Miami Tower for award winning music producer Emilio Estefan.