Cesar Escalante

Meet M.Arch Instructor:

Cesar Escalante, AIA, CM-BIM, CCCA, LEED AP

Cesar serves as Design Technology Director at GENSLER San Francisco. Prior to that, he worked for HOK as Regional Design Technology Manager for the Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles offices where he provided technical leadership in the design technology strategy, execution, and delivery of the large complex multi-million dollar projects including the new $3.6B Salt Lake City Airport Project, the $1B Apple Central & Wolfe Campus in Sunnyvale, and the new $800M Utah State Correctional Facility.  Prior to HOK, Cesar worked for Flad Architect providing technical leadership in the execution of the $1B Baxalta/Shire biomedical manufacturing campus in Covington, Georgia, and lead the BIM execution of the formerly Salesforce Campus in Mission Bay, designed by world-renowned Ricardo Legorreta in Mexico City.

Cesar currently serves as lecturer of BIM/CAD technology at Academy of Art University, and is an active speaker in the Design Technology industry.  He is passionate about computational design, digital prototyping, and a visual programming. Cesar holds a dual Master degree in of Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Universidad Centroamericana of El Salvador. He is the founder and coordinator of the San Francisco Computational Design User Group.