Tommaso Briatico, RA Principal
Education - 1974 Bachelor’s of Science, Architecture, University at Tennessee
Tommaso Briatico is the principal of Tommaso Briatico Architects, the firm he founded in 1991. With over 1600 projects to its credit since, his experience includes 12 years with Cannon Design where he earned the American Planning Association Award for his work on the Niagara Reservation Center and the American Institute of Justice Design Award for the Amherst Justice Facility.An integral part of Tommaso’s design process is his use of three dimensional models in response to questions of site and context. By methodically visualizing solutions, he strives to capitalize on existing building characteristics to yield the most dramatic use of space and to create an inspiring environment that engenders productivity for users. This implementation of modern tools for the craft of architecture along with a commitment to his client's agenda has been the focus of Tommaso's professional efforts.With over 45 years of professional experience in architectural planning and design. Tommaso Briatico has demonstrated award winning adeptness with the challenges involved in projects ranging from industrial plants and parks, to office buildings, corporate complexes, religious facilities, health care facilities, residential cluster’s, retail, and private homes.Being equally skilled with new designs and historic renovation of existing structures, Mr. Briatico has been recognized by his colleagues for his excellence in design earning awards from groups including The American Institute of Architects.
Caesar Tronolone Architectural Designer
Education - 1994 Masters in Architecture, University at Buffalo
1990 Bachelor’s of Professional Studies, Architecture, University at Buffalo
As an architectural designer and draftsman with a strong background in building construction, Caesar grew up on Buffalo’s Lower West Side. As a laborer for over 25 years he worked in many large and small scale projects including Buffalo’s Rapid Transit, Ralph Wilson Stadium, several State and County Prison renovations and additions, as well as Buffalo General Hospital to name a few of the building jobs. Caesar was also involved with many road and bridge projects in the area including 8 years of work on Buffalo’s prominent expressways. He started his construction career as a laborer shoveling in the trenches, pouring hundreds of yards of concrete in walls, floors and foundations, demolishing walls and building better ones, burning cuts through old bridge beams and girders to make way for new state of the art bridges. Eventually taking on more responsibilities as job foreman and ultimately spent the last four years in construction as a project superintendent. After a short break following his retirement from The Buffalo Laborers, Mr. Tronolone joined Tommaso Briatico Architects in 2007. Many of the projects done for Mr. Briatico involve renovations and adaptive re-use of existing buildings. He also aided in the design and preparation of construction documents for many of the firms other projects such as Bethesda World Harvest Church’s proposed renovation of their Main and Utica development, and the Kaufman Firehouse Project.
Rossella Giangreco-Marotta Architectural Designer
Education- 2019 Bachelor’s of Science, Architecture, University at Buffalo
Anticipated in 2021, Masters in Architecture, University at Buffalo
Rossella joined Tommaso Briatico Architects in 2018. Many of the projects done for Mr. Briatico involve renovations and adaptive re-use of existing buildings. She also aided in the design and preparation of construction documents for many of the firms other projects such as 106 College Street and the Italian Cultural Center. She has also done a majority of the renders for many of the firms projects and rebuilt the firm's website.