About Us


BIO

Thomas Budzik, AIA is a Registered Architect in the State of Illinois. Mr. Budzik received his Master of Architecture and Master in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Mr. Budzik was the recipient of the Charles G. Rummel Fellowship in Architecture and graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While at the University of Illinois he also studied at The Fakultät f. Architektur of the Technische Universität München in Munich, Germany.

After working several years at small firms in the north suburbs of Chicago, Mr. Budzik ventured out to open his own private practice in 2005. The firm continues to strive for excellence, and to promote a professional level of service for all clients.

Mr. Budzik is an active member of the Polish Community in Chicago. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Copernicus Foundation / Fundacja Kopernikowska and the Prospect Heights Business and Economic Development Commission. Additionally he is a member of the Alpha Rho Chi, Anthemios Alumni Association.

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TECHNOLOGY

At TA we pride ourselves in embracing new technologies wherever possible and feasible. The result being the ability to provide a superior level of service at excellent value.
Here are just some of the tools we have incorporated into our business.

REVIT

Autodesk’s premier Building Information Modeling software. Unlike traditional CAD software, BIM software allows for comprehensive, three dimensional modeling of a building embedded with rich information. The primary advantages include more accurate drawings, faster design revisions, 3D visualization and superior integration with consultant drawings.

REVIZTO

User friendly, live 3D visualization and walk-thru tool. Allows design options to be investigated from every angle, studying form, material selection, and lighting considerations.

Office 365 w/ Lync Meeting

Secure online virtual video conferencing. Computer screen sharing allows clients to see design revisions being made live during design meetings.

PODIO

Cloud based Project Management software. Keep track of all your project deliverables in one place – accessible anywhere.

FREEAGENT

Simple and straightforward cloud based invoicing. Allows for quick and easy credit card payments through Stripe, Paypal, and Dwolla.

RING CENTRAL – VOIP

Secure online virtual video conferencing. Computer screen sharing allows clients to see design revisions being made live during design meetings.



AFFILIATES

Talent and Tools can only get you so far. A strong team is the real key to a successful project.

Chamberlain Masse Surveying
Double M Civil Engineering
StructureLogic
Blake Engineering
Calor Design Group
Melvin Cohen & Associates
Hugh Expediting
Cataldo Interior Group
Decisions Made Easy
BHFX Digital Imaging

Karson & Associates Architects
Neri Architects
Ridgeland Associates

Belcaster Construction
Fairfield Homes
HOYD Builders
Impact Construction Group
JCJ Homes
Kelleher Development
LEM Construction
McKinley Design
Mister Ds Construction
MLS Construction
RD Bingham & Co
Redmon Construction
Synergy Builders
Veseli Design Build