LAASNER ARCHITECTS LTD.  
ALEX LAASNER   ARCHITECT HTL/CORP. M/APAB  
           
   

 

ALEX LAASNER ARCHITECT HTL

PLACE OF BIRTH: WINTERTHUR / SWITZERLAND

NATIONALITY: SWISS / BELIZEAN

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
More than 25 years experiences in tropical and European architecture.  Leading company for bioclimatic responsible architecture and design in Belize since 1995. Promotion and demonstration of environmental friendly building technologies. Development of tropical climate adapted solutions characterized by functionality, aesthetics and innovation. Master plan, architectural design and construction of building documents characterized by: bioclimatic, ecological and sustainable criteria’s, environmental sensitive building materials and low impact construction. Green Associate in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, homes and communities.
     
PERIOD SELF EMPLOYMENT PROJECTS
2004 - present Architecture & Project Management LTD.
Architecture Office, Belmopan, Belize
Consulting and Architectural Services
1995 - 2004 Architecture Office
Maya Ranch, Belize
Consulting and Architectural Services
1993 - 1995 Architecture Office
Aguas Alves, Portugal
Consulting and Architectural Services
1982 - 1993 Architecture Office
CH-8422 Pfungen, Switzerland
See Reference Projects 1982 - 2001
1977 - 1982 Architecture Office
CH-8405 Winterthur, Switzerland
See Reference Projects 1977 - 1982
PERIOD EMPLOYMENT POSITION
1976 - 1978 Prof. Baumgartner, Architecture Office
CH-8401 Winterthur
Architect/Project Manager
1974 - 1975 Architecture Office, Isler, Isler & Zirn
CH-8400 Winterthur
Architect/Project Manager
1973 Interfonda Ltd, Central P.O.Box
J-1252 Tokyo, Japan
Architect/Project Manager
1972 - 1973 Architecture Office, Isler, Isler & Zirn,
CH-8401 Winterthur
Architect/Project Manager
1968 - 1969 Architecture Office, G. Meisterhans
CH-8408 Winterthur
Architect/Project Manager
PERIOD PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP POSITION
2012 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate (GA)
2005 - present Tropical Studies & Development Foundation (TSDF), Belize Director
2005 - present Environmental Friendly Technology (EFTEC), Belize Director
2003 -
Present
Association of Professional Architects of Belize Corporate Member / 024-2003
1975 Swiss Engineering Board, Switzerland Certificate of Licensure
PERIOD TRAINING INSTITUTION/UNIVERSITY QUALIFICATIONS
2012 LEED Green Associate Exam, Training Workshop, Prometric Testing site, Miami, USA Green Associate (GA) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
1969 - 1972 College of Technology/Architecture (HTL)
CH-8401 Winterthur
Diploma Department of Architecture
1969 Swiss Army, Monte Ceneri, Ticino Military Service, Artillery Corporal
1965 - 1968 Mr. G. Meisterhans, CH-8408 Winterthur Diploma Building Construction Draftsman
1956 - 1965 Primary- and Secondary Schools
8400 Winterthur
Diploma Secondary School
 
PROJECTS IN BELIZE
DATE SERVICE PROJECT CLIENT
2016 Architectural Design, Construction documents Quality Poultry Facility San Pedro   Quality Poultry Products, Spanish Lookout
2016 Architectural Design, Construction documents Residence, Spanish Lookout   Norman Dueck, Universal Hardware
2016 Architectural Design, Construction documents Facility Extension, Spanish Lookout  Quality Feed Mill, Spanish Lookout
2015/16 Conceptual Design, Infrastructure Development Corozal Heritage Plaza  Ministry of Tourism/ IDB
2015/16 Conceptual Design, Infrastructure Development Santa Rita, Archeological site  Ministry of Tourism/ IDB
2015/16 Conceptual Design, Infrastructure Development Nim Li Punit, Archeological site  Ministry of Tourism/ IDB
2014 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Beach Residence Placencia  Frick de Meyere
2014 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Beach Residence Hopkins   Micheal Stevens
2014 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Beach Residence Placencia  Mark Felker
2014/15 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Toledo Union Football Stadium Punta Gorda  Belize Infrastructure Ltd, Belmopan
2014/15 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Carl Ramos Football Stadium Dangriga  Belize Infrastructure Ltd, Belmopan
2014/15 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Isidoro Beaton Stadium Belmopan  Belize Infrastructure Ltd, Belmopan
2014 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Twin Palm B & B, Extension, Belmopan  Lopez/Trejo Belmopan
2014 Architectural Concept Design Extension Main Facilities  Western Dairies Spanish Lookout
2014 Architectural Concept Design Elite Corporate Center Belmopan  Elite Security Ltd Belmopan
2013/14 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Branch Store, Restaurant, Parking  Quality Poultry Products Spanish Lookout
2013 Master plan, Architectural Design, Construction Documents Farm Estate/B&B Resort, Bradley's Bank, Santa Elena  Jody Bevan, Santa Elenna
2013 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Residence on hill top, Belmopan  Raymond Barkmann, Belmopan
2012 Tourism Study, Architectural Design, Construction Documents and Site Supervision Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site  Sustainable Tourism Program STP/IDB
2010 - 2012 Architectural Design, Construction Documents, Site supervision

Cayo Welcome Center, San Ignacio

Sustainable Tourism Program STP/IDB
2012 Architectural Design, Subdivision and Construction Documents 

Housing Project, Humming Bird Hwy, Belmopan

JEBCO Belmopan
2012 Architectural Design, Construction Documents and Site Supervision Renovation Scotia Bank Branch San Ignacio Scotia Real Estate Toronto/Bahamas
2012 Architectural Design, Construction Documents and Site Supervision Renovation Scotia Bank Branch Orange Walk Scotia Real Estate Toronto/Bahamas
2012 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Residence Sanctuary Denis Lord, Ohio, USA
2011 Consulting and Architectural Design Finishing Residence Belmopan

Carlos Peraza, Belmopan 

2011 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Weekend Cottage Society Hall

Pat Andrew, Belize City

2011 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Residence Humming Bird Highway

Lemuel Palacio, Belmopan

2011 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Residence Flambojant Street Belmopan

Steve Cyr, Belmopan

2011 Conceptual Design Hopkins Mall and Commercial Center

Rich Caples, Sanctuary Belize

2011 Architectural Design, Construction Documents Housing Developemnt Vista Maya, San Ignacio

Bart Cassady, Alberta, Canada

2011 Belize Architectural Design Mansion & Guest House, Sanctuary Belize Rich Caples, Sanctuary
2011 Conceptual Design Residence, Taxes, USA Jack Diffily, Azle, Texas, USA
2011 Design and Full Services Buca Rock Residence, Belmopan Matthew Hulse, Belmopan
2011 Design and Concept Jaguar Reef Lodge Condominiums Mr David Hayles, Belmopan
2011 Design and Full Services Apartment Building, Caye Caulker Mrs. Charlie Jones, Caye Caulker, Belize
2010/2011 Design and Full Services Cayo Welcome Center, San Ignacio Sustainable Tourism Program STP/IDB
2010 Design and Full Services Eco residence Periwinkle, Belmopan  
2010 Design COURTS Branch Belmopan Jebco Belmopan
2010 Design Town Houses Belmopan Jebco Belmopan
2009 Design and Full Services Childrens Home & Volunteer House Kings Childrens Home Belmopan
2009 Design and Full Services Belmopan Branch, CQP Quality Chicken Prod. Spanish Look Out
2009 Design and Full Services Conversion of Guest Units into Residences Mrs. Judy duPlooy, Cayo, Belize
2009 Design and Full Services Master Plan & Classroom Design
Galen University Cayo, Belize
2009 Design and Full Services 18 Villas at the Peninsula Club Placencia
Mr. Mark Peterson, Three Palms Investment, USA
2008 Design Master Plan More Tormorrow
Mr Roy Spiegel Belmopan
2008 Design and Full Services 2 & 3 Bed Room Villas
Parkland Estate Camalote
2008 Design Eco House at Caye Caulker
Caye Real Estate Caye Caulker
2008 Design Comercial & Residential Complex
Shamax Productions, Mr. Louis Wade jr.
2008 Design House on Hill Camalote
Mr. Steve St. Cyr, Belmopan
2008 Design and Full Services Swimming Pool, Pool Bar, Landscape
Mr. Robert Lee, Pilot, Belmopan
2008 Design and Full Services Residence & Remodeling of Existing House Mrs. Eva Buehler, Therapist, Cayo
2008
Design Restructuring Civic Center
Rotary Theater Belmopan
Rotary Club Belmopan
2008 Master plan and Full Services Social Housing Project Cayo, Belize
2008 Studies Design Reception and Pool Area Cave Branch Jungle Lodge Cayo
2008 Design and Full Services Office Annex Restructuring BCSL Belmopan
2007 Design and Full Services 6 Unit Condominium Caye Caulker Caye Real Estate Caye Caulker
2007 Studies, Concept Design Office Building Independence Banana Growers Association Independence
2007 Design and Full Services Beach House Hopkins Mr. Lorusso
USA
2007 Studies & Report Expansion Administration Complex Citrus Growers Association Stann Creek
2007 Master plan Marina Development Laru Beja Ltd. Mr. Ian Mc Field
2007 Design and Full Services Honeymoon Cottages Blancaneaux Ionia Ltd. San Ignacio
2007 Design and Full Services Roof top Palapa Mr. Jerry Larder Rock Farm Roaring Creek
2007 Design and Full Services Beach House Hopkins Mr. David Hayles Belmopan
2007 Design Bead Mansion Dangriga Belize Property
Investment Ltd.
2007 Design and Full Services Bay Palm Estates Hopkins Caribbean Escapes Hopkins
2007 Working Drawing Structural Design Beach House Hopkins Mr. Jim Knowles
USA
2007 Design and Full Services Joan's House Rock Farm Mr. Jerry Larder Rock Farm Roaring Creek
2007
Design, Working Drawings
Church, Roaring Creek
Nazarene Church
2006 Design, Working Drawings
Colonial Suites Extension,
Almond Beach Resort, Hopkins
Colonial Suites Ltd.
2006 Masterplan, Full Services
Residence, Camalotte
Frontier Development LTD
2006 Masterplan, Topog. Survey
La Lancha Lodge, Lake Peten Itza, Guatemala Ionia LTD San Ignacio
2006 Design, Working drawings, Bidding documents River Cottage Jungle Dome Andy & Simone Hunt
2005/2006 Design, Working drawings, Bidding documents Barefoot Project Belize, Eco-Lodge Cacao Creek Adobe Ltd., San Ignacio
2005 Master Plan Subdivision, Gated community, Belmopan Mr. L. Arnold, Dr. M. Venugopal
2005 Master Plan, Full architectural service Beach Villas, Casa del Sol, Placencia B.T.G. Investment, Placencia
2005 Design, Working Drawings, Bidding Documents Public Laundry Facility, Maya Mopan Zone, Belmopan Belmopan City Council
2005 Design, Working Drawings, Bidding Documents Facility for Vegetable Market, Belmopan Belmopan City Council
2005 Design, Working Drawings, Bidding Documents Tree Houses, Caves Branch Jungle Lodge Mr. I. Anderson, Mr. D. Hayles
2005 Master plan Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Turtle Inn Resort Expansion, Placencia Ionia Ltd, San Ignacio
2005 Master plan Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Blancaneaux Resort Expansion, Mountain Pine Ridge Ionia Ltd, San Ignacio
2005 Studie Master Plan Pleasure Cove Resort, Hopkins Mr. Brad Paumen, USA
2004/5 Design, Working drawings Beach Villas Resort, Placencia Laru Beya Estate Ltd, Ian Mc Field, Belize City
2005 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Residence Caribbean Shores, Belize City Fam. David Pohl, Belize City
2004 Design, Working drawings Mission Center, Belmopan Exalting Jesus Christ Ministries, Belmopan
2003 - 2004 Master plan Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Visitor Centre Belize Audubon Society
2003 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Extension Dormitory, Compost Toilet System, Hunting Caye Belize Defence Force
2002 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents, Site supervision Design and Reconstruction of T.E.A. Guest Houses in Toledo, Belize Eco Tourism Project Interamerican Development Bank, Washington
Oct. 2002 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Beach House, San Pedro Gerald McDermott, San Pedro
Apr. 2002 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Altun Ha: Visitor’s Centre, Restrooms & Picnic Area Interamerican Development Bank, Washington
Jan. 2002 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Lamanai: Visitor Centre, Welcome pavilion Shop, Picnic Area & Restroom Interamerican Development Bank, Washington
Dec. 2001 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Cahal Pech: Ticket Booth, Restrooms & Parking Area Interamerican Development Bank, Washington
Nov. 2001 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Xunantunich: Restrooms Interamerican Development Bank, Washington
Sep. 2001 Design, Working drawings, Bidding Documents Caracol:Caretaker House, Visitor Centre, Museum & Restrooms Interamerican Development Bank, Washington
1999 - 2000 Studies Pine Ridge Development Belize Belize Tourism Board
1995 - 2004 Master planDesign, Working Drawings, Bidding Documents, Site supervision Environmental Project Development Work: Tropical Architecture Buildings for Education, Skills Training, Accommodation, Restaurant, Infrastructure Maya Ranch Belize
REFERENCE PROJECTS SWITZERLAND (EXCERPT)
I. RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

DATE

SERVICE

PROJECT

CLIENT

1992 - 1993

Full architectural service

Family Residence, Dättlikon

R. and St. Trachsel

1991 - 1992

Full architectural service

Family Residence, Elgg

R. Allemann

1990 - 1991

Full architectural service

Two-Family House, Räterschen

Schenk/Sommer

1990

Full architectural service

Two-Family House, Embrach

Zala/Bertolotti

1989 - 1990

Full architectural service

Family Residence, Seuzach

K. Laasner

1989 - 1990

Full architectural service

Two-Family House, Kollbrunn

Zita AG

1986 - 1987

Full architectural service

Two-Family House, Pfungen

Scheurer/Berger

1985 - 1986

Full architectural service

Apartment House, Winterthur

Domino Inmobilien Zürich

1985 - 1986

Full architectural service

2 Apartment House, Hettlingen

Pensionskasse, Toni Milch-Verband

1984 - 1985

Full architectural service

Apartment and Office Building, Winterthur

Zita AG

1981 - 1982

Full architectural service

Three-Family House, Pfungen

H. Frei & A. Laasner

II. PUBLIC BUILDINGS

DATE

SERVICE

PROJECT

CLIENT

1993

Full architectural service

Sport Facility Building

Department of Sports

1992

Full architectural service

Local Museum

Community Dättlikon

1990

Full architectural service

Presbytery Hall

Church Community

1989 - 1990

Full architectural service

Administration Building

Community Pfungen

III. RESTAURANTS AND COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

DATE

SERVICE

PROJECT

CLIENT

1993

Full architectural service

Service Station, Embrach

COOP AG, Winterthur

1990 - 1991

Full architectural service

Apartments, Restaurant & Commercial Building, Winterthur

ZILGEBA/COZZIO

1989 - 1990

Full architectural service

Facilities for Building and Construction Company, Wallisellen

H.R. Frei

1981 - 1982

Full architectural service

Hotel Jägerhof, St. Gallen

E. Romer

1978

Full architectural service

Bus Terminal, Neftenbach

H. Hermann

1978

Full architectural service

Restaurant Al Giardino, Winterthur

H. Ziltener

(c) APM 2005

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Updated by: SCHUETZE GROUP LLC

Last Update: 8 July, 2017