TRC Team

Terry R. Cunningham, A.I.A. – President

EDUCATION:
Master of Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington.1979
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington.1976

PROFESSIONAL:
Texas Registered Architect since 1982
American Institute of Architects
Texas Society of Architects
Ft. Worth Chapter AIA
Building Code Board of Appeals- City of Arlington

EXPERIENCE:
Terry R. Cunningham has been responsible for overseeing the complete overall architectural design and construction of many types of projects since 1979. His experience includes working with large architectural firms, real estate developers and construction management companies. Project roles have included project architect, construction administrator, project manager and finally principal architect of record. His experience also includes construction management of small to medium size projects. The types of projects Mr. Cunningham has been involved with is quite diverse. Offices , Banks , Churches, Health Care ,Commercial Centers , upscale single family residential, multi-family residential and entire communities have been created with his designs and oversight.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Active Deacon- First Baptist Church Arlington
Arlington Chamber of Commerce
Building Code Board of Appeals- City of Arlington
Retired Scoutmaster – Boy Scouts of America
Life Membership Award from PTA
Enjoys hiking, biking, reading

Amir E. Safvat, A.I.A. – Associate Architect

EDUCATION:
Master of Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington.2010
Honors Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington.2008
(Magna Cum Laude) Minor in Architectural History

PROFESSIONAL:
Texas Registered Architect since 2013
American Institute of Architects
Texas Society of Architects
Dallas Chapter AIA 

EXPERIENCE:
Amir Safvat is currently working in a variety of experiences in the profession of architecture. He has worked for several firms over the last six years including Terry R. Cunningham Architects. His project experience is in retail, hospitality, medical and educational. He is well versed in preliminary planning, design presentations, construction plans and project management.

ACADEMIC AWARDS:
Dallas AIA Travel scholarship 2010
Honors college scholarship, UTA, 2008

HOBBIES:
Enjoys hiking, international travel, reading, craftsman work

Perla Reyes – Architectural Designer

EDUCATION:
Masters of Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington. 2020
Bachelors of Science in Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington. 2018

EXPERIENCE:
Perla is a new graduate and has begun her path towards licensure with TRC Architects. As an intern she has gained project experience in retail and commercial design, from preliminary design drawings to construction documentation. She is enthusiastic about learning new skills and growing her experience with her team at TRC Architects.

HOBBIES:
Perla enjoys exploring new locations with analogue photography. Her cameras are her tools for capturing interesting compositions. She finds joy from the inherent slowdown that film photography involves in creating an image.

Noel Aguilar – Architect Associate

EDUCATION:
Master of Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington. 2015
Bachelors of Science in Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington. 2008
Professional Experience:
Denton Tx County, Dallas County TX – Registered General Contractor since 2015

EXPERIENCE:
Noel Aguilar has been in the construction industry for 15+ years. Helping his father’s design build business since high school. He started his architectural professional career at RPGA Architects in Fort Worth. Since then, he has worked in several firms. His architectural work experience has been in governmental, retail, residential, and assisted living. He has been with TRC Architects since May 2021.

AWARDS:
2019 –  Latinos in Architecture( LIA) Finalist
2015  – Dean’s List 2015 , University of Texas at Arlington
2008 – Cum Laude – University of Texas at Arlington
Dean’s List  2008 – University of Texas at Arlington

HOBBIES:
Enjoys reading, camping, and raising chickens.