Tomás McKay is an architect and landscape architect based in Oakland, California. He has worked in projects of diverse scale and complexity, bringing together the challenges of both disciplines in a more comprehensive understanding of the design process and sustainable development. He has been successfully working in his own practice, both in his native Chile and in the United states, since 2001.
Tomás is currently lecturing at the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley. He teaches at the graduate division, studios in the Architecture and in the Landscape Architecture departments.
Since 2017, he has been involved in building stronger and long-lasting relationships and exchanges between Chile and California, in conservation, environmental policies and urban planning issues, throughout private and public institutions.
In 2019, in partnership with Pablo Alfaro and Kushal Lachhwani, he won the international contest for designing the Pachacamac Park in Perú.
+ Master of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning 2017.
College of Environmental Design. University of California, Berkeley
+ Independent architectural practice since 2001.
+ Graduated architect from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile 2001.
+ Associate architect, Teodoro Fernández Architects office since 2003.