Serving as a Senior Project Architect, Garret brings more than a decade of experience and unique skill sets rooted in creating better built environments for clients, users, and the public, while being mindful of owners’ time and budgetary constraints. He will be instrumental in serving and expanding the firm’s healthcare client base by developing construction documents to lead the team through construction and project closeout, as well as technical oversight on documentation and code reviews, while serving as a mentor to junior staff. His shared values of excellence and experience with healthcare clients will enhance Altus’ project leadership and improve our responsiveness to the dynamic, evolving nature of the healthcare marketplace.
Garret’s notable projects include the large, complex Humber River Regional Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, lauded as the first fully-digital hospital in North America. Domestically, he has completed various projects on the Mayo campus in Rochester, MN and Sentara Princess Ann Hospital in Virginia Beach, VA. He brings prior working knowledge, having also completed commissions within the UCHealth system in Colorado.
“We are excited to welcome Garret as a valuable addition to our dedicated team,” said Chad Kruse, Vice President and Denver Managing Principal. “His strong healthcare background and his methodical thought process to resolve issues, while still providing solutions best suited to each client and situation will be an undeniable asset to our clients and our thriving healthcare practice.”
Biltoft holds both a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from Texas Tech University. He is also a registered architect in Colorado. Garret’s specialties include completion of IDP in 2008 and ARE in 2010. Based in Denver, CO, Garret will actively partner with team members on projects throughout the Midwest in conjunction with the Omaha headquarters.
Garret shared, “I am very excited to join Altus Architectural Studios. To have been given the opportunity to become part of a firm with this the level of expertise, exemplary work, and quality people is truly remarkable. I look forward to the results that we can achieve together.”
Garret, we are excited to welcome you as a member of the Altus family, and look forward to the next adventure along your professional career path!