Timothy R. Losa, AIA, NCARB, attended boarding school at Blair Academy in northwest New Jersey, received a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Master's of Architecture from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Tim was first employed as a draftsman for a small architectural firm in Westchester County, New York in the summer of 1982, working on single family custom homes in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Fisher Island, Bedford, New York, as well as Greenwich and New Canaan, Connecticut. After receiving his undergraduate degree in architecture, Tim continued to pursue his architectural career through projects at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, then in San Diego, California before returning to graduate school to both teach architecture and receive his secondary degree.
Tim began his career with Zehren and Associates in the autumn of 1994, specializing in luxury resort hospitality planning and design. Over that time period, Tim has partnered in the development of resort properties ranging from small, individually operated restaurants and clubhouses, to boutique hotels and multi-million dollar international resorts. These projects have been affiliated with brands such Orient Express Hotels, Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, Fairmont, Hyatt, Starwood, Vail Resorts, as well as Wanda Realm, Vista and Reign brand hotels (PRC).Tim has served on numerous local boards and commissions including the Town of Vail Art in Public Places and Building Code Appeals Boards, the Town of Avon Planning and Zoning Commission, the Town of Minturn Planning and Zoning Commission, Eagle County Planning and Zoning Commission as well as volunteering with the Eagle County Trails Committee.
Tim has received numerous professional awards and accolades throughout his career, including an American Institute of Architects design award for his work at Yale University, an American Institute of Architects Graduate Studies award for graduating first in his class, as well as several awards from engineering and building groups such as the Engineering News Record. In addition to professional awards, Tim has received numerous hospitality industry awards where his projects consistently rank in the top one percent of US resorts including The Sebastian Vail, Travel and Leisure #2 US Resort - #30 World Resort, The Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Travel and Leisure #26 US Resort, and Two Elk Lodge – Best Ski Resort Day Lodge Snow Country Magazine.
After completing his ski racing and lacrosse “careers” at the University of Colorado, Tim still enjoys skiing, biking, hiking, and camping with his wife and two young sons in the mountains near Vail, Colorado where he calls home.