Thomas F. Smith III, AIA


  • Architect, VA, 2001, #010944
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • Licensed in Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia


  • EarthCraft Virginia Builder/Developer Training Program


Bachelor of Architecture, 1994, New York Institute of Technology, Central Islip, NY
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Technology, 1992, New York Institute of Technology, Central Islip, NY


As the founding principal of TS3 Architects, Thomas Smith is involved in all aspects of the firm’s projects. Prior to founding TS3 Architects, Mr. Smith was a partner at Equal Spaces in Norfolk, VA in which he handled several projects in Norfolk including being the local architect for the Wells Fargo Highrise building in downtown.

Highlighted Experience

Corporate Interiors

  • Anthem Operations Building, The Concourse Building, Norfolk, VA
  • Anthem, Health Plan Offices, Des Moines, IA
  • Anthem, Health Plan Offices, New York, NY
  • Coastal Equipment Office Warehouse Addition, Virginia Beach, VA
  • IntellecTechs Offices, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Optima Health Office Space, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 19th and 20th Floor, Wells Fargo Highrise Tower, Space Programming Study, Norfolk, VA
  • Delta Career Education Office Space, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Anthem, Health Plan Services, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Anthem, Health Plan Services, New Orleans, LA
  • Anthem, Health Plan Services Relocation, Kansas City, KS
  • Anthem, Health Plan Office, Vienna, VA
  • First Data, Retrofit Post Office to Office Space, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Anthem, Health Plan Expansion, Austin, TX
  • Anthem, Health Plan Offices, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Anthem, Health Plan Office, Iselin, NJ
  • Anthem, Health Plan Offices, Hanover, MD
  • Anthem, Health Plan Offices, Sacramento, CA


  • CHKD CMG at Columbus 6, Virginia Beach, VA
  • CHKD at McManus Blvd., Newport News, VA
  • Wound Center, Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City, NC
  • Cardiac Wellness Center, Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City, NC
  • Renovate Hague Medical Center, Norfolk, VA


  • Water’s Edge Apartments, Norfolk, VA
  • St. Paul’s Apartment Homes, Downtown Norfolk, VA
  • Mezzo Apartment Homes, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Southern Arms Apartments, Chesapeake, VA
  • Meridian Obici Apartments, Suffolk, VA
  • Valor Apartment Homes, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Summer Haven Apartments, Virginia Beach, VA
  • The Fred Apartmen Homes, Frederick, MD
  • Thrive Apartment Homes Rehabilitation, Chesapeake, VA
  • Osprey Point Towne Homes, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 17th Street Apartments, Virginia Beach, VA

Community / Retail

  • Mixed Use Master Plan, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Lake Wright Retail District Site Concept Planning, Norfolk, VA
  • Yo Mix Yogurt, Wells Fargo Center, Norfolk, VA
  • Saffron Indian Restaurant, Wells Fargo Center, Norfolk, VA
  • Hollomon Brown Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA