Associate Principal, Acoustics


Carlos energetically implements solutions to challenges involving sound and vibration. His knowledge of architectural acoustics helps him control noise within and between spaces of all sizes and shapes.

With Jaffe Holden Since 1999 – In The Industry Since 1999

Carlos is located in the Houston, Texas office and is lead acoustic designer for Jaffe Holden. He has strong capabilities in architectural acoustics for multi-use performing arts centers, corporate facilities and academic learning environments. He focuses on applying technology to conduct, analyze and create implementation strategies in the areas of architectural design, noise control, audio equipment design, and music production.

Carlos earned a Bachelor of Science degree in acoustics and music with honors from the University of Hartford in conjunction with the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut. His experience in acoustics combines holistically with his passion for music and engineering. Carlos is also a member of the Acoustical Society of America and National Council of Acoustical Consultants.


Highlights from his project work include the following:

  • Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts, Lubbock, TX
  • Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX
  • DeBakey High School for Health Professions, Houston, TX
  • Fossil Headquarters, Richardson, TX
  • George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX
  • Greenhill School, Marshall Family Performing Arts Center, Addison, TX
  • Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Houston, TX
  • Lamar University, Setzer Student Center, Beaumont, TX
  • Lone Star College, Kingwood Campus Performing Arts Center, Kingwood, TX
  • Lone Star College, Montgomery Music Building, Montgomery, TX
  • Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin, TX
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas, TX
  • State Farm at KDS, Richardson, TX
  • Stephen F. Austin State University STEM Building, Nacogdoches, TX
  • Toyota North American Headquarters, Plano, TX
  • Texas State San Marcos, Fine Arts Center, San Marcos, TX
  • University of Texas-Permian Basin, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, Odessa, TX
  • University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, Performing Arts Complex, Edinburg, TX
  • University of Houston Student Center Renovation, Houston, TX