Robert Aydlett received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati in 1988, and subsequently earned a Master of Advanced Architecture Design degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning in 1991. After graduate school, Robert moved to San Francisco. He worked for EHDD Architecture, Fernau & Hartman, and collaborated with Gould Evans' San Francisco office at its formation. In 2007, Mr. Aydlett joined the Office of Charles F. Bloszies as a senior associate and managed many aspects of the office including staffing of projects, fee projections, mentoring of personnel, designing and delivery of projects and introduced several operations tools to assist in design management, marketing and business development. In 2009 he founded Aydlett architecture and research. He has over twenty years of experience practicing architecture.

He is a member of the Sustainable Development Committee at SPUR. (San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association), the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and recently joined the Russian Hill Improvement Association's Steering Committee in San Francisco. He also has taught at the California College of Arts and Montana State University, and regularly participates in design juries at various institutions.