Philip Bussey is a designer based in St. Paul, MN. His primary research and design interests lie in exploring new technologies in computation and fabrication (both digital and analog).
His previous work experience has included a structural engineering and facade design consultant (Thornton Tomasetti), a specialty fabrication shop (Seeyond), a full service architecture office (HGA), and a material testing firm (AET). He is currently employed as a designer and project manager at Alchemy Architects.
He has a B.S. Arch and M.Arch degree from the University of Minnesota's College of Design. His final project (with Hwan Kim and Sangyong Hahn) won a Richard Morrill Master's Final Project Award, and his work as a research assistant under Marc Swackhamer on VarVac Wall was presented at ACADIA 2013 and was the winner of an R&D award from Architect Magazine in 2014.
HGA - Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Minneapolis, MN, US, Research Intern
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, Research Assistant
Seeyond, Minneapolis, MN, US, Designer
Thornton Tomasetti, Chicago, IL, US, Facade Design Intern
Thornton Tomasetti, Chicago, IL, US, Senior BIM Modeler
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, MArch, Architecture
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, Bachelors, Architecture
MFP Travel Grant, Award
One of two students awarded funding for international travel to Korea for research related to my Master's Final Project.
Richard Morrill Master's Final Project Award, Award
China Fellowship, Scholarship
One of six students that were awarded the cost of travel and lodging to participate in a collaborative design workshop with students at Southeastern University in Nanjing.
Elness Swenson Graham Fellowship, Scholarship
Minnesota Society of Architects Fellowship, Scholarship