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David Sepúlveda

David Sepúlveda

New York, NY, US

 

About 

David Sepulveda brings more than fourteen years of experience to architecture, urbanism & artistic exploration. His grandfather, a journalist, writer and poet gave him at an early age the desire to create and the capacity to dream. David attended New York Institute of Technology where he graduated Summa Cum Laude while working for Pulice + Williams Architects as a junior architect. Through PWA he has gained the disciplinary and experiential knowledge that has transcended his skills and expertise from senior project management to international design competitions. Through on his early career and while in school, he has traveled the world from Paris, Dubai, London, Buenos Aires, Brussels, & Shanghai to name a few, which has not only opened his eyes to life but has architecturally inclined his career globally. David eventually left PWA to pursue his career in New York City where he went to work for Beyhan Karahan & Associates, Architects. There as a senior architect on a multiple of multi-million dollar accounts that range from high-end residential projects to urban & sustainable research development, he gained valuable experience that has expanded his spectrum as a professional architect. Currently he is now a Project Manager for Two One Two Design, where he continues to craft his expertise in high-end retail and commercial projects for a wide range of clients in the U.S. and abroad. As founder of DS2 (David Sepulveda Design Studios), David strives to push the architectural boundary in research and design practices. Investigating the relationships between architecture, urbanism, landscape, and technology with an emphasis on using environmental performance as a generator for architectural form.

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Employment 

Two One Two Design, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Based in New York City, Two One Two Design is a full service architectural and interior design firm creating environments for retail, commercial, corporate and residential clients across the globe.

Mar 2013 - current
 

DS2, New York, NY, US, Owner

DS2 [David Sepúlveda Design Studios]: is an award-winning practice based in New York City investigating the relationships between architecture, urbanism, ecology, and technology with an emphasis on using environmental performance as a generator for architectural form.

Mar 2008 - current
 

Beyhan Karahan Architects & Associates, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Architect

Beyhan Karahan & Associates, Architects (BKAA) is a professional architectural firm combining a high level of expertise with exacting attention to program requirements and design of each individual project. The art of building and the practicality of the construction process are all considered integral parts of the firm's commitment to the creation of living environments.

Founded in SoHo, New York City in 1997 by Beyhan Karahan, the firm provides a full range of architectural services including programming, conceptual design, construction documents and construction administration. In addition to numerous new buildings, adaptive re-use and historic preservation of existing structures, BKAA has broad experience in interior design.

Prior to forming BKAA, Beyhan Karahan was a founding partner of Karahan/Schwarting Architecture Company between 1983 and 1997.

Oct 2011 - Mar 2013
 

Pulice + Williams Architects, Leonia, NJ, US, Project Architect

Established in 1984, Pulice/Williams Architects has provided architectural and interior design services for clients with a variety of specialized requirements. The range of completed projects is diverse with an emphasis on corporate interiors and space planning, hospitality, retail shops, medical/health care offices and fine home construction.

Mar 2000 - Oct 2011
 

Education 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Oct 1999 - May 2012
 

Awards 

One Prize 2013: Stormproof, Honorable Mention

CONTAINED] repurposes garbage as an abundant renewable resource to stormproof our city. Using an elementary infrastructure, [CONTAINED] encapsulates the entire refuse production of the population and establishes the re-industrialization of NYC

2013
 

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