David Bransfield

David Bransfield

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Graduate of the Yale School of Architecture Master of Architecture I program (Class of 2019).  I have 3 years of work experience in architectural design and project management, from all phases spanning pre-design to construction documentation.  I have been employed at both Architectural Design firms as well as Real Estate Development/Project Management Firms.  I have a strong desire to take a hands-on approach to construction processes and to learn more about ways to optimize current design delivery models.  


S3 Architecture / Upstate Modernist, New York, NY, US, Junior Project Architect

My current position as a Junior Project Architect at S3 Architecture includes the design and management of several single-family homes throughout Rhinebeck, New York. My responsibilities include the management of all stages of design processes and related design deliverables, project management including vendor and consultant collaboration, direct coordination with clients, and preparation of all construction documentation.

Jan 2022 - current

Matter Real Estate, New York, NY, US, Junior Project Manager

Through 2021 I was employed at Matter Real Estate, a Real-Estate Development and Project Management firm that specializes in non-profit work. During my time at Matter I successfully led the project management for the transition of the Goodwill Headquarters from Astoria to Brooklyn, including a comprehensive interior renovation of their current offices in Brooklyn. I also led the design development for the new construction of a single-family home in Westchester County that is being financed and developed by Matter. My additional responsibilities include real-estate development and architectural consultation for a number of additional non-profit clients around New York City.

Dec 2020 - Dec 2021

Centerbrook Architects and Planners, LLP, Centerbrook, CT, US, Architectural Design Staff Lvl 2

I began my work at Centerbrook Architects as an intern during my second summer of graduate school. Upon graduation I returned to Centerbrook to continue assisting with the design development and construction implementation of a large institutional project, the Yale University Peabody Museum of Natural History. I was responsible for a large portion of visualizations for this project, and was also given ownership over the development of construction documents for the Museum's primary space - the Central Gallery. After completion of construction documentation I returned home to New York, where I currently reside.

Jun 2019 - Feb 2020


Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, MArch, Master of Architecture I

Jun 2016 - Jun 2019

New York University (NYU), Bachelors, Studio Art

Sep 2011 - Jun 2015

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