Sang Jae Byun

Sang Jae Byun

Weston & Boston, MA, USA



I am an award-winning registered senior architect with more than 30 years of experience providing design and technical solutions for Transportation Facilities projects, including Logan Airport, bus terminals, and railroad stations. I bring classical architectural theory and practical applications into a hybrid relationship with the spatial and diverse cultural contexts. I aim to maximize spatial efficiency, productivity, and sustainability in his designs. As a senior architect, I strive to meet both the client’s objectives and the project’s schedule and budget. I have proven skill in coordinating multidisciplinary teams to bring architectural design and construction documents from the planning and permitting stages to final design, document production, and contract construction award.


STV, Boston, MA, US, Senior Architect V

- Massport Equipment storage & Maintenance Facility Logan Airport - Senior Architect V

The LVSMF is a proposed maintenance facility at Boston’s Logan International Airport to consolidate Massport emergency snow operations, vehicle maintenance, large vehicle storage, and support functions into a single building. The 160,000-sf building will include snow removal equipment storage and maintenance areas, large and small vehicle repair and cleaning space, parts storage, a central stockroom, vehicle fueling, a storm operations control center, bunks and locker rooms, and office and support areas. It is being designed to meet the highest achievable LEED® qualifications and to provide energy performance beyond state energy code. The estimated construction cost is over $200M.

- Massport Worcester Regional Airport Terminal - Senior Architect V

The MWRAT is a proposed security checkpoint facility at Worcester Regional Airport to improve Massport Air terminal security, passenger baggage security, body scanning, and support functions with four phasing plans. The Regional Airport Terminal Security building will include checkpoints operated by the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and high-tech body scan equipment, etc. The new wall types include SIDA security walls. It is being planned to meet the highest achievable security requirements and cost-effective facility planning and to provide energy performance beyond state building code and the IECC energy conservation code.

- MBTA Quincy Bus Maintenance Facility - Senior Architect V

Providing design services for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)’s new 350,000-sf Quincy Bus Maintenance Facility in Quincy, MA. The $272 million facility will consist of four interconnected structures with a bus storage area, a maintenance area, an office building, and a fueling and wash area.

- MBTA Architectural and Engineering Services for Station and Accessibility Improvements – Senior Architect V

Providing design services for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)’s estimated $92 million accessibility-focused renovation of Sullivan Station, North Station, and Arlington Station. The project will eliminate persistent barriers for MBTA customers through renovations including elevator and other vertical access improvements, code compliance modifications, and station brightening. This project has two new elevators within the footprint of the existing station to provide vertical access to all levels of the station.

- PVTA On-Call Engineering Design Services – Senior Architect V

Developing the design for the expansion of the building envelope at the 185 Holdsworth Way on-campus repair facility, the addition of four new hydraulic bus service lifts, and the tooling and ancillary support and diagnostic equipment needed for the expanded work areas. Included in the new facility is a maintenance space for their operations and management staff.

May 2023 - current

LDA, Boston, MA, US, Senior Architect

I have over 30 plus years of multinational experience in working on diverse projects including high-end single family residences, high-rise residences, commercial complexes, hospitals, educations, churches, and museums. With my various practices in multicultural environments, I bring classical architectural theory and practical applications into a hybrid-relationship with the spatial and diverse cultural contexts. By prioritizing the fulfillment of green & sustainable design requirements and the critical criteria of decision making, I aim to maximize the spatial efficiency, productivity and sustainability in my designs.

Oct 2021 - May 2023


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Master of Architecture

Sep 1987 - Dec 1988


Finalists for the Vancouver Sun Readers’ Choice Award, Best Multi-Family High-rise Awards, 1st Place

Jewel High-rise Residential


Kyonggido Best Design Award, 1st Place

Hallelujah Christian Church. Seoul, Korea


Korea Institute of Architects Design Award, 1st Place

Head Office Seoul Mobile Telecommunication INC. Seoul, Korea.


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