Sean Dempsey

Sean Dempsey

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Architectural Designer with experience across all phases of design & documentation, focused on large-scale, oft fast-tracked projects in higher education, S&T, government, corporate office & campus planning. Thrives when surrounded by easygoing individuals in a high-intensity, high-design environment. Firmly believes in the ability and responsibility of architecture to positively affect the way people interact with and understand the world around them, and that each design challenge requires examination from a unique perspective.



Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Nov 2017 - current

EYP Architecture & Engineering, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Apr 2013 - Sep 2017

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, Teachers' Assistant

Teacher's Assistant for both Structures 1 and the First-Year Design Studio. In addition to assisting with class coordination, projects, and critiques, I was often available outside of class hours for additional tutoring and - in the case of the Studio - personal guidance and mentoring.

Sep 2011 - May 2012


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2012

Tongji University, Shanghai, CN, BArch, Architecture

Joint studio with Tongji University architecture students examining Chinese architecture and urban planning, and proposing a design solution to contemporary issues of urban development in Shanghai's Hongkou district.

Feb 2010 - May 2010

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