Sean Bollinger

Sean Bollinger

Culver City, CA, US



Currently pursuing NCARB registration, I am interested in many aspects of architecture, particularly the evolving role of architects in the future of real estate development.



BCA Companies, Phoenix, AZ, US, Architectural Designer

Worked on variety of project types including; commercial, agricultural, industrial, residential, multi-family, and focusing on youth and community centers in the larger Phoenix area.
Ak-Chin Agricultural Processinng Facility - project manager, CDs (August 2013)
Grayhawk Boys & Girls Club Teen Center - interiors, CDs (2015)
SRPMIC Way of Life Center - design development, interiors, CDs (2015)
Carpinelli Guest Barnhouse - designer, project manager, CDs (April 2014)
New Pathways for Youth Community Center - designer (in design)

Dec 2012 - current

SHAC (Sustainable Habitat Construction), Dunedin, NZ, Architectural Designer-Builder

Worked on earthquake recovery based transitional infill projects and redevelopment concepts based in downtown Christchurch, New Zealand.
Scaffold Pavilion - SD, Fundraising, DD, Construction, Marketing (October 2012)
LIVS office - Construction (November 2012)
Open Source Urban Village - Concept Development, SD, Developer Recruitment (January 2012)

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, NZ, Studio Lecturer

Taught 1st & 3rd year design studios at the school of architecture. Specifically focusing on design build projects partnering with community orginizations and hands on iterative design process.
Courses Taught:
ARCH 5112: Design Studio 1 (2012)
ARCH 7111: Design Studio 3 (2012)

Jan 2012 - Aug 2012

YMCA of San Diego County, Imperial Beach, CA, US, Architectural Design Consultant

Worked with the camp directors to design 3 major construction projects planned for YMCA Camp Surf on the coast of Imperial Beach, California.
McKinney Oceanfront Center - SD, DD (completion June 2014)
Skatepark & Sport Complex - SD (in fundraising)
Camp Surf Cabin Prototype - SD, DD (in fundraising)

Jun 2011 - Oct 2011

The Drachman Institute, Tucson, AZ, US, Student Volunteer

Worked with a team of fellow students to design and fabricate 4 bus shelters
in Tucson, Arizona. Lead the design and fabrication of the solar/visibility screening elements.

Aug 2010 - May 2011

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, Structures Teaching Assistant

Structures teaching assistant for 2nd and 3rd year structures courses. Responsibilities included assisting students in the design and testing of laboratory projects, technical documentation, as well as grading and coordinating all related student coursework.
Courses Taught:
ARC 221: Structural Principles and Precedence (2011)
ARC 222: Force, Form, Material, & Connection (2011)
ARC 321: Structural Principles (2011)
ARC 322: Wood Structures (2011)

Aug 2009 - May 2011

YMCA Camp Surf, Imperial Beach, CA, US, Photographer & Transport Coordinator

Photographer for all camp activities, coordinated camper arrival and departure to/from airport and train station to YMCA site.

May 2010 - Aug 2010


University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, BArch, Architecture

NAAB Accredited, 5 yr

Minor in General Business Administration - Eller College of Management

Aug 2006 - May 2011


AIA Design Excellence, 1st Place

For 451 studio project: Region Specific Bus Shelters


AIA Design Excellence, 2nd Place

For Capstone Project: Nature Education Network at YMCA Camp Surf


Areas of Specialization