Sean McGuire

Sean McGuire

Chicago, IL, US




Gensler, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Designer

Work one studio: Commercial office buildings

Dec 2012 - current

Disaster Litigation Associates, New Orleans, LA, US, Architectural Consultant

creation of Rhino models and digital models of damaged buildings during Katrina for a major lawsuit against excess insurance carriers.

Sep 2011 - Nov 2012

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant for 2nd year Digital Media and 4th-5th year Digital Fabrication

Jan 2012 - May 2012

AEDS | Ammar Eloueini Digit-all Studio, New Orleans, LA, US, Designer

Participated as a designer for the finalist PS1 YAP competition: "Ps1 Moments"

Dec 2011 - Feb 2012

UC Berkeley Capital Projects, Berkeley, CA, US, Project Management Internship

Audited change orders of $500-35,000 in scope for the California Memorial Stadium renovation. Compiled over 150,000 site documentation photographs from several decades into online FTP database, and participated in weekly Architect-Owner-Contractor meetings and inspections of the facility.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

Faulders Studio, Berkeley, CA, US, Intern Architect

Participated as a designer for a winning scheme, RayDike, for the BCDC "Rising Tides" competition. Also worked on design for the BAMScape seating installation in the Berkeley Art Museum

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

RPR Architects, Oakland, CA, US, Junior Designer

Facade renovation work for the Community and Economic Development Agency in Oakland, California. Interior "chat pod" proposal work for YouTube's Headquarters in 901 Cherry, San Bruno

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Tsui Design and Research, Inc., Emeryville, CA, US, Intern Designer

May 2007 - Aug 2007


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, Architecture

Graduated Cum Laude
Tau Sigma Delta Honors

Aug 2007 - May 2012

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, Architecture

graduated 3rd year studies with a RIBA Part I degree

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011


Outstanding Thesis Award, 1st Place


Tulane University Dean's List, Award

Fall 2008, Fall 2011, Spring 2012


Ogden 8, Award

Selected as one of top 8 thesis projects for the 2011-2012 academic year at Tulane University, for the thesis "Chaotic Territoriality: Mediating Spatial Conflict in Barrio Bravo, Mexico City"


BCDC Rising Tides Competition, Winner, 1st Place

Part of the design team for the RayDike proposal


Areas of Specialization