Sean O’Donnell, AIA, LEED AP

Sean O’Donnell, 美国建筑师协会会员, 美国绿色建筑评价体系认证成员


作为建筑设计师,Sean O’Donnell有超过15年执业经验。其设计项目的关注点是教育研究类规划和建筑。Sean的设计哲学关注环境如何成功地为使用者在时间的维度里提供多样性和变异性。在关注建筑对人的影响之外,他还进一步关注更大尺度的接触和观察,即“在任何具体细微的接触层面之上,总会有更高的层面和更深的视角来看待建筑对于其文脉和社区的影响”。这种设计方法帮助他在教育研究类的规划和建筑项目中积累了广泛的声誉



  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Master of Architecture, 1995
  • New York University, Graduate Coursework in Urban Planning, 1992
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies, 1989


  • District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, New York, Louisiana, NCARB, LEED AP

Notable Honors and Awards

  • Merit Award, Design Share, School Without Walls, 2008
  • Award of Merit, AIA New York, Binghamton University Appalachian Collegiate Center
  • Outstanding Architecture and Design in Education, School Planning & Management, Snyder High School Media Arts Facility, 2000
  • Educational Interior Design Excellence Award, American School and University, Snyder High School Media Arts Facility, 2000
  • The John Reps Prize, Society for American City and Regional Planning History, Best Masters Thesis in American City and Regional Planning History, 1993-95
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Architecture and Urban Planning Award for Excellence in Environmental Design Research, 1995

Beyond the Office

  • AIA/DC, Committee on Architecture for Education, Founding Chair, 2004-present
  • Society for College and University Planning, Member, 1996-present
  • Council of Educational Facilities Planners International, Member, 1996-present
  • Environmental Design Research Association, Member, 1994-present


  • “Lesson Plans,” Contract, February 2009
  • “Building for the Future,” Edutopia, February 2009
  • “Adaptive Economics,” School Construction News, March/April 2009 (bylined)
  • “Design Share Awards 2008,” School Construction News, November/December 2008
  • “Six Design Principles to Set the Stage for Learning,” Learning by Design E-News, September 15, 2008
  • “Place-Making: How the out-of-classroom experience can foster social and emotional learning” Learning by Design 2007