Dong-Bum Seo AIA, LEED AP+
Co-founder and Design Director of SAMACH+SEO Architecture and Planning LLP (SAS-Arc)
As Design Director of the firm, DB oversees the design process in the office. DB has over 20 years of professional experience leading large-scale and complex design efforts in the United States, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. His work includes a broad range of building types including Mixed-use Residential Commercial Development, corporate office, and multicultural complex, as well as an array of Transportation project such as Airports and Train Stations.
Prior to founding SAS-Arc, DB was the Lead Architect in the New York City office of CALATRAVA LLC. During this time, he played a key role in several notable projects such as the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, Denver International Airport, and Yuan-Je Concert Hall in Taiwan. Prior to working with Calatrava, DB was as a Senior Associate at AECOM and Design Manager at Rockwell Group LLP.
DB’s work is recognized for its excellence both in conceptual design and execution. The clarity and strength of DB’s work is a product of both his scholastic background and the refinement of his talent through his professional experience with firms recognized for their commitment to exceptional design. He also has been the key design role for several sustainable buildings including the LEED Gold headquarters for the RAND Corporation and the LEED-CS Pre-Certified Denver International Airport.