Stephen M. Sullivan, AIA

I approach architectural design as, fundamentally, a creative collaboration with clients because I believe clients’ engagement in the design process produces a depth to the end-product achievable in no other way.

Professional Experience

2012 to present | Stephen Sullivan Designs
2002 to 2012 | Founding Partner, Sullivan Conard Architects PLLC
1986 to 2002 | Stephen Sullivan Architects
1983 to 1986 | Associate, Ibsen Nelsen & Associates, Seattle, WA
1982 to 1983 | Designer, Loschky, Marquardt & Nesholm, Seattle, WA
1982 | Designer, CCC Architects, Anchorage, AK


Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Master in Architecture, 1981
Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts, High Honors in Art, 1973
Phillips Academy, Andover 1969

Professional Associations

American Institute of Architects
Registered Architect, State of Washington
Registered Architect, State of New York

Fellowships + Residencies

Oct 2013 Tatsuzo Shimaoka, Living National Treasure in Ceramics, Memorial Exhibition
with Apprentices, Mashiko, Japan
May-July 2009 | Tatsuzo Shimaoka Memorial firing Mashiko, Japan
Fall 2008 | American Academy in Rome: Visiting Artist Residency
2002 – 2007 | Resident Artist, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA
1973 – 74 | Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Japan: Contemporary Folk Pottery

Awards + Recognition

2010 | Seattle Design Center Northwest Design Awards-Whole House category:
Engawa House, Outdoor Living category: Northwest Loggia

2007 | Seattle Homes & Lifestyles magazine: Next 10 Award, Seattle 100+:
The people, places & things that define Seattle design

2004 | Seattle Design Center Northwest Design Award- Retail:
Honeychurch Antiques

1990 | AIA / Seattle Times Home of Month Award: Lakeview Townhomes
1990 | AIA / Seattle Times Home of Month Award: Bosbyshell Boathouse
1989 | AIA / Seattle Times Home of Month Award: Boyer Twin Houses
1989 | AIA / Sunset Magazine Award of Merit: Boyer Twin Houses
1988 | National Honor Award, The American Wood Council: Loafing Shed
1987 | AIA Honor Awards Portfolio: Merrill Court Residence:
Stephen Sullivan, Project Architect with Ibsen Nelson & Associates,
Seattle, WA

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