Rick Sundberg

Architect Seattle / United States

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Rick Sundberg
Rick Sundberg – Principal
FAIA, LEED AP
With over 40 years of experience as a practicing architect, Rick Sundberg has designed many of the region’s best places, including buildings on the campuses of Whatcom Community College, Seattle University School of Law, and University of Washington. He pairs meticulous attention to physical detail with a broad architectural vision and the insistence on viewing sites and buildings in their larger context.
A graduate of the University of Washington, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Rick worked with Ibsen Nelsen Architects for seven years as a project architect, helping them design and craft complex academic buildings. He joined Olson/Walker in 1974, and became a partner in 1976. The firm became Olson Sundberg Architects in 1985; Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects 2000; and Olson Kundig Architects in 2010. Rick founded his own firm, Richard Sundberg Architect in 2010, and Sundberg Kennedy Ly-Au Young Architects in 2012. This past June, he was awarded the 2013 AIA Seattle Medal of Honor for generous mentorship, influential design leadership, and commitment to community service.
Rick  Sundberg
Rick Sundberg
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Rick Sundberg – Principal FAIA, LEED AP With over 40 years of experience as a practicing architect, Rick Sundberg has designed many of the region’s best places, including buildings on the campuses of Whatcom Community College, Seattle University School of Law, and University of Washington. He pairs meticulous attention to physical detail with a broad architectural vision and the insistence on viewing sites and buildings in their larger context. A graduate of the University of Washington, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Rick worked with Ibsen Nelsen Architects for seven years as a project architect, helping them design and craft complex academic buildings. He joined Olson/Walker in 1974, and became a partner in 1976. The firm became Olson Sundberg Architects in 1985; Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects 2000; and Olson Kundig Architects in 2010. Rick founded his own firm, Richard Sundberg Architect in 2010, and Sundberg Kennedy Ly-Au Young Architects in 2012. This past June, he was awarded the 2013 AIA Seattle Medal of Honor for generous mentorship, influential design leadership, and commitment to community service.