PEOPLE / Sean Slattery, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Sean Slattery


With over 25 years of experience, Sean has led design collaborations that have garnered over 75 local, regional, and national design awards. Rooted in a belief that all communities deserve beautiful outcomes, this drive towards design excellence is equally applied to all projects, regardless of type, scale, budget, or user.

When developing designs, Sean envisions the project from the end-user’s perspective to create elegant solutions that have real-world applications while elevating the results to meet aspirational goals. He works with clients to assess their needs by guiding thoughtful and strategic consideration of all aspects of a project to result in simple and feasible design possibilities. This influences his vision and design execution, resulting in an elevated level of care for the design team’s daily work. He creates a natural rapport when interacting with project teams and clients through clear communication and an empathetic understanding of each stakeholder’s relationship with the project.




Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kansas 1998



AIA South Dakota Design Awards, Juror and Keynote Speaker, 2017
Building on the Common Ground, Center for Public Interest Design, Portland State University, presenter, 2017
AIA Baltimore Design Awards, Juror, 2014
AIA North Carolina Residential Design Awards, Juror, 2014
Brookside Soccer Club, coach, 2001-2018
Calvary Lutheran School soccer coach, 2015-present
Calvary Lutheran Church, Board of Elders, 2010-present
Calvary Lutheran Church, Board of Church Properties, 2003-2010
American Institute of Architects, Kansas City, Board of Directors, 2008-2009
Calvary Lutheran Church, Capital Campaign Committee, 2007-2008
Project Lead the Way, architectural curriculum advisor, 2000-2002.
Kansas City Irish Center, volunteer, 2014-2018