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Sean O’Rourke, AIA, LEED AP

Vice President & Principal of Design

About Sean

Sean O'Rourke is Vice President, Atlantic Buildings, overseeing the professionals that deliver a range of architecture, engineering and planning services from Philadelphia to Jacksonville. He is an architect with more than three decades of experience on a wide range of building projects. His primary focus in the last few years has been oriented towards retail and commercial projects, working on both sides of the lease line. Sean has experience with mixed-use projects, roll-out work, prototype development, brand implementation and placemaking.

Sean also has a thorough knowledge of all phases of the building process with solution-centered design skills, strong organizational habits, practice management and project management expertise, as well as an emphasis on people skills, allowing him to manage successful projects for a range of clients.


  • MS - Architecture, University of Pennsylvania
  • BS - Architecture, Virginia Tech


  • Friends of Schuylkill River Park, President
  • Grays Ferry Triangles Committee, Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
  • Schuylkill River Park Pedestrian Bridge Overpass, Design Committee Representative
  • South of South Street Neighborhood Association, Zoning Work Group Member
  • South Street Bridge Coalition and Community Design Collaborative, Participant
  • Bergmann Names O'Rourke as Principal of Design | Read More
  • A Session with Art: “Making a Classic Modern” (or Wrestling with a Crisis in Faith) by Sean O'Rourke | Read More
  • Bergmann's O'Rourke Presents at Vision Zero for Philadelphia Conference | Read More
  • Bergmann Associates acquires Philly firm | Read More
  • Bergmann Associates and spg3 Team Up in Philadelphia to Create Expanded Regional Architecture Firm | Read More
  • Bergmann Associates Elects Three Employee Board Members at Annual Meeting | Read More
  • Bergmann Associates elects 3 board members | Read More
  • Trading Parking Spots for More Public Space on Philadelphia’s Grays Ferry Avenue |Read More