Fulton Center, Sky Reflector-Net, New York NY, Arup, Engineers, Grimshaw, Architects, and James Carpenter Design Associates; 2014DS69.412
Hunters Point South School, Long Island City NY, FXFowle, Architect; 2013DS57.411
Birch Bayh Federal Courthouse, Indianapolis IN, EYP, Architect; 2012DS33.427
Via Verde, Bronx NY, Dattner / Grimshaw, Architects; 2012DS11.405
Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY, SHoP, Architect; 2012DS34.408
Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY, Populous, Architect; 2009DS05.942
Chrysler Building, New York NY; 2011DS50.406
Heating Plant, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville CT, Centerbrook, Architect; 2012DS37.408
David Sundberg

“It takes observation and movement to find a building’s sweet spots. I do a lot of looking with my feet.”

David Sundberg is actively involved with contemporary architecture and travels widely on assignment. Recent work in the New York area includes Frank Gehry’s 8 Spruce Street; the Bank of America Tower by Cook + Fox; SOM’s One World Trade, the Calatrava West Concourse Tunnel and Grimshaw’s Fulton Street Transit Center. In June 2014 David photographed OFFICEUS at the Venice Biennale.

Sundberg grew up in St Louis, studied in New York and Paris and graduated from NYU with a degree in photography. With a keen sensitivity to the way light and time impact the perception of space, David creates dynamic, complex and engaging images.

Often David complements still images with motion, and he has recently been collaborating on video production as an architectural cinematographer, offering an expert eye to enhance the video documentation. His work with the production team at Birdlings involved a project for Telx.

Architectural League
Bank United
Beyer Blinder Belle
Butler Rogers Baskett
C & G Partners
Cannon Design
Capital One Bank
Cetra Ruddy
CH2M Hill
CPG Architects
Cutler Anderson
Davis Brody Bond
Deutsche Bank
Douglas Wright Architects
Edelman Sultan Knox Wood
Empire State Development Corporation
Fletcher Thompson
Fry Reglet Corporation
Gustavo Gili
Gwathmey Siegel
H3 Hardy Collaborative
Hart Howerton
HDR Architects
Hom + Goldman
Hunt Construction
James Carpenter Design Associates
Joeb Moore and Partners
Kling Lindquist
LS3P Architects
Marvel Architects
Morgan Stanley
Paramount Group
Perkins Eastman
Pickard Chilton
Rogers Marvel
Sciame Construction
Selldorf Architcts
Spagnola Design
Strook Strook & Lavan
Tishman Speyer
Yossi Milo Gallery

Architectural Record
Architectural Review
Casa Americanas/American Houses: Marcel Breuer
Connecticut Cottages & Gardens
Douglas C Wright Architects
Elle Décor
Interior Design
New York Magazine
New York Times


“That looks at bit dangerous”, David said to one of the workers standing by the crane the other day. “Nah,” was the reply. A giant crane toppled over and crashed onto Worth Street between Church Street and West Broadway in Tribeca ...more
David was at Governors Island the other day, tracking progress at The Hills, the new landscape component that will open to the public in May. West 8 is the lead design firm that has created these dynamic vistas of New ...more
The Henderson-Hopkins School with photographs by Albert Vecerka won the Best in State Award for the architects, Rogers Partners. The Blue Ribbon in that competition! And David Sundberg photographed H3 Hardy Collaboration’s Theatre for a New Audience at the Polonsky ...more
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