Personal Greeting Eric Dempsey, AIA


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Eric J. Dempsey (NCARB, AIA, LEED AP, CDT) has lived and worked in China since the Shanghai World Expo of 2010, and has completed numerous projects in the region over the past 12 years.

He is the owner and founder of a locally registered business entity, DEMPSEY DESIGN INC. whose work includes interior and architectural design via a range of project types. The common thread to his work is in creating poetic and thoughtful designs, rooted in strong and well-developed creative concepts.

Eric has practiced and studied architecture & design continuously for the past 22 years. He expands upon this experience daily and is currently learning to speak Mandarin Chinese. He is a licensed Architect, holding internationally recognized certificates.

His work layers and blends ideas, concepts, and conditions to create colorful, vibrant, and richly saturated buildings and spaces. His goal is to create texture and depth with visual impact. He has expanded upon fundamental architectural theories with the world of fine art and interior design. He is motivated and inspired by a close network of supportive friends and family. He draws further inspiration from the immense beauty of the world and his international travels across numerous countries.

Eric has worked diligently with many multi-national companies designing projects in the APAC region. He finds great joy in collaborating with his clients, and has developed a familiarity and deep understanding of project delivery standards and challenges within China. He has built and maintained a wide network of local contractors, factory owners, material suppliers, and vendors to help realize projects in more effective ways.


University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
B.Arch, 2007
1999 To 2007

Job History

Owner & Architect
Shanghai, China
November 2019 - present