David focuses on large-scale urban design and planning projects for the firm. He has been involved in the execution of hundreds of projects in the past 20 years ranging from the adaptive re-use of multiple historic structures to multi-thousand acre urban design and planning projects. His work and research focuses on issues of development, particularly within an urban framework and the creation of a strategy for sustainable cities that includes aspects of public policy implementation, criteria for implementation of development controls as well as strategic infrastructure implementation.
David was awarded the AIA's Atlanta Chapter Silver Medal in 2003 as well as the AIA Georgia Bronze Medal in 2008 for his work in community planning. David received a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has been a member of Georgia Tech's College of Architecture faculty since 1992 where he teaches architecture and urban design and is currently appointed Professor of the Practice of Architecture. He lectures widely on issues of urban design, planning and architecture.