David has over 20 years post graduation experience on a wide range of projects in 22 countries around the world as an architect. He has a proven combination of excellence in design together with a track record in the delivery of projects. His project experience ranges from large scale mixed use developments through to public buildings and individual houses. Each has been approached with a rigorous attention to detail resulting in many award winning projects with the companies he has worked with, or awards won in his own right which include an RIBA European Award and a commendation in the AR+d Awards for emerging architects around the world.
David began his professional career in architecture with Foster and Partners in London working on projects in Europe and the USA. This was followed by a period of time in Hong Kong with HB Design before returning to London to work with Grimshaw and Partners on the masterplanning of Paddington Station and the design of the new Rolls Royce Motor Car assembly facility in Chichester. David returned to Ireland in 2002 firstly as a Director of a Dublin based architectural practice before moving to their London office and subsequently establishing their Abu Dhabi and Kazakhstan offices. David led many of the practices most prestigious projects such as the 5* Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, The Royal Pavilion air terminal in Jordan and the 80 floor Abu Dhabi Plaza Tower in Astana, Kazakhstan. In 2013 David joined the studio of Zaha Hadid in London as Head of Project Delivery before returning to Dublin again in 2016 to join Reddy Architecture + Urbanism.
David graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a first class honours degree while also winning the City of Edinburgh Medal for Civic Design in the same year. As well as being a UK qualified and registered Architect David has also undertaken a post graduate degree in Construction Management (Project Management) in recognition of the need for architectural leadership on large and complex design projects.