David is a design leader with the Cultural Studio in the Washington, DC office, which includes memorable civic spaces such as museums, visitor centers, memorials and historic sites. "The world is full of many ordinary buildings and repetitive places," he laments, "yet it is also fortunate to have standout moments in architecture and places that celebrate their uniqueness and identity." He sees the role of the studio as "helping to create and reinforce a unique and memorable visitor experience for each of our projects. I really enjoy being immersed our clients' worlds and making better environments for them to convey their message." With such appreciation of that which is unique, It seems only natural that David should be drawn to travel, and indeed he is. "Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective," he remarks. "To view new customs and different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives me a new perspective about life."
ENR: Former Warehouse in DC Becomes Museum of the Bible
Transforming a workhorse into a show horse is difficult. The workhorse in this case was a triangular, eight-story, 1923 cold-storage warehouse, two blocks south of the Washington Mall. The show horse is the Museum of the Bible.