David is a strong communicator and project design leader with skills in managing complex projects; he looks at the wider project picture to provide creative solutions for his clients. He is highly experienced in managing stakeholder and user group discussions with the ability to conduct groups towards a common goal across a number of sectors.
David has a detailed knowledge of sketch schemes, planning, detailing and working drawings across a number of sectors and is experienced in leading coordination with outside designers and consultants. David is highly knowledgeable in preparing tender packages, setting fee scales, has extensive experience in contractor negotiations, awarding and running contracts from site attendance to the final delivery of the completed project and has been at the helm of multiple Property Council Award-winning retail projects in Queensland.
Diploma of Architecture with Commendation in Design (Dip Arch), Manchester Metropolitan University, England, 1993
BA (Hons) 2:1 Undergraduate Degree, Manchester Polytechnic, England, 1991
Full Membership of Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), January 1995 (Exp)
Registration with Architects Registration Board (ARB), March 1995
David has specific interests in activating the public realm and masterplanning with in-depth expertise in the Retail, Retirement Living, Resort and Hotel sectors.
In 2017, David published an article on the retail renaissance “Retail Renaissance Proves Clicks haven’t won over Bricks” and was invited to present at the Urban Developer’s “Activating James Street” evening where he focused on Queensland retail.
Kedron Aged Care Redevelopment
AVID – Harmony Town Centre masterplan
Master planning for multiple large format retail sites for JVL Group
Hexagon Office Relocation and Fit-out: Queen Street and Hendra
Aged Care & Retirement Living – delivered for pdt architects
2018 Southern Cross Care – Design Review Lead
2016 Stockland Kawana – Design Project Lead
2016 TriCare Stafford Heights – Design Project Lead
2016 Regis Lutwyche – Design Project Lead
Retail – delivered for pdt architects
2018 Queens Plaza Luxury Remix – Design review
2017 Mount Ommaney Shopping Centre – Project Lead, overall Masterplanning for existing centre redevelopment including entertainment & dining precinct
2017 Kawana Shopping World – Stage 5B Entertainment precinct – Design Lead
2017 McConaghy Toowoomba Expansion – Project Lead & Masterplanning redevelopment of existing Shopping Centre
2017 Castletown Food Court Upgrades – Project Lead & masterplanning revised DDS and Major layouts for Food Court and Tenancy remix. New Centre Masterplan and repositioning strategies.
2016-2017 Peninsula Fair Shopping Centre Upgrade – Project Lead
2013-2015 Hervey Bay Stockland Shopping Centre Extension – Project Lead / Delivery.
2010-2012 Stockland Townsville Expansion – Project Lead / Delivery.
Industrial – delivered for pdt architects
2015 Aldi Brendale Distribution Centre – Project Lead
Refurbishment and upgrades to Brisbane State Library and Documentation Lead for The Translational Research Institute
Multiple projects for the Department of Education through the BER works programme.
Previous overseas experience in hotels, condominium developments and private residences
Sailing, golf, and a good red