LEED Accredited Professional
Architects Registration Board (UK)
Royal Institute of British Architects
American Institute of Architects
Boston Society of Architects
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Architecture
Post Grad Diploma Architecture
Leeds Metropolitan University
School of Architecture
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
David Burton, RIBA LEED AP
Principal + Founding Partner
As a UK Registered Architect, David has over 40 years of experience in the design, project, and construction management of both construction and telecommunications projects within the United States and Europe. David founded db2/ARCHitecture, Inc. in January of 2009 and was appointed President in October of 2013. He is responsible for the management and development of the company as well as the management of retail and commercial projects.
Before founding db2, David served as Senior Project Manager at Bergmeyer Associates, Inc. in Boston where he managed the Retail Implementation Team designing and rolling-out stores for national and international retailers throughout the United States. Brands included Levi's, Puma, Karen Millen, Bassett Furniture, and Solstice. David was also the Project Manager on major restaurant projects for the MGM Mirage Design Group in hotel and casino locations in Las Vegas. He was instrumental in implementing the use of Deltek Vision Project Planning software and mentoring the staff in the use of this software.
His previous experience also includes various roles as Program Manager and Director in the US and UK where he was responsible for project budget, program performance, customer relationship management, program governance, and the development of bids, proposals, scopes of work and project procedures, as well as customer and subcontractor management. He supported project teams through development and implementation of project management, contract, and financial processes. He specialized in the financial management of construction projects and was Lead Architect on numerous design and construction projects throughout the UK involving retail, commercial, and health care projects.
David enjoys leading his team of Architects, Project Managers, and Designers through all phases of the architectural, design, and construction process. He implements strong relationships with clients and a rigid project management practice.
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