In this role, David will oversee the creative direction of our Boston studio and lead the design of major healthcare, education and science projects across New England. Nuanced, always focused on design ingenuity, thoughtful and strategic, David is a remarkably compelling architect who elevates our ability to help organizations shape bold, exciting futures via design.
“David is a stand-out architect in the Boston region who always helps those he works with uncover novel ideas and achieve enduring success,” said Lynne Deninger, our Boston Office Leader. “He is a creative leader who inspires others, helps achieve the unexpected and delivers for clients every time. We couldn’t be more thrilled to have him part of our team and work moving forward.”
With more than 30 years’ experience as a design leader, David has led key projects for dynamic institutions including, UMASS Medical Center, University of Rhode Island, Harvard School of Public Health, Duke University Medical Center, Lehigh University, University of Kentucky and numerous others locally and nationally.
On his decision to join CannonDesign, David shares, “I’ve always believed design is more than just a craft, it’s an engine to the futures we want to live, the opportunities we want to seize, and the positive societal differences we want to make. CannonDesign shares that vision and their work demonstrates a boundless optimism of design that excites me. I’ve felt a shared energy and direction since day one with them, and I’m so ready to start working with their teams to help clients near and far.”
Through his design work, David focuses on the rigorous exploration of ideas, challenging assumptions and reaching beyond the status quo. He blends creativity, sustainability, attention to detail and innovation into beautiful projects and environments for those they serve.
“David’s love for design is magnetic, and he excites you through his passion,” said David Polzin, our Executive Director of Design. “He’s a rare talent and leader, and I can’t wait to see how he advances our project teams, culture and design work in Boston and New England moving forward.”