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David W. Esch, AIA


Leading the efforts for delivery of science and high-technology projects for our federal clients brings with it the responsibility to shepherd the expenditure of our precious and limited tax dollars. I love working with our integrated teams of architects, engineers, managers, cost estimators and others to find creative and responsible ways to give users high-quality space while finding best value.

David Esch leads CannonDesign’s federal practice work with more than 25 years of experience encompassing more than 7 million sf of space across science, high technology and laboratory environments for myriad federal agencies. David is passionate about working with clients to creatively solve problems and has managed successful projects across remarkably challenging schedules including a six-month design schedule for a 428,000 sf federal laboratory and an eight-month design schedule for a 2.4 million sf high-tech secure federal facility. David is also the Co-President of the National Capital Chapter of I2SL, the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories.