David Walker Architects
39 Great Portland Street
London, W1W 7JZ

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David Walker

David formed David Walker Architects in 2002 and has been responsible for the direction of the practice since its inception.

David has been responsible for major projects in London including One Coleman Street, Legal and General’s headquarters on London Wall, The Bulgari Hotel in Knightsbridge, Bow Bells House, an office building on Cheapside, Riverbank House, The Man Group’s headquarters on Upper Thames Street, an office building at Monument Square, and the redevelopment of Milton Court, a mixed use building adjacent to the Barbican on Silk Street incorporating new facilities for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and a 36 floor residential tower.  Recently completed projects include The Dumont, a new 28 floor residential tower along the Thames.

Prior to establishing David Walker Architects, David Walker was Design Principal at Swanke Hayden Connell Architects from 1988-2002.  Projects include Winchester House, Deutsche Bank’s London Wall headquarters, and the Merrill Lynch Financial Centre on Newgate Street.  From 1983-1988, David was a senior designer at Skidmore Owings and Merrill in New York.

Born in Vancouver, Canada in 1957, David grew up in California and received a BA in Architecture from The University of California, Berkeley, in 1979.  David then spent a year at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York studying Urban Design with Aldo Rossi prior to completing a Masters degree at Yale University in 1983 where he studied with Cesar Pelli, and Frank Gehry. 

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