Dav has been with the practice since 1999 and became a Partner in 2015. He leads the Birmingham studio and oversees the design of major urban regeneration projects including delivery of Birmingham’s Paradise development in the civic heart, New Garden Square in the west end of the city along with the Curzon/HS2 and Martineau Galleries masterplans in the east.
He has significant experience in residential and commercial sectors including award-winning schemes such as Manchester’s One St Peter’s Square, 125 Deansgate and the Rotunda, Birmingham.
Dav is driven by a passion for developing regional towns and cities to meet their potential and to ensure they play their role in the UK, promoting healthy environments, active movement and quality of place. His integrity of exploring ideas to make places for landscaping and buildings is considered both at macro and micro scales.
He regularly sits on RIBA Awards panels, including the National Awards, International Awards and Stirling Prize shortlisting as well as a RIBA judge for the Housing Design Awards.
In his voluntary capacity, he is on the Board of Directors for Performances Birmingham Limited and an advocate for the NSPCC Charity.
Paradise Masterplan, Birmingham
One St Peter’s Square, Manchester
125 Deansgate, Manchester
One Centenary Way, Birmingham
Two Chamberlain Square, Birmingham
The Triangle, Swindon
The Mercian, Birmingham
Remembrance Centre, National Memorial Arboretum (NMA), Alrewas