David Katz


David is an architect with more than 35 years of experience in the fields of architecture and design. His expertise spans a wide range of residential, commercial, retail, institutional, urban design, and preservation projects throughout the United States and internationally. As the founder of Katz Architecture, he is committed to guiding the firm towards its main objectives of achieving optimum design and construction quality through best-in-class client service and clear, honest communication. 

Katz Architecture was founded in 2002 and since that time, has transformed landmark buildings, historic townhouses, museums, galleries, retail shops, and other prominent spaces. Design quality, clear communication and responsible project management continue to serve as the core foundations of the practice. Their proficiency extends to a wide range of technical services, including the restoration of historic facades, code compliance investigation and long-term master planning.

The Katz Architecture team is composed of creative, resourceful, agile technical experts who strive to get beyond just solving the problem. Our goal is to create spaces that work well, but also resonate emotionally and spiritually. We work closely with our clients to reduce complexity, streamline the process and provide peace of mind.

David received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cooper Union and earned a Masters of Architecture through the University of Washington Italian Studies Program where he was awarded the school’s Outstanding Thesis Award. He has served as a guest critic at the University of Washington, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Pratt Institute and has developed and taught classes in Materials and Methods of Construction. He is acknowledged in the field as an industry expert, having contributed to a wide variety of professional publications.

Licensed in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, David has been a member of the American Institute of Architects since 1994.