David Black has over 25 years of experience in high-profile residential and commercial architecture around the world. He worked at renowned architecture firms in Paris, Copenhagen and Chicago before moving to New York City in 1994 where he joined Pei Partnership and later became an associate at FXFOWLE.
In 2006, he started David Black Architect, PLLC and designed his first ground-up luxury condominium building in Manhattan. Since then, David has expanded his portfolio to include restaurants, apartment renovations, hotels and new residential buildings. In the fall of 2018, he and partner, Elizabeth Pratt, co-founded Pratt + Black Architects with projects in New York City, Westchester and the Hamptons.
David received his BS in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Masters in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has taught Architectural Drawing at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and he is a regular juror at New York University’s School of Real Estate Development.
The question of architecture is in fact that of place, of taking place in space … an event.