David Parks is a registered architect and project designer for a national multi-disciplinary architecture firm. He has several years of architectural experience in the areas of site analysis, space planning, and architectural design. David has been involved in a variety of projects; some of which include historic restoration, residential renovation, mixed-use, higher education, governmental and civic projects, and private office buildings. He has developed projects in Missouri, Kansas, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, California, Minnesota, and Iowa. As well as being a member of the American Institute of Architects, he is a graduate of the AIA Kansas City Pillars Leadership Program. David has also taught design studio at the University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design, and Planning. 

David believes in finding simple solutions to complex problems and strives to find contextual solutions that are grounded in place and push convention. He is also interested in ideas that are responsive to the environment, and technologies that reduce our energy dependence. While at Gould Evans, David delivered the Kansas City office’s first LEED project, and is currently developing many more. 

Prior to joining Gould Evans, David practiced historic restoration and high-end residential renovation in Boston, Massachusetts. David's design work has been recognized by Architect Magazine, Residential Architecture Magazine, Metropolis Magazine, the International Wood Design Awards, AIA Central States, AIA San Diego, AIA New Orleans, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and the U.S. Green Building Council. His design work includes the Cerner Continuous Campus in Kansas City, KS, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, CA, the University of Missouri Kansas City New Student Union in Kansas City, MO, the Metropolitan Community College (Penn Valley Campus) Education Center in Kansas City, MO, and the Studio 804 Modular 1 House in Kansas City, KS.

In his off hours, David enjoys photographing the oddities of the world around him.  The featured photographs are a sampling of that interest.

Contact Information:
email:  dmparks@gmail.com
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