David Coxson, AIA, is a principal of Cunningham | Quill Architects with over fifteen years of experience in residential, urban infill, adaptive reuse, preservation, institutional, and commercial architecture. Leading Cunningham | Quill's Charlotte office, Mr. Coxson's design approach stresses conceptual clarity and a keen attention to detail with the goal being to develop a memorable sense of place. Having worked on numerous award-winning buildings, he understands that a successful and environmentally-responsible project requires intense collaboration and is one that results in spaces which heighten the lifestyle and life view of the inhabitants. Mr. Coxson believes that sustainability is the baseline for the architecture and construction industries and is dedicated to incorporating it into his design work.
Mr. Coxson received his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University, where he majored in art and art history, and his Master of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prior to graduate school, his career began at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, where he was an exhibition designer with the Design and Installation Department.