David Constable is a Principal of KPMB Architects. He joined KPMB in 2006, bringing international experience working on projects in California and Ireland. Since then, David has led a series of complex projects across the sectors of culture, education, and residential development, as well as corporate workplace strategy. His design and project management approach prioritizes the integration of low-carbon solutions with high standards of design excellence and functionality.
The diversity of David’s experience includes projects in New York for Goldman Sachs and The Brearley School and in Toronto with projects for The Globe and Mail, The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), and Maple Leaf Square. David is principal in charge of several low-carbon and Passive House projects across Canada including 700 University for Kingsett and a series of projects for the United Church of Canada, which are revitalizing community spaces and developing affordable housing.
In parallel to the project work, David has advanced KPMB’s expertise in the integration of sustainable design and engineering strategies to help reverse the effect of the building industry on climate change. David serves as a leading member of KPMB LAB, the firm’s research, and innovation arm, and he became a Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD) in 2019.
David lectures at conferences focused on evolving the profession of architecture to adapt to the rapid pace of changing technologies and the impacts of climate change.