David’s Background

David Nossiter BA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA CR

David studied architecture under Professor Adrian Gale at Plymouth University, and under Professor Jonathan Hill at The Bartlett, University College London.

Prior to this, David spent two years at art college, where he developed his drawing skills.

David has over 25 years experience in professional practice. He was elected as an RIBA member and admitted to the architects register in 2001, following seven years in practice working with Proctor and Matthews, Mole, Ellis Williams among others. During this time David worked on a large variety of projects, including The Baltic Arts Centre, Gateshead and innovative housing projects at Greenwich Millennium Village and New Hall, Harlow.

Since qualifying as a registered architect, David has worked with Mole architects on a new studio building for the Department of Architecture at Cambridge University as well as several new build eco and passive houses.

David is an accredited RIBA Conservation Registrant (see Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas).

He received wide acclaim for the conversion of a dilapidated Listed barn into a contemporary dwelling, winning a Sunday Times British Homes Award.

David has maintained close links with education. He is a RIBA Studio personal tutor on the professional qualification programme for office based candidates, run with Oxford Brookes University and a RIBA mentor.

David is a member of the Design Review Panel at Merton Borough Council.

The Design Review Panel consists of a board of built environment experts. The role of the panel is to provide developers with constructive design criticism of development proposals within Wimbledon and the surrounding borough.

Design submissions are reviewed either ahead of their formal submission for planning, or as part of the planning process.

He is actively engaged with issues concerning the built environment on a wider level (see Teaching & Voluntary).