David Mark Riz
David M. Riz, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C


David Mark Riz joined Ballinger in 2019 as a Principal. He has dedicated his career to inspiring the broadest range of stakeholders and consultants to bring forth engaging, ethical, and beautiful designs that allow people to see anew the places in which they learn, work, and live, and gather a deeper understanding of their environment. By promoting open, collaborative exchanges that seek out the diverse contributions of many people, he has fostered award-winning projects including major endeavors at Cornell University, UCLA, Pennsylvania State University, University of Washington, and Iowa State University. His writings have been published in architectural journals and books, and he is a frequent lecturer and juror at universities and conferences. David attended Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania and has practiced in Israel, Japan, and Taiwan. Prior to joining Ballinger, David was a partner with KieranTimberlake.