David Leven is a principal at LEVENBETTS. David received a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and a Master of Architecture from Yale University. He also studied at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York. Currently David is a full-time Professor at Parsons the New School for Design. From 2008 – 2011, David was the Director of the Graduate Architecture Program at Parsons. David was recently elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. LEVENBETTS is an award winning New York City based architecture practice focused on civic buildings, academic learning environments, cultural projects and houses. LEVENBETTS has received both national and international recognition including ten AIA New York Chapter Awards, two AIA NY State Awards, two Chicago Athenaeum Awards, seven Society of Registered Architects Awards, Emerging Voices 2009 and Architectural Record Design Vanguard 2003. A monograph of the first ten years of the practice was published in 2009 by Princeton Architectural Press. LEVENBETTS is currently working on a book of their houses.
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