David J. Neuman, FAIA
Architect for the University
David Neuman is currently the Architect for the University of Virginia, where he guides both sustainability and land use planning, the facilities planning and design of capital projects and the stewardship of the cultural resources of the Academical Village and Central Grounds, medical center, research parks and field stations, the College at Wise, the State Arboretum, and other university-owned lands and facilities. He currently has oversight of more than $3B in capital projects in various stages of planning and development. A Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, he previously served as University Architect and Associate Vice Provost for Planning at Stanford University, Campus Architect and Associate Vice Chancellor for Planning at the University of California, Irvine, and Consulting Campus Architect for the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Nebraska System.
He is the holder of degrees in liberal arts, architecture and American studies; and has completed postgraduate studies in urban planning, public administration and environmental studies. He has spoken at numerous national and regional conferences; is a contributing editor of Planning for Higher Education; and has acted as a consultant to a variety of institutional and private clients. His publications include three books, Critical Architecture and Contemporary Culture (Oxford Press, 1994), A Guidebook to the Stanford Campus (Princeton Architectural Press, 1999 and 2006); and Building Type Basics for Campus Planning and Campus Facilities (Wiley and Sons, 2003).
In 2000, he was the recipient of the California Council American Institute of Architects Corporate Architect Honor Award; and on behalf of Stanford University, he accepted honor awards from both the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the State of California Governor’s Office for a ten year historic preservation program completed under his leadership.
During his career, campus plans, historic preservation projects, and individual building and landscape designs have garnered more than eighty (80) national, state and regional professional awards, as well as international and national media acclaim.