David Hills is a co-founder of the architecture, urban design and spatial research studio DSDHA. Known for their innovative buildings and public spaces, often in sensitive historic environments, they have twice been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award and have received 17 RIBA Awards to date, alongside being shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2010.
Recent and ongoing high-profile projects include the redevelopment of the National Youth Theatre, the masterplan and regeneration of a 600-home estate for London Borough of Southwark, and the creation of Cundy Street Quarter, a new 2.4-acre neighbourhood in Westminster.
David has lectured widely in the UK and abroad and has led units at London Metropolitan University, Cambridge University and the Architectural Association. He is a Panel Member for Design South East and Lambeth Design Review Panel.