David Benn has over 28 years experience in the disciplines of architecture, urban design and planning with special expertise in urban and educational projects. Mr. Benn's work includes a wide variety of historic and new construction, architecture and planning. The recipient of the Cornell University Eidlitz Traveling Fellowship, he practiced architecture in London, Teheran, New York City and Ithaca, New York. After teaching architectural design at Cornell University, he joined Diane Cho in this Baltimore firm that is now 24 years old.

Mr. Benn has won numerous design awards from the American Institute of Architects, the American Planning Assoc. Maryland Chapter, American School and University Association, the Maryland Historic Trust, Baltimore Heritage, the National Association of Homebuilders, and the Waterfront Center. Many of these awards are the result of his sensitivity to urban design, master planning and historic renovation.