David is CEO and president of Rutherford + Chekene. He is a recognized AEC industry leader in the application of BIM and Integrated Project Delivery and was honored by the AIA California Council with a Presidential Citation for his work as part of the organization’s Integrated Project Delivery Definition Task Group. Under David’s leadership, R+C has designed more than $5 billion in projects using BIM since 2004. Autodesk honored R+C with a Revit BIM Experience Award for our innovative use of BIM to promote integration and collaboration across the extended building team.
David has been the principal structural engineer on many of R+C’s significant projects, including the award-winning Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Chu Hall—Solar Energy Research Center, and a new student housing facility at Sacramento State University. His current work includes the Integrative Genomics Building at LBNL.