David Valinsky joined NRAP in 2011 where he has worked on a number of complex and high profile projects including a £200m mosque in East London, Tashkent Centre for High Technology and a community of four zero-carbon houses using cement-free concrete.
David is a qualified architect and studied at Cambridge and at the Department of Architecture and Spatial Design in London, graduating with a first-class degree and a diploma with distinction. His prize-winning design work at Cambridge was nominated for the RIBA bronze medal. During his architectural training he has worked for a range of practitioners in London and Cambridge and gained experience across various sectors from private houses through to schools, college accommodation, religious buildings and urban design.
To compliment his architectural education David has been involved with environmental design research, as well as completing a Masters degree in Architectural History. He currently teaches architectural history in the History of Art Department at the University of Cambridge.
David is the author of The Architect Speaks: the writings and buildings of Edward Schröder Prior published in 2015 and contributed articles to Architecture as City and Baukunst (published in 2010 and 2011 by the Architectural Research Unit). David also writes for The Unpublishables, an independent online journal designed to give voice to young architects and designers.