With more than 27 years of experience in architectural design, David Eaves has played a key role in managing a multitude of California K-12 school projects. Since joining LPA in 2002, Eaves has been involved with a variety of educational projects for clients throughout the state, including work at San Marcos High School, Temple City High School, Eleanor Roosevelt High School and Laguna Beach High School. As Managing Director, Eaves provides leadership and management to the LPA integrated design teams to collaborate closely with our clients throughout the project life cycle and help make complex situations easier to navigate, resulting in a consistent approach that creates a manageable series of prioritized and executable tasks.
Eaves’ experience ranges from campus enrichment modernization projects and remodels to new construction additions and ground-up comprehensive new campuses. He is passionate about synthesizing the client’s vision to make early best-value decisions regarding building design and construction solutions, structural and HVAC systems, and project phasing strategies, which ultimately maximizes value for the client and makes the Design-Construction process efficient.
Eaves earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the School of Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and is an active member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H). He is an Arts Mentor for the OASIS Center International, mentoring youth in the arts, design and the built environment.