David Cox

OGB Service: 2007–2014

David Cox, FAIA, earned a bachelor of architecture from the University of Illinois and a master of architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a student of Louis Kahn. He served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps from 1968 to 1971 and worked with Arthur Cotton Moore in Washington, D.C., before founding the firm Kress Cox Associates in 1981; the firm became Cox, Graae & Spack Architects in 1999. His firm's work in Washington, D.C., includes buildings at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory and St. Anselm's Abbey Schools, an addition to the Phillips Collection, the renovation and preservation of the DAR Hall, and the renovation and expansion of Wilson High School. He has been a visiting design critic at the University of Maryland and the Catholic University of America and was the recipient of the 2009 Centennial Award given by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the American Institute of Architects.