David A. Hawkins, AIA, MBA, LEED AP

Principal, Architect

“Alone we are smart. Together, we are brilliant.”
– Steven Anderson


David Hawkins brings a keen architect’s eye and an unmatched sense of excitement to every project. As a creative problem solver and collaborative leader, he’s the perfect partner to keep projects moving on time and on budget. He guides the team in producing comprehensive drawing sets that please both code officials and contractors – all marked by his signature attention to detail. From quality control to code review to coordinating construction, David is the master of conquering the complex. Whether exploring his love for restored vintage cars or developing the optimal solution for a client’s space, David focuses on the details that make a difference. His drive to serve surfaced early in life through his achievement of Eagle Scout, where his service project focused on collecting discarded bicycles to refurbish for impoverished children. Today, he serves as a mentor for the Scouts and is involved in various professional and community organizations. He has served as president for AIA Middle Tennessee Chapter, has been a registered architect in Tennessee since 1981, and is an NCARB-certified and LEED AP registered professional.