d.esk is supported by the financial, emotional, and intellectual encouragement of institutions, assistants, friends, and mentors.


Past, Present, and Future


Event, Los Angeles CA.

David organizes A Queer Query at SCI-Arc: a queer salon of performing and lecturing architects, artists, and writers.


Exhibit, New York NY.

Inhale, Exhale, Sag, Flex exhibited at the a83 Gallery’s inaugural show, Working Remotely. Thanks for the invite, Owen Nichols and Phillip Denny.


Award, New York NY.


Interview, College Park MD.

David chats with Ben Dooley in See/Saw No. 2. Ben’s fantastic title: “It droops.”


Exhibition, Columbus OH.

Fulfilled is curated by Ashley Bigham at OSU! We sent some extra paper from the office...


Exhibition, Los Angeles CA.

An upright chair and a hanging chair will be at Spring Break LA, in an exhibit curated by Patrick Geske and Cody Miner.


Open Studio, Los Angeles.

Featuring Two Scrolls, Ziggurhut, Collossal Paper, and Slump Model at 2426 SET.


Workshop, San Francisco CA.

Afterscale was a five day workshop at the CCA, San Francisco, led by David with some great students. Thanks for the invite, Clark.


Interview, Los Angeles CA.

An interview about Slump Model for the SCI-Arc Channel.


Panel, Cambridge MA.

Family Dinner, a panel inside Petra Blaisses’s gold curtain at Harvard GSD as part of the awesomely student-run Queers in Design for a discussion of Queer Aesthetics. Thanks to Remus and crew for putting together a cool panel alongaside Laida Aguirre, Jaffer Kolb, Andrew Holder, Victor Jones, and Ellie Abrons.


Exhibition, Los Angeles CA.


Installation, Los Angeles CA.

Slump Model opens at the Woodbury School of Architecture’s Wedge Gallery.


Groundbreaking, Yucatán MX.

Ziggurhut begins its ascent towards reality. We visit the progress.


Design Studio, Los Angeles CA.

David wraps up the fall studio with a fantastic group of SCI-Arc M.Arch 1 students.


Conversation, Los Angeles CA.

David and Mira Henry discuss the installation Rough Coat at SCI-Arc.


Lecture, College Station TX.

David’s lecture, By Twos and Fives, is at Texas A&M College of Architecture.


Workshop, Los Angeles CA.

Public workshop at MOCA Grand alongside the exhibition One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art.


Exhibition, Tijuana MX.

The Relative Size of Things on view as part of Roundhouse Platform's Sight Site, an “Excursion at the Escuela Libre de Architectura in Tijuana”. Organized by Brendan Shea and Noémie Despland-Lichtert.


Cover, New York NY.

Training Wheels fits across the cover of Project Issue Seven! Launch party 11/26 at Archinect Outpost, LA.


Site visit, Yucatán MX.

With elections coming up, we visit a land of giant cut-out political figures, panucho, Mayan ruins, and a demoed site. We learn about cisterns and cantilevered masonry construction.


Exhibition, New Haven CT.

Three Pigliettos on display at the Yale School of Architecture’s Tempietto Exemplum Show.


Discussion, Los Angeles CA.

David interviews Jing Liu from SO-IL for the SCI-Arc Channel. We chat about the second phase of a practice, firm identity, and play.


Exhibition, New Haven CT.

The Drawing Show opens at the Yale School of Architecture. Curated by Dora Epstein-Jones and designed by First Office. On view are the videos Gravity’s Effects, The Relative Size of Things, and Five Scales Compared to Construction.


Interview, the Internet.

Archinect’s Anthony Morey interviews D.ESK for the Fellow Fellows series.


Exhibition, Cambridge MA.

Inscriptions: Architecture Before Speech opens at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Curated by K. Michael Hays and Andrew Holder. On view are drawings from Column & Canopy, Paperweight, and Training Wheels.


Conversation, Los Angeles CA.

David interviews Oana Stanescu for the SCI-Arc Channel. We chat about firm names, collaboration, and constructing audiences.


Residency, Petersborough NH.

David begins a five week residency at the MacDowell Colony. Now an alum of Adams Studio!


Essay, Ann Arbor MI.

Now What? Published in Dimensions 30.


Exhibition, Los Angeles CA.

SCI-Arc’s Spring Show curated by David Eskenazi and Kristy Balliet.


Lecture, Los Angeles CA.

Paper Space Oddities, a faculty conversation at SCI-Arc, with response by Anna Neimark.


Exhibition, Los Angeles CA.

Participating in The Drawing Show at the Architecture and Design Museum. Three videos are on view and there’s a panel discussion on 11.04.


Presentation, Philadelphia PA.

Presenting Scale Comparisons at the University of Pennsylvania for Nate Hume’s Visual Studies Symposium with Kelly Bair, Mickey Loverich, and Clark Thenhaus.


Exhibition, Ann Arbor MI.

For the Trees opens as part of Fellow Fellows exhibition at the Taubman College Gallery with fellow fellows Ashley Bigham and Cyrus Peñarroyo.


Introduction, Pittsburgh PA.

Lecture intoduction for Jose Oubrerie at Carnegie Mellon.


Publication, Princeton NJ.

I’m Trying to Sell Someone’s Abstractions... Published in Pidgin Magazine Issue 19: Magic.


Exhibition, Los Angeles CA.

A Rendered Model of A Wheel featured at One Night Stand.


Exhibition, Columbus OH.

Training Wheels opens at OSU Banvard Gallery.


Publication, Columbus OH.

Some Students publish Some Questions Students Have Asked, Answered by an Emerging Practitioner Fellow in One:Twelve.


Lecture, Columbus OH.

Fellowship Lecture: Big Things, Small Things, Round Things, Round Things at OSU.


Panel, Toronto CA.

Presenting The Full Scale Problem at ACSA 103.


Essay, New York NY.

An Odd Picture published in Project Issue 4.


Workshop, Columbus OH.

Leading Actual Stuff workshop at OSU.


Lecture, Los Angeles CA.

On Scale presented during UCLA Jumpstart.