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Past, Present, and Future



12/2020 

Event, Los Angeles CA.

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

07/2020 

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.

05/2020 

Award, New York NY.

05/2020 

Interview, College Park MD.

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


02/2020 

Exhibition, Columbus OH.

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

02/2020 

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.

10/2019 

Open Studio, Los Angeles.

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

08/2019 

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.

06/2019 

Interview, Los Angeles CA.

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

04/2019 

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.

03/2019 

Exhibition, Los Angeles CA.

03/2019 

Installation, Los Angeles CA.

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

01/2019 

Groundbreaking, Yucatán MX.

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

12/2018 

Design Studio, Los Angeles CA.

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

12/2018 

Conversation, Los Angeles CA.

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

11/2018 

Lecture, College Station TX.

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

10/2018 

Workshop, Los Angeles CA.

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

09/2018 

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.

09/2018 

Cover, New York NY.

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

06/2018 

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.

04/2018 

Exhibition, New Haven CT.

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

03/2018 

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.

02/2018 

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.

02/2018 

Interview, the Internet.

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

01/2018 

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.

10/2017 

Conversation, Los Angeles CA.

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

05/2017 

Residency, Petersborough NH.

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

06/2017 

Essay, Ann Arbor MI.

Now What? Published in Dimensions 30.

04/2017 

Exhibition, Los Angeles CA.

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

11/2016 

Lecture, Los Angeles CA.

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

10/2016 

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.

10/2016 

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.

03/2016 

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.

09/2015 

Introduction, Pittsburgh PA.

Lecture intoduction for Jose Oubrerie at Carnegie Mellon.

05/2015 

Publication, Princeton NJ.

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

05/2015 

Exhibition, Los Angeles CA.

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

04/2015 

Exhibition, Columbus OH.

Training Wheels opens at OSU Banvard Gallery.

04/2015 

Publication, Columbus OH.

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

04/2015 

Lecture, Columbus OH.

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

03/2015 

Panel, Toronto CA.

Presenting The Full Scale Problem at ACSA 103.

02/2015 

Essay, New York NY.

An Odd Picture published in Project Issue 4.

08/2014 

Workshop, Columbus OH.

Leading Actual Stuff workshop at OSU.

07/2014 

Lecture, Los Angeles CA.

On Scale presented during UCLA Jumpstart.