David Verbeek (BCD ’12) majored in Urban Design Studies and minored in Environmental Studies – completing his undergraduate thesis under the supervision of Jill Grant and Susan Guppy. He was the recipient of the Faculty Thesis Prize, University Medal in Community Design, and the CIP Award of Excellence & Fellows’ Travel Scholarship.
Following graduation, David worked with Frank Palermo at the Cities and Environment Unit and then completed a Master of Architecture at the University of Toronto, where he was awarded the RAIC Gold Medal, the AIA Henry Adams Medal, and the OAA Architectural Guild Medal.
David has recently been awarded the Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners by the Canada Council for the Arts.
He is currently working with OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) in Rotterdam.