David Thompson

David Thompson

David Thompson

Managing Principal, Shanghai

“Strive to enhance life’s experiences through design”

David is a designer who works on projects of various scales including site design, urban design and master planning. He works internationally on a broad range of project types including wetland habitats, public parks, city center renewal strategies and ecology based planning projects.


Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Louisiana State University, 1981


Fellow, American Society of Landscape Architects


David has received over 100 professional awards including:

ASLA Texas Chapter – Award of Excellence, Shanghai Urban Best Practices Project 2018

ASLA Texas Chapter – Merit Award, Chongqing Urban Waterfront Revitalization 2017

ASLA Texas Chapter – Honor Award, Shanghai Taopu Smart Park 2014

ASLA National – Honor Award, The Better Blocks Project 2014

ASLA National – Award of Excellence, Westlake Corporate Campus 2003