Dave Otte

Partner
Development Director
AIA, LEED AP
NCARB Certified

Dave pursues elegant solutions to clients' programmatic needs, remaining dedicated to architecture that is modern, appropriate, and sustainable. His experience over 20 years as an architect, designer, and manager on a wide variety of building types has honed his ability to problem solve, communicate, and build consensus with project stakeholders.

Dave is recognized for his dedication to making a positive social impact through design. In 2013, he was honored with a BetterBricks Award for outstanding career achievement of building professionals who implement high-performance design and sustainable solutions. In 2012, the Daily Journal of Commerce profiled Dave and his work on the Bud Clark Commons, a LEED Platinum resource center and permanent supportive housing for citizens experiencing homelessness.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture
University of Texas at Austin

Certifications

Registered Architect, Oregon and Utah
NCARB
LEED Accredited Professional

Memberships

American Institute of Architects
Architectural Foundation of Oregon
Urban Land Institute
Oregon LOCUS
City Club of Portland

Appointments

Center for Architecture, Vice President, 2016 - present
AIA Urban Design Panel CoChair, 2016 - present
AIA Portland President, 2015
Design Week Portland Speaker, 2017
PechaKucha PDX Speaker, 2016
Seattle Design Conference Speaker, 2015
Greenbuild Speaker, 2010
Living Future Unconference Speaker, 2010
Oregon Design Conference Speaker, 2009, 2011, 2015


Team

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Dunbee Choi Design Staff Page 1 Created with Sketch.
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Josiah Henley Design Staff Page 1 Created with Sketch.
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Kent Wu Design Staff Page 1 Created with Sketch.
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Matthew Kwiatkowski Business Director Page 1 Created with Sketch.
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Nici Stauffer Design Staff Page 1 Created with Sketch.
Rachael Jensen Office Manager Page 1 Created with Sketch.
Rick Sanchez Design Staff Page 1 Created with Sketch.
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