David grew up in a converted barn in Haverford, PA that his parents had retrofitted to be their family home. David spent much of his childhood drawing, painting, photographing and writing about the neighborhoods and landscapes of the Philadelphia suburbs and the Jersey Shore.
David is a graduate of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. While at CUA, David studied and sketched in Europe and the Pacific NW. David has a broad range of experience in architectural design, construction documentation and construction observation.
Having designed many coastal residences, David has a wealth of experience in high-wind and flood zone design. David also brings a strong knowledge of both the zoning issues and low-maintenance long-lasting materials for coastal communities.
Registrations: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland & DC.
Member: American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
We chose David Bennett to design our shore home and we are very happy that we did. David's attention to detail was invaluable. He listened to what our vision was and he made suggestions that enhance...Read More
Designing a home with an architect is a negotiation. He has his vision and the homeowner has theirs, but as soon as David visited our property, he knew that the views of the water had to be the focu...Read More
It has been a pleasure to work with David on our project in Stone Harbor! David is creative, attentive, professional and very pleasant to work with. Anytime we had questions or concerns David was time...Read More
We hired David to design & plan the construction of our beach house in Avalon , NJ. We subsequently visited some of the new home projects David had completed in Avalon and spoke to a few of the home o...Read More
We have worked with David C Bennett Architects on multiple projects in Avalon and Stone Harbor. Their attention to detail and thoughtful planning is unparalleled. Throughout the construction proces...Read More
David Bennett was the architect on two projects for me at my shore vacation home in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. in both situations David was a pleasure to work with. he was innovative with his design, ...Read More
I have known David Bennett for over 15 years. He is reliable, personable and brilliant with his architecture, design and ideas. He works so well with his clients and listens to their needs and idea...Read More
I met Mr. Bennett about 4 years ago. Since that time I have had the pleasure of working with him on several of his projects. We at Gilbert and Sykes work with only a few select Architect's. We look fo...Read More