David Simpson

Position: Senior Associate & BIM Manager

Management Team

David joined Associated Architects in 2009 as an Architect and Project Administrator. His acute organisational and technical skills saw him take on the role of BIM Manager in 2013, was promoted to Associate in 2016 and became a Senior Associate in 2021.

David is an Autodesk Revit Certified Professional and has pioneered the implementation and management of BIM within the practice. He advises clients, setting interdisciplinary BIM standards for collaborative working from the design stage through to handover. David lectures on the use of BIM in practice at the Birmingham School of Architecture and supports their MSc and PhD students in their BIM related research.

David has worked on Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus since its conception and is currently delivering the third phase of the £120m campus following the successful completion of the previous 2 phases. The first phase; The Parkside Building, won a West Midlands RIBA Award in 2014.


Curzon B, Birmingham City University 10,000sq.m extension to the Curzon Building providing a unique open learning zone and standard teaching spaces.

The Curzon Building, Birmingham City University 20,000sq.m development to create a new ‘Front Door’ for the university accommodating the Business School, ELSS, a new Library and The Student Union.