David Scheer

David Scheer

Salt Lake City, UT, US



Having a delayed mid-life crisis- I closed my 20-year-old firm and started over. Had to break the routine. I took time off last year to write a book about the effects BIM and computational design are having on what an architectural idea is. It's called The Death of Drawing: Architecture in the Age of Simulation, published by Routledge, out in June 2014. I also taught myself web design to make the site for the new firm.

To get away from architecture, I ski, bike, draw, take photographs and play guitar.


David's Featured Articles on Archinect

The blind justice of Salt Lake City's courthouse, Tue, Jun 28 '16

Architecture normally receives very little public notice in Salt Lake City, but the new federal courthouse here got the public’s attention. The Salt Lake Tribune and a local TV news station’s website received a wave of letters and posts in response to articles about its opening ...

The blind justice of Salt Lake City's courthouse


David Ross Scheer, Architect, Salt Lake City, UT, US, Principal and Owner

Feb 2014 - current


Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, MArch, M. Arch.

Sep 1981 - May 1984

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