David Taylor, BA (Hons), PCABE, FCABE, MCIAT, (Hon) FAPS


CABE President - David Taylor

David is a Chartered Architectural Technologist, Chartered Building Engineer, and Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers. He is also a professional interview assessor for both the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.

David’s early career began at the National Coal Board before moving on to specialise in the healthcare sector, designing for home and commercial care and designing adaptations and conversions to support dependency of people in the comfort of their home environments. In 1993 he formed his own practice, David Taylor Associates (UK) Ltd.

He has now been in private practice for over 25 years as the Managing Director of David Taylor Associates (UK) Ltd, based in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. The company provides Architectural Design and Contract Management services across a broad range of public and private sectors, and he contributes to many high-profile projects. He has carried out numerous projects throughout the UK and Europe and, along the way, is the recipient of numerous design awards, the most recent being in July 2016.

David has extensive knowledge within the built environment and is passionate about Architectural Technology, Sustainability and Life Safety Values. He has acted on a number of occasions as an ‘ask an expert’ at the Grand Designs show and exhibition, and has been a past panel member at the renowned BATIMAT exhibition and conference in Paris.

David remains proactive in Developing Professionals, Sharing Knowledge, and Raising Standards and is committed to playing a creative role in these objectives, and has an enthusiastic vision and ambition for the future of the Association in developing and promoting cross-border collaboration, engagement and growth.