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David Cook

Principal Architect, Architecture & Building Science

Mr. Cook has over 30 years of architectural experience in commercial and residential construction, project design, structural evaluation and project management.Throughout his career, he has specialized in the inspection and evaluation of a wide range of structures from churches and parking garages to high rise towers and historic sites. With his design background, he brings a strong focus on sustainability to structural and building envelope repair and rehabilitation.

Prior to joining CTLGroup, Mr. Cook served as the Superintendent of Facilities Management for the City of Evanston where he managed capital facility improvements and operations for 40 civic buildings and facilities and directed technical professionals during the execution of several construction and repair projects. During his tenure with the city, Mr. Cook oversaw the construction of the first LEED Gold Certified fire station in Illinois.

Previously, Mr. Cook worked as a senior architect and project manager for an engineering consulting firm for over 10 years. In this role, he investigated construction defects and evaluated building conditions, developed plans and specifications for the repair and rehabilitation of deteriorated and historical structures, and conducted plan reviews and building inspections.