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David Whitehead

Practice Principal
BA (Hons) Dip Arch (Dist) ARB


David is a passionate and skilled designer with a keen eye for detail and extensive experience designing hospitality projects all over the world.

David specialises in the front-end concept and strategic planning in the hospitality sector and has been involved in a range of schemes from the transformation of the Tivoli Avenida Liberdade in Lisbon to the Aloft Hotel in UAE.

With more than 25 years of experience, David brings a wealth of knowledge, design experience and enthusiasm to any project and also has an important design role in a number of other sectors including mixed-use, workplace and retail.

David, who was appointed as a regional board member in 2014, also sits on the practice Design Leadership Team with a global remit to champion good design across the business.

David Whitehead is a Board Director of Broadway Malyan and works for our Lisbon studio, most recently leading a large-scale retail development in Suzhou, China.

Recent Activity

Tivoli Avenida Liberdade

Lisbon, Portugal


Plans launched for major new office campus in Lisbon

1st July 2018


The seven trends driving hotel lobby design

David Whitehead
6th June 2019


The Hospitality of things

David Whitehead
20th May 2019