David Browne


As Former President of the Royal Institute of the Architects in Ireland, David is one of Ireland's well known design leaders promoting the value that architecture brings to society for the benefit of all. He is internationally recognised for his ability to unite and lead design teams, advancing a legacy of architectural excellence built over four generations. In recent years, David has been primarily involved in business development with RKD while continuing to work on early project concept design, masterplanning and practice management. David is a great team player and has the ability to see the bigger picture and the value of collaboration where many others don't.

Core Expertise

  • Construction Industry Leadership
  • Design Team Leadership
  • Masterplanning
  • Fast Track Programming
  • Complex Project Realisation



  • B Arch, Bachelor of Architecture, University College Dublin
  • FRIAI, Fellow of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
  • RIBA, Royal Institute of British Architects
  • ARB, Registered with the Architects Registration Board UK
  • MBIA, Member of the Belgian Institute of Architects
  • RIAI President, 2018 – 2020