David Sabalvaro, AIA, LEED AP

Principal - San Francisco

David joined STUDIOS in its first year of business in 1985 and was promoted to Principal in 1990.

During his nearly 30 years of experience directing the design and management of large corporate, commercial office and educational building projects, David has developed a pragmatic approach to design that seeks out aesthetic opportunities within limited budgets. He is a strong advocate for simple, elegant design solutions to a client's complex and technologically challenging program requirements. David’s talent in the design and delivery of fast track and technically complex, large-scale projects has earned him regional and national recognition for design excellence by the American Institute of Architects.

David Sabalvaro

Education & Accreditation

  • University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Arts in Architecture


  • Licensed Architect, California
  • LEED Accredited Professional


  • American Institute of Architects
  • Development Review Committee for the City of Mountain View
  • Development Review Committee for the City of Cupertino