David Kesler in the News


The Clarke Pavillion-Orinda California,
Published in Architectural Digest

Currently an instructor of Design at City College of San Francisco.

Former Director of the Architectural Design Department at Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts.

Publications and Awards

Dog-haus Oakland Museum Competition


The Spice Box

Finalist. Chicago’s Spertus Museum’s biannual international competition for the design of Judaic objects.


Interior Design Trade Show, New York, N.Y. The Lee Apartment; Voted One of The Best Interiors of The 1990’s.

The Seder Plate

$10,000 First Prize For a modernist “Seder Plate” designed for an invited international competition sponsored by the Spertus Institute in Chicago.

Exhibited and marketed internationally.
Light Interpretations

Catalogue for an exhibition of Hanukkah Menorahs; Winning Design for a candelabra exhibited internationally with other winning entries as the result of a competition sponsored by The Spertus Museum in Chicago.

Spertus Museum, 1st Prize,

International Exhibit.

Senior Editor Precis 6, The Journal of the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning of Columbia University
Graham Foundation Grant for the Publication of Precis 6.
Published Journalist, Architectural Record and Other Magazines;

Selected book reviews: Stanley Tigerman’s Architecture and Exile, Anthony Ames Five Houses, George Ranalli’s Buildings and Projects, Bernard Tschumi’s Cinegrame Folie Parc Du La Villette

David Kesler is a Multi-Disciplinary Architectural Firm in San Francisco

David Kesler is a multi-disciplinary firm specializing in architectural services for residential, commercial, and institutional clients.