David Thornton

David Thornton



  • Board
  • Auckland

As an equity Director of New Zealand, David is charged with realising a new vision for Cottee Parker as an international practice in New Zealand. With over 25 years in the architectural field, David is equally renowned for his master-planning and design skill as he is for his down-to-earth nature and commercial acumen.

David’s hallmark is leading mixed use, retail, commercial and residential projects, developing master-planning and retail strategy outcomes that have been the catalyst for bringing international brands to New Zealand’s shores. As a former managing principal of a global architecture practice, he is equally fit to grow our presence and inevitable success in the New Zealand market.