David Tepper

David Tepper

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David Tepper, a Principal at Ennead Architects, has been with the firm since 1999 and leads the healthcare practice. Mr. Tepper focuses on strategic planning, campus master plans, infrastructure, and implementation, bringing to bear twenty years of experience helping institutions define priorities, engage stakeholders, and build consensus. Mr. Tepper has worked widely on complex sites requiring extensive cooperation and negotiation with external stakeholders and regulatory agencies. For the past ten years, Mr. Tepper has led the planning and implementation of NYU Langone Health’s Campus Transformation initiative, including the development of 1.2 million square feet of new clinical, education, and research space. Mr. Tepper has a special expertise in resilience for essential facilities and has worked extensively with healthcare clients to plan for continued climate change, retrofit existing buildings and infrastructure, and establish standards for mission-critical facilities.

Mr. Tepper received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University in 1995 and a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in 1991.  He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Society for Campus and University Planning. 


Healthcare / Laboratories

Programming / Master Planning


Performing Arts

  • 2001
    • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Renovation, New York, NY