Steven M. Davis

Partner | Davis Brody Bond

Steven M. Davis


Steven Davis’ portfolio is diverse and reflects his ability to unite complex programmatic requirements with innovative design solutions. Currently a Partner at Davis Brody Bond, Mr. Davis is the co-designer of the National September 11 Museum which opened to the public in May 2014. His involvement at the World Trade Center began in 1992 when he developed the Public Space Master Plan with the goal of reintegrating the complex into its Lower Manhattan context.

Other notable projects include the Eskind Biomedical Library at Vanderbilt University; a 5.2 million square foot mixed-use development in Sao Paulo; and research and manufacturing facilities on three continents for the French automotive components company, Valeo. He is currently working on the design of a new residential tower in the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan, adjacent to the High Line.

In 2000 Mr. Davis received the Presidential Award for Design Excellence for the U.S. Bureau of the Census’ Data Processing Center in Maryland. Recognition for his work also includes the 2012 AIA Presidential Citation for the National September 11 Memorial Museum; national, state and local American Institute of Architects Awards; Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Awards; and three Business Week/Architectural Record Awards for projects which exemplify innovative design while helping clients achieve strategic business goals.

Mr. Davis received a Bachelor of Arts from Bennington College and a Master in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.