Bachelor of Architecture,

Iowa State University, 1993



Architect | Iowa, 2002



American Institute of

Architects (AIA), Member

Central Iowa Architects Section

(CIAS) Member

City of Des Moines Urban Design Review Board (URDB) Past Member

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David joined Studio MELEE in 2014 after working with Curtis and Jamie at Wells + Associates for several years. David has 17 years of practicing licensed architecture across Iowa through both independent and firm-affiliated work. His complete work experience has been centered in Des Moines for the past 24 years. He earned his professional registration while working from 1993-2000 with the national award-winning firm, HKLB Architecture. David’s career has been spent designing, managing and delivering comprehensive architectural design solutions in the areas of residential housing, commercial, educational, religious, recreation, and historic restoration.

David Abler, AIA