David Mount

David Mount



“We stand together to support each other and to serve our communities. Through our service and with our values of compassion, empathy, justice, and equity, we lead and take action to promote social change and to protect our planet and all of its inhabitants.”

David leads Mahlum’s K-12 practice and is widely recognized for his creative, integrated solutions for educational facilities. His technical understanding and design sensitivity have helped deliver sustainable, inventive, and effective environments for learning inside and outside of the classroom. Committed to a collaborative approach, David’s project teams have been recognized with more than 40 design awards, including several AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) honors, three A4LE (formerly CEFPI) MacConnell Award finalists, and two AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Green projects.

David has served as chair of the AIA Seattle Committee on the Environment and is currently on the advisory council of Washington Green Schools, a non-profit organization committed to supporting environmental education in schools across the state. With his broad understanding of all aspects of project delivery, David directs the firm’s Integrated Practice initiatives, ensuring the highest caliber of design, technical, and management innovation throughout all areas of our work.

David holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona and is a registered architect in Oregon and Washington. He is a LEED Accredited Professional.