Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Conant, David

ID: 4588
Full Name: David Conant
Occupation: Architect/Acoustical Engineer
Gender: M
Biographical Information: Education: B.S. (Physics), Union College, 1968, Schenectady, NY; M.A. Geophysics, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1972; concurrent B. Arch., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY/ M. Architecture, RPI, Troy, NY, 1975; National Science Foundation (NSF), Summer Seismic Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1977.
Work History: Senior Consultant, Bolt Beranek Newman, Incorporated, Cambridge, MA, c. 1977-1987; Senior Partner, McKay Conant Brook (MCB), Incorporated, Westlake Village, CA, 1987-2007; Senior Partner, McKay Conant Hoover (MCH), Incorporated, Westlake Village, CA, 2007-present; his biography written for the McKay Conant Hoover web site summarized his career: "As a senior partner in the firm, David Conant is a generalist in architectural acoustics, whose broad educational background and professional experience contributes to an especially unique perspective, blending science and architectural design. He has over thirty years of consulting experience with auditoria and noise and vibration control, in all building types, at all levels of sophistication. As Senior Consultant for 10 years with Bolt Beranek Newman Inc, and as co-founder of MCB (now MCH) in 1987, David has directed well over 1,000 projects across the country, and internationally. His broad experience includes performing arts centers, educational facilities at all levels, corporate and conference facilities, museums, libraries and government buildings. He also maintains an enviable reputation in the Los Angeles area world of media production and postproduction facilities." (See "David Conant," <http://www.mchinc.com/conant_bio.aspx> Accessed 03-12-2014.)
Professional Awards: College: Member, Sigma Xi Honorary Scientific Research Society.
Post College: Fellow, Acoustical Society of America (FASA).
Countries: United States