Dave Kurten

Dave Kurten, P.E., LEED AP

Director, Architectural Engineering

A 20-year veteran, Dave has brought his experience as Managing Principal, Director of Engineering for our Princeton Office, project manager and project engineer to his role as Director of Architectural Engineering for our global architecture practice. He’s responsible for setting the vision and direction for this multi-disciplinary MEP+S engineering team, ensuring that we remain forward-thinking in our approach and technically capable of solving the most complex problems facing our clients and our communities.

Dave believes strongly in the fundamental benefits of an integrated practice and our ability to produce highly integrated building designs that deliver the best outcomes for our clients. He enjoys working with our architectural and interior design teams to help realize the vision for each project, often promoting cross-discipline collaboration early in the design process to better inform architectural and engineering design decisions.

Dave is passionate about constantly improving our services and quality of work while also strengthening the culture of our integrated practice through relationship building and communication. With some of the top talent in the industry here at HDR, he’s excited about what the future holds for the architectural engineering practice.