Charles Davis

Principal Emeritus

Charles Davis

As founding principal with more than 50 years of experience, Chuck Davis, FAIA has been a key contributor to EHDD’s body of work as well as an important developer of the firm’s architectural philosophy and practice. His integrative, visionary design of the Monterey Bay Aquarium transformed the field of aquarium design, earning him the prestigious Maybeck Award and the 25 Year Award from the AIA California Council.

Chuck’s inclusive, inventive, and spontaneous approach yields designs that are extremely diverse in their form and articulation, yet exceedingly well suited to their sites, programs, and the needs of users. Chuck is a recognized expert in the design of zoos, aquariums, and museums, however his portfolio also includes master plans, historic renovation work, and expansions, such as the Exploratorium at Pier 15 in San Francisco.




San Francisco

500 Treat Ave #201
San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 285-9193