David Cook, AIA

David Cook, AIA

Principal Architect

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Mr. Cook has extensive architectural experience in project design, evaluation, and management. He has worked on a wide range of structures including churches, parking garages, high-rise towers and historic buildings. Mr. Cook brings a strong focus on sustainability to structural and building envelope repair and rehabilitation.

Prior to joining CTLGroup, Mr. Cook served as the Superintendent of Facilities Management for the City of Evanston where he managed capital facility improvements and operations for 40 civic buildings and facilities and directed technical professionals during the execution of several construction and repair projects. During his tenure with the city, Mr. Cook oversaw the construction of the first LEED Gold Certified fire station in Illinois.


M.S. in Project Management

Northwestern University, 2011


B.A. in Architecture

University of Illinois Chicago, 1988


Cook, David F. 2018. “Projects on Parade: Hilton Orrington Hotel Parking Structure Evanston, IL.” SWR Institute 2018 Winter Technical Meeting at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, March.

Cook, David F. 2013. “Achieving Increased Envelope Performance.” The Construction Specifier, April.

Cook, David F. 2011. “Building Envelopes Affect Energy Use, So Make Sure Yours Isn’t Just a Pretty Face.” Building Operation Management, June.

Cook, David F. 2011. “For Efficient Exteriors, Start With The Outside, Looking In.” Building Operation Management, June.

Cook, David F. and Elizabeth Rodenkirch. 2011. “Structures and Air Barriers.” Structural Engineering and Design, January.

Cook, David F. and Dennis K. Johnson. 1996. “Building Failures at Facade Element Interfaces.” ASTM STP Symposium, March.

Cook, David F. 1992. “Sealant Problems in Building Facades.” Glass Magazine, August.

  • American Architectural Manufactures Association
  • American Institute of Architects
  • ASTM International
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Sealant, Waterproofing, & Restoration Institute
  • Building Enclosure Council

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