As part of the new generation of leadership at KTGY, David Senden is instrumental to the expansion and increased design profile of the firm. Mr. Senden specializes in urban infill residential and mixed-use developments, with work across the United States and internationally. In addition, he has
a substantial portfolio of campus housing and specialty projects including affordable developments and recreation facilities. Since joining KTGY in early 2002, he has led teams in each of KTGY’s offices and often travels where needed to contribute to the firm’s most challenging design opportunities.

As member of KTGY’s Board of Directors, Mr. Senden is responsible for setting the big picture, strategic vision for the firm, increasing the firm’s profile and ensuring work at the highest levels. He was named to Building Design + Construction magazine’s list of the industry’s top 40 under 40 and has designed numerous award-winning projects from coast to coast.

Mr. Senden is a frequent speaker at various national and regional industry events and has written and contributed to countless articles touching on all aspects of design and the building industry. A lecturer and critic at several universities, Mr. Senden emphasizes the connection between the profession and the academy and values mentorship as key to developing talent and integrating the most current design thinking.


David Courtney Associates was established in 2007 to bring creative and environmentally friendly manufacturers to Southern California — marketing to architects, designers, dealers and discriminating end users. 

“It is our objective to align with manufacturers that are actively developing progressive designs to meet the market’s needs and solve problems. We seek out innovative designs that are not only attractive but meet new and insightful applications — produced by manufacturers working towards the use of sustainable and recyclable materials while using energy sensitive processes.”

David Courtney has been actively working the contract furniture market for over 30 years in Southern California. He spent 10 years in Western Michigan — the HEART of the contract furniture industry and studied product and graphic design at The Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology.

We have searched the world to bring to Southern California market FRESH NEW PRODUCTS backed with outstanding customer service that assists designers in their creative process and for end users to work in an environment they can enjoy for decades.

If you want to have a distinctive project and make an impact in Southern California — work with David Courtney Associates. 

Form Magazine

Author: Form Magazine

FORM: pioneering design, a publication that celebrates Southern California’s contribution to architecture, design, and the visual arts.

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