David Hamilton

Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design

David Hamilton has led innovative development and construction projects at a variety of scales and project types. As Design Director of Cambridge Innovation Center, he helped create an important model for startup business incubation and co-working spaces. As a Principal of Qroe Farm Preservation Development, he managed planning, approvals and construction of Bundoran Farm and other precedents for privately-funded conservation development. He has consulted on the economics and governance of agriculture and ecology within for-profit development, and has managed homebuilding and hospitality projects. He contributes on the topic of sustainability in development and design practice, including Professional Real Estate Development, and International Approaches to Real Estate Development, both co-authored with Richard Peiser. He holds degrees from Middlebury College and Harvard's Graduate School of Design, where he has taught introductory and advanced courses in real estate and planning.