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Curtis M. Davis, R.A., is an architect and urban planner specializing in regional planning, urban design, real estate development, community development, and facility capital program management. He is the founding principal of ReBuildit Collaborative, a city building advisory  service, and served as project manager for the Emancipation Community Development  Partnership, a strategic collaboration in Houston’s Third Ward between Project Row Houses, the Kinder Foundation, Houston Endowment, and the Emancipation Economic Development Council. Davis is an adjunct faculty member at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and  Design, University of Houston. He has also been an adjunct professor in Construction and Design Technology at Houston Community College and previously taught at Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture and Boston Architectural College.

As Project Executive, he oversaw the planning, facility programming, and designer selection phases for the Smithsonian Institution’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture. He has also served as:  

• Project Director for MetroFuture, a comprehensive, regional, long-range plan for Boston’s Metropolitan Area Planning Council,

• Sr. Investment Officer and Director of Construction Management at the John Hancock Real Estate Investment Group,  

• Director of Design & Engineering for the Central Artery Third Harbor Tunnel Project in Boston, MA, and  

• Development Architect for the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.

Mr. Davis started his career as Community Planner and Real Estate Development Manager at Greater Roxbury Development Corp. in Boston, MA. Davis holds a master’s degree in Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design and a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Rice University.  

Education

  • M.Arch., Harvard GSD
  • B.Arch., Rice University
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