David Bass

MA Dip Arch (Cantab) ARB
Director (Non-Executive)

David joined MBA in October 2006 as design consultant with a role to strengthen the team in strategic and detailed design, and became a director in December 2010.


David studied at Queens’ College, Cambridge and at Harvard. After qualifying he worked in Kenya and then returned to London to work at Pollard Thomas and Edwards. He later became an Associate at John Outram Associates. He was Scholar in Architecture at the British School at Rome from 1993 to 1994. He has lectured widely, and has run design studios at Cambridge, the Architectural Association and the University of East London, where he was a Senior Lecturer until 2014. David’s independent design work includes projects in Ghana, as well as a number of projects in the residential and retail sectors in Britain.


  • BA(Hons) (1982) MA (1983)
  • Dip Arch (1985)
  • Registered Architect (1989)