René Davids

René Davids was educated at the Universidad de Chile in Santiago de Chile and the Royal College of Art, UK, and is a professor of architecture and urban design at the University of California, Berkeley; a founding principal of Davids Killory Architecture, a firm that has garnered numerous local and international awards; and is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

Professor Davids has edited the AsBuilt series published by Princeton Architectural Press and has also edited and substantially contributed to Shaping Terrain: City Building in Latin America published by University Press of Florida, Spring 2016 a book of essays exploring the impact of landscapes which have influenced built form since pre-Columbian times on post-colonial architecture and urbanism.