David comes from a long line of craftsmen. His father was a master cabinet maker; his grandfather and great grandfather each were master wood carvers. In fact, his great grandfather was the favored wood carver for King Ludwig II of Bavaria in the nineteenth century.
David began his career working as a drafter for a civil / structural engineering firm while in college. He worked summers in the field as part of a surveying crew and performing soils tests for the engineers in the office.
In college, David studied architectural technology and drafting with an eye on becoming an engineer. While studying, he took a job as a drafter in an architect's office. It was there he found his passion lied in architecture and design. The principals in the office took notice of his artistic talent and eye for creating unique spaces. Soon after David began his internship toward become an architect himself. David quickly worked his way up through the ranks to become one of the lead project designers in the firm.
After several years, David decided to begin his own architectural firm, Schaub Design Group, inc. His office specialized in high-end custom estate homes, and light commercial projects. His award winning firm was recognized at both the local and national levels. David has written and published articles about architecture and his projects have been featured in several different publications. David continued his firm for twenty years before merging with Residential Masterworks to form Schaub + Srote Architects.
Outside of the office, David is married and has a son employed in the firm and working towards becomimg an architect. David enjoys giving back to the community in which he lives. For ten years, David volunteeredÂ for his local fire department becoming a firefighter/engineer and was a certified emergency medical technician. Nowadays, David enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and working alongside his wife in their vegetable and flower gardens.
David also enjoys photography, listening to all genres of music (but enjoys hard rock most), going to movies (especially comedies), collecting political memorabilia, and being lazy with his Old English bulldog, Diesel.