David Gilchrist has been practicing architecture for over 45 years. He principally works on large institutional and academic projects. He is a semi-retired partner in the firm Gilchrist Ross Crowe Architects of Tallahassee. The firm was the architect for the renovation and design of FSU’s Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, Montgomery Hall School of Dance and many other major buildings on the FSU Campus. He is a fourth generation central Floridian and graduated from O of F with a Bachelor of Design and Master of Arts in Architecture. His wife Hilda is a retired professional landscape architect. Their walls at home are filled with art.