The Facade of the Saint Sarkis Church
David Hotson_Architect is an architectural design firm based in New York City.
Founded by David Hotson in 1991, the office works on private cultural, institutional and residential projects located anywhere in the world with current projects in New York City, the Hudson Valley, Vermont, Texas, and the Caribbean.
The firm focusses on architectural space as the primary medium of design, shaping figural spatial volumes filled with natural light.
The office has been featured in The New Yorker, the New York Times, Architectural Record, Interior Design, Detail, The Plan, Architectural Digest and many other publications, and has been featured on architecture and design websites in over thirty countries. The office has been recognized by the international Architizer A+ Awards program, and has received a ‘Best of Ten’ Award from editors of Interior Design Magazine, who selected the SkyHouse penthouse as the single most extraordinary apartment project from a decade of ‘Best of Year’ Award program winners.
In January 2023, the Saint Sarkis Armenian Church was selected as the US BUILDING OF THE YEAR on World-Architects. The church received 64% of the total votes cast for all 40 nominated projects, a result the reflects from the embrace of the church within the international Armenian Diaspora.
David Hotson received a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree from the University of Waterloo in southern Ontario Canada and a Master of Architecture degree from the Yale University School of Architecture. He is a registered architect in the state of New York.