meet david

david was born and raised in hinsdale, new hampshire. after graduating high school, david attended the boston architectural college (bac) and graduated with a professional bachelor degree in architecture. after working in boston for hohenschau associates for eight years, david moved to new york city where he worked for adams soffes wood. In 2000, he relocated to los angeles and began working with dennis gibbens architect, specializing in high end residential design. david formed his own company, david doucette design, in 2002 and continued to specialize in high end residential design.

In 2007, david created reside architecture, inc. which specializes in designing modern, healthy, high performance, and energy efficient homes and remodels. david hosts a weekly podcast  “the approachable architect podcast” which discusses issues relating to architecture, residential design, construction, and green building.

in 2009, david created reside real estate which specializes in helping home buyers locate and purchase the home that fits their individual lifestlye. david also enjoys working with sellers interested in selling their home. david currently hosts “the reside realtor online radio show” which discusses topics relating to residential real estate, including home buyer & seller education, market conditions, and finance topics. david also produces “the reside daily bite” 5 times a week as part of his video blog series.

david lives on the westside of los angeles with his wife and two young boys. he enjoys hiking, backpacking, rockclimbing, scuba diving, sailing, and playing guitar with his two sons. david recently completed the los angeles marathon.


  • licensed real estate broker – state of california
  • member santa monica chamber of commerce
  • member national association of realtors
  • member california association of realtors
  • member beverly hills/great los angeles association of realtors
  • licensed architect – state of california
  • licensed architect – state of new york
  • leed accredited professional (leed ap) by usgbc
  • member american institute of architects (aia)
  • member national council of architectural registration boards (ncarb)
  • member united states green building council (usgbc)
  • licensed general contractor – state of california
  • certified green builder as certified by build it green
  • member build it green (california organization)