Drew Gilbert is an American award-winning Architect, Educator, and Urbanist. Founder of DGD and VTDWHIZZ, he fuses technology with design to create unique and responsive solutions. From large masterplans to refined private villas, his macro to micro experience has led him to become a well-balanced designer with an eye for context, culture, and climate. Awarded the prestigious AIA Henry Adams award advanced him to later winning international awards including the 2019 ME Consultant’s Under 30 Champion Rising Star of the Year. Design ME Young Talent RU, a finalist for ME Young Architect 2019, and the World Architecture Festival awards.
LEED Accredited, he is committed to a brighter future, advocating sustainable design strategies and cradle-to-cradle thinking for long term impacts on the built environment. Gilbert aims for timeless design that is responsive, adaptive, and enriches the context. With his international experience, he focuses a delicate response to each site carefully and creates a developed design with sensible approach.