Mr. David DeFilippo, AIA

Tsoi Kobus Designs

Contact Details

Tsoi Kobus Designs
Boston, MA


More than 33 years of experience in the design and construction in the academic, healthcare, and commercial sectors including a full range of project types such as proton energy facilities libraries, academic buildings, public schools, residential, offices, and industrial facilities. His knowledge of the construction process allows him to work with owners, contractors, and consultants in the team-based, problem-solving atmosphere required for the successful outcome of today’s construction projects. He is currently involved in the multi state building program for Procure Centers which constructs a prototype facility that brings Proton Therapy to cancer patients in the United States


Pratt Institute School of Architecture
Brooklyn, New York
1975 To 1978

Paramus High Scool
Paramus, New Jersey, United States
1973 To 1975

Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America
New York, New York, United States
Classical Design

Arts Students Leauge of NY
New York, New York, United States

National Academy of Design School of Fine Arts
Ney York, New York, United States

National Academy of Design
New York, New York, United States

Job History

Tsoi Kobus Design AKA Tsoi/Kobus & Associates
SeniorArchitect Senior Construction Administartor
Boston, MA, United States
June 2006 - present

FHCM Architects
Boston, United States
November 2003 - June 2006

Flansburgh Associates Inc.
Boston, MA, United States
February 1998 - September 2003

Sterling Associates Architects Inc.
Senior Architect
Cambridge , MA, United States
September 1997 - February 1998

Stonehill and Taylor Architects and Planners
Senior Architect
New York
March 1997 - August 1997

Gene Kaufman Architect PC
New York
January 1996 - February 1997

William A. Hall Partnership
Project Architect
New York, NY, United States
February 1989 - December 1996

Trans - Building Inc.
Project Architect
New York, NY, United States
February 1987 - February 1989

Hardty Holzman Pfeifer Associates
Senior Draftsman
New york, NY, United States
February 1986 - February 1987

Rafael Vinoly Architects
Senior Draftsman
New York
November 1985 - December 1986

Alan Gaynor & Associates
Senior Associate
New York, NY, United States
March 1984 - November 1985

SNS Architects and Engineers
March 1980 - March 1984

Raymond R. Wells Architect
Oradell, NJ, United States
September 1978 - February 1980


  • Accessibility Compliance
  • Agency Consulting / Review / Approval
  • Analysis of Alternates / Substitutions
  • Architectural Design
  • Bid Evaluation
  • Bidding / Negotiation
  • Building Measurement
  • Code Compliance
  • Construction Defect Analysis
  • Construction Documentation: Drawings
  • Construction Documentation: Specifications
  • Construction Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Contract Cost Accounting
  • Cost Estimating
  • Design-Build
  • Existing Facilities Surveys
  • Facility Evaluation Services
  • Fine Arts and Crafts
  • Historic Preservation
  • Landscape Design / Documentation
  • Materials Research / Specifications
  • Model Construction
  • Owner-Supplied Data Coordination
  • Project Administration
  • Project Representation
  • Renderings
  • Space Planning
  • Sustainable Building Design


  • Friends of Terracotta


  • My family and friends, Reading about looking at architecture and architects, Naval and Military history, drawing and oil painting, working with my hands, cooking , gardening, working on my old Porsche,Construction of warships tanks and things other than buildings