DON DAVIS – Licensed Architect

Donald Davis Jr., a licensed architect, is a principal of SD Atelier Architecture

with his wife Susan Davis.  SD Atelier Architecture was established in 1992 and is located in the Algonquin Building in Saratoga Springs. The firm specializes in historic renovations and custom residential designs both in and around the Saratoga area and in the Adirondacks. In addition, the firm has been involved with municipal and not-for profit organizations including:


  • The Town Hall Feasibility Study for Saratoga
  • The Town Hall Court/Library expansion for the Town of Schroon
  • Quaker Springs Firehouse substation
  • The City of Saratoga Springs Recreation Center
  • Seagle Colony Theater Building
  • Malta Ambulance Facility
  • Burnt Hills Veterinarian Hospital renovation


Prior to working with Susan at SD Atelier Architecture, Donald worked as a project manager for Trudeau Architects, where he was involved with various feasibility studies. Donald completed his internship with Einhorn, Yaffee, and Prescott (EYP) in Albany, NY where he was involved with various large-scale institutional, municipal and Federal projects.

Donald has also worked in Connecticut and New Hampshire where he worked on custom high-end residential projects. He has also worked abroad in Germany and worked on various town-planning projects. Donald completed his Architecture studies at Kansas State University and also received a drafting certificate from Orange County Community College.

Donald is involved with the Construction Document and Site Supervisions of every project.  He has a strong technical background and knowledge of sustainable building science which is applied to every project.