David Johnston, AIA


615.248.4400| djohnston@stgdesign.com

David Johnston serves as Principal-in-Charge of STG’s Nashville office. He joined the firm in 1991 and has played a major role on several projects for key clients.  In addition to managing the Tennessee office, David takes a lead role on many projects involving corporate offices, technology-oriented businesses, and recreational facilities.

Our clients are looking for design leadership that responds to current technology and to today’s business economy while maintaining the essence of traditional architectural service. Our best design is one that reflects the culture and personality of the client and their business, not their architect.


  • University of Nebraska - Bachelor of Architecture


  • Registered Architect - Tennessee, Texas


  • American Institute of Architects

  • Nashville Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors

  • Nashville Partnership 2020

  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties

Significant Projects

  • Dell, Inc. Nashville Campus, Parmer Campus in Austin and North Carolina Facility

  • Del Webb’s Sun City Texas, Frisco Lakes, and Hill Country Retreat

  • Lower Colorado River Authority’s Headquarters

  • Y-12 National Nuclear Security Administration Jack Case Center and New Hope Center