Dustin Watson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB
Partner/Director of Sustainability
Over the course of Dustin Watson’s 16 years at DDG, the craftsmanship, artistry and passionate attention to detail that has distinguished his approach has helped Watson assemble a diverse portfolio of award-winning projects. His work spans the globe and ranges from master-planned communities to high rises and resort destinations, but he is perhaps best known for his evocative planning and urban design expertise: creating dense, richly detailed and engaging mixed-use environments; streetscapes and neighborhoods where layers of texture and design work together to create a true experience and a memorable and enduring sense of place.
Watson embraces the creative process, preferring to sketch out designs by hand. But architectural design is not an abstract concept to him; he relishes the opportunity to walk through a completed design and experience the project firsthand, observing people as they move through and engage with the space. Watson’s astute use of materials and his perceptive sense of scale, proportion and