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DDG Tours Neighboring Site

DDG actively seeks out educational opportunities for our team members. Since our projects are located all over the world, most of our staff is not able to visit these sites. Conveniently, on our campus and right next to us is the next phase of Brewers Hill, a unique mixed use development in full construction mode.... Read More

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DDG Welcomes Two New Interns!

DDG Welcomes Two New Interns!

DDG is happy to announce the addition of two new interns to our creative community! Meet Jianchuan Chen from Shanghai, China and Marlon Duarte from Guatemala City, Guatemala. Both architectural interns will bring a wide range of talents to our team as well as their cultural diversity for the year they are with us. The... Read More

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DDG Gardening @ Patterson Park

Just up the street from our DDG office is a rare find. In the middle of urban Baltimore, we find ourselves neighboring 137 acres of preserved park land. Over 160 species of birds visit Patterson Park and over 50 species call the Park and surrounding neighborhoods home. This weekend our team of DDG volunteers, donned... Read More

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Project Updates from Turkey – Mall of Istanbul

As we can see in these recently received aerial images for Mall of Istanbul the construction is rapidly moving along in the heart of Istanbul, Turkey. MOI, as the project name has been fondly abbreviated around the DDG studio, is slated to open in the Fall of 2013. The vision for Mall of Istanbul is... Read More

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iPic Mizner Park Theater Grand Opening

iPic Mizner Park Theater Grand Opening

Working with the South Florida design firm of Karen Hanlon Inc, DDG is the Architect of Record for the renovation of an existing AMC Theater which creates a boutique luxury style space in Boca Raton with a ground-floor restaurant and escalator access to second-level theaters. Taking inspiration from the area surroundings, the space was renovated... Read More

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The Future of Retail

The Future of Retail

On the heels of the 2012 ICSC RECon – The Global Retail Real Estate Convention, it is clear that retail industry discussions are focused on the question: What is the mall of the future? DDG’s CEO, Ahsin Rasheed, was invited to speak at “Futuristic Malls: Future of Retail” during his recent trip to Istanbul, Turkey.... Read More

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DDG @ ICSC RECon 2012

This year’s 102 degree Las Vegas weather did not distract from DDG’s exhibit at RECon 2012. Organized by the International Council of Shopping Centers the global convention for the shopping center industry brings together professionals from around the world. As an annual exhibitor, DDG is on the show floor displaying our current projects and meeting... Read More

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DDG’s Istinye Park Wins Again!

DDG’s Istinye Park Wins Again!

Istinye Park in Istanbul, Turkey, has been awarded the 2012 FIABCI Prix d’Excellence! It was honored with first place in the retail category, yet another exciting recognition for this multi-award winning project designed by DDG. As a unique urban lifestyle environment master-planned on over 13 hectares by DDG, Istinye Park boasts innovative retail, dining and... Read More

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Exploring New Grounds

As first time participant, DDG had a very busy and enthusiastic reception at the Russian International Exhibition of Retail Real Estate known as REX. Every year DDG takes part in various conferences worldwide, however, this was our first exhibit in Eastern Europe. With more than 380 Russian and foreign companies, we were excited to be... Read More

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