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Puri Indah

Puri Indah’s master plan features three communities in one. Blending several planned office and residential towers, an existing mall, and two new malls required a design that unified all spaces under one brand; the client also requested that DDG maximize densities wherever possible. Starting with Puri Indah II, the first new mall, our design team... Read More

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Pondok Indah

Responding to changing market conditions and several expansions over the past 20 years, challenged DDG to create a sustainable, easily accessible mixed-use district that integrates the existing retail, entertainment, and dining options with new residential, hotel, and office buildings – but also bypasses much of Jakarta’s notorious traffic. Our design creates powerful vertical draws at... Read More

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Peninsula Town Center

Built on a 75-acre site that was once home to the Coliseum Mall in Hampton Roads, Virginia, Peninsula is an exceptional lifestyle destination, where architectural details showcase traditional Tidewater Virginia influences. Lively gardens and vibrant signage enhance shopping and dining amenities. Local specialty shops accompany distinctive national retailers. With 1.2-million-square-foot retail and mixed-use town center... Read More

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Pearl Hill

Selected as the winner of an international design competition, the Pearl Hill master plan presents an extraordinary residential community complete with a high-end resort/boutique hotel and spa. Bracketed by spectacular mountain backdrops to the north and west and the Jiaozhouwan Bay to the south and east, the south-facing valley communities of Pearl Hill are arranged... Read More

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National Harbor

A vibrant mixed-use project exuding energy and flair, National Harbor occupies a 240-acre parcel on the banks of the Potomac River south of the recently expanded Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge. The high-end urban density and waterfront orientation of National Harbor’s first phase evokes an atmosphere reminiscent of Georgetown, Annapolis and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor; the project... Read More

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Muvico Rosemont 18

From the architecture to the signage and graphics, Muvico Rosemont 18 evokes the grand movie palaces of the 20th century, combining bygone elegance with a memorable contemporary experience. The exterior is equally grand with eighty-five feet of classically stylized architecture and electric-blue neon accents beside a lofty blade sign. A wide porte-cochère is illuminated with... Read More

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Manjingkang Commercial Master Plan festival fountain

Manjingkang Commercial

Nestled deep in the hills of Yunnan Province, the Manjingkang Commercial Master Plan is rich in biodiversity and beautiful sub-tropical scenery; rivers and water play a central cultural role. With a focus on this critical resource – and in celebration of it – DDG organized the plan around an immense water plaza and fountain, flexibly... Read More

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Mallam Junction Mall

Mallam’s design team sought to create an indoor-to-outdoor “resort” ambiance rather than a typical mall atmosphere. The strategies employed took advantage of natural light, with cantilevered skylights directing abundant sunlight to the mall’s lower levels and pedestrian thoroughfares, as well as to its business frontage, which directly opens to lush outdoor plazas. Phase I features... Read More

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Mall of Istanbul

A dynamic new multi-use development in Istanbul, Turkey, the Mall of Istanbul combines vibrant, contemporary energy with an extraordinary range of live, work, and play experiences. This distinctive project in Istanbul’s Ikitelli district presents a breathtaking panorama via soaring towers and signature curvilinear forms. The 3.8-million-square-foot project features distinctive retail and office components, a high-rise... Read More

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Lujiazui 1885

Faced with exciting challenges, DDG transformed a small and prominent location in Pudong into the unique urban experience that is Lujuazui 1885. A grand French Colonial building provides an elegant setting for a Noble House restaurant, while a traditional teahouse overlooks a serene courtyard. Balcony terraces evoke elements of traditional Shanghai architecture. The dynamic blend... Read More

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Laureate Building

The 12-story Laureate Building in Baltimore’s chic new Harbor East district bridges the gap between the neighborhood’s mixed-use vitality and the utility and convenience of a more traditional office facility – and it does so without sacrificing the subtle architectural detailing and inspired industrial design aesthetic that characterizes the waterfront neighborhood. With nearly 200,000 square... Read More

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Kapuk Naga Indah

Kapuk Naga Indah is a bold extension of the coastline of Jakarta, Indonesia. Designed as a series of man-made islands which feature state-of-the-art sustainable live-work-shop communities, each promotes healthy living via walkable neighborhoods with parklands, water features, golf courses and marinas. With the finest residential and commercial features, the seven districts are livable communities offering... Read More

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