Akasya wins 2015 ICSC European Shopping Centre Award!

Akasya wins 2015 ICSC European Shopping Centre Award!

We are extremely proud to announce that Akasya – an iconic mixed-use development in Istanbul, Turkey, designed by DDG – has earned the First Place Design Award for New Developments at the 2015 ICSC-European Design & Development Awards Program. In making the award, the ICSC jury noted, “With recreational, performance, and exhibition areas and a... Read More

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DDG @ MosBuild 2015

Our own Ahsin Rasheed is in Moscow this week, participating in two panel discussions sponsored by the Russian Green Building Council (RuGBC) as part of MosBuild 2015, the largest international exhibition of building, finishing, and decorating materials in Russia. Ahsin discussed the advantages of putting retail at the heart of new communities as part of a... Read More

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Making a Pledge at the BAF Fellows Scholarship Dinner

Last Friday, we were thrilled to join the Baltimore Architecture Foundation and the AIA Baltimore Fellows for the Second Annual BAF Fellows Scholarship Dinner at Baltimore’s Maryland Club. Our own Dustin Watson was on hand for the festivities and to present our $1,000 pledge in support of the Fellows Leadership Award, a scholarship for deserving... Read More

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A Class Visit from MSU

DDG was proud to play host to a group of 11 architecture students from Morgan State University this week. The class, which is visiting firms in DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia (we were stop #4 in their schedule), heard presentations on how DDG got started, our structure, the types of projects on which we typically work... Read More

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Baltimore Business Journal Visits DDG

If you haven’t been there in person yet, you can see and read about DDG’s brand new offices in a profile published in the March 9 online edition of the Baltimore Business Journal. The photo spread of our new studio space includes shots of the “employee world map,” which shows each of our team member’s... Read More

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Grand Opening of DDG’s New Studio

Grand Opening of DDG’s New Studio

More than 150 domestic and international clients, special guests, and friends of the firm were on hand to celebrate the Grand Opening of DDG’s new space, just around the corner from our former offices in Baltimore’s historic Canton neighborhood. The space – now known as the DDG Design Haus and completed just days ahead of... Read More

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DDG Names Partner Rajesh Gulati Director of Planning

DDG Names Partner Rajesh Gulati Director of Planning

We are very excited to announce that our own Rajesh Gulati has been named Director of Planning. Raj, a Partner at DDG, has been responsible for master planning, urban design, and concept, schematics, and design development for numerous residential, retail, mixed-use, corporate, and entertainment projects worldwide, including Jakarta’s Kapuk Naga Indah, waterfront destination Cairo’s Dreamland,... Read More

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Big News: Our New Studio + New Monograph!

Big News: Our New Studio + New Monograph!

Today is the day we “officially” celebrate our move to brand new studio, DDG Design Haus, just around the corner from our long-time headquarters at 3700 O’Donnell Street in Baltimore City’s historic Brewer’s Hill neighborhood. In other words, it’s party time! Tonight we will be hosting the doers and designers, old pals and new connections,... Read More

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Supporting the Future

As we moved into our brand new offices this week, just next door to our long-time headquarters at 3700 O’Donnell Street in Baltimore City’s Brewer’s Hill neighborhood, we encountered the same problem most people find when they move – where do we put everything? With some new office equipment and new technology, not to mention... Read More

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