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DDG on Big Idea Design @ Epicca 2015

DDG’s own Gabriel Romero will be a featured speaker at Epicca 2015, the 12th conference of meeting industry professionals in shopping centers and malls of America. Representatives from more than 200 malls are expected to be on hand for Epicca, which will be held July 15-17 in Baru, Colombia. Gabe, a Principal at DDG, will... Read More

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Construction Update from Turkey – Bahçeşehirpark

Construction has started on DDG’s latest project in Turkey, Bahçeşehirpark. Characterized by its high visibility, ease of regional access, and strategic gateway location into nearby luxury residential neighborhoods, the mixed-use project will include three residential towers, a shopping mall, and a lifestyle center. DDG’s concept design for Bahçeşehirpark will create five distinct zones and experiences:... Read More

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Construction Update from Jakarta – Metropolitan Mall Cileungsi

Construction is underway on Metropolitan Mall Cileungsi, a new shopping destination in Cileungsi Bogor, southeast of Jakarta, for which DDG is providing master planning, architecture, and environmental graphics and signage. Scheduled to open early next year, the hybrid three-level indoor mall and two-level outdoor mall will provide a modern lifestyle center with a resort ambiance.... Read More

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groundbreaking ceremony for the Corners of Brookfield

Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Corners of Brookfield!

The official groundbreaking ceremony for one of our U.S. projects, The Corners of Brookfield, took place earlier this month. In addition to architectural and planning services, DDG is providing identity and environmental graphics services for the development, which will become a true regional mixed-use destination featuring 400,000 square feet of upscale retail, restaurant, and entertainment... Read More

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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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