Dallas Science and Technology Section Leader
Donald is an architect and designer with over twenty years of professional experience, including leading his own design firm for seven years. In the Dallas office he currently leads the Science and Technology program. He has worked with such clients as NASA, the University of Texas, UT Southwestern, and the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego. Donald is a founding member of the Design Council Executive Committee at HDR, where he co-leads all design excellence initiatives at HDR. He is an active member of the AIA Committee of Design. His design award experience includes volunteering on the design award committees for AIA Dallas and the AIA Architecture Academy for Health, where he chaired the 2010 National Healthcare Design Awards program. Donald is a firm believer in the power of design to shape people’s lives. Through designing the experience, we influence the relationships between each of us in our homes, our schools, our institutions, and our environment. He is a guest critic, lecturer, and has taught in the graduate healthcare design studio at the University of Texas at Arlington. Donald received a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is a registered architect in California, Texas, and Georgia.