- Bachelor of Applied Science (Built Environment)
- Graduate Diploma in Architecture
- Registered Architect No. 2152
- Member of Australian Institute of Architects (Membership No. 13485)
Over the past 36 years of his professional career, Darren has specialized in master planning and interior design on major projects ranging in scope from club redevelopments such as the Beenleigh Sports Club, Redcliffe Golf Club and Victoria Point Sharks Sporting Club to Suburban Taverns, Hotel Redevelopments and Boutique Gaming Rooms such as the Beerwah Hotel, Broadbeach Tavern and Gem Hotel.
Darren has travelled to the USA, Europe and Asia to inspect hospitality and gaming venues and has brought back refreshing new concepts which are now being incorporated into local establishments.
Darren’s experience in bar, kitchen and TAB fit outs is extensive and he works closely with the client and end users to ensure efficient design and functionality are achieved.
Attention to detail and hands on involvement during the construction process are a continuing part of Darren’s day to day activities as a Director of DDA.
Since forming DDA in 1997, Darren has broadened his project experience by forming strategic alliances with key movers in the Retail Liquor Industry and Developers in Multi-residential Projects. This has led to a broad range of projects now being produced by DDA.