Don is a Managing Principal for Perkins+Will’s Corporate, Commercial, and Civic practice, directing projects for leading corporate and institutional clients worldwide.
With over 20 years of experience as an architectural designer and manager, Don brings a design sensitivity grounded in technical and construction expertise to every project. Working collaboratively with multiple team structures and stakeholders, Don leads the design to construction process with an interdisciplinary project delivery approach that ensures functional, coordinated, and strategic solutions.
Don’s work is recognized for design excellence and innovative sustainable solutions with multiple design awards and LEED certifications for completed campus and building environments.
Most recently, Don completed the site selection, acquisition, and design of the firm’s new office at 1315 Peachtree Street, achieving the highest scoring LEED Platinum certification in the Northern Hemisphere and approaching a net-zero energy goal established by the practice to meet the 2030 Challenge for Fossil Fuel Free Buildings.