QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER, DSA
We sat down with Don for a snapshot of what he does on a day to day basis, the why behind his passion for architecture, and a little bit of fun along the way.
Q: What does a typical day look like for you?
A: You can usually find me responding to a wide variety of requests from associates to review drawing sets, answering building code questions, assisting in development of details and specifications, and providing professional guidance.
Q: What do you most like about your job?
A: The most fulfilling thing about my job is being able to mentor less experienced associates in learning some of the many aspects of the practice of architecture.
Q: What is your favorite project to date?
A: My favorite project to date is the Pine View School. The project was a collaboration with one of my favorite Florida Architects, Carl Abbott; and it was a tremendous opportunity to plan a campus of 14 buildings and then be able to design all 14 of those buildings in one project.
Q: What is your favorite architectural style?
A: I am definitely a Modernist!
Q: What do you do in your spare time?
A: In my spare time, I like to exercise and listen to music.
Q: What is your favorite quote?
A: “Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.” – Hunter S. Thompson
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