Archive for the “Development Design Group (DDG)” Category

  • BALTIMORE, January 26, 2012 — Roy Higgs, Chairman Emeritus at Baltimore-based planning, architecture, graphics and design firm DDG, has been awarded the honor of Eminent Professional by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

    Higgs has also been elected to Fellow with RICS, reserved for those “individuals who meet the most rigorous education, experience and ethical requirements, are leaders in their field who have completed unique projects, and have demonstrated service to the profession,” according to Neil Shah, managing director of RICS Americas. According to Shah, “The election to Fellow in RICS is confirmation of considerable professional experience, professionalism and ethical practice. A RICS designation is a badge of achievement in design and architecture and those who carry it are expected to show a commitment to the RICS code of ethics and serving public interest.”

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  • BALTIMORE, February 17, 2011 — Baltimore-based planning, architecture, graphics and design firm Development Design Group Inc. (DDG) has been named Design Architect for the Palace of Culture and Sports for Hanoi Youth. The to-be-built project, located at 1-3 Tang Bat Ho Street in the Hoan Kiem district in Vietnam, will be a 23,800 square-meter/256,088-square-foot multi-purpose campus comprised of three main functional zones to be used for holding political activities, events and outdoor activities, and cultural and sporting events.

    Competing against five other firms, a joint venture between DDG and the architecture firm of CDCC Consultant, Investment and Construction Joint-Stock Company successfully earned the work. The Hanoi People's Committee, the governing body responsible for ultimately awarding the project, conducted a design contest based on a range of criteria, with the highest score going to a joint venture between CDCC and DDG.

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