Bachelor of Architecture,
University of Canberra
Dario is an experienced and skilled architect having worked on numerous multi-award-winning projects across rail, aviation, commercial, residential, hospitality, education, sports, public, and aged care sectors. From this experience, he has acquired industry-leading knowledge and expertise that brings a unique ability to syntheses disparate and complex issues so as to find unique, rational and lasting solutions.
In 1996 he received the Mitchell, Giurgola and Thorp (MGT) Traveling Scholarship for Design which facilitated a relocation to the UK. There he worked on an array of complex large scale projects, including a significant design role on Heathrow Terminal 5. Dario returned to Australia in 2004 and joined the Epping to Chatswood Rail Link project at HASSELL. This was followed with a lead design role on the ANZ Headquarters Building in Melbourne and later an invitation to lead 8 Chifley Square with Rogers Stirk Harbour and Lippmann Partnership.
Dario works across all project stages, interacting with and supporting and leading project teams in the design and delivery of projects. His particular focus and skill is in listening to client requirements, aspirations and desires which, together with strong drawing skills, he uses to inform and develop quick conceptual responses and solutions.