OAA Ontario Association of Architects
RAIC Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
NSAA Nova Scotia Association of Architects
Education & Awards: Masters of Architecture, University of Minnesota, 1983
Special Certificate of Study, University of Nanjing, China, 1982
Bachelors of Environmental Studies, University of Manitoba, 1979
Mississauga Urban Design Award, 2001
Hamilton Urban Design Award, 2011
Hamilton Heritage Society Award, 2011
In practice in Ontario since 1983 and registered with the OAA since 1990, Richard has held progressively senior roles on projects touching on virtually every aspect of real estate development, project delivery, design and construction.
Over the years Richard has worked in senior management and consulting capacities on behalf of clients in providing: architectural and planning services; functional programming services; design team leadership, consultant team coordination; and, contract administration services throughout pre design, design, construction and final completion. Richard has been involved in managing and building multi disciplinary teams for hospitality, institutional, recreation, high rise commercial office, large land redevelopment and residential projects and has been involved on numerous large scale and complex projects in North America as well as abroad.
As Principal-in-Charge, Richard Dabrus leads the overall project planning and design approach. He is in charge of project management, ensuring that all projects meet the desired schedules, are properly staffed and administered to meet the client's requirements. Specifically he coordinates, expedites, and manages the work of our project team from the initial program review to final completion of the assignment.
M.Arch., B.E.S., OAA, MRAIC