D’Ambrosio architecture + urbanism has provided professional services in Victoria and Vancouver Island since 1991.
Our work is based on proven design principles as well as original design thinking.
DAU provides creative and technical assistance to clients in the following areas:
• Architecture of all scales, complexity and green certification (LEED)
• Restructuring of existing + historic buildings
• Town + campus planning
• Urban design + landscape architecture
• Sustainable development + smart growth planning
• Public space + public art
• Theatrical + event environments
• Applied research
Our mandate is to assist our clients in making projects that are
beautiful, meaningful and long-lasting. Emphasis is placed on
the appropriate and sustainable long-term fit of our designs into
their physical, ecological, social, cultural and historic contexts.
DAU uses a number of traditional and progressive design
techniques, including participatory charrettes. An essential part
of our practice is to foster collaboration among clients, design
professionals, approval agencies, users and the public, in order
to produce successful projects with creativity and conscience.