Paul Quinn Davis (Design Leader)

Mr. Davis is President of DRDS, an architectural design practice working on large scale projects internationally. He is an integral part of many award winning buildings across the United States, Asia and the Middle East. Notable is Paul Brown NFL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio which ranked 101 in a Wall Street Journal/AIA poll of the best 150 buildings in America. He has received 2 American Architecture Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum - Museum of Architecture and Design. Designs led by Mr. Davis have received 11 AIA awards including 6 from the Los Angeles Chapter for NHN's new corporate HQ in Seoul, Samsong Bromex Masterplan, Hamyang Four Season’s Eco Resort, Paul Brown Stadium, Hiroshima Ballpark and recently Hwaseong Stadium + Sports Complex. He received Progressive Architecture Magazine’s Young Architect Award, a national citation for achievement in architecture and Interior Design Magazine’s “Future Furniture Award”. His work is featured in Architecture Magazine, Architectural Record, Business Week Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, L’ARCA, MARK Magazine, The Korea Times, The New York Times, WAN and World Architecture.

Joe Hart (Construction Management)

Mr. Hart is a Principal with DRDS and has over 13 years of experience in construction, real estate, technology and project development businesses. He manages complex multi-use development projects and is responsible for project management including subcontract negotiation and day-to-day communication with the project team to ensure projects remain on schedule and within budget. Joe is a team player and holds an excellent track record of strong working relationships with owners, architects and engineers that result in successful projects. He has a broad background in construction contracts including design-build, guaranteed maximum price (GMP), cost plus fixed fee, and hard bid. Through his commitment to excellence and a dedication to professionalism, Mr. Hart has exceeded industry standards through strong professional partnerships based on integrity, ingenuity and reliability. He fosters an environment of teamwork and ensures that strategy is clearly defined while overseeing project performance. His strong communication and client service skills enhance a process-driven management philosophy.

Mark Moreno (Process + Technology)

Mr. Moreno is a Principal with DRDS focused on design and delivery of large scale architectural projects. He graduated from UC Berkeley and gained invaluable experience in Southern California working with SOM, Frank Israel, Gehry Partners and Richard Meier & Partners. He delivers successful projects through all phases of design including concept, schematic, design development, construction documents and construction administration. He is highly skilled in the approval process for acquiring building permits for clients. His technological approach to architecture includes BIM technology, a shared knowledge resource for building information that creates a reliable process tool for decision making. He has been integral to the design and realization of a number of high profile projects including the San Jose Museum of Art, Getty Center and recently the WaterMarke Tower, a 35-story luxury apartment high-rise with 214 units. The project, built by Meruelo Maddux and led by Mr. Moreno, is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. The property sold for a record breaking 160.5 million dollars in 2014.



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