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Danielson Architecture Office Inc. is a contemporary architecture and design-build company based in Sudbury, Canada. We work on a diverse range of projects, are committed to comprehensive problem solving and strive for meaningful design rooted in context. We use the latest technological tools in combination with enduring cultural strategies to support a healthy balance among our society, city and environment. To reach this goal, we merge the skills and enthusiasm of our architectural team with the aspirations and experience of our clients and collaborators.

DAO also has an associated arm for our R&D and commercialization activity. We innovate new genetic designs and deepen our project results by seeing our work through to production as part of our evolving design process. Our research, development and commercialization work takes place with a diverse team of specialists in other fields to suit the specific needs of the innovative work. Currently, occupational therapy, oceanography and mining engineering have become integral to our internal activity.

General Inquiries: info@p-dao.com
Instagram: @dao_inc
Instagram: @formid.seat

217 Maki Avenue
Sudbury, ON, Canada
P3E 2P3
P  705-521-5632

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Patrick Danielson   Principal   Architect OAA & AIBC   MRAIC

Patrick is a registered architect in both British Columbia and Ontario as well as a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. He graduated from the School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia following a degree in Biomedical Science. He merged these two fields to pursue genetic design as an evolving architectural strategy and has filed patents resulting from this research. Patrick has been the recipient of several awards, including those from the government, private sector, and academia. Patrick has also previously taught as a Sessional Instructor at the McEwen School of Architecture.

Jeremy Upward   Intern Architect   MArch   BAS

Jeremy is an Intern Architect who graduated from the McEwen School of Architecture it its charter class. His focus is centered around emerging technologies and their potential role in the industry. Jeremy’s thesis centered around challenging the norms of computer aided design to allow for a more fluid design process. He believes technology should not bind us further, but allow more freedom and expression.

Leila Angrand
   Associate   MSc OT   MBA
Michael Danielson   Associate   P.Eng   MBA
Rick Danielson   Associate   PhD


We are always interested in hearing from exceptional people. If you feel your skills and values resonate with ours, we encourage you to submit an application for review. Please send a portfolio, or web link, and resume (max 6 MB) to info@p-dao.com. We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest and will endeavour to respond to all applicants however our priority will be to contact those selected for interviews.

previous people

Hamza Adenali - Kemal Alladin - Sahana Dharmaraj - Jenna Lamb - Harrison Lane - Braeden Martel - Shannon McMillan - Alison Modl - Johanna Tsai

clients + collaborators

Bloomington Developments - Cast Construction - Dalron - Milman - Over the Atlantic - SNOLAB - Sudbury School of Fitness   +   A2S - Artisans in Concrete - Blackwell Structural Engineers - Cast Construction - Cayen & Bamsey Software - Domtar - DRG Design - Ductal Lafarge - Dynamic Earth - Exp - FPInnovations - Gowling - Hodgins Construction - Laurentian University - NOHFC - Norcat - Nordek - Northern Fertlizing - Over the Atlantic - PODCO Designs - Probity - Rhude Blasting - Riva Construction - SNC Lavalin - Tall Pines Engineering - Terraprobe - VALE


Artwork by Frank Danielson - Available for viewing at our office by appointment

Formid seating system - Available for Pre-Order online

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