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DALLAS (Feb. 28, 2014) –Faulkner Design Group, an interior architecture and design firm based in Dallas, has hired Robert Donaldson as its newest Associate. An architect with nearly two decades of experience in domestic and international projects, Donaldson will assist FDG designers in planning, coordinating and facilitating all aspects of the design work from pre-construction through final installation.

Prior to joining FDG, Donaldson was a designer at Michael Graves and Associates in Princeton, NJ. He was responsible for providing architectural design and technical support for the award-winning international design firm. During his tenure, he was a design team member, developing interior design direction for a multi-billion dollar hotel/casino in Singapore. Donaldson also provided design direction for front of house operations including the development of grand stair designs for two major spaces and individual room design for a multi-million dollar mixed-use hotel in Cairo, Egypt.

Before Michael Graves, Donaldson spent 12 years as a project architect and associate at RMJM (formerly Hillier) their Dallas, Kansas City and Philadelphia offices. At RMJM, he provided design and construction support on numerous projects including the Episcopal Academy campus center outside of Philadelphia; the Virginia State Capitol; and the World Headquarters for Sprint in Overland Park, Kansas.

“Robert understands the importance of a collaborative work environment, which is a real asset to the FDG team,” said Paul Wilmarth, Vice President of Architecture and Design for Faulkner Design Group. “He is able to thoroughly develop the design and documentation of any project, while interacting with consultants, contractors, coworkers and clients. His architecture experience is as extensive as it is valuable, and we look forward to working with him as our firm continues to grow.”

Donaldson graduated from the University of Texas in Austin, where he earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree. A Registered Texas Architect, he is NCARB certified and an active member of the American Institute of Architects, Texas Society of Architects and Toastmasters International. Additionally, Donaldson participates in Habitat for Humanity.

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