Principal, Education | Science | Tech
A passionate advocate for using design to create culturally rich, sustainable spaces, Dathe brings over 20 years of design leadership and construction experience to his role at HDR. He has worked on a wide range of award-winning projects, from community spaces and residence halls to health science buildings. His work to date has allowed him to explore the differences between graduate and undergraduate living/working environments, the spatial qualities that support inter-professional learning, how campus transformation responds to new learning pedagogies and how outdoor learning and gathering spaces manifest values of multiculturalism.
An avid proponent of both social and environmental responsibility, Dathe has presented at a number of conferences on topics ranging from sustainable building practices to the student experience.