D2A STUDIO a full-service architecture firm passionate about design solutions that reflect our clients’ unique needs. We listen and through a collaborative design process we bring our clients’ vision into a reality. That is the challenge we find exciting and rewarding.
We find great satisfaction in creating a unique balance of all the elements of design that make a beautiful space. To do this, we often merge traditional charm with contemporary design. We are drawn to simple and elegant, from architecture to furniture.
We appreciate “small” gestures that improve quality and function as well as greatly contribute to the character of the space. We integrate sustainable design practices into every project, using light, texture and form to create a style that speaks directly to our clients.
As experienced project managers, we pay attention to details and fully understand all aspects of ensuring that projects unfold according to rigorous planning and budgeting processes.
New York City based, we have an international network of associates capable of supporting projects around the globe.
“I leave a meeting smiling when I hear my clients say ‘we never thought about this – it makes perfect sense – this is really beautiful’. It is not always an easy place to get to but we do always get there!”
A native of Croatia, Dubravka is a registered Architect with 25 years of professional experience, working independently since 1998. She has worked at design firms in Italy and Switzerland before coming to Southern California, where she worked on a wide range of projects, including private residences, a shopping center, a church and a tuna cannery with shipping dock. As a resident of New York for the past 20 years, Dubravka has worked for large corporate firms (KPF, Rafael Vinoly) as well as mid-size design-oriented firms (Rogers Marvel, GKV) in positions of project designer, project architect as well as project manager gaining experience in all phases and aspects of architectural practice. She has also worked for Hermés as a local architect for Jean Paul Gaultier on the NYC Madison avenue retail store designed by Philippe Stark. Dubravka has developed exceptional design, technical and management skills, which allow her to communicate the design effort with clients and then guide those designs through construction administration. She enjoys the various types and scales of work that are associated with design and having the opportunity to create lasting, responsible design solutions.
University of Zagreb, Croatia; Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)