The management team at DASH Architects, Jason Schulz, David Holland, and Nicole Dent, adopts a 'hands on' approach to all of the work undertaken by the office. This approach ensures that DASH Architects follow an accountable and consistent process that produces high quality outcomes.
Either Jason, David or Nicole are integrally involved in all of the work undertaken by the office.
Supporting Jason, David and Nicole are our senior team comprising: Shae Taylor, Chris Dalgairns, Deborah Lindsay, and Suzanne Hall. Each is an experienced professional in their own right and each has more than 10 years experience. In turn, our senior team is supported by our other architects, graduates, technicians and administrative staff.
Jason is one of the State’s leading heritage consultants, having been responsible for working on some of the State’s most important heritage assets, and advising on some of the State’s largest and most important redevelopments. This expertise spans Local, State and National heritage values and processes.
In addition to this, Jason is a member of the South Australian Heritage Council (Dept of Environment Water and Natural Resources), the Local Heritage Advisory Committee (Dept of Planning Transport and Infrastructure) and a member of the City Centre Design Review Panel (Office of Design and Architecture SA).
Previous postings have included Local Heritage Advisor to the City of Adelaide, Presiding Member of the City of Adelaide Urban Design Advisory Panel, and Deputy Presiding Member of the City of Unley Development Assessment Panel.
During this time, David has been responsible for, or overseen, a number of significant heritage projects (including multiple RAIA award winners), significant architectural projects, Conservation Management Plans (CMPs) and conservation projects.
David is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA). He has previously been its State President, a National Director, and a member of the National Practice Committee. He was also a Chapter Councillor and chair of the State Practice Committee.
David currently sits on the Architectural Practice Board of South Australia, and has also been a member of various State and National Visiting Panels responsible for the accreditation of the Architectural courses at the University of Adelaide and at the University of South Australia.
During this time she has been the project architect for a broad range of projects, including education, residential, adaptive reuse, and sports & leisure. She has also been involved in providing heritage advice and assisting with conservation management on some of the State’s most important heritage buildings.
In addition to this, Nicole is a member of the National Association of Women in Construction. Formerly she was an independent member of the City of Unley Development Assessment Panel, and provided heritage advice as part of the Defence National Heritage Panel.
During this time, she has been the project architect on wide range of projects in the office including sports & leisure, commercial, residential and heritage. She has been responsible for overseeing and undertaking documentation from concept through to construction and administering these projects on site.
Graduate of Architecture and Interior Designer
Chris has gained extensive experience doing high density residential developments and significant commercial projects. He has been responsible for overseeing all stages from concept design through to construction and on site administration.
Suzanne has recently joined the DASH Architects Team
Senior Heritage Consultant / Historical Archaeologist
Deborah is a member of the Local Heritage Advisory Committee (LHAC) of the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI), providing advice to the SA Minister for Planning on local heritage matters. Deborah is a former member of the Australia ICOMOS Executive Committee, the peak professional heritage organisation in Australia.