We work with our clients to create more sustainable spaces, places and communities where people want to work, rest and play. We provide Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) and Sustainability advice from the earliest stages of project master planning, through building design, construction and functionality. We add real value to projects of all sizes, from precinct infrastructure planning right down to the selection of office furniture. We will help you to become more efficient and reduce your resource burden, through smarter, more sustainable approaches embedded into project planning, design and delivery. dsquared Directors Paul Davy and Deborah Davidson have a combined industry experience of over 35 years in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia, with more than 100 Australian Green Star rated projects across all industry sectors in their portfolio.
Winner: City Switch Signatory of the year Award 2014 in the small tenancy category. Winner: City Switch Partnership Award 2016. Finalist: Telstra Business Awards 2016. Highly Commended: Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge 2016, for our Zero Carbon Apartments project. Certified: 5.5 Star NABERS Energy and 5 Star Green Star Interiors rating (the first in SA) for our office space.
Bowden. South Australia's greenest Brownfield development site and Australia's largest density of Green Star rated dwellings. Over 30,000sqm of apartments and town houses rated 5 Star Green Star to date.
"Paul & Deborah have provided Southern Cross Care (SA & NT) Inc with strategic direction and expert advice for Environmental Initiatives in designing of facilities and overall operational impacts, and during their involvement we have found them to be extremely professional and knowledgeable in their valued support and guidance. I would have no hesitation in recommending them.”Daniel Rosato, Development Manager, Southern Cross Care (SA & NT) Inc.
"dsquared provided ESD, Sustainability, and Engineering consultancy services to compliment the master plan for the expansion of Adelaide Airport, including reviews of power, water, waste, transport and ICT infrastructure and building design. This was the first Sustainability Infrastructure review that the Airport has commissioned, and we were pleased to appoint dsquared to undertake this work. We were very satisfied with the work undertaken and would have no hesitation in employing them again in the future."Vince Scanlon, Executive Manager Planning and Infrastructure, Adelaide Airport
"I have worked with Paul Davy on numerous projects and have always found him to be very knowledgeable and highly professional. Paul is an exceptional communicator and has an extremely collaborative approach."Philip Clatworthy, Director: Facilities Management, University of South Australia
"We have been working with dsquared now for over two years across a range of sustainability related activities. One of their main strengths is the breadth of knowledge and expertise that Paul, Deborah and team bring to our projects. The quality of their work is excellent. They are trusted advisers to me and my team".Jonathan Pheasant, Office of Services & Resources, The University of Adelaide
“Paul and Deborah have been instrumental in assisting Renewal SA and helping our clients change their way of thinking about how Green Star can be employed and done so in a commercial context. Developers are seeking to cut costs and protect margins and government is still trying to improve design. dsquared have not only assisted in communicating the benefits of Green Star but also providing a legible path for us".Chris Menz, Project Director: Bowden, Renewal SA
“Deborah and Paul continue to provide expert advice in regard to the development and refinement of the framework for integrating sustainability into SA Health infrastructure projects, including assistance in the development and ongoing refinement of the In-house Green Rating Tool (IGRAT) currently used on all SA Health projects that are not pursuing a formal Green Star rating".Rob Bunting, Manager: Sustainability, SA Health
“Paul Davy was originally engaged to provide strategic input to the design of the new passenger terminal, which required strategic thinking and skilled advice in the area of ESD and energy efficiency. dsquared more recently have run the tender process for the provision of 100kW of PV power generation. The results were excellent. We have no hesitation in recommending dsquared as a reputable and innovative consultancy that we will use on future projects.".W. J. Burke, Chief Executive, Mildura Airport
“Paul Davy has demonstrated appreciation of the commercial interests of our Hills Holdings HQ project through his excellent knowledge of Green Star/ESD, high level detailed expertise for each targeted point and drawing on his experience across many significant projects. We are currently working with Paul and Deborah on three other projects and are extremely impressed with their service and professionalism".Neil Mossop, Managing Director: Mossop Group Pty Ltd
dsquared are proud to be "seed" sponsors of the Adelaide Sustainable Building Network. The Adelaide Sustainable Building Network is a locally based, not-for profit business group with the aim of connecting professionals and community members passionate about building sustainable living environments. Find out more here