Danielle O’Dea

Principal Architect NSW

Danielle is a Principal Architect of BELL Architecture’s Sydney office.

She contributes over 20 years’ industry experience specialising in the delivery of industrial, commercial, education and workplace sector projects.

Danielle is educated in Adelaide and commenced her career with the State Government and then moved into a local practice working with two firms. After several years working within the education and commercial sectors Danielle joined a national consultancy firm where she spent a further three years delivering major industrial and workplace developments.

Appointed as Practice Manger to BELL’s Adelaide office in 2014, Danielle was promoted to Principal of the Sydney office in 2017 where she plays a lead role in the delivery of major industrial developments for the group.

Throughout her career Danielle has maintained an active role supporting the profession through her appointments including Board Member of the Architectural Practice Board, Architectural Practice Assessor, Chapter Councillor with the Australian Institute of Architects, AIA Awards Director SA, AIA EmAGN SA chair, and tutor at the University Adelaide and UniSA, within the schools of architecture.

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“Successful delivery of a project requires not only a well-defined brief and program, but clear, continual communication between the architectural team, client team, and their stakeholders.”