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Darius Juszko Senior Architect     Profile

Key Experience


Darius is a Senior Architect with  Atkins UK and has worked as an  architect in many sectors ­  specialising in complex educational,  healthcare and research building  types and demanding built forms.  He has experience at various levels  within the public and private sector;  from the design of children's centres  and schools for Local authorities  through to colleges and hospitals in  the UK and internationally. Darius plays a key role in the  thinking and execution of our  architectural design deliverables for  new projects and in leading a multi  discipline team. Darius' work has  been rewarded for his architectural  solutions for sustainable design.  Darius also has extensive technical  knowledge and attention to detail is  particularly important to him.

His extensive experience also includes  time spent at Nightingale Associates and  practices in Europe.

Architect, Urban Planner

Recent relevant experience includes  work on the $450 Dubai Exhibition  City master plan, Akaria Towers  development and the prestigious  Oxford University Cancer Research  Facility.

Employment 2007 –  2009  Atkins 2003 – 2007  Nightingale Associates 1998 – 2003  BJK Architects Qualifications

MScArch Eng Architect and Urban Planner Professional Associations SARP


Old Road Campus Cancer Research Facility, Oxford – Value £50m New stand alone £50m research laboratory building for the Medical Sciences Division and the Engineering  Sciences Division of the University of Oxford. The building comprises unique flexible research laboratory  accommodation for the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, The  Structural Genomics Consortium, The Radiation Oncology and Biology Unit, The Edward Jenner Institute for  Vaccine Research and The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. Cat 1 and 2 labs, radiation chamber, and  isolation facilities. Prokom Software Research Centre, Gdynia New build £60 million software research facility in Poland

Milton Keynes Hospital­ Women and Children Centre Feasibility and concept design, circa £12 million

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford New Main Entrance and Gerontology Referral Unit – master planning and feasibility study; £20 million

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford Design of a £20m extension to the Cardiac Department, procured under P21 using the NEC Form of Contract.

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford Architect and master planner for new Development Control Plans for a 10 and 20 year projection, taking into account the provision of a major overhaul of all the estate property and the need to create long term decant original.fileCV

space in the form of major new blocks and incorporating single bedroom wards

Churchill Hospital, Oxford Architect and master planner for new Development Control Plans for a 10 and 20 year projection, to work around a new PFI hospital. The brief for this site has is for non-critical ambulant care, including a new PCT hospital and an ‘elderly mental health’ cluster. The planning of the new wards take into account the incorporation of single bed wards. The DCP’s also identified land for disposal.

Rathgael Residential Secure Care Unit, Bangor, Northern Ireland This development comprises of a residential unit for 16 young people with additional facilities providing  education, therapy and administration support. The unit provides residential care for children, boys and girls of 11­17 years old, whom are at high risk, have  experienced trauma that require their liberty to be restricted. Muckamore Abbey Hospital, Northern Ireland The 35 bed Admissions and Assessment unit and 23 bed Forensic unit are the first of five phases of  development planned at Muckamore Abbey Hospital. This development is isn response to the national  requirement to scale down inpatient facilities and provide adequate facilities to enable patients to return to the  community comfortably.  MIXED USE

Akaria Towers, Jeddah Retail, Residential, office & hotel / 250,000m2

Reading International, Reading Retail, Residential, office & hotel / £500m+ URBAN PLANNING/REGENERATION

Dubai Exhibition City, Dubai Masterplannning of a three square kilometre development designed to be a fully-integrated environment for trade visitors and business groups, providing a wide range of facilities and amenities, as well as logistics support and light industrial areas. Dubai Exhibition City (DEC)will become the region's first integrated business, event, trade and retail destination, circa $450

Akaria Towers, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia feasibility and concept design for a £200 multi use development in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Market Place, Brentford, London Design & Project Architect ­ Riverside Housing scheme – Value £2 million Didcot Parkway Station Interchange  Feasibility, Form A and planning submission for a design creating a modern transport interchange at Didcot Parkway railway station encouraging use of sustainable modes of transport. The new station forecourt will create a real sense of arrival to Didcot and establish clear links to the town centre. The scheme will include a pedestrian piazza in front of the station building, as well as planting, landscaping and public art. There will be four dedicated bus bays, covered cycle parking, a taxi rank with parking and circulation space, a kiss and ride drop off area, parking spaces for disabled drivers and car parking for permit holders. The project will also provide enhancements to National Cycle Network Route 5 by completing the missing link through the station site, circa £5.5 million LEISURE

Basildon Leisure Centre, Basildon  New-build / £12m

Goyang Olympic Standard Pool + Stadium, South Korea Architect for Atkins bid in partnership with Idea Image Institute of Architects and Hanwha Corporation for 2 new major sport venues in Seoul, a new 50m Olympic standard swimming pool with diving pool, plus new 5,000 seat gymnastic/volleyball arena. These are to extend the already significant facility of the main Goyang Stadium for Athletics and Football (engineered by Atkins) – value £40m.


EDUCATION Northbrook College Master planning and detail design of campus rationalisation and renewal on an occupied site – value £42m

Kirkallam Sixth Form College ­ £5 million – Project Architect  RESIDENTIAL

Hazlemere Marina Apartments, London   140 unit riverside housing and hotel scheme design in London ­ £15 million West Byfleet Care Leadership Home Design of sheltered housing facilities, circa £20 million.


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Recent relevant experience includes work on the $450 Dubai Exhibition City master plan, Akaria Towers development and the prestigious Oxford...

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Recent relevant experience includes work on the $450 Dubai Exhibition City master plan, Akaria Towers development and the prestigious Oxford...