Congrats to our Baton Rouge office on their successful Open House event held on June 30th, 2016. Thank you to all of our clients and friends that helped to make the event a success! Our new location is 8352 Bluebonnet Bld, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, across the street from Brewbacher’s. Stop by for a visit!
New-build shopping center construction was plodding in 2015. Chain Store Age’s annual development survey showcases some notable projects by developers that continue to push the envelope in terms of amenities, strategic redevelopment and creative leasing strategies. Our friends at Stirling Properties were among the top 11 largest retail developers in the country in 2015! DDG […]
DDG was honored to participate in the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex Groundbreaking ceremony on June 18th, 2016. DDG partnered with Grace Hebert Architects from Baton Rouge for a new 134,000 square foot correctional complex in Thibodaux, LA, for the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. In addition to providing civil engineering and landscape architectural services, DDG’s primary architectural […]
Clint Walker joined the DDG team in 2015 as a construction manager. He has experience managing multiple construction projects while staying on budget and on schedule. His responsibilities included but are not limited to: conceptual estimating, preconstruction services, design coordination with engineers, architects and owners, scheduling, permitting, purchasing/buy-out, invoicing, overall job monitoring, conflict resolution, job […]
ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT Matthew Newchurch, ‘05 Matthew Newchurch, a native of Thibodaux, earned his masters degree in Business Administration from Nicholls State University in 2005. While working on his masters at Nicholls, Newchurch liked the flexibility that the program and faculty had to offer since he had increasing responsibilities at work and at home with his […]
The Terrebonne Parish Juvenile Justice Complex was recently featured in an article in Correctional NEWS. DDG was the civil engineers, architects and landscape architects and partnered with GraceHebert Architects and Thompson Construction for this project.
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Thibodaux, LA, March 22, 2016 – DDG welcomes Jessica Thornton to our Thibodaux office as a Business Development Representative. In 2003, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Nicholls State University and has worked in the business development field for 13 years in both public and private sectors. Her background includes outside […]
THIBODAUX, La. – Nicholls State University Athletics has announced a sponsorship deal with Duplantis Design Group. “We are extremely excited about our new partnership with Duplantis Design Group. David Duplantis, Matt Newchurch and their entire staff have been a joy to work with over the years,” said Brandon Ruttley, Nicholls Associate Athletic Director for External […]
DDG was proud to be honored this year at the Bayou Industrial Group Banquet with the BIG Achiever Corporate Award for our firm’s contribution to our community!
Another great night to be a part of the DDG team! DDG was awarded the Nicholls Alumni Federation Corporate Mark of Honor! This award is given to a company who has proven to be a strong supporter of Nicholls’ mission and the community.
Washington, DC, November 17, 2015 – At the culmination of this year’s Annual Meeting & EXPO in Chicago on November 9, Chad D. Danos, FASLA was installed as the 71st president of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Danos is Director of Landscape Architecture at Duplantis Design Group, PC in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, creating […]
Last week, Duplantis Design Group (DDG) won the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Southeast Louisiana Chapter Communication Award for the Best Social Media Campaign with the “Get to Know DDG” campaign. The “Get to Know DDG” social media campaign is targeted to DDG’s Facebook followers which includes clients, employees, family and friends. This campaign […]
Attention Lafourche Parish Residents- Join us for a public design workshop to create a greenway.
To All Our Houston Acquaintances and Friends: In 2011, Mary, Jacob and I moved to Houston, TX from our hometown of Thibodaux, LA. It was not by choice. It was of necessity. We left behind our three oldest children, my business and our comfort zone in living in a small, tightly knit, supportive community. Mary […]
Congratulations to our landscape architecture team on being selected to provide consulting services for the multipurpose fields and restroom project at Burbank Park in Baton Rouge.
Duplantis Design Group would like to congratulate Danos on their new building on West Main Street in Gray, LA! They recently moved in! DDG is proud to be the civil engineer of record for this project.
DDG participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new center. DDG is the architect of record on this project, and the project should be complete in March 2016.
DDG’s Houston office has been selected as a team member for the new Lone Star College Science Building Project on University Park Campus. This site (the old Compaq Headquarters) includes a 50,000 square foot science building, master plan and various other renovations. DDG is looking forward to working on the Kirksey architecture team on this […]
DDG’s civil engineering and landscape architecture teams have designed the civil infrastructure and landscape architecture for three FedEx Distribution Centers recently in Baton Rouge, Covington and Alexandria. Each one is almost or over 100,000 square feet of distribution center space including office and warehouse spaces. The three centers are all expected to open in 2015. Pictured […]
Our DDG team, consisting of airport engineers Neel-Schaffer, recently was awarded the South Lafourche Leonard Miller Jr. Airport projects for the next five years. The South Lafourche Airport is owned by the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. The first project DDG is currently working on is a new terminal building.
DDG was the architectural consultant for K&B Machine’s new shop building, administration building and chapel located in Schriever, LA. The project was completed in late 2014.
Teachers and staff members moved into the new South Larose Elementary School sooner than expected! The new 54,000 square foot school for pre-K through fifth grade students opened at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. The building includes about 24 classrooms for 360 students.
DDG was recently awarded the Motiva Multi-Purpose Facility project in Covent, Louisiana, and is to provide full architectural and engineering services, as well as surveying, geotechnical investigation and landscape architectural services. The total square footage is about 18,000 square feet.
Congratulations to the Thibodaux office for receiving Garden-of-the-Month from the Thibodaux Garden Club.
In 2012, the State of Louisiana released Louisiana’s Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast commonly referred to as the Coastal Master Plan. According to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the plan is intended to focus efforts and guide actions needed to sustain our coastal ecosystem, safeguard coastal populations, and project vital economic […]
September 27th was National Estuaries Day. The Thibodaux office raised a glass to our coast and its importance. “Toast to the Coast” is sponsored by Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program.
DDG has officially opened a new office in Dallas, TX! Doug Barrilleaux, PE who worked in our Covington office has moved to Dallas with his family. This brings DDG’s office count to 7 – Thibodaux, Houma, Covington, Baton Rouge, Atlanta, Houston and Dallas. Doug is the business unit leader for the Dallas location.
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At “Louisiana Night” for the National Association of Counties conference in New Orleans, DDG employees pose with Lafourche Parish officials in front of the T-Bois Bridge model they had on display!
Congratulations to Chad Danos, DDG’s Landscape Architect Business Unit Leader, on becoming President-Elect for American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)! http://www.asla.org/land/LandArticle.aspx?id=43562
DDG is the architectural consultant for K&B Machine’s new shop building, administration building and chapel located in Schriever, LA. The project is estimated to be complete in August 2014, however, the K&B shop building is complete and approved for occupancy.
DDG’s Atlanta office is the design firm for the new Toyo Tire addition to its White, Georgia Plant. The manufacturing facility will be expanded by 700,000 square feet, and the warehouse facility will be expanded by 323,000 square feet. Toyo Tire is an international tire manufacturer and most of their tires manufactured in the United States […]
DDG is working with St. Tammany Parish to produce a comprehensive Coastal Protection and Restoration plan. The purpose of this project is to identify at risk coastal communities, ecosystems and infrastructure and to identify projects that will protect or restore those areas at risk. The information gathered during the formulation of this plan will be submitted […]
DDG’s Baton Rouge office is the engineering firm associated with this Long Farm Apartment Complex. Great Job! http://theadvocate.com/news/southside/9248048-123/apartment-complex-comes-to-long
DDG is excited to design and be the professional of record for this unique project. Our team has a long history of completing successful projects for Terrebonne Parish. http://www.dailycomet.com/article/20140611/HURBLOG/140619872/0/FRONTPAGE?tc=ar
Congratulations to Baker Hughes on their new education and training facility in Tomball, TX! DDG’s Houston office is proud to have provided the civil engineering work for this project. http://impactnews.com/houston-metro/the-woodlands/baker-hughes-set-to-open-new-$55-million-education-and-train/
DDG Thanksgiving Charity Results DDG’s philosophy is to give charitable to organizations and causes that are important to our owners and employees. Therefore, in lieu of gifts, DDG makes a donation to a charity based on the survey results we sent out during Thanksgiving. Below is the list of charities we are giving to this […]
DDG has been a partner of the Bayou Country Children’s Museum (BCCM) since 2001. Our involvement early on was as a steward to the local community to assist in site selection, program development and fundraising. In 2009, BCCM contracted DDG to provide full design services for the new museum. DDG worked in conjunction with the […]
Check it out! DDG was mentioned in a Giving Thanks article in the local “What Now” magazine’s November Issue that is distributed across Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes! See article below.
DDG is proud to have been a part of the St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center Ribbon Cutting last week. DDG was the lead architects, the civil engineers and the landscape architects on the project. Congrats to St. Charles Parish from your friends at DDG! To view pictures of the new EOC go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fexs4B4YVDI
Watch Heather Klingman, Senior Associate from DDG and Angela Rathle from the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park Service discuss the Thibodaux Bayou Boardwalk Project!
The Assumption Parish Community Center is a 33,800 s.f. multipurpose building. Construction was completed in the fall of 2012 with a construction cost of approximately $8.5 million. The center can handle local club meetings, as well as, large public gatherings and the return of residents after storm evacuations. The structure has emergency power to run […]