Douglas, Daly and Bottger

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Douglas, Daly and Bottger

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In 1955 Bill Douglas commenced private practice in Brisbane as William L. Douglas Architect and joined in partnership with Barry Barnes, as Douglas and Barnes, in Brisbane and the Gold Coast in 1957; until dissolution in 1972, when the practice returned to sole ownership of Bill Douglas In 1972 the practice became William L Douglas and Associates. In 1978 Douglas Baly Bottger Architects Pty Ltd (DDB Architects) - Peter Daly and Ray Bottger joined with Bill Douglas as Directors to form DDB Architects. In 1998 Douglas, Daly, Bottger Architects merged with Woodhead International to form Woodhead International DDB in Queensland. Bill Douglas and Ray Bottger continued as Principals in that firm. When Douglas retired, the firm resumed operating as Woodhead International.


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Revised, Linda Justo, 9-Sep-2020.




'Douglas & Barnes', Digital Archive of Queensland Architecture, accessed online 9-Sep--2020.

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