Don Ryan

Don Ryan

Denver, CO, US



Over twenty-four years of diverse experience on over 150 projects globally, with a focus on large and complex developments, many of which are international. Previously, Don moved to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and from there, led the production of several notable master plans across the Arabian Peninsula and MENA Region, from 2008 to 2011. Other significant international work has been produced in Central America, Asia and Europe. Today, work is done all over the US and internationally out of Denver, Colorado. Don’s projects represent a wide variety of public and private clients for whom he has provided expertise in design, urban planning, site selection, management, land use entitlements, and team collaboration with clients, architects, engineers, landscape architects and other consultants during all phases of delivery. Don’s work has received several awards and honors, and he is passionate about delivering quality places in a timely, cost-conscience, and sustainable manner.


Norris Design, Denver, CO, US, Senior Associate

May 2014 - current

Page, Denver, CO, US, Vice President / Associate Principal

Formerly Page Southerland Page

Nov 2011 - Apr 2014

RNL Design, Abu Dhabi, AE, Senior Associate

May 2008 - Oct 2011

RNL Design, Denver, CO, US, Senior Planner

Feb 2007 - Oct 2011

Sole Proprietor, Boulder, CO, US, Owner

Mar 2005 - Feb 2007

DTJ Design, Boulder, CO, US, Senior Planner

Mar 1999 - Mar 2005

Page, Houston, TX, US, Planner

Formerly Page Southerland Page

Mar 1995 - Feb 1999

HOK/ CRSS, Houston, TX, US, Planner / Programmer

Jun 1990 - Feb 1995


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1984 - May 1990

Areas of Specialization