Founded in Halifax in 1949, Duffus Romans Kundzins Rounsefell Architects Ltd. is one of the major architectural firms in the Atlantic region, with an impressive and growing body of completed projects spanning the spectrum of institutional, commercial, industrial and residential fields.  As a mid-sized firm we are able to offer services for projects ranging from very small to relatively large for public and private sector clients.  Reflecting the changes in our industry and profession, DRKR Architects offers numerous specialty services in addition to offering superior traditional architectural services.

We believe in collaborating with clients to create well-designed built environments that enrich and nurture their goals and needs while meeting schedule and budgetary requirements.  Our staff members, many of whom have been with the firm for numerous years, are integral to our clients' success.  Our commitment to provide professional, high quality service has been critical to fostering long-term relationships with many clients.

DRKR Architects works collaboratively with consultants who complement our firm's strengths and philosophies.  We seek to assemble team members with the preeminent skills to address the specific needs of the project and client, to ensure the most complete and comprehensive approach.  DRKR Architects has worked with all of the major building engineering consultant firms in HRM, and has cultivated strong rapports, and working relationships, over many projects.  In addition to the traditional building disciplines, we work with such diverse individuals as project managers, hospitality providers, graphics / way-finding / communication experts, computer modeling companies, and building site archaeologists.  We are committed to working together to achieve projects that successfully meet our clients' needs, schedules, and budgets.

Salter's named one of the 50 most memorable projects in the last 50 years by Precast Imagineering.