Daniel Sweeney AIA, LEED AP
Daniel joined Cooper Carry in 2015 and is a Principal of the firm’s Retail Studio. Creating fresh, evolving spaces that encourage exploration, his holistic design approach is rooted in human behavior while enhancing the delivery of client expectations. Understanding architectural intricacies, he excels at utilizing unique aspects of each sector in the retail environment. He integrates multiple uses into a project and blends his designs with business sensibilities to achieve heightened economic value and better serve client needs. As a LEED AP, Daniel directs adaptive reuse projects to create authentic retail destinations, reimagining properties while enhancing longevity through sustainable designs to add true value. A graduate of Emory’s Goizueta Business School, he offers a unique and balanced perspective when weighing design decisions against financial returns. His familiarity with adaptive reuse projects began with his architectural thesis in Samuel Mockbee’s Rural Studio at Auburn University, an experience that has provided him with a special sensitivity for historic structures and a keen interest in reclaiming abandoned buildings for modern conversions to create highly functional, authentic, sustainable, and inspired projects. His most recent design projects include the award-winning Capitol View in Nashville and the Exchange Food Hall at the AT&T Discovery District in Dallas.