Dua is a specialist in master planning and design for primary school, early learning and student accommodation projects.
She was instrumental in the design and delivery of the multi-award-winning Judith Poole Multi-Sports Hall for Abbotsleigh School in Wahroonga, Sydney. Awards included The William Kemp Award for best education building in NSW (AIA, 2016) and a World Sport in Architecture Award (WAN, 2018).
She continues the Abbotsleigh relationship through AJ+C’s Master planning of the junior and senior schools, which will see campus-wide renewal and pivotal new learning spaces. She is also working on a new boarding house and Early Learning Centre for Loreto Normanhurst.
Her research process involves collaboration and consulting widely with teachers, support staff and students to understand the teaching and learning requirements of education spaces, and anticipate the changing face of tomorrow’s classroom.