Daniel Hayes

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Since joining the Department of Facilities Planning of the University of Maryland in 2001, Daniel FC Hayes, AIA, has contributed to the completion of the University’s decennial Facilities Master Plan 2001 – 2020 (FMP), the 2005 mid-term up-date, and the revised Facilties Master Plan 2011 – 2030 and has been responsible for the development of Æsthetic Guidelines for Campus Development (AGCD) with the co-operation a dozen Architectural graduate student and Landscape Architectural student assistants. 


The AGCD, in ten volumes covering the 1,250-acre Campus and each of the nine Districts of which it is composed, supplement the FMP, identify and illuminate Urban Design, Architectural and Landscape Architectural principles, and provide the basis for site-specific preliminary project analysis.  Both the FMP and the draft-versions of the AGCD are published in printed and electronic formats, and are available on the University’s web-page. 


In addition to these multi-year efforts, Mr. Hayes has been involved in a variety of campus projects, such as the design and installation of the University’s Testudo and the Air Force ROTC memorial plazas, the ceremonial entrance gates at Byrd Stadium, the site selection for a proposed Child Care Center, various academic, athletic, and residential facilities, and the relocation of operations and maintenance facilities as part of the East District Redevelopment Initiative, the development of landscaped quadrangles and corridors connecting the Southwest District with the Historic Core- and West- districts, the preparation of pertinent data for historical building and district reviews, and the photography of each of the over-400 Campus buildings for inclusion in the University’s interactive web-site.  Mr. Hayes serves as the University’s liaison to the regional Bicycling Community and the University’s Transportation sub-committee. 


Licensed to practice Architecture in 1983, Mr. Hayes has served in various Washington, DC-area architectural firms since 1979.  Highlights of his project design and construction achievements:

  • Corporate / Institutional projects: the National  Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, DC, or the ACE International’ corporate headquarters in Hamilton, Bermuda
  • Historic Preservation projects: a 2032-quarters survey for the preservation and maintenance of historic housing at 36 Posts throughout the country for the US Army, or the restoration / renovation of a circa-1890 Richardsonian-Romanesque US Federal Post Office into the new City Hall for Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Interior Design and detailing: Sprint’s Overland Park, Kansas CEO executive office suite and the multi-story Kansas limestone lobby-atrium-stair facility
  • Master Planning: a minimum security detention campus for the Washington, DC Department of Corrections or the campus plan for the US Coast Guard Tiscom in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Residential: both high-end homes and regional residential complexes.


Mr. Hayes earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Architecture, Second Professional Degree from Syracuse University.  He served as the Chair for Continuing Education for the Washington, DC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, an elected post, for ten years, during which he prepared and developed annual multi-faceted continuation education programs for the Chapter, including Winter Term 2000-2004 (annual 4-month weekly education sessions) and DesignDC  (three-day conference-style seminars which have been provided annually by the Chapter since 2005).  He has been involved in the planning, execution and participation of four University-sponsored area conferences on environmental, architectural, and urban planning issues, as well as annual planning and presentation efforts during the University’s Maryland Day festivities.  Drawing on his extensive travel experience, he has served as co-instructor, guide, and interpreter for Architecture / Landscape Architecture summer student tours in Italy.


Bachelor of Architecture - University of Notre Dame 1973 - 1978
Master of Architecture, Second Professional Degree - Syracuse University 1992 - 1993