Darrel Hebenstreit

“Success can always be found in hard work and dedication.”

Darrel Hebenstreit’s interest in architecture began early while sitting in drafting classes in junior high and high school. He especially enjoyed the technical components of design, as well as the detail work.

Darrel’s passion for detail is apparent in his work today, more than three decades later. He joined AO in 1981 and now serves as co-director of the firm’s Retail Studio, leading the land-planning and design of all Outlet Retail Center projects for the firm in the United States and internationally. Overseeing AO’s CADD and computer systems, Darrel also helm’s the firm’s technical prowess and expertise.



Bachelor of Architecture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) | International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)

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