In 1992 Desmond Kaplan founded “Desmond Kaplan - Architects & Planning Consultants” which was subsequently expanded to include “Development Planning and Project Management Services”. The firm provides project management, development planning, urban and regional planning, building design and site supervision services to a variety of organizations and client groups. In the public sector these include the Israel Lands’ Administration, the Interior Ministry, the Government Tourism Development Company, the Nature Reserves and Parks Authority, the Housing Ministry, the Jewish National Fund, building and planning committees, regional and local municipal authorities. Private sector projects include tourism enterprises, industrial plants and hi-tech industries. Apart from work in Israel, Desmond Kaplan has also been involved in projects in the Dominican Republic and South Africa. The firm is certified for quality management according to the international standards: ISO 9001:2000 / IQ Net.