2022 CRTKL Research and Innovation MicroGrant Award Winners

Announcement | June 30, 2022

Please join us in congratulating the 2022 CRTKL Research and Innovation MicroGrant Award Winners!


This programĀ  provides a platform to pursue research on topics that deserve exploration and an opportunity to foster knowledge generation across the firm. 27 compelling project ideas were submitted from 11 different offices this year – all demonstrating a commitment to advancing our firmwide vision: People, Planet, Positive Design. Our external academic jury reviewed the entries based on transformational impact, originality, and time needed to complete the project.


The 2022 Award-Winning Teams


Coherent social fabric of UK Cities and their High Streets through Deliberative Mapping
Rachel Bruce, Ekaterina Dziadkovskaia (Manchester, London)


“What’s in the Bank?” – Considering Buildings as Material Banks to Implement More Reuse combined with Less is More – Closing the Gap in Circular Economy
Yarden Harari, Jodi Williams, Maryam Saidian, Crystal Cheung (Washington DC, London)


Exploring the Metaverse Impact on the Built Environment
Garret Lumens (Seattle)


Community-Based Care Delivery
Julie Mendoza, Mario Sanchez, Vince Riden (Dallas, Los Angeles)


Revisioning the Workplace for a ‘Gen Z’ Workforce
Sahil Dagli (New York)


Unpacking Social Value
Nathmya Saffarini, Federica Buricco (London)


Meditative Spaces for Urbanized Areas: Creating Environ-mental Wellbeing
Evan Bobo (Chicago)


These individuals will spend the next 6 months studying their research and innovation ideas and will be supported by the CRTKL Research Team, Research Fellows, and our Global Academic Jury.