ELEVATION — Time for Our Metaverse Dress Rehearsal

ELEVATION: Raising the Bar for CRTKL’s Digital Innovation Elevation is a collection of stories, thought leadership, and unique experiences from CRTKL’s Design Technology Group (DTG) on the frontlines of architecture, engineering, and design (AEC). Today, Nandi Nobell shares his insights on the Metaverse and how we evolve in the AEC industry. The Metaverse is a […]

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The Intersection of Everything: Queer Resiliency in New York City

In celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride, CRTKL is speaking with members of the firm’s LGBTQ+ community to celebrate their voices and elevate their perspectives. Today, we are talking to Tyler Blazer, Sahil Dagli, and Van Pham about queer culture in New York City and how our community continues to thrive in the face of change. What […]

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Queering Culture: The Importance of Seating Queer Voices at the Table with Tyler Blazer

Tyler Blazer is an associate in CRTKL’s New York City office. Tyler is a licensed architect at CallisonRTKL with nearly 10 years of experience working on complex residential, retail, and mixed-use projects. Having spent much of his career between Atlanta and New York City, Tyler is passionate about sharing his experience, knowledge, and creativity on […]

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Designing Inclusive Spaces with Pride

In celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride, CallisonRTKL is discussing inclusive spaces and sharing voices of members of the queer community. Even within the LGBTQ+ community, there will be diverse experiences. True inclusion must also take into consideration other groups based on race, religion, ethnicity, age, disability or economic status as well as gender identity and sexual […]

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Voices of Pride: A Conversation with Jenna Ryan of CRTKL Seattle

This month CallisonRTKL is speaking with members of the firm’s LGBTQ+ community to celebrate their voices and honor Pride. Today we are talking to Jenna Ryan, a Senior Designer for Specialty Retail in CRTKL’s Seattle office. Jenna, how would you like to be identified for this article? I identify as a queer, cisgender woman who […]

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Finding Pride: A Q&A with James Thor of CRTKL LA

James Thor is an Administrative Assitant in CallisonRTKL’s Los Angeles office. He is an experienced Project Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture & planning industry. Skilled in Color Printing, Adobe Acrobat, Office Administration, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office. Strong administrative professional with a Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in Marketing […]

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Architecture, Race and Culture: a Primer on the Linkages Between our Profession and the Black Lives Matter Movement

Reflecting this Juneteenth, CRTKL reissues its primer on the linkages between our profession and the Black Lives Matter Movement. We know there’s a lot of work to be done, and we want to be part of the change. It explores the legacy of racism, social movements, and civil rights as they manifest in the built […]

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Dealing in Hope: A Q&A with Jodi Williams, Washington, D.C. Office Leader

Jodi Williams, AICP, LEED AP ID+C Associate Principal; Office Leader, Washington, D.C. Jodi Williams brings over 20 years of experience in workplace strategy, facility planning and change management. She leads strategic planning efforts for public and private sector clients, leads some of our largest corporate accounts and is a big fan of mission-oriented work. You […]

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