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The Do’s and Don’ts of Digital Etiquette

In this video from CRTKL’s Chris Groves, Information Security and Data Privacy Manager, we get the inside scoop on digital etiquette’s greatest offenders – as well as how to salvage your meeting despite the chaos.

Welcome to CRTKL Mexico City: Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This profile of CRTKL’s Mexico City office is a continuation of our collection of stories celebrating Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15). Associate Principal and Office Leader Jaime de la Garza weighs in on designing for both Latinx/Hispanic and American cultures What makes the Mexico City office unique? Jaime de la Garza: What makes us […]

Celebrating Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month: Voices Around the Firm

This compilation of voices from Latinx and Hispanic people around the globe at CRTKL is a continuation of our collection of stories celebrating Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th – October 15). What does being Hispanic/Latinx in AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) mean to you? Jorge Beroiz: I feel incredibly proud of my roots. We […]

Welcome to CRTKL Miami: Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Welcome to CRTKL Miami: Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month This profile of CRTKL’s Miami office is a continuation of our collection of stories celebrating Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15). Talking Heads – Leaders Speak to CRTKL Miami’s Culture What makes the Miami office unique? Patricia Caripa: I think the […]

Conversations in Design: Celebrating World Architecture Day

Conversations in Design is a new series from CRTKL in which design thinkers from around the firm come together to discuss critical topics facing the AEC industry. World Architecture Day, celebrated on the first Monday of every October, was established by the Union International des Architects (UIA) in 2005 to “remind the world of its […]

Radically Astrid: Self-Discovery on the Path of Migration

VOICES & PERSPECTIVES:  For the second call of our voices + perspectives series, we sought perspectives on both Migration Patterns and life as an Emerging Professional. Jasmine Williams discussed displacement and the community’s role in city planning. Today, we sit down with Astrid Garcia to discuss her immigration journey and what she’s learned along the […]

ELEVATION — Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Construction

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 construction (AEC). Today, off the back of the MCAA (The Mechanical Contractors Association of America) MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) Conference, we spoke […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]