Civic and Cultural

As populations change and diversify around the world, cultural institutions must change with them, providing as much a view into the past as an understanding of the present. We design cultural environments that balance functionality with timeless beauty. Simultaneously educational and uplifting, our museums and cultural centers serve their users and communities today and into the future by becoming vital public spaces reflective of their moments in time.

News

RTKL celebrates Earth Day by launching interactive tool for Performance-Driven DesignSM

WASHINGTON—This Earth Day, RTKL, the global architecture and urban design practice, announces the release of two new strategic initiatives to support sustainable design. The DART is an interactive digital tool that guides designers toward Performance-Driven DesignSM, a strategy that aims to improve the economic, social and environmental value of the built environment. Also released today, the first annual 2013 RTKL Sustainability Report is an evaluation of how effectively the firm drove sustainability and higher performance across its projects last year. The goal of both initiatives is to spark conversation, provide useful insights, and ultimately improve the industry’s approach to sustainable design.

RTKL CELEBRATES 166 GLOBAL PROMOTIONS

New generation of leaders recognized for their efforts across design disciplines, services and office locations Baltimore, MD – April 1, 2014 – RTKL, the global architecture and design practice, has named one new executive vice president, four senior vice presidents and four vice presidents. RTKL’s Chief Financial Officer Randy Pace has been promoted to executive […]

RTKL Adds to Global Business Development Team

MIAMI—February 13, 2014— RTKL, the global architecture and urban design practice, continues to expand its footprint with the addition of Lauren Watson to the workplace business development team. Watson will focus on building client relationships and brand awareness for RTKL Miami’s workplace interiors group. She joins the current business development team, Jeanne Sundstrom Wood and […]

Blog Posts

Curbside Cool

Why cities are turning to public transportation as a new advertising platform. Picture this: you’re heading for the bus to start your typical Monday morning commute. As you approach your stop, you notice something new. The bus shelter is glowing. Yes, I said GLOWING…and…. PLAYING MUSIC! In Chicago and in many other locations around the […]

A Reaffirmed Commitment

In “An Open Letter to Dallas Architects,” Mark Lamster, The Dallas Morning News architecture critic, voiced his disappointment with firms in Dallas for our lack of participation in a recent lecture. We have to say, his criticisms are valid. Mark mentions that Dallas architecture can only become better if we build “a stronger intellectual culture and engage with […]

8 refreshed ideas for built-to-rent residential

Design in line with the ULI’s new best practice guide This month, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) launched its Build-to-Rent Best Practice Guide, the first of its kind for the burgeoning built-to-rent market in the UK. Developed to encourage high-quality developments in the private-rented sector, the guide features a chapter on fit-out specifications led and […]