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At RTKL, architecture is our primary instrument for making the world a better place. We believe good architecture results in buildings both beautiful and high-performing. Every day, our studios around the world blend exceptional design skills, superior project management capability, and creative vision to produce buildings that have long-lasting positive economic, social and environmental impact on communities and organizations.

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Water, Water Everywhere?

It’s no secret that California is currently enduring a drought of epic proportions. Who’s to blame for the severe water shortage? Our experts weigh in on the issue and explore how better planning can help prevent the same situation in other areas. Cover image via CSIRO

RTKL Celebrates Earth Day with Prestigious AIA Green Design Award and Sustainability Report

WASHINGTON, D.C—April 22, 2015— This Earth Day, RTKL, the global architecture and urban design practice, announces two major achievements that demonstrate the firm’s commitment to making the world a better, more sustainable place. The firm released its second annual 2014 RTKL Sustainability Report, an evaluation of how RTKL continues to drive sustainability and higher performance […]

DC Affordable Living Competition: Materials

What impact do building products have on designing for health and sustainability?