RNL is a leading international architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and interior design practice focused on creating better design at every scale.

As a tightly integrated collection of design thinkers spanning scales, geographies and disciplines, we balance insight and aesthetics to solve complex problems and find vibrant, meaningful, high-performing solutions.

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Sustainable Design

Sustainable Design

Sustainability is at the core of everything we create at RNL.

Sustainability has become personal, from the office workstation to the bus stop to the community power plant. The core definition of sustainability is no longer enough to meet the demands of our communities. We think we can do better – and not just for our environment, but for people. We believe that guided by the right values and driven by a commitment to development new solutions, the future can be brighter. We, as people and as communities, can grow stronger and bounce back more quickly after challenges. We believe we can all thrive.

No matter what size or scope of project, our 12 Design2Thrive principles guide our goal-setting, design values and collaborative approach. From net zero energy to beauty, land balance to resilience, read about these principles on our Design2Thrive blog and learn how we can set you, your company, and your community up to thrive.

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Meet our team

Rachel Fitzgerald


Senior Associate
Director of Lighting Design

RNL’s Director of Lighting Design Rachel Fitzgerald is passionate about blending the science, technology, art, and design of lighting systems to create effective spaces that foster happiness and productivity. Rachel takes special care to ensure RNL’s lighting designs integrate seamlessly with the architecture and interior design to enhance the overall effect of a space.

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Rich von Luhrte

von Luhrte

Senior Principal
Emeritus Board Member

In service to community and profession, Richard L. von Luhrte has made our communities better places to live, work and visit. You would be hard-pressed to find someone more passionate about placemaking or more committed to advancing the craft of Architecture, and we are proud to have him as a Senior Principal and Emeritus Board Member at RNL.

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At RNL, we balance listening with guiding, learning with leading, performance with aesthetics, and work with life.

Collaborating in an interdisciplinary manner means everyone has to pitch in to achieve a result larger than any single effort. Learn more about our work and our team and join us in making great places.

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